Explore the extraordinary on a luxury river cruise

Embark on a river cruise to unveil majestic wonders and explore exhilarating cultures. Broaden your horizons by touring the beautiful destinations that dot the riverbanks, learn more about the local way of life, and sample the finest wine and cuisine. 

Explore the world’s rivers in luxury


The Emerald Cruises experience

A luxury river cruise should showcase the best of each extraordinary destination and provide everything you need to have the most pleasurable and relaxing time. The Emerald Cruises experience is designed to ensure your journey is as enjoyable as possible. 

Our river cruise destinations

Explore Central Europe along the Danube, Rhine, Main, or Moselle rivers. Discover the flavours of France along the Rhône or the cultures of Portugal on a cruise along the Douro. Or uncover the mystical lands of Vietnam & Cambodia as you cruise the Mekong.
Couple enjoying a glass of Champagne whilst admiring the sunset view on board a luxury river ship  Couple enjoying a glass of Champagne whilst admiring the sunset view on board a luxury river ship

The river experience

Embark on a journey throughout Europe or Southeast Asia. Explore the cultures and traditions of new destinations, all from the comfort of an Emerald Cruises Star-Ship. Bask in stylish interiors, innovative features, and a wealth of generous amenities.
Luxury river ship docked in Bernkastel, Germany, with the landscape reflected in the water Luxury river ship docked in Bernkastel, Germany, with the landscape reflected in the water

Plan your journey

Your perfect Emerald Cruises journey is just waiting to be booked. Read on for expert advice about planning your cruise, learn more about our special journeys, and discover exclusive offers.
An Emerald Cruises river ship sails past a European riverbank lined with houses, with green hills in the background An Emerald Cruises river ship sails past a European riverbank lined with houses, with green hills in the background

Our special offers

Enjoy generous savings and secure your place on board. Whether you’re joining us on a river cruise along Europe’s historic waterways or an adventure through the exotic lands of Southeast Asia, you can take advantage of our spectacular savings and offers.
Couple stood on the Sun Deck of a luxury river ship, admiring the passing landscapes Couple stood on the Sun Deck of a luxury river ship, admiring the passing landscapes

Getaway video hub

Watch Getaway now to discover our beautiful river cruises through the Provence and Burgundy region of France. Cruise on board the luxurious Emerald Liberte and be inspired for your next river journey.

Emerald cruises Liberte in Viviers France Emerald cruises Liberte in Viviers France

Featured Itineraries

Lyon to Nice

8 Days

SEASON: 2024

Sensations of Lyon & Provence

Discover the magic of France by river

From
AUD
$3,975*
Porto

8 Days

SEASON: 2024

Secrets of the Douro

Explore the charms of Portugal by river

From
AUD
$4,795*
Amsterdam to Zurich

8 Days

SEASON: 2024

Jewels of the Rhine

Discover Europe’s most popular river cruises

From
AUD
$3,795*
Budapest to Munich

8 Days

SEASON: 2024

Danube Delights

Discover Europe’s most popular river cruises

From
AUD
$3,995*
Phnom Penh to Ho Chi Minh City

8 Days

SEASON: 2024/2025

8-Day Majestic Mekong Cruise

Explore vibrant Vietnam & Cambodia by river

From
AUD
$4,040*
Amsterdam to Budapest

15 Days

SEASON: 2024

Splendours of Europe

Discover Europe’s most popular river cruises

From
AUD
$5,325*

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