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Jewels of the Rhine

From £1,695pp

Discover the treasures of the Rhine River over the course of this 8-day itinerary between Basel and Amsterdam. You’ll visit Cologne, Strasbourg and the Black Forest during this wonderful river cruise.

The Rhine River is the gateway to Europe’s most treasured destinations, granting access to unforgettable cities and regions like Amsterdam, Cologne, Mannheim, the Rhine Gorge and the Black Forest in a single, unforgettable journey.

Your journey on this majestic European passageway begins in the Swiss city of Basel, and follows the course of the river as it twists and turns through the beautiful Rhineland, where you’ll stop at the Black Forest, Mannheim and Koblenz, enjoying such excursions as a Black Forest cake tasting session and a visit to the impressive Ehrenbreitstein Fortress.

Cologne is the next stop, and here you can enjoy a guided tour of the city, taking in such sights as the mighty Kölner Dom, Museum Ludwig and the Shrine of the Three Kings.

Then it’s onward and into the Netherlands, where you’ll awake in Amsterdam and enjoy a wonderful day of sightseeing in the elegant Dutch capital.

What’s included On Board

  • Complimentary Wine, Beer and soft drinks to accompany Lunch & Dinner
  • All on board meals
  • Indoor pool, that transforms into a cinema at night
  • Spacious accommodation
  • Coffee station
  • Bottled water re stocked daily in your suite
  • Included shore excursions
  • Visits to UNESCO World Heritage listed sites
  • Emerald Plus and Emerald Active, extra special excursions
  • First class service form an English speaking crew
  • Knowledgeable local guides
  • Complimentary WIFI
  • On board bicycles
  • All on board Gratuities
  • Return economy flights from a choice of UK airports
  • all internal airport transfers to and from your ship

 

Rhine - Black Forest in Germany
Rhine - Fortress Ehrenbreitstein on the side of river Rhine in Koblenz Germany
Canals of Amsterdam
Day 1 - Amsterdam

Welcome to Amsterdam, a fascinating 700 year old city of picturesque canals, world class museums, theatres and cafés.

You will be met and transferred from the airport to your Emerald Waterways luxury river cruise ship.

This evening join your fellow travellers for dinner on board.

Your Cruise Director will also conduct a port talk to review the activities and itinerary for the days ahead.

Dinner

Day 2 - Amsterdam

This morning you can decide to either enjoy a glass top canal boat tour through Amsterdam’s canal or a guided bike tour.

Return to the ship for your first day sailing through the Dutch countryside passing windmills and sailing through locks towards the Rhine River.

Tonight the Captain will be delighted to host a gala dinner.

EmeraldACTIVE: Guided Bike Tour

Day 2 - Amsterdam

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 3 - Cologne

Cruise along the Rhine River to Cologne, founded by the Romans, the city is one of Germany’s oldest and is famous for its magnificent World–Heritage listed Gothic Cathedral.

After lunch on board, join your local guide for an included tour of the Old Town, with free time for exploring.

Cologne is one of Germany’s largest and most modern cities largely due to a rebuilding plan post WWII, and it has many different museums and galleries including a Roman artefact museum.

Day 3 - Cologne

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 4 - Koblenz

Cruise to the 2000 year old town of Koblenz, which is situated at the confluence of the Rhine and Moselle rivers. Visit the Ehrenbreitstein Fortress on the opposite side of the river. This fortress was part of the Prussian defences against the French in the 19th century and later used as a headquarters for the American military during WWII.

In the afternoon, sail through the spectacular Rhine Gorge, passing the infamous Lorelei statue and Pfalzgrafenstein Castle, which was built on an island in the middle of the river as a medieval toll station. Countless vineyards and medieval castles line the shores of this section of the river, with photo opportunities at every bend.

Day 4 - Koblenz

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 5 - Mannheim – Heidelberg

Continue upstream to the town of Mannheim, located at the confluence of the Rhine and Neckar rivers.

There you will visit the medieval town of Heidelberg including the impressive castle which overlooks the town.

Enjoy free time there before returning to the ship for lunch and an afternoon sailing.

Day 5 - Mannheim – Heidelberg

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 6 - (Kehl) Strasbourg

Once docked in Kehl you will be transferred by coach across the river to Strasbourg, the capital city of the Alsace Region in France.

Your guided walking tour will include the Grande Ile, the historical city centre and UNESCO World Heritage Site known for its medieval black and white timber framed buildings, old tanning houses, baroque sandstones buildings, canals and river locks.

Your afternoon is free to continuing exploring Strasbourg.

EmeraldPLUS: Guided Tour of Strasbourg

Day 6 -  (Kehl) Strasbourg

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 7 - Breisach

Today you have a choice to commence your magical morning with a visit to the Vogtsbauernhof Museum, an open air exhibition of sixteenth century life, featuring a number of reconstructed Black Forest farms.

Alternatively, take part in the Emerald Active hike.

EmeraldACTIVE: Guided Hike Through a Typical Black Forest Village (active fitness level recommended)
EmeraldPLUS: Black Forest Cake Assembling presentation and tasting

Day 7 - Breisach

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 8 - Basel (Disembarkation)

After your breakfast you will disembark your ship and transfer to the airport in Basel for your homebound flight.

If flying out of Basel, please book flight to depart after 10am.

Breakfast

Day 1 - Basel (Embarkation)

Return economy flights from London, Manchester, Birmingham, Glasgow or Edinburgh are included in the price of your holiday. Please call for details on other regional departures which are available from selected UK airports at a supplement.

