About Emerald Waterways

For a classic river cruise with a contemporary twist, it has to be Emerald Waterways. Award-winning fleet of state-of-the-art Star-Ships bring the highlights of ocean cruising to the intimacy of Europe’s rivers.  

Pick from a wide selection of itineraries on the Rhine, Main, Danube, Douro or Rhone rivers and enjoy a wealth of tantalising inclusions on every cruise, including delicious and diverse dining, a unique selection of unforgettable onshore experiences and spacious accommodation aboard Europe’s newest fleet.

Why choose Emerald Waterways ?


Deluxe River Cruises

Exceptional. Amazing. Unique. Expect more from your deluxe river cruise with Emerald Waterways

From a delectable selection of dining options to horizon-expanding excursions, every Emerald Waterways cruise trip is generously stocked with all-inclusive extras. Emerald Waterways want your river cruise to be as relaxing and enjoyable as possible.  

Their all-inclusive promise means that your time onboard an Emerald Waterways Star-Ship will be as relaxing as possible.  

Your return flights from a selection of UK airports, including transfers between the airport and the ship, are included in the price, so all you have to do is get to the airport on time.  

An extensive selection of dining and drinking options on board are also included. Complimentary wine, beer and soft drinks are available with lunch and dinner, as well as free tea and coffee all day every day and a bottle of water in your room which is replenished daily. Our chefs thoughtfully craft their menus to suit the path you’re travelling, using fresh local ingredients and, therefore, treating every sense to a diverse adventure.  

Our eye-opening excursions are another inclusion on your journey, opening you up to more than just the ports of these beautiful destinations. They want to transport you to the heart of local life, looking into the soul of what makes people tick and do this by sending you on the most awe-inspiring trips boasting the most jaw-dropping sights.

Emerald Waterways Exclusive Offers


Latest Emerald Waterways Deals


Secrets of the Douro

10 Nov 2018 (7 Nights) Fly Cruise from £1745pp
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Danube Delights

08 Dec 2018 (7 Nights) Fly Cruise from £1795pp
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Secrets of the Douro

03 Nov 2018 (7 Nights) Fly Cruise from £1745pp
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Lisbon & Secrets of the Douro

27 Oct 2018 (7 Nights) Fly Cruise from Call Us
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Danube Explorer

01 Dec 2018 (7 Nights) Fly Cruise from Call Us
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Secrets of the Douro

27 Oct 2018 (7 Nights) Fly Cruise from £1845pp
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Classic Prague & Danube Delights

08 Dec 2018 (7 Nights) Fly Cruise from £2195pp
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