ROL Cruise customer experience rating 4.8/5 


Based on 4403 reviews

Great service

18 Feb 2019

They answered the phone quickly and found out the minute of the cruise when asked. She gave her direct line and either remembered us or kept good records so that after 4 telephone conversations (while we thought about it) we concluded the deal. Very good

Great service and cruise miles as well.

18 Feb 2019

Great service and cruise miles as well.

good booking proceedure but let down by non follow up of complaints .

18 Feb 2019

Never came back to me regarding previous cruise complaints against celebrity cruises. celebrity have eventually replied re my e mail to rol and celebrity, but nothing from rol. booking experience quite good but have certainly lost a star because of their non reply as stated.

This is the first time I have booked with ROL and so far, no complaints!

18 Feb 2019

The cruise consultant acknowledged my enquiry and confirmed she would telephone the following morning, which she did. As I require an accessible cabin there were none available on my first my choice of cruise, but one was found on a similar cruise sailing a month later. This was booked, and confirmation was emailed within a couple of hours, with the promise that all the paperwork would be received within five working days.

Great Purchasing Experience

18 Feb 2019

Kelly Boherty was the agent that helped us make the cruise purchase. We are in the USA so she followed up from Joy Magnussen who said she would have someone call us on Saturday morning and Kelly did that. She went over the details as we had never purchased a cruise from ROL. She was very detailed, had answers to our questions and was very pleasant. Hopefully the follow up with cruise information and the cruise itself will be as pleasant an smooth.

Excellent

18 Feb 2019

Excellent

Booking a cruise

18 Feb 2019

the only problem to resolve is the correct start date of our holiday, otherwise ROL performing to its usual high standard. We have used them a few times

An asset to ROL

18 Feb 2019

Friendly, knowledgeable, helpful, patient, an asset to ROL

An asset to ROL

18 Feb 2019

Friendly, knowledgeable, helpful, patient, an asset to ROL

Patient,helpful advisor.

18 Feb 2019

We have used them before and there have been no problems. Would use again.

Karen was very knowledgable about our cruise and explained all the criteri.

18 Feb 2019

Very pleasant and helpful, giving us alternative dates for our cruise. Would recommend them again.

Excellent service from sales staff, wold definitely recommend this company.

18 Feb 2019

very good service. Very helpful person who explained things very well.

Karen made the booking go smoothly.

18 Feb 2019

Very friendly staff and helpful all information at her fingertips .

Iconic Australia & Great Barrier Reef

Cruise Code: 1303616 / Voyage Code: D1929

An ROL Cruise best-seller

Maiden Itinerary Featuring New Year In Sydney

The Maiden Voyage Of Australia & The Great Barrier Reef

FREE ON BOARD SPEND OF UP TO £500*

ALL-INCLUSIVE DRINKS PACKAGE FOR ONLY £15PP PER NIGHT*

5% DISCOUNT FOR OCEAN CLUB MEMBERS*

MAIDEN PORTS OF CALL*

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Outside from:

£6,399pp

Balcony from:

£8,299pp

Prices shown are per person based on 2 people sharing, except single traveller.

Earn up to 16,598 cruise miles

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Your ROL Cruise package


What's included

  • Book with the Number 1 agent for Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines
  • Exclusive FREE on board spend of up to £500
  • Maiden ports of call
  • Earn exclusive Cruise Miles
  • All-inclusive drinks package for only £15pp per night
  • All meals throughout your cruise - from five course a la carte dining to informal buffets and late-night snacks
  • Self service tea & coffee facilities at selected venues
  • Evening Entertainment including, cabarets and dancing, with a different show each night
  • Captain’s drinks party and Gala Buffet
  • On board leisure facilities, including swimming pools, Jacuzzis and use of gym equipment
  • The currency on board is pound sterling, so you won’t be affected by any foreign exchange rate fluctuation
  • Brexit Protection Guarantee - we guarantee the price of your holiday will not increase, plus you are fully protected by ABTA & ATOL

Experience the Difference

  • Cruise Miles; over 350,000 U.K Members

  • Award Winning; more than 50 Cruise Awards over the last 10 years

  • The UK's No.1 Independent Cruise Specialist; delivering impartial advice

  • Staff with over 1,000 years combined travel industry expertise, offering 5* service

  • 24 years as a cruise only specialist

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Overview


An abundance of Australian icons await you on this unforgettable exploration of the land ‘Down Under’, with visits to coastal towns, cities and islands of three sides of Australia offering famous wildlife, natural wonders, quintessential beaches and landmarks.

