Small Ship Cruising with Blue Water Holidays

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Our Top Cruise Line Offers!
CroisiEurope
CroisiEurope

Book any 2015 departure and receive our exclusive 5% discount! Ends 30 Oct 2014

CroisiEurope
Viking River Cruises
Viking River Cruises

Save up to £2100 per couple on all 2015 departures! Book by 31 Aug 2014

Viking River Cruises
Emerald Waterways
Emerald Waterways

Save £500pp on all 2015 departures! Book by 29 Aug 2014

Emerald Waterways
Scenic Tours
Scenic Tours

Save £1500 per couple on 2015 departures! Book by 15 Oct 2014

Scenic Tours
Star Clippers
Star Clippers

Save up to 20% with an exclusive early booking discount on 2015/16 tall ship cruises in the Mediterranean and Caribbean!

Star Clippers
Travelmarvel by APT
Travelmarvel by APT

Second passenger flies free on selected Travelmarvel by APT river cruise and land tours to the Far East! Now from just £2270pp!

Travelmarvel by APT
APT
APT

Save up to £550pp on 2014/15 departures with our exclusive discount! Ends 31 Oct 2014

APT
Hurtigruten Voyages
Hurtigruten Voyages

Free flights from London Gatwick on selected Autumn and Winter Norway coastal voyages - flight inclusive packages now from just £1099pp!

Hurtigruten Voyages
Uniworld
Uniworld

Save up to £1000 per couple on 2015 departures! Book by 30 Sept 2014

Uniworld
AmaWaterways
AmaWaterways

Save 10% on all 2015 departures! Subject to availability

AmaWaterways
Motor Yachts
Motor Yachts

Enjoy the yaching experience on an island-hopping cruise in the Mediterranean - save up to £1610 per couple!

Motor Yachts
Avalon Waterways
Avalon Waterways

Save up to £2600 per couple on selected 2014 departures! Subject to availability

Avalon Waterways
Our Top Offers!
Saint Lawrence and Niagara Falls

Brand new, exclusive fly/cruise package for 2015!

Saint Lawrence and Niagara Falls offer Explore the fascinating Canadian cities of Montreal, Toronto and Quebec and discover the spectacular Niagara Falls on this brand new holiday along the Saint Lawrence river. Includes return flights from the UK, overseas transfers and excursions
Romantic Danube

Free flights from London and overseas transfers on 2 Sep and 5 Nov 2014!

Romantic Danube offer Journey along the Danube from Passau to Budapest, visiting picturesque Austrian towns, charming villages and magnificent capital cities of Vienna, Bratislava and Budapest
Magnificent Europe

Book now and save up to £2600 per couple on 2014 departures!

Magnificent Europe offer Journey through the heart of Europe along the picturesque Rhine from Amsterdam, through the Main-Danube Canal and onto the Danube to cosmopolitan Budapest, visiting historic cities and charming towns. Includes flights, transfers and guided excursions
River Loire Cruise - new for 2015

Exclusive Blue Water cruise on paddlewheel ship Loire Princesse!

River Loire Cruise - new for 2015 offer Enjoy the rich heritage and regal history of the Loire Valley and its chateaux on this unique 7-night River Loire itinerary, offering a wide choice of optional excursions and complimentary drinks throughout
Northern Lights Winter Voyage

Free flights from London Gatwick on selected Nov/Dec 2014 dates!

Northern Lights Winter Voyage offer Cruise the entire length of the dramatic Norway coast in search of the spectacular Northern Lights on this 11-night voyage with daily departures from Bergen to Kirkenes and return, calling at 34 ports
Highlights of Germany

Save £1320 per couple on 15 Oct 2014 departure!

Highlights of Germany offer Enjoy a hotel stay in Munich, before exploring the highlights of Germany as you travel from Passau along the Danube, Main and Rhine. Includes flights, transfers and guided excursions
Romantic Rhine

Book any 2015 departure and receive our exclusive 5% discount!

Romantic Rhine offer Explore the picturesque Rhine valley from Strasbourg past hillside vineyards, ancient castles and magificent scenery
Monaco Grand Prix

Sail and stay package from just £2699pp!

Monaco Grand Prix offer Experience the thrill of the 2015 Formula 1 Monaco Grand Prix on this unique sailing voyage from Cannes on superb tall ship Star Flyer
Impressions of the Seine

Book now to receive free flights or rail on selected 2014 departures!

Impressions of the Seine offer Highlights of this fantastic voyage from Paris including a visit to Monet's garden at Giverny, the picturesque port of Honfleur and the historic World War II sites of Normandy. Includes shore excursions
Land of the Penguins

Book now and save up to £4295pp with our exclusive discount!

Land of the Penguins offer A 9-night expedition voyage from Buenos Aires exploring the Drake Passage and Antarctic Peninsula, discovering an abundance of wildlife, from albatross to penguins and whales
Seychelles Garden of Eden Cruise

Save up to £545pp on Aug 30 and Sep 13, 20 2014 departures!

Seychelles Garden of Eden Cruise offer Explore the beautiful Seychelles on this 8-night cruise holiday from Mahe on board MY Pegasus, with oppportunities to swim, snorkel and dive in the crystal clear waters and relax on golden beaches
Splendours of Europe

Last few cabins remaining for 2014! Save £1000pp on 11 Oct and 29 Nov!

Splendours of Europe offer Visit the imperial cities of Vienna and Budapest and quaint towns of Bamberg and Melk as you journey along the Rhine, Main and Danube rivers past story-book castles. Includes return flights from the UK, shore excursions and complimentary drinks with lunch and dinner
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Blue Water Holidays Information
CroisiEurope
CroisiEurope

Book any 2015 departure and receive our exclusive 5% discount! Ends 30 Oct 2014

CroisiEurope
Viking River Cruises
Viking River Cruises

Save up to £2100 per couple on all 2015 departures! Book by 31 Aug 2014

Viking River Cruises
Emerald Waterways
Emerald Waterways

Save £500pp on all 2015 departures! Book by 29 Aug 2014

Emerald Waterways
Scenic Tours
Scenic Tours

Save £1500 per couple on 2015 departures! Book by 15 Oct 2014

Scenic Tours

"Our Danube cruise was fantastic - truly 5 star. We will certainly use you again!"
RT, River Danube

"We had a fabulous time in Antarctica, excellent service from Blue Water."
KL, Antarctica

"Fantastic break with memorable experiences and the Northern Lights! Thank you."
BS, Northern Lights

"Thank you for making our holiday so special, your staff are wonderful and go that extra mile."
VE, Star Clippers

"Very friendly service from Blue Water, I felt I could phone and ask anything."
DM, Northern Lights

"Very happy with the way you booked our Star Clipper cruise this year."
SJ, Star Clippers

"We enjoyed our cruise on Lord of the Glens enormously, in fact it was a perfect holiday."
JW, Scottish Highlands

"Superb holiday, really enjoyable. Thank you for looking after us."
PG, Greek Islands

"Cruising on a small ship with attentive staff is simply excellent. Thank you!"
JP, Croatia Coast

"I was very pleased with the whole holiday and would certainly use Blue Water again."
HW, Spitsbergen

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Giverny

Read our exclusive review of a River Seine cruise from Paris

River Seine Review
Queen of the Mississippi

Exclusive review of a Mississippi river cruise on a paddlewheeler

Mississippi Review
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