Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines

Black Watch

Black Watch was first launched in 1972 and had a full refit carried out in 2016. It offers traditional cruising welcoming 804 passengers across 8 decks. This sleek ship focuses on providing passengers with an intimate cruising experience with a fantastic range of facilities and services to suit everyone. Black Watch can accommodate 804 guests in the variety of rooms and suites for all levels, providing ample room and comfortable amenities.


Accommodation on Black Watch includes Balcony Cabins, Inside Cabins, Outside Cabins, Single Cabins, Superior Outside Cabins, Junior Suites, Marquee Suites, Balcony Suites, Premier Suites, Single Balcony Suites, Superior Junior Suites and Superior Suites.


There are 2 main dining venues on-board Black Watch and a cafe where you can enjoy a casual lunch or snack. There is a choice of set dining times or the more informal freedom dining. The main dining room is split into two areas. The Glentanar as the main dining area and the Orchid Room as the smaller area. Both offer breakfast, lunch and dinner.


Fred. Olsen offers an interesting array of guest speakers to talk to the passengers on-board. Discussing various subjects including upcoming destinations.


Entertainment on-board Black Watch is varied with large selection of lounges, each with their own atmosphere. Passengers can enjoy a variety of daytime activities including art lessons, quizzes, yoga and pilates. Most of the daytime activities are held on the deck in the relaxing sea air or in the Neptune Bar & Lounge, Lido Lounge or Morning Light Pub. In the evenings Black Watch comes alive with live shows including music and cabarets to stand-up comedians. In the Neptune Bar & Lounge guests can relax with a cocktail or two while chatting with friends.

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