On arrival at the airport in Basel, you’ll be met by a friendly Emerald Waterways representative and transferred by coach to your award winning ship. Here, you’ll have the chance to unpack, relax in your room and explore all of the ship’s fantastic facilities, like the on-board heated swimming pool and bar, and the spacious Sun Deck which offers brilliant panoramic views of your surroundings.

Breakfast

Day 2 - Breisach

Today you have a choice to commence your magical morning with a visit to the Vogtsbauernhof Museum, an open air exhibition of sixteenth century life, featuring a number of reconstructed Black Forest farms. Alternatively, take part in the Emerald Active hike.

EmeraldACTIVE: Guided Hike Through a Typical Black Forest Village (active fitness level recommended)
EmeraldPLUS: Black Forest Cake Assembling presentation and tasting

Day 2 -  Breisach

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 3 - (Kehl) - Strasbourg

Once docked in Kehl you will be transferred by coach across the river to Strasbourg, the capital city of the Alsace Region in France. Your guided walking tour will include the Grande Ile, the historical city centre and UNESCO World Heritage Site known for its medieval black and white timber framed buildings, old tanning houses, baroque sandstones buildings, canals and river locks.

Your afternoon is free to continuing exploring Strasbourg.

EmeraldPLUS: Guided Tour of Strasbourg

Day 3 - (Kehl) - Strasbourg

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 4 - Mannheim – Heidelberg

Continue downstream to the town of Mannheim, located at the confluence of the Rhine and Neckar rivers. There you will visit the medieval town of Heidelberg including the impressive castle which overlooks the town.

Enjoy free time there before returning to the ship for lunch and an afternoon sailing.

Day 4 -  Mannheim – Heidelberg

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 5 - Koblenz

Cruise to the 2000 year old town of Koblenz, which is situated at the confluence of the Rhine and Moselle rivers. Visit the Ehrenbreitstein Fortress on the opposite side of the river. This fortress was part of the Prussian defences against the French in the 19th century and later used as a headquarters for the American military during WWII.

Discover More: Moselle & Cochem Visit (extra expense)

Day 5 - Koblenz

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 6 - Cologne

Founded by the Romans, Cologne is one of Germany’s oldest and is famous for its magnificent World–Heritage listed Gothic Cathedral. Join your local guide for an included tour of the Old Town, with free time for exploring. Cologne is one of Germany’s largest and most modern cities largely due to a rebuilding plan post WWII, and it has many different museums and galleries including a Roman artefact museum.

This evening join your Captain for a farewell reception and dinner.

Day 6 - Cologne

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 7 - Amsterdam

This morning you can decide to either enjoy a glass top canal boat tour through Amsterdam’s canal or a guided bike tour.

EmeraldACTIVE: Guided Bike Tour

Day 7 - Amsterdam

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 8 - Amsterdam (Disembarkation)

After breakfast, bid farewell to new found friends and transfer to the airport for your onwards or homebound flight.

Breakfast

Emerald Dawn Exterior

Emerald Waterways’ fleet of Star-Ships perfectly marry modern design with deluxe comfort for their guests. The fleet has been responsibly designed to match and complement the eternal flow of the rivers.

The Emerald Dawn built in 2015 benefits from 72 generously-proportioned suites and 20 staterooms.  The five sister vessels (Sun, Sky, Star, Dawn, Destiny), boast a capacity of 182 guests apiece, 47 crew and all contain a selection of excellent amenities and features.

The Sun Deck of the ships also boasts a retractable glass roof which provides seasonal protection for the pool, cinema and Riverview Lounge below. Whether you wish to undertake a few lengths before breakfast in the heated pool or enjoy a Hollywood classic in the cinema, the choice is yours.

Book one of the Balcony Suites, found on the Vista and Horizon Decks, and you’ll enjoy unparalleled views from the spacious private balconies – a truly invigorating start to another day on Europe’s beautiful waterways.

Onboard Features & Facilities

  • Spacious staterooms and suites
  • Indoor Heated Pool with retractable roof
  • Evening cinema
  • Complimentary speciality tea and coffee
  • Sun Deck with seating area and walking track
  • Putting Green
  • Complimentary Bicycles
  • Fully equipped fitness centre
  • Wellness Area
  • Hairdresser *
  • Dedicated cruise director
  • Al Fresco Dining & BBQ area
  • Lift
  • Games Area
 * payable locally

Accommodation & Amenities

92 elegantly appointed staterooms and Suites range in size from 162-310 ft².  Most accommodations have a open air balcony.  Try one of the 4 One-Bedroom Owner’s Suites at 310 sq ft²  with their very own bedroom which closes off from the rest of the suite.  An outdoor balcony, complete with open-air system, allows you to enjoy the views of your surroundings whatever the weather so you can enjoy the ever-changing scenery however you wish.

Suites feature added enhancements such as in suite breakfast and canapes, a larger sitting area with two chairs.  All staterooms include amenities such ensuite bathroom with shower, Infotainment, free high-speed Internet access, climate-controlled air conditioning; and an in-room safe, fridge and complimentary bottled water replenished daily.

