Group adventures with Emerald Waterways

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

Exceptional deals on group bookings

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

Moments spent traversing the world’s most iconic rivers are meant to be shared, and with Emerald Waterways we’ll take care of every little detail. We understand how complex it can be organising group travel, so let us do the hard work for you. 

Uncover the wonders of Europe and beyond on our elegant, contemporary ships, featuring a host of innovative facilities and deluxe amenities for you and your group to enjoy. Our immersive itineraries create the perfect selection of cruises for your group to choose from, whether you’re a family celebrating a special occasion, or simply a group travel organiser travelling with friends and group members, and the best part is when you book a group adventure not only will you see so much but you only need to unpack once.  

When you’re not exploring, you’ll enjoy the finest on board service. Our beautifully appointed suites and staterooms are available to suit every budget of your group and at Reflections Restaurant you can dine together on delicious locally-sourced cuisine prepared by our expert chefs. Every element of your cruise can be tailored to your group’s specific needs, and we will do our best to accommodate any special requests. We leave no stone unturned to ensure you enjoy an unforgettable group holiday.  

European River Cruise Offers

  • Free travel for every 10th guest.

  • Benefit from our current online discounts 

  • An additional £100 per person discount.

  • Plus choose from an unlimited on board drinks package^ or €250 per cabin on board credit.

Southeast Asia Offers

  • Free travel for every 10th guest 

  • Plus benefit from our current online discounts 

*Free travel on our Southeast Asia itineraries excludes airfare 

The Middle East & Russia Offers

  • Free travel for every 15th guest.

  • Plus benefit from our current online discounts


Group adventures on European Star-Ships

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

Charter Opportunities 

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We are pleased to offer charter opportunities on board any of our ships throughout Europe. Large groups on small ships are a great way to customize your group’s holiday. With a capacity range of 36-190 guests, you can experience our award-winning ships as well as create your own program for your group.

Charter one of our Emerald Waterways Star-Ships and impress your clients, friends or loved ones with our spacious accommodations, spectacular innovations, our EmeraldPLUS and EmeraldACTIVE programs, and extensive menu choices.

 Contact our Groups & Charter Team for quotes, itinerary information and on board inclusions.

Terms and conditions: * Group discount of £100 per person requires 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. The free place discount will automatically be deducted from the lead passengers booking unless stated otherwise.
Each group will choose between one of the following added value benefits, an unlimited free drinks package or €250 per cabin on board credit. The entire group must have the same added value benefit. ^Unlimited free drinks on board is based on a Free Premium Drinks Package and excludes Champagne, wine by the bottle and cabin mini-bar. The on board credit will be deducted from your final bill upon departure. We reserve the right to withdraw our offers at any time.