Group adventures with Emerald Waterways

Discover Europe together on an award-winning river cruise with Emerald Waterways

Group Booking perks

Exceptional deals on group bookings

We understand how complex it can be organising group travel, so let us do the hard work for you. 

When you choose Emerald Waterways for your next group adventure, you’ll benefit from our exclusive groups offers including free travel for every 10th guest*, £100 per person discount, plus have the choice of unlimited on board drinks^ or €250 euros per cabin to spend on board, all completely free of charge.

Why take a group adventure with Emerald Waterways?

Make memories to treasure with friends as you uncover the iconic rivers of Europe with Emerald Waterways. Whether you are celebrating a special occasion or are just friends coming together, we have the perfect selection of river cruises to suit your groups every need. Discover culture-rich cities, famous wine regions and UNESCO World Heritage-listed sites, while our fleet of state-of-the-art Star-Ships are an idyllic base from which to explore.

On-board, the bright, open communal areas are perfect for groups, with an abundance of amenities to enjoy. Take a dip in the indoor heated pool†, reserve the cinema area for a private evening event and raise a toast to friends as you witness the spectacular scenery from the Sun Deck. Our Reflections Restaurant accommodates tables of up to ten or more, giving the chance to indulge in delicious and diverse dining with your fellow group members. When it comes to your group holiday, we ensure that every little detail is taken care of. 

Reasons to book
All our holidays are subject to availability. *All group discounts and offers are available on European river cruises only not including Russia or Dalmatian coast and require a minimum of ten (10) guests and is applied 120 days prior to departure as long as the group has achieved and maintained the minimum. Free places are based on the lowest category cruise portion booked, less discounts. This will be applied as a discount so please advise at the time of taking the group if you would like to include place (s) / cabin (s) for hosts and the categories. No payment is due at the time of holding an allocation with us. Specific cabins can only be allocated once names and deposits are provided. Allocation can be released at any time if there is no activity on the group, or if we require the cabins to be released for other reasons. Each group of 10 or more must choose collectively between either a free drinks package or €250 euros on board credit. ^Unlimited free drinks on board is based on a Free Premium Drinks Package and excludes Champagne, wine by the bottle and cabin mini-bar. £250 per cabin on-board credit will be deducted from your final bill upon departure. Our offers are not combinable and we reserve the right to withdraw our offers at any time. Additional airports will require a supplement to be charged. An additional fee may be charged for private events. For full booking conditions visit