 

One Bedroom Owner’s Suites

315 ft² – Horizon (Upper) Deck

  • Outdoor private balcony with open-air system and sliding glass door
  • Separate bedroom with walk-in wardrobe and separate lounge area
  • Bathroom with shower, toiletries, hairdryer, bathrobes and slippers
  • Complimentary in-suite Mini-Bar with wine, beer, soft drinks and bottled water, restocked daily
  • Complimentary Nespresso machine
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi and use of an iPad
  • Queen-size or twin hotel-style beds with pillow menu
  • Safe and Telephone
  • Individual climate control
  • Flat screen TV and infotainment system
  • Continental breakfast, pre-dinner canapés and after-dinner sweet treats served in your suite
  • Four items of laundry a day
  • Invite to dinner at the Captain’s Table
Emerald Waterways Space Ship One Bedroom Owners Suite
Emerald Waterways Space Ship Grand Balcony Suite

Cat. S – Grand Balcony Suites

210 ft² – Horizon (Upper) Deck

  • Outdoor private balcony with open-air system and sliding glass doors
  • Bathroom with shower, toiletries, hairdryer, bathrobes and slippers
  • In-suite mini-bar available at own expense, complimentary bottled water, restocked daily
  • Complimentary Nespresso machine
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Queen-size or twin hotel-style beds with pillow menu
  • Telephone and Safe for your valuables
  • Individual climate control
  • Flat screen TV and infotainment system
  • Continental breakfast, pre-dinner canapés and after-dinner sweet treats served in your suite
  • Two items of laundry a day

Cat. A, B & C Panorama Balcony Suites

180 ft² – Horizon & Vista (Upper & Middle) Deck

  • Indoor balcony with open-air system and sliding glass doors
  • Bathroom with shower, toiletries and hair dryer
  • Complimentary bottled water, restocked daily
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Queen-size or twin hotel-style beds
  • Telephone and Safe for your valuables
  • Individual climate control
  • Flat screen TV and infotainment system
  • Mini-fridge
Emerald Waterways Space Ship Lower Deck Stateroom

Cat. D & E Staterooms

162 ft² – Riviera (Lower) Deck

  • Picture window (150cm x 34cm) which does not open
  • Bathroom with shower, toiletries and hair dryer
  • Complimentary bottled water, restocked daily
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Queen-size or twin hotel-style beds
  • Telephone and Safe for your valuables
  • Individual climate control
  • Flat screen TV and infotainment system
  • Mini-fridge

 

Cat. ES Single Staterooms

117 ft² – Riviera (Lower) Deck

  • Picture window which does not open
  • Bathroom with shower, toiletries and hair dryer
  • Single Bed
  • Complimentary bottled water, restocked daily
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Telephone and Safe for your valuables
  • Individual climate control
  • Flat screen TV and infotainment system
  • Mini-fridge
Emerald Waterways Star Ship Single Cabin
Emerald Waterways Emerald Sky Exterior

Emerald Waterways’ fleet of Star-Ships perfectly marry modern design with deluxe comfort for their guests. The fleet has been responsibly designed to match and complement the eternal flow of the rivers.

The Emerald Sky built in 2014 was one of the first of the Emerald Star Ships to be built and benefits from 72 generously-proportioned suites and 20 staterooms.  The five sister vessels (Sun, Sky, Star, Dawn, Destiny), boast a capacity of 182 guests apiece, 47 crew and all contain a selection of excellent amenities and features.

The Sun Deck of the ships also boasts a retractable glass roof which provides seasonal protection for the pool, cinema and Riverview Lounge below. Whether you wish to undertake a few lengths before breakfast in the heated pool or enjoy a Hollywood classic in the cinema, the choice is yours.

Book one of the Balcony Suites, found on the Vista and Horizon Decks, and you’ll enjoy unparalleled views from the spacious private balconies – a truly invigorating start to another day on Europe’s beautiful waterways.

Onboard Features & Facilities

  • Spacious staterooms and suites
  • Indoor Heated Pool with retractable roof
  • Evening cinema
  • Complimentary speciality tea and coffee
  • Sun Deck with seating area and walking track
  • Putting Green
  • Complimentary Bicycles
  • Fully equipped fitness centre
  • Wellness Area
  • Hairdresser *
  • Dedicated cruise director
  • Al Fresco Dining & BBQ area
  • Lift
  • Games Area
 * payable locally

Accommodation & Amenities

92 elegantly appointed staterooms and Suites range in size from 162-310 ft².  Most accommodations have a open air balcony.  Try one of the 4 One-Bedroom Owner’s Suites at 310 sq ft²  with their very own bedroom which closes off from the rest of the suite.  An outdoor balcony, complete with open-air system, allows you to enjoy the views of your surroundings whatever the weather so you can enjoy the ever-changing scenery however you wish.

Suites feature added enhancements such as in suite breakfast and canapes, a larger sitting area with two chairs.  All staterooms include amenities such ensuite bathroom with shower, Infotainment, free high-speed Internet access, climate-controlled air conditioning; and an in-room safe, fridge and complimentary bottled water replenished daily.

One Bedroom Owner’s Suites

315 ft² – Horizon (Upper) Deck

  • Outdoor private balcony with open-air system and sliding glass door
  • Separate bedroom with walk-in wardrobe and separate lounge area
  • Bathroom with shower, toiletries, hairdryer, bathrobes and slippers
  • Complimentary in-suite Mini-Bar with wine, beer, soft drinks and bottled water, restocked daily
  • Complimentary Nespresso machine
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi and use of an iPad
  • Queen-size or twin hotel-style beds with pillow menu
  • Safe and Telephone
  • Individual climate control
  • Flat screen TV and infotainment system
  • Continental breakfast, pre-dinner canapés and after-dinner sweet treats served in your suite
  • Four items of laundry a day
  • Invite to dinner at the Captain’s Table
Emerald Waterways Space Ship One Bedroom Owners Suite
Emerald Waterways Space Ship Grand Balcony Suite

