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Around the World in 101 nights


Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ Borealis has set sail on her world cruise from Southampton.

Following her departure from Southampton on January 7, Borealis will arrive in Bermuda on January 14, before making calls along Florida’s coast where the Kennedy Space Station is among the many attractions.

During the 101-night exploration, guests will encounter wildlife in the rainforests of Costa Rica, observe local cultures and volcanic vistas in Hawaii and find  peace in the paradise islands of French Polynesia.

Diverse landscapes, famous vineyards and scenic waterways can be experienced in New Zealand, while iconic landmarks and natural wonders such as the Great Barrier Reef await in Australia.

Highlights of the Asian leg of the cruise include rarely-visited Alotau in Papua New Guinea, laid-back Bali and Komodo Island – the natural habitat of the world’s largest lizard.

Bolette will sail on a world cruise from Southampton in early 2025, details of which are as follows:

If this epic voyage has wetted your appetite, Bolette’s 106-night ‘A Voyage of Exploration Around the World’ cruise, will be departing from Southampton on January 6, 2025. Prices start from £12,499 per person.

Explore the untouched landscapes of Robinson Crusoe Island

See the iconic Sydney Opera House and Harbour Bridge

Go in search of the Big Five in Africa

Itinerary: Southampton, – Lisbon, Portugal – Cruise by Cristo Rei and Abril 25 Bridge, Portugal – Cruise Mouth of River Tagus, Belem Tower and Discovery Monument, Portugal – Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain – Praia, Cape Verde – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil – Ilhabela, Brazil – Montevideo, Uruguay – Buenos Aires, Argentina – Cruise Magellan Strait, Chile – Punta Arenas, Chile – Cruise by Cape Deseado, Chile – Cruising Chilean Fjords, Chile (overnight port) – Valparaiso, Chile – Robinson Crusoe Island, Chile – Cruise by Alejandro Selkirk Island, Chile – Hanga Roa, Chile – Cruising by Pitcairn Island, French Polynesia – Papeete, French Polynesia – Bora-Bora, French Polynesia – Rarotonga, Cook Islands – Crossing International Date Line – Nuku’ Alofa, Tonga – Sydney, Australia – Melbourne, Australia – Hobart, Australia – Albany, Australia – Fremantle, Australia – Port Louis, Mauritius – Reunion, Reunion – Gqeberha (Port Elizabeth), South Africa – Cape Town, South Africa (overnight port) – Lüderitz, Namibia – Walvis Bay, Namibia – Jamestown, St Helena – Dakar, Senegal – Santa Cruz de la Palma, Spain – Funchal, Portugal – Southampton, UK.

For more details: Visit Bolette’s ‘A Voyage of Exploration Around the World’ cruise

For further information on Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines, visit, call Reservations on 0800 0355 242 (Monday to Friday 8.30am to 6pm, Saturday 9am to 5pm, Sunday 10am to 4pm), or contact your ABTA travel agent.


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