Luxury All Inclusive River Cruises are comfortable and relaxing way to see the world. Whether a European River Cruise, an African Safari and River Cruise, or one right here in the USA and Canada you will love seeing the world in a new way. Unpack once and be led on eye opening excursions along the rivers of the world.
In 2014, Uniworld expanded their services and amenities to include: all gratuities for all onboard and onshore services; unlimited fine wine, beer, spirits, and non-alcoholic beverages; shore excursions with local experts as your guide; free Wi-Fi Internet and all arrival and departure day transfers.
Visit different cities and countries while your hotel travels with you.
Enjoy the excitement of waking up in a new town, docked just steps from markets, museums and landmarks. Ships rest close to the town center so you can easily sample local culture and favorite past times. Simply walk off the ship and into the heart of the city. Take a guided excursion or instantly blend in with daily life.
Cruise through some of Europe’s oldest cities or on the world’s most scenic waterways. These were the original highways between great cities built along the water’s edge. Over the course of your journey, you’ll find yourself surrounded by rolling vineyards, hilltop castles and time-honored cities. Vibrant locales not accessible by sea or that can take hours to reach by motor coach are up close and personal on a river cruise.
With river vessels accommodating a mere 150 passengers, you will never wait in a long line to board or disembark. Smaller tours and intimate meal settings with open seating create a warm, personal atmosphere accentuated by five-star service. Your inclusive vacation provides incredible, value from the champagne breakfast and free-flowing hand-selected European wines with lunch and dinner to a fleet of bicycles, free Internet access, included sightseeing excursions and live cultural entertainment on board. On a river cruise, your vacation’s price tag doesn’t keep adding up.
Constant, soft-flowing river waters are always peaceful and smooth, so leave any fears of motion sickness behind. Take a dip in the pool or sink into the bubbling whirlpool, get pampered with decadent spa services or enjoy live music in the lounge. The deck invites at any time with a fresh river breeze and unforgettable changing scenery.
AmaWaterways is the premier river cruise line in the travel industry and is currently operating 20 luxury river cruise ships all over Europe, in Russia, on the Mekong River between Vietnam and Cambodia, Myanmar (Burma) and Africa.
How about a river cruise on the Chobe River in Africa on the Zambezi Queen to go along with that land safari tour? Take a look at this slide show from my friend Kristen’s trip to Africa.
AmaWaterways has a reputation for pioneering exceptional, award-winning river cruises around the globe. In 2011, after cruising most of the world’s major waterways, President Rudi Schreiner explored the Chobe River along the border of Botswana and Namibia in southern Africa. He had never before experienced such a unique and life-changing river as the Chobe, which supports a wide array of plant and animal life and is the main source of water to the greatest concentration of elephants on earth. Experience a safari like no other with our splendid cruise-and-land programs, each featuring a four-night river safari aboard the Zambezi Queen and two nights at the legendary Victoria Falls, one of the “Seven Natural Wonders of the World.”
Our meticulously planned itineraries incorporate some of the most renowned lodges and luxury game camps in all of Africa. With no more than 20 rooms at any location, the attention to detail, flawless service and intimate relationship with the African bush is truly a travel experience not to be missed. In addition to sumptuous accommodations, each lodge includes incredible cuisine, daily game drives with experienced guides, full laundry service and alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages. A truly inclusive experience.
Unspoiled, unhurried, up-close… experience Africa as it was meant to be seen. With luxurious lodges, gorgeous scenery, exhilarating game drives, exquisite cuisine and a four-night river safari on board the Zambezi Queen, you will leave Africa with memories to last a lifetime.
This innovative design is available on most staterooms, and consists of a French Balcony plus a separate Outside Balcony for your private enjoyment.
We specially designed “Gentle Walker”, “Active Walker” and “Late Starter” group excursions to meet each passengers desired pace.
Enjoy several dining options in a sophisticated and stylish setting.
Enjoy Additional Themed Cruises:
“Art Illumination Cruises”–come paint where the masters painted
“Beer Cruises in Europe”
Perhaps the most impressive component of the American Queen is the array of senses that it stirs. Prepare to step back in time 100 years. Absolutely gorgeous, comfortable, and enlightening journeys up the Mississippi and Ohio Rivers from New Orleans to St. Paul or Philadelphia. I loved my cruise on this beautiful vessell.
Explore Nantucket, Block Island, and Martha’s Vineyard,on a New England Islands cruise. From cobblestone streets and 17th century architecture to the inspiration for Herman Melville’s Moby Dick, discover the seafaring heritage of New England’s quaint islands and seaport villages.
Journey to the Historic Old South as you cruise through the rivers and bays of the smooth Intracoastal Waterway. Your small ship will bring you to charming ports such as historic Beaufort, with its beautifully restored antebellum homes, remote islands filled with legends of bygone eras, and the grand southern cities of Charleston and Savannah that exemplify the graciousness and true Southern hospitality of one of America’s most elegant regions.
Travel down the gorgeous Hudson River on a cruise from American Cruise Lines. Learn about the rich history of New York, beginning and ending your journey in Manhattan, a true hub of arts and culture.
From the high desert of the inland empire to the endless sweep of the Pacific Ocean, this Columbia and Snake rivers cruise follows an epic course, flowing through a rich tapestry of ever-changing landscapes, lush wildlife habitat and fascinating human endeavors.