Cat. S – Grand Balcony Suites

210 ft² – Horizon (Upper) Deck

  • Outdoor private balcony with open-air system and sliding glass doors
  • Bathroom with shower, toiletries, hairdryer, bathrobes and slippers
  • In-suite mini-bar available at own expense, complimentary bottled water, restocked daily
  • Complimentary Nespresso machine
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Queen-size or twin hotel-style beds with pillow menu
  • Telephone and Safe for your valuables
  • Individual climate control
  • Flat screen TV and infotainment system
  • Continental breakfast, pre-dinner canapés and after-dinner sweet treats served in your suite
  • Two items of laundry a day

Cat. A, B & C Panorama Balcony Suites

180 ft² – Horizon & Vista (Upper & Middle) Deck

  • Indoor balcony with open-air system and sliding glass door
  • Bathroom with shower, toiletries and hair dryer
  • Complimentary bottled water, restocked daily
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Queen-size or twin hotel-style beds
  • Telephone and Safe for your valuables
  • Individual climate control
  • Flat screen TV and infotainment system
  • Mini-fridge
Emerald Waterways Space Ship Lower Deck Stateroom

Cat. D & E Staterooms

162 ft² – Riviera (Lower) Deck

  • Picture window (150cm x 34cm) which does not open
  • Bathroom with shower, toiletries and hair dryer
  • Complimentary bottled water, restocked daily
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Queen-size or twin hotel-style beds
  • Telephone and Safe for your valuables
  • Individual climate control
  • Flat screen TV and infotainment system
  • Mini-fridge

Cat. ES Single Staterooms

117 ft² – Riviera (Lower) Deck

  • Picture window which does not open
  • Bathroom with shower, toiletries and hair dryer
  • Single Bed
  • Complimentary bottled water, restocked daily
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Telephone and Safe for your valuables
  • Individual climate control
  • Flat screen TV and infotainment system
  • Mini-fridge
Emerald Waterways Star Ship Single Cabin
Emerald Destiny Exterior

Emerald Waterways’ fleet of Star-Ships perfectly marry modern design with deluxe comfort for their guests. The fleet has been responsibly designed to match and complement the eternal flow of the rivers.

The Emerald Destiny, the newest of the Star Ships was built in 2017 and benefits from 72 generously-proportioned suites and 20 staterooms.  The five sister vessels (Sun, Sky, Star, Dawn, Destiny), boast a capacity of 182 guests apiece, 47 crew and all contain a selection of excellent amenities and features.

The Sun Deck of the ships also boasts a retractable glass roof which provides seasonal protection for the pool, cinema and Riverview Lounge below. Whether you wish to undertake a few lengths before breakfast in the heated pool or enjoy a Hollywood classic in the cinema, the choice is yours.

Book one of the Balcony Suites, found on the Vista and Horizon Decks, and you’ll enjoy unparalleled views from the spacious private balconies – a truly invigorating start to another day on Europe’s beautiful waterways.

Onboard Features & Facilities

  • Spacious staterooms and suites
  • Indoor Heated Pool with retractable roof
  • Evening cinema
  • Complimentary speciality tea and coffee
  • Sun Deck with seating area and walking track
  • Putting Green
  • Complimentary Bicycles
  • Fully equipped fitness centre
  • Wellness Area
  • Hairdresser *
  • Dedicated cruise director
  • Al Fresco Dining & BBQ area
  • Lift
  • Games Area
 * payable locally

Accommodation & Amenities

92 elegantly appointed staterooms and Suites range in size from 162-310 ft².  Most accommodations have a open air balcony.  Try one of the 4 One-Bedroom Owner’s Suites at 310 sq ft²  with their very own bedroom which closes off from the rest of the suite.  An outdoor balcony, complete with open-air system, allows you to enjoy the views of your surroundings whatever the weather so you can enjoy the ever-changing scenery however you wish.

Suites feature added enhancements such as in suite breakfast and canapes, a larger sitting area with two chairs.  All staterooms include amenities such ensuite bathroom with shower, Infotainment, free high-speed Internet access, climate-controlled air conditioning; and an in-room safe, fridge and complimentary bottled water replenished daily.

 

One Bedroom Owner’s Suites

315 ft² – Horizon (Upper) Deck

  • Outdoor private balcony with open-air system and sliding glass door
  • Separate bedroom with walk-in wardrobe and separate lounge area
  • Bathroom with shower, toiletries, hairdryer, bathrobes and slippers
  • Complimentary in-suite Mini-Bar with wine, beer, soft drinks and bottled water, restocked daily
  • Complimentary Nespresso machine
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi and use of an iPad
  • Queen-size or twin hotel-style beds with pillow menu
  • Safe and Telephone
  • Individual climate control
  • Flat screen TV and infotainment system
  • Continental breakfast, pre-dinner canapés and after-dinner sweet treats served in your suite
  • Four items of laundry a day
  • Invite to dinner at the Captain’s Table
Emerald Waterways Space Ship One Bedroom Owners Suite
Emerald Waterways Space Ship Grand Balcony Suite

Cat. S – Grand Balcony Suites

210 ft² – Horizon (Upper) Deck

  • Outdoor private balcony with open-air system and sliding glass doors
  • Bathroom with shower, toiletries, hairdryer, bathrobes and slippers
  • In-suite mini-bar available at own expense, complimentary bottled water, restocked daily
  • Complimentary Nespresso machine
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Queen-size or twin hotel-style beds with pillow menu
  • Telephone and Safe for your valuables
  • Individual climate control
  • Flat screen TV and infotainment system
  • Continental breakfast, pre-dinner canapés and after-dinner sweet treats served in your suite
  • Two items of laundry a day

