Welcome to Emerald Waterways

Bringing innovation and exceptional value to Europe's rivers

You've seen our new TV advert, now you can find out what life is like on an award-winning Emerald Waterways Star-Ship and discover your perfect itinerary by ordering your free copy of 2017 European River Cruising brochure today.

Since launching in 2013 we have created a reputation for bringing both innovation and exceptional value for money to Europe's rivers, a reputation which has led to us picking up a number of prestigious awards, including Cruise Critics' Editiors' Picks for Best River Cruise Ships in 2014; Best River Line for Value in 2015; and Best Value for Money in 2016!

Watch our Sale TV advert again


Emerald Waterways Sale

Watch our brand new TV advert, voiced by the wonderful Joanna Lumley, to find out why you should book your 2017 Emerald Waterways river cruise today.

Save up to £1,000 per person on all 2017 river cruises, plus take advantage of a low deposit of just £250 per person. And what's more, when you book any of our Balcony Suites, you'll receive a generous €250 per cabin to spend on board.
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Why emerald waterways?

Emerald Sky 360° Virtual Tour

Emerald Sky


With more amenities and state-of-the-art features than any other river cruise line, our innovative ‘Star-Ships’ are making heads turn by setting a new standard in river ship design.