Highlights include Broome’s beautiful Cable Beach; historic Albany, where Australia’s first European settlers landed; Kangaroo Island, home to wild kangaroos, wallabies and koalas; an overnight stay in Melbourne, the ‘World’s Most Liveable City’; and scenic cruising of the breathtaking Great Barrier Reef.

Visiting Sydney on New Year’s Eve will be simply unforgettable, with a chance to experience all the excitement of legendary festive celebrations, including the city’s spectacular fi reworks display. An extended stay allows time to discover iconic sites, such as the Opera House and Bondi Beach, too.

Your Itinerary


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  • Boudicca

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    Boudicca

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  • Day 1


    Fly from London to Benoa, Bali, Indonesia

    11 Dec 2019

    (regional and premium class flights may be available on request)

  • Benoa, Bali, Indonesia

    Day 2

    Benoa, Bali, Indonesia

    12 Dec 2019

    Upon arrival, transfer to the port and embark Boudicca

  • Day 3-4


    At Sea

    13 Dec 2019 to 14 Dec 2019

  • Day 5


    Broome, Australia

    15 Dec 2019

    ★Maiden Port★

    A tropical gem situated on the gorgeous Indian Ocean coast, beautiful Broome – often referred to as the ‘Pearl of Western Australia’ – is best known for its striking coastal landscapes and spectacular beaches. Away from the breathtaking beaches, a stroll into Broome Town reveals plenty of highlights, from an array of boutiques, pubs and cafés to the delights of the cultural Chinatown district

  • Day 6-8


    At Sea

    16 Dec 2019 to 18 Dec 2019

  • Fremantle (for Perth), Australia

    Day 9

    Fremantle (for Perth), Australia

    19 Dec 2019

    An extrovert city with a dynamic skyline. Visit nearby Fremantle (the city’s superbly restored Victorian port) which boasts immaculate gardens and parkland – and 20 miles of Indian Ocean ‘Sunset Coast’ beaches. Northwards is the Nambung National Park and its Pinnacles Desert, where ancient limestone pillars rise from the sand dunes

    Destination guide
  • Day 10


    At Sea

    20 Dec 2019

  • Albany, Western Australia

    Day 11

    Albany, Western Australia

    21 Dec 2019

    The breathtaking beauty of Albany’s rugged coastline marks the spot where the fi rst European settlers set foot in Western Australia. The Rainbow Coast creates a fitting backdrop to the town’s dramatic history of pioneers, convicts and whaling. This charming city is a grand mixture of old and new, as the stately old quarter merges easily with the modern offerings of retail therapy and a vibrant art scene

  • Day 12-13


    At Sea

    22 Dec 2019 to 23 Dec 2019

  • Day 14


    Penneshaw, Kangaroo Island, Australia

    24 Dec 2019

    ★Maiden Port★

  • Day 15


    At Sea

    25 Dec 2019

    ★Spend Christmas Day relaxing at sea★

  • Melbourne, Australia

    Day 16-17

    Melbourne, Australia

    26 Dec 2019 to 27 Dec 2019

    Stylish, art-loving Melbourne is wonderfully cosmopolitan, and is proud to be recognised as Australia’s sporting and cultural capital. In the Southbank area, the Melbourne Arts Precinct is home to Arts Centre Melbourne – a performing arts complex, while the National Gallery of Victoria has stunning Australian and indigenous art

    Destination guide
  • Day 18


    At Sea

    28 Dec 2019

  • Hobart

    Day 19

    Hobart

    29 Dec 2019

    Bursting with modern energy and historic charm, Hobart is awash with colonial architecture, local creativity and pristine nature.