Cat. A, B & C Panorama Suites

180 ft² – Horizon & Vista (Upper & Middle) Deck

  • Indoor balcony with open-air system with sliding glass door
  • Bathroom with shower, toiletries and hair dryer
  • Complimentary bottled water, restocked daily
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Queen-size or twin hotel-style beds
  • Telephone and Safe for your valuables
  • Individual climate control
  • Flat screen TV and infotainment system
  • Mini-fridge
Emerald Waterways Space Ship Lower Deck Stateroom

Cat. D & E Staterooms

162 ft² – Riviera (Lower) Deck

  • Picture window (150cm x 34cm) which does not open
  • Bathroom with shower, toiletries and hair dryer
  • Complimentary bottled water, restocked daily
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Queen-size or twin hotel-style beds
  • Telephone and Safe for your valuables
  • Individual climate control
  • Flat screen TV and infotainment system
  • Mini-fridge

 

Cat. ES Single Staterooms

117 ft² – Riviera (Lower) Deck

  • Picture window which does not open
  • Bathroom with shower, toiletries and hair dryer
  • Single Bed
  • Complimentary bottled water, restocked daily
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Telephone and Safe for your valuables
  • Individual climate control
  • Flat screen TV and infotainment system
  • Mini-fridge
Emerald Waterways Star Ship Single Cabin
Emerald Sun Space Ship Exterior

Emerald Waterways’ fleet of Star-Ships perfectly marry modern design with deluxe comfort for their guests. The fleet has been responsibly designed to match and complement the eternal flow of the rivers.

The Emerald Sun built in 2015 benefits from 72 generously-proportioned suites and 20 staterooms.  The five sister vessels (Sun, Sky, Star, Dawn, Destiny), boast a capacity of 182 guests apiece, 47 crew and all contain a selection of excellent amenities and features.

The Sun Deck of the ships also boasts a retractable glass roof which provides seasonal protection for the pool, cinema and Riverview Lounge below. Whether you wish to undertake a few lengths before breakfast in the heated pool or enjoy a Hollywood classic in the cinema, the choice is yours.

Book one of the Balcony Suites, found on the Vista and Horizon Decks, and you’ll enjoy unparalleled views from the spacious private balconies – a truly invigorating start to another day on Europe’s beautiful waterways.

Onboard Features & Facilities

  • Spacious staterooms and suites
  • Indoor Heated Pool with retractable roof
  • Evening cinema
  • Complimentary speciality tea and coffee
  • Sun Deck with seating area and walking track
  • Putting Green
  • Complimentary Bicycles
  • Fully equipped fitness centre
  • Wellness Area
  • Hairdresser *
  • Dedicated cruise director
  • Al Fresco Dining & BBQ area
  • Lift
  • Games Area
 * payable locally

Accommodation & Amenities

92 elegantly appointed staterooms and Suites range in size from 162-310 ft².  Most accommodations have a open air balcony.  Try one of the 4 One-Bedroom Owner’s Suites at 310 sq ft²  with their very own bedroom which closes off from the rest of the suite.  An outdoor balcony, complete with open-air system, allows you to enjoy the views of your surroundings whatever the weather so you can enjoy the ever-changing scenery however you wish.

Suites feature added enhancements such as in suite breakfast and canapes, a larger sitting area with two chairs.  All staterooms include amenities such ensuite bathroom with shower, Infotainment, free high-speed Internet access, climate-controlled air conditioning; and an in-room safe, fridge and complimentary bottled water replenished daily.

One Bedroom Owner’s Suites

315 ft² – Horizon (Upper) Deck

  • Outdoor private balcony with open-air system and sliding glass door
  • Separate bedroom with walk-in wardrobe and separate lounge area
  • Bathroom with shower, toiletries, hairdryer, bathrobes and slippers
  • Complimentary in-suite Mini-Bar with wine, beer, soft drinks and bottled water, restocked daily
  • Complimentary Nespresso machine
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi and use of an iPad
  • Queen-size or twin hotel-style beds with pillow menu
  • Safe and Telephone
  • Individual climate control
  • Flat screen TV and infotainment system
  • Continental breakfast, pre-dinner canapés and after-dinner sweet treats served in your suite
  • Four items of laundry a day
  • Invite to dinner at the Captain’s Table
Emerald Waterways Space Ship One Bedroom Owners Suite
Emerald Waterways Space Ship Grand Balcony Suite

Cat. S – Grand Balcony Suites

210 ft² – Horizon (Upper) Deck

  • Outdoor private balcony with open-air system and sliding glass doors
  • Bathroom with shower, toiletries, hairdryer, bathrobes and slippers
  • In-suite mini-bar available at own expense, complimentary bottled water, restocked daily
  • Complimentary Nespresso machine
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Queen-size or twin hotel-style beds with pillow menu
  • Telephone and Safe for your valuables
  • Individual climate control
  • Flat screen TV and infotainment system
  • Continental breakfast, pre-dinner canapés and after-dinner sweet treats served in your suite
  • Two items of laundry a day

Cat. A, B & C Panorama Balcony Suites

180 ft² – Horizon & Vista (Upper & Middle) Deck

  • Indoor balcony with open-air system and sliding glass doors
  • Bathroom with shower, toiletries and hair dryer
  • Complimentary bottled water, restocked daily
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Queen-size or twin hotel-style beds
  • Telephone and Safe for your valuables
  • Individual climate control
  • Flat screen TV and infotainment system
  • Mini-fridge
Emerald Waterways Space Ship Lower Deck Stateroom

Cat. D & E Staterooms

162 ft² – Riviera (Lower) Deck

  • Picture window (150cm x 34cm) which does not open
  • Bathroom with shower, toiletries and hair dryer
  • Complimentary bottled water, restocked daily
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Queen-size or twin hotel-style beds
  • Telephone and Safe for your valuables
  • Individual climate control
  • Flat screen TV and infotainment system
  • Mini-fridge

Cat. ES Single Staterooms

117 ft² – Riviera (Lower) Deck

  • Picture window which does not open
  • Bathroom with shower, toiletries and hair dryer
  • Single Bed
  • Complimentary bottled water, restocked daily
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Telephone and Safe for your valuables
  • Individual climate control
  • Flat screen TV and infotainment system
  • Mini-fridge
Emerald Waterways Star Ship Single Cabin

Why Choose This Cruise?

