Cruise in style with the small-ship experts

With a maximum of just 180 guests on board our award-winning, luxury Star-Ships, you’ll explore the majestic rivers of Europe, or Southeast Asia, in style.

Whether you choose to cruise the classic Rhine and Danube Rivers, from Amsterdam to Budapest - or down to Bucharest in the heart of Eastern Europe, France’s picturesque Rhine & Saone Rivers through Provence & Burgundy, or Portugal’s dramatic Douro River, you can be assured of exceptional Emerald Cruises value.

Whether you choose to cruise the classic Rhine and Danube Rivers, from Amsterdam to Budapest - or down to Bucharest in the heart of Eastern Europe, France’s picturesque Rhine & Saone Rivers through Provence & Burgundy, or Portugal’s dramatic Douro River, you can be assured of exceptional Emerald Cruises value.

Join us for an unforgettable experience, where daily shore excursions, EmeraldPLUS cultural experiences, and our EmeraldACTIVE program are all included. All meals plus complimentary wine and beer with lunch and dinner, airport transfers, tipping and gratuities, WiFi, and so much more are included as well!

Discover our river cruise destinations

Embark on a river cruise through Europe or Southeast Asia and unveil a world of wonders, exhilarating cultures, and time-honoured traditions. Tour the lands surrounding the riverbanks, meet with the locals, and enjoy exciting new experiences.

The Emerald Cruises experience

A world of intimate, luxury river cruising awaits. Discover more about the Emerald Cruise experience, from our ships to upcoming events where you can speak with our experts.
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Featured itineraries

Seek inspiration from our most popular itineraries to start planning your unforgettable voyage.

Amsterdam to Budapest

15 Days

Season: 2024

Splendours of Europe

Discover Europe’s most popular river cruises

From
AUD
$4,795*
Lyon to Nice

8 Days

Season: 2024

Sensations of Lyon & Provence

Discover the magic of France by river

From
AUD
$4,225*
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*
Amsterdam to Zurich

11 Days

Season: 2024

Rhine Castles & Moselle Vineyards

Discover Europe’s most popular river cruises

From
AUD
$3,595*
Siem Reap to Ho Chi Minh City

13 Days

Season: 2023/2024

Wonders of Vietnam, Cambodia & the Mekong - 7 or 9 night cruise

Explore vibrant Vietnam & Cambodia by river

From
AUD
$6,090*

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