020 8951 2900

Open today: 10:00 - 4:00pm

14 January
9:00am - 7:30pm
15 January
9:00am - 7:30pm
16 January
9:00am - 7:30pm
17 January
9:00am - 7:30pm
18 January
9:00am - 7:30pm
19 January
9:00am - 4:00pm
20 January
10:00am - 4:00pm
Balmoral docked in Belfast

Further ship information

Featuring 710 well-appointed rooms and suites and a selection of comfortable lounges, bars and inviting public areas which have been extensively refitted Show less and improved as part of Fred. Olsen's fleet-wide refurbishment programme, Balmoral provides guests with ample space in which to relax and share a memorable cruise experience with hundreds, not thousands, of fellow travellers. There is always an array of superb entertainment on offer throughout the day, from lectures and hobby classes to live cabaret and comedians, ensuring you can make the most of your time on board.

Ship profile

The 43,537grt Balmoral is fitted with 710 rooms, with the ability to accommodate 1,325 guests. 510 attentive crew members are on hand to make sure you’re always well looked after, and the ship’s choice of six fantastic restaurants make dining on board a delight.


With six fantastic dining venues to choose from, you'll always find there's a tempting selection of dishes, all perfectly prepared by expert chefs.

Take a seat in the beautiful Ballindalloch, Spey and Avon restaurants to start the day with a breakfast cooked just the way you like it, or indulge with a mouthwatering five-course á la carte dinner every evening; and help yourself to the tempting buffet at the Palms Café. For an extra special treat, The Grill offers cooked-to-order steaks and seafood, while al fresco dining at its finest can be enjoyed at the newly installed The Poolside.


Balmoral offers plenty to keep you entertained. Insightful talks and lectures, as well as interactive hobby classes take place during the day, and fantastic live performances – including cabaret, stand-up comedy and intimate shows from resident bands and singers – bring the ship to life in the evenings.

With spacious open areas on Marquee Deck and Lounge Deck featuring pools, Jacuzzis and plenty of sunloungers, you might prefer to spend your sea days outdoors. Alternatively, you could opt to take a seat at the welcoming Morning Light Pub and socialise with fellow guests and new-found friends, or even stop-by the large Card Room for a challenging game of Bridge.

Balmoral - Facilities & Information

  • 2 swimming pools
  • 2 Jacuzzis
  • 6 restaurants
  • 6 bars
  • Spa
  • Fitness centre
  • Library
  • Gaming tables
  • Card room
  • 710 cabins
  • Capacity: 1325
  • Length: 218m

Balmoral - Cabins

Balmoral - Deck Plans

Cruise Holidays on the Balmoral

Scenic summer aerial panorama of the Old Town (Gamla Stan) pier architecture in Stockholm, Sweden

Fred. Olsen - MS Balmoral - Sweden's Scenic Waterways & Cities

Sweden | Departures from 05 Jun 2019 | 9 Nights | Cruise

Shutterstock 276731033 Lisbon, Portugal Twilight Cityscape At The Alfama District.

Fred. Olsen MS Balmoral - Canary Islands & Madeira Winter Warmth

Spain | Departures from 05 Jun 2019 | 9 Nights Nights | Cruise

GettyImages 717170797 Germany, Bremen, Christmas Market

Fred. Olsen MS Balmoral - Christmas Markets of Germany & Denmark

Germany | Departures from 05 Jun 2019 | 9 Nights Nights Nights | Cruise

Black Watch at sea

Fred. Olsen MS Black Watch - Carnival in the Canary Islands

Spain | Departures from 28 Feb 2019 | 13 Nights | Cruise


Sign up for latest news and offers