Emerald Waterways are a new entrant to the river cruise market and sit as Scenic’s premium river cruise sister company.  Ships are brand new and very contemporary in style and the river cruising is very relaxed.  A very welcome inclusion to the premium, luxury market.  A holiday to enjoy.

DepartShipEmbarkFrom  
Jun 16Emerald SunAmsterdamPlease CallCabin Upgrades
Lower DeckStateroom162 ft², Fixed WindowsSold  
Lower DeckStateroom162 ft², Fixed WindowsSold  
Lower DeckSingle Stateroom117 ft², Fixed WindowsSold  
Middle DeckBalcony Suite180 ft², French BalconySold  
Middle DeckBalcony Suite180 ft², French BalconySold  
Upper DeckBalcony Suite180 ft², French BalconySold  
Upper DeckGrand Balcony Suite210 ft², Outside BalconySold  
Upper DeckOwner's Suite315 ft², Outside BalconySold  
Jun 23Emerald DawnAmsterdam£4195SAVE £500Cabin Upgrades
Lower DeckStateroom162 ft², Fixed WindowsSold  
Lower DeckStateroom162 ft², Fixed WindowsSold  
Lower DeckSingle Stateroom117 ft², Fixed WindowsSold  
Middle DeckBalcony Suite180 ft², French BalconySold  
Middle DeckBalcony Suite180 ft², French BalconySold  
Upper DeckBalcony Suite180 ft², French BalconySold  
Upper DeckGrand Balcony Suite210 ft², Outside BalconySold  
Upper DeckOwner's Suite315 ft², Outside Balcony£4195  
Jun 23Emerald SunBasel£2995SAVE £500Cabin Upgrades
Lower DeckStateroom162 ft², Fixed WindowsSold  
Lower DeckStateroom162 ft², Fixed WindowsSold  
Lower DeckSingle Stateroom117 ft², Fixed WindowsSold  
Middle DeckBalcony Suite180 ft², French BalconySold  
Middle DeckBalcony Suite180 ft², French BalconySold  
Upper DeckBalcony Suite180 ft², French Balcony£2995  
Upper DeckGrand Balcony Suite210 ft², Outside BalconySold  
Upper DeckOwner's Suite315 ft², Outside BalconySold  
Jun 30Emerald DawnBasel£3495SAVE £500Cabin Upgrades
Lower DeckStateroom162 ft², Fixed WindowsSold  
Lower DeckStateroom162 ft², Fixed WindowsSold  
Lower DeckSingle Stateroom117 ft², Fixed WindowsSold  
Middle DeckBalcony Suite180 ft², French BalconySold  
Middle DeckBalcony Suite180 ft², French BalconySold  
Upper DeckBalcony Suite180 ft², French BalconySold  
Upper DeckGrand Balcony Suite210 ft², Outside Balcony£3495  
Upper DeckOwner's Suite315 ft², Outside Balcony£4195  
Aug 3Emerald SkyBaselPlease CallCabin Upgrades
Lower DeckStateroom162 ft², Fixed WindowsSold  
Lower DeckStateroom162 ft², Fixed WindowsSold  
Lower DeckSingle Stateroom117 ft², Fixed WindowsSold  
Middle DeckBalcony Suite180 ft², French BalconySold  
Middle DeckBalcony Suite180 ft², French BalconySold  
Upper DeckBalcony Suite180 ft², French BalconySold  
Upper DeckGrand Balcony Suite210 ft², Outside BalconySold  
Upper DeckOwner's Suite315 ft², Outside BalconySold  
Aug 11Emerald SunAmsterdamPlease CallCabin Upgrades
Lower DeckStateroom162 ft², Fixed WindowsSold  
Lower DeckStateroom162 ft², Fixed WindowsSold  
Lower DeckSingle Stateroom117 ft², Fixed WindowsSold  
Middle DeckBalcony Suite180 ft², French BalconySold  
Middle DeckBalcony Suite180 ft², French BalconySold  
Upper DeckBalcony Suite180 ft², French BalconySold  
Upper DeckGrand Balcony Suite210 ft², Outside BalconySold  
Upper DeckOwner's Suite315 ft², Outside BalconySold  
Aug 18Emerald SunBaselPlease CallCabin Upgrades
Lower DeckStateroom162 ft², Fixed WindowsSold  
Lower DeckStateroom162 ft², Fixed WindowsSold  
Lower DeckSingle Stateroom117 ft², Fixed WindowsSold  
Middle DeckBalcony Suite180 ft², French BalconySold  
Middle DeckBalcony Suite180 ft², French BalconySold  
Upper DeckBalcony Suite180 ft², French BalconySold  
Upper DeckGrand Balcony Suite210 ft², Outside BalconySold  
Upper DeckOwner's Suite315 ft², Outside BalconySold  
DepartShipEmbarkFrom  
Apr 13Emerald DawnAmsterdam£1695SAVE £700Cabin Upgrades
Lower DeckStateroom162 ft², Fixed WindowsSold  
Lower DeckStateroom162 ft², Fixed Windows£1695  
Lower DeckSingle Stateroom117 ft², Fixed Windows£2245  
Middle DeckBalcony Suite180 ft², French Balcony£2195  
Middle DeckBalcony Suite180 ft², French Balcony£2395  
