Madagascar, Mozambique & South Africa
TQ-412040/172609 Indian Ocean
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Itinerary
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Day 1
Port Louis, Mauritius

Port Louis is the capital city of Mauritius and provides a gateway from which to explore everything this island has to offer. A must-see landmark in Port Louis is Aapravasi Ghat – a World Heritage Site which was the landing point for indentured labourers during the 19th century. Alternatively, the Caudan Waterfront is perfect for those seeking a spot of retail therapy.

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Day 3
Reunion Island, Reunion

Reunion Island is a French overseas territory, situated off the eastern coast of Madagascar. The unique and remote location is largely untouched and rewards visitors with some of the most amazing beaches and scenery in the world. The mountainous scenery and the gentle turquoise waters are never far away and will leave you feeling totally amazed.

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Day 6
Toliara, Madagascar
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Day 8
Maputo, Mozambique
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Day 9
Richards Bay, South Africa

Richards Bay is situated on a lagoon of the Mhlatuze River in South Africa, and is one of country’s largest harbours. The area is very flat, with most of it situated on a coastal plain, and enjoys a subtropical climate throughout the year. One of the main attractions is The Richards Bay Game Reserve, which holds some of South Africa’s most spectacular wetland scenery, including a lagoon where hippopotamus and crocodile, are protected.

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Day 11
Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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Day 12
Mossel Bay, South Africa
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Day 13
Cape Town, South Africa

Cape Town is the second largest city in South Africa and one of the most iconic cities in the world. It is overlooked by the impressive Table Mountain which, as the name suggests, gets its name for having a flat summit. A cable car ride to the top will enable you to explore this magnificent landmark, while also being able to enjoy fantastic views of the city below and out to sea. The city is home to many monuments, museums and galleries which collectively paint a picture of the history and culture of this amazing city.

Sail on board Boudicca
Entertainment

Entertainment onboard Boudicca is varied with large selection of lounges, each with their own atmosphere. From live comedians to card rooms, you're bound to find something to entertain yourself whilst onboard, whether you're looking to have some fun, or just relax for a bit.

Neptune Lounge

Shows, reviews and evenings of cabaret are what the Neptune Lounge has to offer. The Neptune Lounge has ample room for passengers whichever dinner sitting you are on, so you can find a seat to enjoy the glitz and glamour of the evening shows.

Observatory Lounge

The large picture windows in the Observatory Lounge offer fantastic views which are enhanced with plenty of binoculars spaced around the lounge. A grand piano provides the perfect background music as you enjoy a pre-dinner cocktail on your cruise holiday.

Card room & Gaming Tables

Find card tables and competition in the card room. Bridge is always a popular pursuit onboard, so you’re sure to find players for a hand or two and more – whether casual or competitive is up to you.  Boudicca includes a gaming area where you may try your hand on the Black Jack table or Roulette wheel. There is even the opportunity to learn how to play better, with daytime sessions teaching you how to win big.

Library

The well stocked library is a popular area of the ship. With an array of novels, historical, geographical, autobiographical and many other books, the library onboard your cruise ship is a true haven of peace and tranquillity.

Lido Lounge

The bar staff in the contemporary Lido Lounge are always on hand to serve a whole array of exotic cocktails, beers, spirits or something refreshing and non-alcoholic. The perfect reward after a hard day sightseeing or lounging in the sun!

Iceni Room

The Iceni Room is tastefully decorated with leather chairs and contemporary lighting. Self service tea and coffee making facilities can be found in this Lounge for your convenience.

Enrichment

Fred. Olsen offers an interesting array of guest speakers to talk to the passengers onboard. Discussing various subjects including upcoming destinations.

These are available on the Vista themed cruises.

Lectures

On selected cruises a range of Vistas speakers who can’t wait to share their passion with you, and make your cruise really memorable. From Lars Tharp the admired historian, lecturer and a long-running expert on the Antiques Roadshow; food and wine expert Jilly Goolden and gardener Charlie Dimmock.

Arts and Crafts room

The Arts & Crafts Room on board your cruise ship is the perfect space to explore your ideas and designs with arts and crafts lecturers. So, for the creative amongst you, there will be plenty to keep you entertained throughout your cruise holiday, and perhaps leave you with your own self-crafted souvenir to take home.

Dining

The main dining room is split into three restaurants, Four Seasons, Tintagel and Heligan. All offer open seating for breakfast and then two set-time sittings for lunch and dinner. Four Seasons is the largest of the three, offering gourmet meals. Tintagel is an intimate and cosy restaurant providing the same menus as Four Seasons. Heligan is named after the lost gardens recreated in Cornwall and provides more formal dining in an intimate setting.