    Destination guide
  • Day 20


    At Sea

    30 Dec 2019

  • Sydney, Australia

    Day 21

    Sydney, Australia

    31 Dec 2019

    ★NEW YEAR’S EVE★

    Destination guide
  • Day 22-23


    Sydney, Australia

    01 Jan 2020 to 02 Jan 2020

    Sydney is one of the world’s most exciting, must-see, modern cities. Home to the famous Harbour Bridge and Opera House – two of the most iconic cityscapes on Earth – the capital of New South Wales has a visual wow-factor that most other cities can only dream of. Defined by the rugged pacific coastline that surrounds it, Sydney is a timeless, cosmopolitan metropolis that is easy to fall in love with. The imposing Darling Harbour, plus the smaller Circular Quay Port are the hubs of waterside life, with the revered Royal Botanic Garden nearby. For the more adventurous, Sydney Tower’s outdoor platform, the Skywalk, offers 360-degree views of the city and suburbs

    Destination guide

  • Day 24


    At Sea

    03 Jan 2020

  • Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

    Day 25

    Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

    04 Jan 2020

    Brisbane, the sophisticated capital city of Queensland on Australia’s east coast, is one of the world’s fastest developing cities. With its harmonious mix of elegant colonial sandstone structures and modern glass skyscrapers, this friendly, welcoming city has a laid back, vibrant atmosphere. Art and outdoor adventure are always on the agenda; the South Bank’s cultural institutions and restaurants combine with riverside gardens and a lagoon. Take the paddle steamer or ferry down the Brisbane River, or bike ride through the City Botanic Gardens

    Destination guide
  • Day 26-27


    Cruising Great Barrier Reef

    05 Jan 2020 to 06 Jan 2020

  • Townsville, Australia

    Day 28

    Townsville, Australia

    07 Jan 2020

  • Cairns, Australia

    Day 29

    Cairns, Australia

    08 Jan 2020

    A friendly city, loved by residents and popular with tourists. More than just a gateway to the Great Barrier Reef, Cairns offers plenty to do.

    Destination guide
  • Day 30


    Disembark and transfer to the airport for your overnight flight to London

    09 Jan 2020

    (regional and premium class flights may be available on request)

  • Day 31


    Arrive in London

    10 Jan 2020

The Ship


Named after the British warrior Queen, Boudicca has built up a loyal following of guests who appreciate a sense of class and timeless elegance not seen or experienced on modern 'megaships'. On board, in keeping with the Fred. Olsen fleet, the emphasis is on providing an intimate and more traditional cruise experience, ensuring guests disembark after their relaxing and rewarding holiday as friends, not just customers. Show less Up to 880 guests can cruise aboard Boudicca, which, thanks to an extensive refurbishment of the ship's suites, bedrooms, restaurants, lounges and facilities, will continue to show you the world in comfort and style for many years to come. As you explore the globe you can indulge yourself with delicious dinners in the Four Seasons, Tintagel or the Heligan Room restaurants; take a dip in one of the three heated pools; watch a show in the Neptune Lounge; simply relax on the Sun Deck; enjoy al fresco dining at The Grill; and much more, without ever feeling overcrowded. Cruising alongside hundreds, not thousands of like-minded travellers also ensures that staff on board Boudicca can provide Fred. Olsen's renowned personal, attentive service, catering to your every want and need.

Boudicca


Launched: February 2006 | Occupancy: 880 passengers

Tonnage: 28,388 tons | Length: 674 ft (205.44 m)

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Cabins


* Prices shown are per person, based on two adults sharing a twin cabin and include all cruise offer discounts and savings.


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* Terms and Conditions


Terms and Conditions: Booking conditions of Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines and Reader Offers Limited Agency terms of business apply. Prices are per person based on two adults sharing, except single cabins, and may increase or be withdrawn at any time. Offers apply to new bookings only. Some ports may require a tender. Regional and premium flights will incur supplementary costs and may require an additional overnight stay. Fred Olsen’s enjoyment promise T&Cs apply. On board spend is per cabin/room and is tiered. Cruise Miles T&Cs apply. E&OE.

Fred. Olsen Enjoyment Promise: The enjoyment promise excludes sailings of 4 nights or less. The promise only applies to bookings made for departures more than 12 weeks ahead; The Enjoyment Promise only applies to passengers who have contracted with FOCL. To evoke the Enjoyment Promise, you will need to inform Guest Relations within 48 hours of sailing. FOCL will arrange and pay for a flight and/or transport back to the UK. FOCL will refund the cruise cost only but will not refund other costs. Voyages of 28 nights or longer will require an interim deposit. A 15% deposit will need to be paid at the time of booking and then a remaining 15% will need to be paid at 180 days prior to sailing date.

The Brexit Protection Guarantee ensures after booking your cruise holiday the price paid is final and you will be fully protected by ABTA & ATOL.

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