Emerald Waterways' exceptional inclusive value

Emerald Waterways has an excellent reputation for quality, value and professional service. In fact, we have been recognised by Cruise Critic as “Best River Line For Value” for the past 4 consecutive years, We carefully plan, arrange and coordinate every aspect of your holiday and our guests recognise that value is not only about the price but also what’s included in a cruise and tour.
Here are just some of things included in your price:

Award-winning Star-Ships

Award-Winning Star-Ships

Tour Directors and Guides

Tour Directors & Local Guides

Daily Guided Tour

Daily guided tours through cities, parks and towns

Complimentary drinks with lunch and dinner

Many meals included with complimentary drinks at lunch & dinner


Unique EmeraldPLUS Events

Gratuities and Tipping Included

All tipping & gratuities

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Peace of mind with Emerald Waterways

We appreciate that you have invested a lot of time into planning your holiday and we want to reassure you that with Emerald Waterways, you can book with confidence.

Included River Cruise Cover

On every Emerald Waterways river cruise you’ll be automatically covered once you commence your cruise.
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Deposit Protection Plan

When you book with Emerald Waterways, you can purchase the Deposit Protection Plan which allows cancellation up to the date of final payment for a future travel credit. Learn more.

Industry Accreditation

Emerald Waterways is accredited with IATA so your travel is always protected.

Keeping your travel dreams alive

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Travel songs to transport you to places around the world

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