Upper DeckBalcony Suite180 ft², French Balcony£2695  
Upper DeckGrand Balcony Suite210 ft², Outside Balcony£3295  
Upper DeckOwner's Suite315 ft², Outside Balcony£3895  
Apr 20Emerald DawnBasel£1495SAVE £700Cabin Upgrades
Lower DeckStateroom162 ft², Fixed Windows£1495  
Lower DeckStateroom162 ft², Fixed Windows£1695  
Lower DeckSingle Stateroom117 ft², Fixed Windows£2245  
Middle DeckBalcony Suite180 ft², French Balcony£2195  
Middle DeckBalcony Suite180 ft², French Balcony£2395  
Upper DeckBalcony Suite180 ft², French Balcony£2695  
Upper DeckGrand Balcony Suite210 ft², Outside Balcony£3295  
Upper DeckOwner's Suite315 ft², Outside Balcony£3895  
Apr 27Emerald SunBasel£1695SAVE £700Cabin Upgrades
Lower DeckStateroom162 ft², Fixed WindowsSold  
Lower DeckStateroom162 ft², Fixed Windows£1695  
Lower DeckSingle Stateroom117 ft², Fixed Windows£2245  
Middle DeckBalcony Suite180 ft², French BalconySold  
Middle DeckBalcony Suite180 ft², French BalconySold  
Upper DeckBalcony Suite180 ft², French Balcony£2695  
Upper DeckGrand Balcony Suite210 ft², Outside Balcony£3295  
Upper DeckOwner's Suite315 ft², Outside Balcony£3895  
May 4Emerald SunAmsterdam£1895SAVE £700Cabin Upgrades
Lower DeckStateroom162 ft², Fixed Windows£1895  
Lower DeckStateroom162 ft², Fixed Windows£2095  
Lower DeckSingle Stateroom117 ft², Fixed Windows£2645  
Middle DeckBalcony Suite180 ft², French Balcony£2595  
Middle DeckBalcony Suite180 ft², French Balcony£2795  
Upper DeckBalcony Suite180 ft², French Balcony£3095  
Upper DeckGrand Balcony Suite210 ft², Outside Balcony£3695  
Upper DeckOwner's Suite315 ft², Outside Balcony£4295  
May 11Emerald SunBasel£1895SAVE £700Cabin Upgrades
Lower DeckStateroom162 ft², Fixed Windows£1895  
Lower DeckStateroom162 ft², Fixed Windows£2095  
Lower DeckSingle Stateroom117 ft², Fixed Windows£2645  
Middle DeckBalcony Suite180 ft², French BalconySold  
Middle DeckBalcony Suite180 ft², French Balcony£2795  
Upper DeckBalcony Suite180 ft², French Balcony£3095  
Upper DeckGrand Balcony Suite210 ft², Outside Balcony£3695  
Upper DeckOwner's Suite315 ft², Outside Balcony£4295  
Jun 22Emerald DawnAmsterdam£2095SAVE £700Cabin Upgrades
Lower DeckStateroom162 ft², Fixed Windows£2095  
Lower DeckStateroom162 ft², Fixed Windows£2295  
Lower DeckSingle Stateroom117 ft², Fixed Windows£2845  
Middle DeckBalcony Suite180 ft², French BalconySold  
Middle DeckBalcony Suite180 ft², French Balcony£2995  
Upper DeckBalcony Suite180 ft², French Balcony£3295  
Upper DeckGrand Balcony Suite210 ft², Outside Balcony£3895  
Upper DeckOwner's Suite315 ft², Outside Balcony£4495  
Jun 24Emerald StarAmsterdam£2095SAVE £700Cabin Upgrades
Lower DeckStateroom162 ft², Fixed Windows£2095  
Lower DeckStateroom162 ft², Fixed Windows£2295  
Lower DeckSingle Stateroom117 ft², Fixed Windows£2845  
Middle DeckBalcony Suite180 ft², French Balcony£2795  
Middle DeckBalcony Suite180 ft², French Balcony£2995  
Upper DeckBalcony Suite180 ft², French Balcony£3295  
Upper DeckGrand Balcony Suite210 ft², Outside Balcony£3895  
Upper DeckOwner's Suite315 ft², Outside Balcony£4495  
Jun 28Emerald SkyAmsterdam£2095SAVE £700Cabin Upgrades
Lower DeckStateroom162 ft², Fixed Windows£2095  
Lower DeckStateroom162 ft², Fixed Windows£2295  
Lower DeckSingle Stateroom117 ft², Fixed Windows£2845  
Middle DeckBalcony Suite180 ft², French Balcony£2795  
Middle DeckBalcony Suite180 ft², French Balcony£2995  
Upper DeckBalcony Suite180 ft², French Balcony£3295  
Upper DeckGrand Balcony Suite210 ft², Outside Balcony£3895  
Upper DeckOwner's Suite315 ft², Outside Balcony£4495  
Jun 29Emerald DawnBasel£2095SAVE £700Cabin Upgrades
Lower DeckStateroom162 ft², Fixed Windows£2095  
Lower DeckStateroom162 ft², Fixed Windows£2295  
Lower DeckSingle Stateroom117 ft², Fixed Windows£2845  
Middle DeckBalcony Suite180 ft², French Balcony£2795  
Middle DeckBalcony Suite180 ft², French Balcony£2995  
Upper DeckBalcony Suite180 ft², French Balcony£3295  
Upper DeckGrand Balcony Suite210 ft², Outside Balcony£3895  