Four Seasons Restaurant

This is the largest of the restaurants onboard Boudicca, ideal for enjoying a gourmet meal freshly prepared by our award winning chefs. The Four Seasons Restaurant is tastefully decorated in muted browns, hung with striking paintings of the seasons, and offers the perfect atmosphere for those in search of a more formal setting.

Tintagel Restaurant

The Tintagel Restaurant is intimate and cosy – serving the same high quality food as in the main restaurant during your cruise holiday onboard Boudicca. This beautifully designed and intimate restaurant provides a fantastic setting to enjoy a delicious meal freshly prepared by our award winning chefs.

The Heligan Room

Named after the stunning “lost gardens” which have been recreated in Cornwall, the Heligan Room has views of the fine displays of original landscape and botanical paintings which are hung in the Fours Seasons and Tintagel restaurants. The Heligan Room offers a more formal dining experience in an intimate setting.

Secret Garden Café

The Secret Garden Café onboard your cruise ship Boudicca conjures up feelings of Far Eastern calm and tranquility. This oriental looking restaurant is self-service, but the standard is as good as in the main restaurants. Being a little less formal it is perfect for those times during your cruise when you wish to be more relaxed, allowing you the option to just pop along whenever you feel hungry, rather than waiting for the set.

Marquee Bar

Enjoy a more casual al fresco lunch onboard your cruise ship Boudicca, this is the perfect place to enjoy the sun and a more relaxed dining option, with delicacies such as fish and chips, burgers or salads (weather permitting).

HealthFitness

A selection of health, fitness, beauty and relaxation areas are available onboard. From The Atlantis Spa & Salon to the state-of-the-art Fitness Centre, where you can work up a sweat in one of the many fitness classes on offer.

Atlantis Spa and Salon

Atlantis Spa and Salon offers a range of treatments and facilities including: facials, massages, waxing and body shaping treatments. The spa is open from 8am - 8pm daily. Boudicca also has sauna and steam room facilities for when you want to go and relax even further!

Fitness Centre

A fully equipped fitness centre with sea views, fitness instructors and a range of equipment includes: treadmills, rowing machines, exercise bikes, free weights. Take a yoga, aerobics, stretch and tone or pilates class while you cruise. Or make the most of the beautiful views and join the ‘walk a mile’, with a revitalising stroll, or more energetic walk round your cruise ship deck in the mornings.

Swimming pools

As you cruise, lounge by one of Boudicca’s two swimming pools, and dust yourself with a cool sea breeze.

Jacuzzis

Situated by the larger of the two pools on board Boudicca are two jacuzzi’s to relax into or for those wishing to be more active why not challenge the tides using the Swimex machines.

Promenade

The Promenade runs the complete circumference of deck 7 of Boudicca. For the energetic, this is the perfect place to have a brisk walk of a few laps in the morning for the duration of your the cruise holiday, but for others it’s ideal for a pleasant stroll as Boudicca steams to her next destination.

Facilities

Dietary Requirements

Individual needs are as catered for as possible. So, vegetarian, low fat, dairy-free, lactose-free and gluten-free food are all on the menu.
Please make any special requests when you make your cruise booking, and Fred. Olsen will do their best to source exact products, or provide certain foods, such as diabetic desserts. They may not be able to source specific brands given our location or the availability at local ports

Dress Code

When it comes to evenings onboard your cruise ship, dressing for dinner is traditional. Generally the style is smart casual, with gentlemen wearing a jacket/or shirt and tie and ladies smartly dressed. Chino type trousers or smart dark jeans are acceptable, but no trainers. During the day the restaurants require cruise guests to adhere to an appropriate dress code, i.e. no swimwear.

E-cigarette Policy

Electronic cigarettes, not emitting a vapour may be used in cabins or on cabin balconies but, are not permitted in any non-smoking public area. They can easily be mistaken for a real cigarette and result in potential confrontation and necessitate staff intervention.
Electronic cigarettes emitting any vapour, even if only a water vapour, may only be smoked in designated external smoking areas.

Disabled facilities

Fred. Olsen welcomes all guests relying on wheelchairs for mobility onboard cruise ships. but they do ask that you advise them of your mobility needs at the time of booking in order to meet heir health & safety requirements.

All Inclusive Packages

Upgrade to the special All Inclusive Package and you can relax, knowing almost everything is covered. You'll enjoy selected beers, wines, spirits and soft drinks all day.

