For the past 20 incredible years, AmaWaterways has been offering unparalleled river cruise experiences with 25 custom-designed ships sailing Europe’s Danube, Douro, Rhine, Moselle, Main, Rhône, Saône, Seine, Garonne and Dordogne Rivers, and Dutch and Belgian Waterways; Southeast Asia’s Mekong River; Africa’s Chobe River; Egypt’s Nile River and soon to be on Colombia’s Magdalena River (2024).

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AmaWaterways was founded by pioneering river cruise executives Rudi Schreiner & Kristin Karst. The company is renowned for its extraordinarily warm & welcoming crew; innovative & sustainable ship design; its Wellness Programme, including a wide choice of included small group shore excursions; and its award-winning, locally sourced cuisine with complimentary fine wine. AmaWaterways leads the river cruise industry in innovation highlighted with the launch of the revolutionary AmaMagna in 2019, and the introduction of history-making Seven River Journey itineraries debuting in 2023.

Why Travel with AmaWaterways?

AmaWaterways has remained focused on what it does best: providing guests with innovative and unforgettable travel experiences.

In addition to their twin-balcony staterooms, they were the first river cruise line to offer a fleet of complimentary bikes, a fleetwide wellness programme and The Chef’s Table specialty restaurant – all of which are included in the cruise fare.

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Key Destinations

Holland, Belgium, Germany, France, Switzerland, Luxembourg, Slovakia, Austria, Hungary, Bulgaria, Romania, Portugal, Vietnam, Cambodia, Egypt, South Africa, Botswana, Namibia, Zimbabwe

Europe River Cruises

AmaWaterways’ European River Cruises transport you to the best of worlds – fascinating history, art and culture, stunning landscapes, and fine wine and food. Sail the blue Danube, romantic Rhine River, or another storied European river and come away with a new perspective on this incomparable land.


From spotting some of the Big Five on the riverbanks of the Chobe, witnessing the local life and unique culture along the Mekong River, and discovering the history of ancient Egypt, AmaWaterways’ Exotics itineraries are designed to immerse you at the heart of every destination.

Seven River Journey

Debuting in 2023, AmaWaterways’ unforgettable Seven River Journeys will forever mark their place in history as the longest & most epic river cruises. Enjoy a once-in-a-lifetime journey that includes seven rivers, fourteen countries and the exclusive experiences only AmaWaterways provides.

Wine River Cruises

Whether you are a wine novice or a self-described oenophile with your own wine cellar, AmaWaterways invites you to indulge in one of more than 60 exclusive “Celebration of Wine River Cruises” through Europe’s most celebrated wine regions.

Christmas River Cruises

Celebrate the holidays in true European style aboard a Christmas market cruise with AmaWaterways. Experience charming Christmas markets brimming with colour and lights, indulge in flavours and aromas of hot mulled wine and gingerbread, and enjoy the Christmas markets of grand cities like Vienna, Budapest, Strasbourg and Cologne.

Coming soon: Colombia 2024

In 2024, AmaWaterways will become the first river cruise line to explore the magnificent Magdalena River. Get ready for a colourful journey that immerses you in Colombia’s unique heritage with the exclusive experiences and unparalleled service from AmaWaterways.

Special Offers

Fly for Free

Take advantage of complimentary flights and transfers on a range of 2023 European River Cruises when you book by 31 March 2023.

For a limited time, when you reserve one of AMA Waterways’ select 2023 European River Cruises, you will enjoy complimentary return flights from London Heathrow or London Gatwick (regional supplements available from £75pp) and overseas airport transfers to and from the ship.

Terms and conditions apply.

Call Silver Travel Advisor on 0800 412 5678 for more information or to book.

We regularly receive special offers and discounts from our travel partners.

For the latest offers and a bespoke quotation, speak to our Silver Travel Advisors on 0800 412 5678.

Ask an advisor

Speak to a Silver Travel Advisor for advice on where to go, what to do and how to choose your perfect holiday.

Alternatively you can contact our travel partner directly.

0800 520 2250

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