Upper DeckOwner's Suite315 ft², Outside Balcony£4495  
Jul 5Emerald SkyBasel£1895SAVE £700Cabin Upgrades
Lower DeckStateroom162 ft², Fixed Windows£1895  
Lower DeckStateroom162 ft², Fixed Windows£2095  
Lower DeckSingle Stateroom117 ft², Fixed Windows£2645  
Middle DeckBalcony Suite180 ft², French Balcony£2595  
Middle DeckBalcony Suite180 ft², French Balcony£2795  
Upper DeckBalcony Suite180 ft², French Balcony£3095  
Upper DeckGrand Balcony Suite210 ft², Outside Balcony£3695  
Upper DeckOwner's Suite315 ft², Outside Balcony£4295  
Jul 15Emerald StarBasel£1795SAVE £700Cabin Upgrades
Lower DeckStateroom162 ft², Fixed Windows£1795  
Lower DeckStateroom162 ft², Fixed Windows£1995  
Lower DeckSingle Stateroom117 ft², Fixed Windows£2545  
Middle DeckBalcony Suite180 ft², French BalconySold  
Middle DeckBalcony Suite180 ft², French Balcony£2695  
Upper DeckBalcony Suite180 ft², French Balcony£2995  
Upper DeckGrand Balcony Suite210 ft², Outside Balcony£3595  
Upper DeckOwner's Suite315 ft², Outside Balcony£4195  
Aug 17Emerald SunBasel£1895SAVE £700Cabin Upgrades
Lower DeckStateroom162 ft², Fixed Windows£1895  
Lower DeckStateroom162 ft², Fixed Windows£2095  
Lower DeckSingle Stateroom117 ft², Fixed Windows£2645  
Middle DeckBalcony Suite180 ft², French BalconySold  
Middle DeckBalcony Suite180 ft², French Balcony£2795  
Upper DeckBalcony Suite180 ft², French Balcony£3095  
Upper DeckGrand Balcony Suite210 ft², Outside Balcony£3695  
Upper DeckOwner's Suite315 ft², Outside Balcony£4295  
Aug 24Emerald SunAmsterdam£1895SAVE £700Cabin Upgrades
Lower DeckStateroom162 ft², Fixed Windows£1895  
Lower DeckStateroom162 ft², Fixed Windows£2095  
Lower DeckSingle Stateroom117 ft², Fixed Windows£2645  
Middle DeckBalcony Suite180 ft², French Balcony£2595  
Middle DeckBalcony Suite180 ft², French Balcony£2795  
Upper DeckBalcony Suite180 ft², French Balcony£3095  
Upper DeckGrand Balcony Suite210 ft², Outside Balcony£3695  
Upper DeckOwner's Suite315 ft², Outside Balcony£4295  
Sep 21Emerald SunAmsterdam£2095SAVE £700Cabin Upgrades
Lower DeckStateroom162 ft², Fixed Windows£2095  
Lower DeckStateroom162 ft², Fixed Windows£2295  
Lower DeckSingle Stateroom117 ft², Fixed Windows£2845  
Middle DeckBalcony Suite180 ft², French BalconySold  
Middle DeckBalcony Suite180 ft², French Balcony£2995  
Upper DeckBalcony Suite180 ft², French Balcony£3295  
Upper DeckGrand Balcony Suite210 ft², Outside Balcony£3895  
Upper DeckOwner's Suite315 ft², Outside Balcony£4495  
Sep 28Emerald SunBasel£2095SAVE £700Cabin Upgrades
Lower DeckStateroom162 ft², Fixed Windows£2095  
Lower DeckStateroom162 ft², Fixed Windows£2295  
Lower DeckSingle Stateroom117 ft², Fixed Windows£2845  
Middle DeckBalcony Suite180 ft², French Balcony£2795  
Middle DeckBalcony Suite180 ft², French Balcony£2995  
Upper DeckBalcony Suite180 ft², French Balcony£3295  
Upper DeckGrand Balcony Suite210 ft², Outside Balcony£3895  
Upper DeckOwner's Suite315 ft², Outside Balcony£4495  
Oct 5Emerald SunAmsterdam£1395SAVE £700Cabin Upgrades
Lower DeckStateroom162 ft², Fixed Windows£1395  
Lower DeckStateroom162 ft², Fixed Windows£1595  
Lower DeckSingle Stateroom117 ft², Fixed Windows£2145  
Middle DeckBalcony Suite180 ft², French Balcony£2095  
Middle DeckBalcony Suite180 ft², French Balcony£2295  
Upper DeckBalcony Suite180 ft², French Balcony£2595  
Upper DeckGrand Balcony Suite210 ft², Outside Balcony£3195  
Upper DeckOwner's Suite315 ft², Outside Balcony£3795  
Oct 12Emerald SunBasel£1595SAVE £700Cabin Upgrades
Lower DeckStateroom162 ft², Fixed Windows£1595  
Lower DeckStateroom162 ft², Fixed Windows£1795  
Lower DeckSingle Stateroom117 ft², Fixed Windows£2345  
Middle DeckBalcony Suite180 ft², French Balcony£2295  
Middle DeckBalcony Suite180 ft², French Balcony£2495  
Upper DeckBalcony Suite180 ft², French Balcony£2795  
Upper DeckGrand Balcony Suite210 ft², Outside Balcony£3395  
Upper DeckOwner's Suite315 ft², Outside Balcony£3995  


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