Children

During the Easter, summer and Christmas holidays only, Fred Olsen offer organised and hosted children’s activities, subject to a minimum number of children booked on the cruise. Children’s club supervise children from age 5-11, with Children’s hosts arranging meet and greets with parents and children when they embark.

Children’s clubs offer a wide range of activities including games, contests, scavenger hunts, sports and fitness instruction, arts and crafts, cooking and children’s parties.

Deck Plans

Sun Deck 10

  • Sun Deck
  • Golf Nets
  • Fitness Centre
  • Gymnasium

Marquee Deck 9

  • The Observatory
  • Marquee Bar
  • Pool
  • Premier Suites
  • Marquee Suites
  • Superior Suites

Bridge Deck 8

  • Bridge
  • Superior Suites
  • Balcony Suites
  • Balcony Cabins
  • Single Balcony Suites
  • Superior Single Balcony Cabins

Lido Deck 7

  • Internet
  • Open Promenade
  • Gamin Tables
  • Lido Lounge
  • Card Room
  • Library
  • Superior Junior Suites
  • Junior Suites
  • Superior Outside Cabins

Lounge Deck 6

  • Tintagel Restaurant
  • Four Seasons Restaurant
  • The Heligan Room
  • Neptune Bar
  • The Secret Garden Café
  • Bar
  • The Iceni Room
  • Poolside Buffet
  • Swimming Pool
  • Jacuzzis
  • Excercise Pool

Main Deck 5

  • Future Cruise Sales Office
  • Reception
  • Shore Tours Office
  • Fine Jewellery Shop
  • Shop
  • Photo Gallery
  • Port Shop
  • Photo Desk
  • Meeting Room
  • Superior Junior Suites
  • Junior Suites
  • Superior Outside Cabins
  • Single Outside Cabins
  • Single Inside Cabins

Atlantic Deck 4

  • Sauna and steam rooms
  • Beauty Salon
  • Outside Cabins
  • Inside Cabins
  • Single Outside Cabins
  • Single Inside Cabins

Marina Deck 3

  • Medical Centre
  • Outside Cabins
  • Inside Cabins
Accommodation Types

Premier Suite

Premier Suites have a bedroom and sitting room, balcony, bathroom with bath and/or shower, television, a fridge and mini bar. Suite accommodation may offer twin or double beds.

Guests in Premier Suites will benefit from Fred. Olsen's Suite Dreams package, which include a bottle of sparkling wine, a fruit basket, and flowers or plant waiting for you in your suite when your board. Afternoon canapés delivered daily as you prepare for dinner and complimentary fluffy bathrobe and slippers. The package also includes a daily newsletter with international and national news, delivered to your door, as well as complimentary shuttle vouchers to get you right to the heart of things if your port is outside town and there are even compact umbrellas if you should need them. Other vouchers include laundry, luxury towels and pressing of formal-wear.

Marquee Suite

Marquee Suites have a bedroom and sitting room, balcony, bathroom with bath and/or shower, television, a fridge and mini bar. Suite accommodation may offer twin or double beds.

Guests in Marquee Suites will benefit from Fred. Olsen's Suite Dreams package, which include a bottle of sparkling wine, a fruit basket, and flowers or plant waiting for you in your suite when your board. Afternoon canapés delivered daily as you prepare for dinner and complimentary fluffy bathrobe and slippers. The package also includes a daily newsletter with international and national news, delivered to your door, as well as complimentary shuttle vouchers to get you right to the heart of things if your port is outside town and there are even compact umbrellas if you should need them. Other vouchers include laundry, luxury towels and pressing of formal-wear.

Superior Suite

Superior Suites have a bedroom and sitting area, balcony, bathroom with bath and/or shower, television and a fridge. Suite accommodation may offer twin or double beds.

Guests in Superior Suites will benefit from Fred. Olsen's Suite Dreams package, which include a bottle of sparkling wine, a fruit basket, and flowers or plant waiting for you in your suite when your board. Afternoon canapés delivered daily as you prepare for dinner and complimentary fluffy bathrobe and slippers. The package also includes a daily newsletter with international and national news, delivered to your door, as well as complimentary shuttle vouchers to get you right to the heart of things if your port is outside town and there are even compact umbrellas if you should need them. Other vouchers include laundry, luxury towels and pressing of formal-wear.

Balcony Suite

Balcony Suites have a bedroom and sitting area, balcony, bathroom with bath and/or shower, television and a fridge. Suite accommodation may offer twin or double beds.

