Fred. Olsen Arctic Exploration

23 nights from £3,799 per person

This new, hand-crafted round-trip from Newcastle takes you into the Arctic and off the beaten track to remote destinations where you can gain insights into local ways of life while sailing past fjords, glaciers and mountainous landscapes and capturing the phenomenon of the Midnight Sun. You’ll sail aboard the Fred.Olsen flagship Bolette, which leads this eminent cruise line’s fleet of smaller ships by example.

• Discover the Solovetsky Islands, a tiny, isolated archipelago in the White Sea once home to a naval base and one of Russia’s first gulags.

• Explore the community of Longyearbyen and the abandoned Soviet mining town of Pyramiden on Spitsbergen

• Experience the natural wonders of Iceland with its islands, waterfalls, glaciers and geysirs.

• Stop off at the volcanic Faroe Islands with their mountains, valleys, heaths and steep coastal cliffs populated by seabird colonies.

• It is known that Fred.Olsen strives not only to comply with all environmental requirements but to exceed them where possible.

What's included:

• 23 nights aboard Bolette, Fred. Olsen

• Interior cabin; full board

• Sailing from Newcastle on 01/06/23

• Guests can enjoy up to £250 per person on board spend OR included door to door transfers* (up to 200 UK mainland miles)

*Choose either a door-to-door transfer up to 200 miles each way, based on UK mainland must be pre-booked; OR £250 per person on board spend, see terms & conditions for full details.

Terms and Conditions:

Subject to availability. Please give me a call for further details. Price based on 2 people sharing. I can advise on travel insurance options at the time of booking.

23 nights from £3,799 per person

The Small Print

These offers are brought to you by Travel Counsellors Ltd and all are ATOL protected by the Civil Aviation Authority. Where we have created the package ourselves, the holiday offer will be covered under our own ATOL. Our ATOL number is 6751. Where the offer has been sourced through another tour operator, it will be protected under that tour operator's ATOL. Full details on the individual ATOL protection that applies to each holiday offer will be given at time of booking. Prices and information contained in this page are correct at the time of distribution, are subject to availability and can be withdrawn or amended at any time without notice to you. Prices shown may be subject to departure tax, ticket on departure or a passenger APC charge. Please ask your Travel Counsellor at the time of booking.

These Terms and Conditions are in addition to Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ (FOCL) standard Terms and Conditions, which are available on our website,, and on request. Both must be read before booking. Fares are per person, based on standard occupancy of the lead-in cabin of named category, subject to availability. ‘PP’ is per person. Information shown is correct at time of going to print (February 2022), but fares are capacity controlled and may change at any time. Call for latest prices. All offers may be withdrawn or amended at any time without prior notice, cannot be combined, are subject to availability and cannot be applied retrospectively. Cruise descriptions (and images in the email) include optional, chargeable experiences that may be enjoyed independently and/or with optional Fred. Olsen Shore Tours. Shore Tours are subject to availability and service operation. We reserve the right to amend itineraries for operational reasons. Some ports may be at anchor, intermediate days are at sea.

*Free door to door transfer: This door-to-door transfer offer is up to a maximum of 200 UK mainland miles, for those guests who have on cruise T2316 only, valid for new bookings made from 18/02/22. Any additional mileage must be paid to the transport provider (CMAC) at the time of booking. Guests may be required to share the transport for all or part of the journey, when an appropriate vehicle will be provided. Once the complimentary transport has been confirmed by the provider, charges will apply if fail to take this arrangement without cancelling with the transport provider. The door-to-door service is one transfer (each way) per booking for all guests, from the lead guest address. Outbound and inbound mileage cannot be combined should you only require transfer one-way. No deviations en-route are permitted. This offer is not combinable with free on board spend offer on T2316 or any other offer, unless stated otherwise.

*On board spend: Free on board spend is £250 per person, valid for new bookings made from 18/02/22 on cruise T2316. On Board Spend is non-transferrable. No refunds will be given for the credit amount shown. No cash alternative will be given for unused spend. Complimentary or chargeable cabin upgrades, where applicable, will not alter the on board spend value. On board spend is applicable for a maximum of two guests per cabin and is not combinable with free door to door transfer offer on T2316 or any other offer. On board spend is capacity controlled and subject to availability.