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. 

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.

  • Lloyds No7218395
  • Size medium
  • Style classic
  • Type ocean
  • Year of launch 1973
  • Year of last refit 2018
  • Gross tonnage 28388t
  • Length 205.47m
  • Width 25.2m
  • Speed 18kts
  • Decks 9
  • Language English
  • Currency Pound Sterling (£)
  • No. of passengers 881
  • No. of crew 329
  • No. of cabins 462
  • -wheelchair access 4
Unique Features

Boudicca is used for selected itineraries within our Fly-cruise programme, she is scheduled to sail to exotic destinations such as the Maldives, Seychelles, Madagascar, South Africa and India along with the Mediterranean, Scandinavia and the Netherlands.


Typically, gratuities are charged at £5.00 per person, per day for guests aged 12 and over. This amount is split equally between your stewardess and restaurant waiter, and will be automatically added to your on board account. While very much appreciated, these gratuities are voluntary, and therefore can be adjusted or removed completely at Guest Services on board the ship if you wish

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Recently refitted as part of an extensive, fleet-wide refurbishment programme, the stylish, comfortable rooms on board Boudicca have been designed with our guests and their needs in mind. We've thought of everything to ensure your time on board with us is as enjoyable, relaxing and carefree as possible. Even our lowest-priced Interior Rooms are equipped with climate control, an interactive smart TV, hairdryer, desk, phone, fridge (which can be stocked as a mini-bar) and tea and coffee making facilities as standard.

You could feel the sea breeze from your own private balcony; take in spectacular scenic views from the comfort of your Ocean View room; or perhaps enjoy a distinctly superior experience in a stylish suite. Whichever room you choose, you’re sure to find the perfect home-from-home on board Boudicca.  

Room Facilities

  • Climate control
  • Interactive Smart TV
  • Desk
  • Phone
  • Mini-fridge
  • Hairdryer
  • Tea & Coffee making facilities

Dining on board Boudicca is always an unforgettable experience. From starting your days with a perfectly cooked breakfast every morning, or a healthy option if you prefer, to enjoying five-course á la carte meals or delicious self-service buffets in the evening, we're sure you'll savour every last morsel.

Choose from the stylish and intimate Four Seasons, Tintagal and Indian Ocean restaurants and enjoy a formal dining experience while our friendly, attentive waiters cater to your every need; or perhaps enjoy a buffet in the more relaxed setting of the Secret Garden Café - perfect for a quick lunch or refueling in the evening after an exciting day ashore. In warm weather, the extra-special al fresco dining experience on offer at The Grill by The Poolside, which combines spectacular dishes with a setting to match, is not-to-be-missed.

Dining included:

  • Breakfast | À la carte & buffet
  • Lunch | À la carte & buffet
  • Dinner | À la carte & buffet
  • Supper Club | Buffet


  • The Grill | £20pp
  • Premium Afternoon Tea | £8.95pp
  • The Bookmark Café | Coffees & chocolates


Boudicca's selection of daily activities, shows and performances are sure to keep you entertained, no matter how you choose to make the most of your time on board your smaller cruise ship. By day, Boudicca's comfortable lounges and welcoming bars are often the venue for informative talks, fascinating lectures and hands-on classes, as well as brain-teasing quizzes and friendly games of bridge or bingo. Then in the evening, they come to life with the sights and sounds of fantastic live shows, including classic cabaret, hilarious stand-up comedy and music from a talented line up of resident performers.

A traditional, classically-designed cruise ship, Boudicca also boasts inviting open decks and outside spaces where guests can simply sit back and enjoy the sunshine; or take in spectacular ocean and scenic views over a cocktail or a glass of their favourite tipple. There's ample space to relax and plenty of sunloungers and seating on Sun Deck and Marquee Deck, which, with its pool and convenient bar, is perfect for sail away parties; while taking a stroll along Lido Deck's open promenade is a great way to work-off your holiday indulgences.

Health and fitness

When you choose to discover the world on board Boudicca you're in for a restful and invigorating holiday. A traditional, classically-designed cruise ship, Boudicca features plenty of inviting open decks, a beautiful open promenade and comfortable public areas that provide guests with ample space to relax under glorious sunshine and moonlit skies; admire spectacular scenes as they appear on the horizon; and simply indulge in some well-earned time away from it all. 

Kids and Teens

During the Easter, Summer and Christmas holidays only, Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines offer organised and hosted children’s activities within the Little Skippers Club subject to a minimum number of children booked on the cruise. The Little Skippers Club supervises children from ages 5-11, with Children’s Hosts arranging meet and greets with parents and children when they embark.

The Little Skippers Club offers a wide range of activities including games, contests, scavenger hunts, sports and fitness instruction, arts and crafts, pizza making and cooking sessions, pool and swimming sessions, discos, karaoke and kids bingo.


As well as a choice of comfortable accommodation, dining venues, bars and lounges, all of which have been refreshed and refurbished as part of the ship's thorough refit in March 2018, Boudicca features all the facilities and amenities you need for a comfortable, restful and stress-free stay on board, including heated pools and bubbling jacuzzis, a well-stocked library and even a self-service Laundry Room. 

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