Explore the world with Emerald Waterways

Start planning ahead to an unforgettable travel experience in 2022.

We are the small ship experts specialising in contemporary river cruising on the iconic rivers of Europe and Southeast Asia. So whether the sun-soaked vineyards and cultural landmarks along Europe’s historic rivers have caught your eye, or the exotic wonders of Southeast Asia and the mighty Mekong have ignited wanderlust, 2022 is a great year to explore the world with Emerald Waterways.

For a limited time only, take advantage of our exceptional Super Earlybird Offer across our collection of 2022 European and Southeast Asia river cruises. Save an extra 10% on selected cabins when you pay in full 12 months prior to travel. This is in addition to our generous savings of up to £1,900 per couple, plus a FREE Premium Drinks Package when you secure your place on board now. Don’t forget we are also currently offering a Complimentary Deposit Protection Plan, valued at £100 per person, to give you more flexibility when booking with us.
Join us on a travel experience like no other along the world’s rivers in 2022 and take advantage of these spectacular savings combined with our exceptional EmeraldVALUE inclusions and insightful excursions. Each of our carefully-crafted river cruise itineraries introduce must-see sights, stunning landscapes and regional customs rarely experienced by the ordinary traveller, taking you off the beaten track.

Super Earlybird Offers

To secure your Super Earlybird Offer call our Travel Experts today on 0808 3016 266. Strictly limited space available.

Book & cruise with confidence, you are in safe hands

The world may have changed, however, our commitment to our guests and crew, the guest experience and their health, safety and wellbeing remains our key priority. From the moment you book your holiday with us, we want you to feel the benefit of our award-winning service, and exceptional EmeraldVALUE. Rest assured; you are in safe hands when booking your next adventure with Emerald Waterways.

We’ve created our book with confidence assurance to give you complete peace of mind when booking your next getaway with us.

Request Your Free Brochure

We invite you to explore the world with us in 2022 by requesting our free digital brochure.


A holiday with Emerald Waterways provides the perfect platform for new experiences, with each port of call introducing a wealth of culture, and an included excursion almost every day brings these fascinating destinations to life. Adventure abounds on our excursions and experiences, whilst we’ve ensured you’ll have plenty of time to relax and explore independently too.


Our exclusive EmeraldPLUS programme provides you with unique encounters where excursions will take you to the heart of local culture. Hand-picked by our Journey Planners, these extra-special experiences provide a fascinating insight into authentic customs and traditions during social events with residents and tours of significant landmarks, as well as on board performances and workshops.


Designed for those who like things to move at a slightly faster past, our EmeraldACTIVE excursions are perfect for those seeking more active experiences. Head onshore and join a guided hike through picturesque French vineyards, embark on a cycling tour of historic coastal towns along the Adriatic, or take part in a canoeing experience on the Douro river. Activities aren’t limited to onshore, on selected cruises, join our on-board Activity Managers for a yoga class, an aqua aerobics session in the pool or if you prefer to continue your own fitness regime, a visit to our gym is there for your every need.


Avignon, France

Discover value, rediscover travel

Whether you are joining us along Europe’s historic waterways or Southeast Asia’s majestic Mekong, when travelling with us, we want you to have complete peace-of-mind. With so much included, courtesy of our exceptional EmeraldVALUE  promise all you have to think about is which part of the world you would like to see next and let us take care of the rest.
Return flights, transfers and tips are included in the price you pay, as well as spacious, modern accommodation, delicious dining with wine, beer and soft drinks to enjoy with lunch and dinner, plus immersive excursions and experiences and much more. With each of our insightful itineraries offering unique inclusions, see the following pages for more information, or speak to one of our cruise experts


European River Cruises

Southeast Asia River Cruises

To secure your Super Earlybird Offer call our Travel Experts today on 0808 3016 266. Strictly limited space available.

Our brand-new bespoke super-yacht, Emerald Azzurra is set to take you on the adventure of a lifetime as we explore the Mediterranean, the Adriatic coast and the Red Sea. Discover our collection of hand-crafted itineraries.

Terms and conditions: All our holidays are subject to availability. Prices are per person based on two people sharing and include relevant discounts. Supplements apply for single travellers, upgraded cabins and other departure dates. Offers are valid for new 2022 European & Southeast Asia river cruise bookings only made between 26th December 2020 and 28th February 2021. *The extra 10% Super Earlybird Offer is available on cabin categories C, B, A, AP, S, SA & RA when paying in full 12 months before departure. If full payment is not received 12 months prior, the Super Earlybird Offer will be removed. Savings of up to £1,200 per couple and a free Premium Drinks Package are available on our 2022 European river cruises only. Savings of up to £1,900 per couple and a free Premium Drinks Package are available on our 2022 Southeast Asia river cruises only. Premium Drinks Package applies to on board drinks only and excludes Champagne, wine by the bottle, bottled beers, premium spirits and cabin mini bar. Itineraries and inclusions are subject to change. Our offers are not combinable, and we reserve the right to withdraw our offers at any time. Our itineraries, hotels, dates and inclusions are subject to change. Flights may not be a direct service and a supplement may be charged. We recommend you seek independent advice regarding visas and vaccinations. E&OE.