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Fred Olsen Black Watch, Fred. Olsen

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Ship Stats and Features
Maximum Capacity: 762 (843)
Year Entered Service: 01/01/1972
Beam (Ship Width): 83 ft
Draught(Ship Depth): 25 ft
Length: 674 ft
Tonnage: 28500
Crew: 310
Cruising Speed: 19 kts
Number of Decks: 8
Number of Lifts: 4
Number of Pools: 2
Number of restaurants: 4
Formal nights: Yes
Adult Only: No
Kids Club: No

The Fred Olsen Black Watch, provides traditional cruising in an intimate atmosphere allowing you to engage with your fellow passengers and forge new friendships.

Fred. Olsen have long been known as a family run company that provides a classic pedigree of cruise that refers back to the values of a bygone age. Intimate, relaxed and friendly cruises are what the Fred. Olsen brand personify.

The Fred Olsen Black Watch is an older ship that captures the feel and spirit of a traditional cruise. After receiving a refit in the spring of 2007 her relaxed public areas have been rejuvenated but still maintain many traditional cruise ship features. Large windows, soft tones and elegant décor all contribute to the warm classic feel of this ship. Weighing in at 28,492 tons and with a length of 674 feet Black Watch packs in a wealth of entertainment and facilities that will satisfy all.

Cuisine and Dining on Black Watch

There are many dining options onboard Black Watch each serving menus from well-practised and accomplished chefs. Glentanar Restaurant will provide waiter service and a fine choice of cuisine. Crab Meat salad, Grilled fillet of red snapper served and pink Grapefruit sorbet are just some of the options available that will get your taste buds watering. If you just want to grab a quick meal the informality of the Garden Café, Poolside Café or Marquee Pool Bar provides perfect choice. The intimate Orchid Room offers the perfect opportunity to enjoy a delicious meal in fabulous company.

  • Glentanar Restaurant
  • Orchid Room
  • Garden Café
  • Poolside Café
  • Marquee Pool Bar

Entertainment on Black Watch

As the evening draws closer Black Watch comes to life with a cacophony of conversation and buzz of entertainment. There are various bars on Black Watch that offer the perfect environment to engage in conversation with your fellow passengers whilst enjoying a cocktail or two. The nautically themed Lido Lounge, Scottish Piper's Bar, Braemar Lounge and Observatory, with its panoramic view, all serve delicious cocktails created with care and attention. After you have socialised and perhaps made new acquaintances why not visit the main night time lounges providing fabulous entertainment until the early hours? Enjoy cabaret shows in The Neptune Lounge and be dazzled by the lights, costumes and dancing as the ships entertainers put on stunning performances. While the ship is in various destination ports local entertainers are also welcomed aboard, and give you’re the chance to experience some memorable evenings. Alternatively dance the night away or visit the Casino to see if lady luck is smiling on you. There are plenty of choices onboard Black Watch that will keep you entertained right throughout your cruise.

  • Casino
  • Star nightclub
  • Lido Lounge
  • The Observatory Piano Bar/lounge
  • Neptune Lounge
  • Piper's Bar
  • Braemar Longe

Spa & Fitness on Black Watch

Whilst taking in amazing views on Mediterranean cruises, you can relax by one of the two swimming pools onboard and let your stresses melt away. For a more challenging pursuit why not keep up your fitness regime or try something new in the well equipped fitness centre with its supervised group fitness classes.

  • Fitness centre
  • Beauty salon
  • 2 swimming pools
  • 3 whirlpools
  • Tennis court
  • Golf nets
  • Deck quoits

Recreation on Black Watch

Fred. Olsen Cruises is a leading provider of themed cruises that offer passengers the chance of combining favourite hobbies or pastimes with amazing cruise experiences. Fred. Olsen's brand of themed cruises, The Arts Club, welcome guest speakers and provide interesting activities related to a particular theme. Whether you want to join in a wine tasting session or attend lectures on ancient history, the choice is yours. Black Watch offers UK passengers fantastic mini cruises with the added convenience of cruises from UK helping to make your experience even more pleasurable and hassle free. Overall the Fred Olsen Black Watch is a stunning ship that provides a traditional cruising ethos with a bounty of choices.

  • Shops
  • Internet centre
  • Library
  • Card room
  • Children's room
  • Games arcade
  • Lauderette
  • Medical centre

Customer Reviews

My husband and I have just returned from a cruise to the Fjords on the Black watch. We have done a lot of cruise holidays and I...read more
6 out of 66 out of 66 out of 66 out of 66 out of 66 out of 6 - Gill Carlton
 
Returned on Monday from a short cruise on the Black Watch a Fred Olsen ship. Although this was our 22nd cruise it was the firs...read more
4 out of 64 out of 64 out of 64 out of 64 out of 64 out of 6 - Jean Brown
 

Average Customer Review:   5.1304347826087 out of 65.1304347826087 out of 65.1304347826087 out of 65.1304347826087 out of 65.1304347826087 out of 65.1304347826087 out of 6  (23 Black Watch Reviews)

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