Guests in Balcony Suites will benefit from Fred. Olsen's Suite Dreams package, which include a bottle of sparkling wine, a fruit basket, and flowers or plant waiting for you in your suite when your board. Afternoon canapés delivered daily as you prepare for dinner and complimentary fluffy bathrobe and slippers. The package also includes a daily newsletter with international and national news, delivered to your door, as well as complimentary shuttle vouchers to get you right to the heart of things if your port is outside town and there are even compact umbrellas if you should need them. Other vouchers include laundry, luxury towels and pressing of formal-wear.

Superior Junior Suite

Superior Junior Suites have a sitting area, bathroom with bath and/or shower, television and a fridge. Suite accommodation may offer twin or double beds.

Guests in Superior Junior Suites will benefit from Fred. Olsen's Suite Dreams package, which include a bottle of sparkling wine, a fruit basket, and flowers or plant waiting for you in your suite when your board. Afternoon canapés delivered daily as you prepare for dinner and complimentary fluffy bathrobe and slippers. The package also includes a daily newsletter with international and national news, delivered to your door, as well as complimentary shuttle vouchers to get you right to the heart of things if your port is outside town and there are even compact umbrellas if you should need them. Other vouchers include laundry, luxury towels and pressing of formal-wear.

Junior Suite

Junior Suites have a sitting area, bathroom with bath and/or shower, television and a fridge. Suite accommodation may offer twin or double beds.

Guests in Junior Suites will benefit from Fred. Olsen's Suite Dreams package, which include a bottle of sparkling wine, a fruit basket, and flowers or plant waiting for you in your suite when your board. Afternoon canapés delivered daily as you prepare for dinner and complimentary fluffy bathrobe and slippers. The package also includes a daily newsletter with international and national news, delivered to your door, as well as complimentary shuttle vouchers to get you right to the heart of things if your port is outside town and there are even compact umbrellas if you should need them. Other vouchers include laundry, luxury towels and pressing of formal-wear.

Balcony Cabin

These Balcony Cabins have a cabin with balcony, bathroom with shower. All Balcony Cabins on board Black Watch have a hairdryer and television. 

Superior Outside Cabin

All Outside Cabins have a bathroom with a shower and/or bath. Some Outside Cabins have picture windows, and all cabins have a television.

Outside Cabin

All Outside Cabins have a bathroom with a shower and/or bath. Some Outside Cabins have picture windows, and all cabins have a television.

Inside Cabin

Twin Inside cabins on board Black Watch are all approximately 140 square feet in size, have a bathroom with a shower, and can be found on Atlantic and Marina Decks. All Inside cabins also have a television.

Single Balcony Suite

Single Balcony Suites have a bedroom and sitting area, balcony, bathroom with bath and/or shower, television and a fridge. Suite accommodation may offer twin or double beds.

Guests in Single Balcony Suites will benefit from Fred. Olsen's Suite Dreams package, which include a bottle of sparkling wine, a fruit basket, and flowers or plant waiting for you in your suite when your board. Afternoon canapés delivered daily as you prepare for dinner and complimentary fluffy bathrobe and slippers. The package also includes a daily newsletter with international and national news, delivered to your door, as well as complimentary shuttle vouchers to get you right to the heart of things if your port is outside town and there are even compact umbrellas if you should need them. Other vouchers include laundry, luxury towels and pressing of formal-wear.

Superior Single Balcony Cabin

Superior Single Balcony Suites have a bedroom and sitting area, balcony, bathroom with bath and/or shower, television and a fridge. Suite accommodation may offer twin or double beds.

Guests in Superior Single Balcony Suites will benefit from Fred. Olsen's Suite Dreams package, which include a bottle of sparkling wine, a fruit basket, and flowers or plant waiting for you in your suite when your board. Afternoon canapés delivered daily as you prepare for dinner and complimentary fluffy bathrobe and slippers. The package also includes a daily newsletter with international and national news, delivered to your door, as well as complimentary shuttle vouchers to get you right to the heart of things if your port is outside town and there are even compact umbrellas if you should need them. Other vouchers include laundry, luxury towels and pressing of formal-wear.

Single Outside Cabin

All Outside Cabins have a bathroom with a shower and/or bath. Some Outside Cabins have picture windows, and all cabins have a television.

Single Inside Cabin

Inside Cabins on board Black Watch are all approximately 140 square feet in size, have a bathroom with a shower, and can be found on Atlantic and Marina Decks. All Inside cabins also have a television.

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