Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines Balmoral Ship Information

OCG Class
Mainstream
Balmoral
Year Built1988
Year Last Refurbished2017
Capacity1,340 passengers
Decks9
Tonnage43,537
RegistryBahamas

Overview

The largest vessel operated by Fred. Olsen Cruise Line, Balmoral offers 7- to 14-day cruises around Northern Europe, the Canary Islands and Mediterranean. The ship is popular with British cruisers, many 65 and older, who enjoy a mix of peace and quiet, shore excursions, and the occasional sing-a-long. Daytime enrichment programs and nightly productions of show tunes are highlights.

Balmoral Ship Profile & Stats

  • Cruise Line: Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines
  • Ship Type: Cruise Ship
  • Line Class: Mainstream
  • Former Name: Norwegian Crown, Crown Odyssey
  • Registry: Bahamas
  • Year Built: 1988
  • Year Last Refurbished: 2017
  • Capacity: 1,340 passengers
  • Decks: 9
  • Gross Tonnage: 43,537
  • Length: 714 ft
  • Beam: 93 ft
  • Average Speed: 20 knots
  • Inside Cabins: 179
  • Outside Cabins: 562
  • Nationality of Officers: Norwegian
  • Nationality of Crew: International
  • Number of Crew: 471

Balmoral On-Board Recreation

  • Indoor Pools: 1
  • Outdoor Pools: 1
  • Spa: Yes
  • Casino: Yes

Balmoral Dining Choices

  • Ballindalloch Restaurant Cuisine: Continental (Capacity: 600)
  • Avon
  • Spey Cuisine: Continental (Capacity: 112)

Balmoral Entertainment

  • Neptune Lounge: Shows, dancing, lectures (Capacity: 500)
  • Lido Bar: Cocktails, lounge (Capacity: 94)
  • Observatory Lounge: Dancing, cocktails, meetings (Capacity: 273)
  • Palms Cafe: Buffet (Capacity: 187)
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