The Irrawaddy Explorer

Relax in style as elegant old-world charm and modern comforts combine perfectly on our exclusively chartered Irrawaddy Explorer.

The Irrawaddy Explorer

Relax in style as elegant old-world charm and modern comforts combine perfectly on our exclusively chartered Irrawaddy Explorer.

With just 28 suites, your cruise on-board the boutique Irrawaddy Explorer will be one of intimate luxury. From watching stunning sunsets on the sun deck to enjoying a tipple on your private balcony, explore the Irrawaddy river in luxurious comfort with Emerald Waterways.

Along with each suite having its own individual artwork, you will find a flat-screen TV with on-demand movies, bottled water restocked daily, a safe, air conditioning and stunning floor to ceiling windows with either French or full balconies. Choose a Mandalay or Kipling Suite and you will also enjoy a one-hour spa treatment^ and daily laundry service.

Journeys on-board the Irrawaddy Explorer, an Emerald Waterways Cruise Director will join you throughout your journey, ensuring a smooth and enjoyable river cruise. In addition, you will find a world-class Culinary Director on-board who will ensure each meal reflects the flavours of the region, along with a selection of western favourites. You will also enjoy complimentary wine, beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner on-board, to accompany your 5-star cuisine. 


Technical Data
  • Length 57 metres
  • Passengers 56
  • Cabins 28
  • Crew 33

Sun Deck

Irrawaddy Explorer Sun Deck

Upper Deck

Irrawaddy Explorer Upper Deck

Main Deck

Irrawaddy Explorer Main Deck

Deck Plan


  • Sundeck
  • Observation Deck
  • Bar
  • Lounge
  • Spa
  • Gym
  • Wheel-house
  • Dining Room
  • Cellar
  • Office
  • Gallery

Cabin Categories


Upper Deck
  • ML
    Mandalay Suite
  • KS
    Kipling Suite
  • OS
    Orwell Suite
Main Deck
  • MF
    Maugham Suite (Forward)
  • MS
    Maugham Suite

Cabin Options


Mandalay Suite
409ft² / 38m²
ML

Large panoramic floor to ceiling French doors with balcony and French balcony


Kipling Suite
387ft2 / 36m2
KS

Large panoramic floor to ceiling French doors with balcony and French Balcony


Orwell Suite
280ft2 / 26m2
OS

Private balcony with floor to ceiling glass doors


Maugham Suite (Forward)
280ft2 / 26m2
MF

French balcony with floor to ceiling glass doors

Maugham Suite
280ft2 / 26m2
MS

French balcony with floor to ceiling glass doors

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