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Fred. Olsen unveils 2024/25 sailings

Qoroq ice fjord shore tour in Narsarsuaq, Greenland, one of the tours offered in 2024/25
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines unveiled its new 2024/25 programme, featuring specially-timed sailings to coincide with natural wonders and destination events and chances to encounter native wildlife.

The programme includes opportunities to follow natural bird migrations, witness meteor showers, experience the world’s second largest carnival, and the chance to spot wild polar bears with a specially-planned scenic diversion away from the well-sailed route.

Mystery Cruise back

For the first time since 2019, the new programme also features an 11-night Mystery Cruise setting sail from Southampton in November 2024 – with guests able to follow in the footsteps of explorers, navigators and seafarers as they guess their next port of call.

Continuing their commitment to sailing from regional UK ports, Fred. Olsen will offer departures from Liverpool, Newcastle, Rosyth, Dover, Southampton and Portsmouth in 2024 and 2025.

The cruise line has unveiled a number of offers to celebrate the launch, with up to £150 per person to spend on-board on sailings of five to 12 nights; the choice of up to £250 per person in on-board spending credit or free door-to-door transfers within 250 mainland miles of the port, plus a series of dedicated offers for solo offers.

Inspiration from nature

Martin Lister, head of itinerary planning and destination experience at Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines, said: ‘This has been a particularly exciting programme to curate, and we have taken inspiration from both natural and organised events in the destinations to create some really imaginative and unusual itineraries.

‘There are many opportunities to uncover ancient history and fascinating cultures too, including in sailings to the Adriatic, Mediterranean and the Baltic regions,’ he added.