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Small Ship Cruising with Blue Water Holidays

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Cruise Agent Achievement Awards - Winner Cruise Agency of the Year 2015

Our Top Offers!
  • Royal Enchanting Rhine
  • Save £995pp on 5 Nov 2015 departure - now from just £1399pp!
  • Royal Enchanting Rhine offer
    A Royal Collection all-inclusive luxury cruise from Amsterdam to Basel through Holland, Germany and Switzerland. Includes return from the UK, private home to airport transfers, complimentary drinks on board, excursions and signature experiences
  • 7 Nights, Fly Cruise from £1399pp
  • Romantic Danube
  • Superb flight inclusive package from just £1399pp!
  • Romantic Danube offer
    Journey along the Danube which has inspired many musicians, artists and poets throughout the centuries, and visit the impressive capital cities of Vienna, Bratislava and Budapest. Include excursions and drinks with meals
  • 7 Nights, Cruise Only from £1399pp
  • Thailand and Penang
  • Save up to 20% plus extra exclusive £50pp!
  • Thailand and Penang offer
    Brand new for 2016, explore Penang, known as the Pearl of the Orient and the beautiful islands off the coast of Phuket in Thailand, including the Butang archipelago on tall ship Star Clipper
  • 7 Nights, Cruise Only from £900pp
  • Passage to Eastern Europe
  • Save £1000pp plus FREE private home to airport transfers on 2016 dates!
  • Passage to Eastern Europe offer
    Discover the magnificent cities and historical treasures of Eastern Europe as you journey along the Danube towards the Black Sea on this superb voyage with hotel stays in Budapest and Bucharest. Includes excursions and travel package from the UK
  • 10 Nights, Fly Cruise from £1695pp
  • Taste of Bordeaux
  • Superb flight inclusive package from just £1399pp!
  • Taste of Bordeaux offer
    Discover the history of the Bordeaux region and sample the sweet Sauternes wines, the popular Medoc wines and the exquisite blends from St Emilion. Includes guided excursions and wine, beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner
  • 7 Nights, Fly Cruise from £1399pp
  • Spring and Summer Fjordland
  • Second passenger cruises free on 2016 dates - now from just £429pp!
  • Spring and Summer Fjordland offer
    Discover Norway's majestic fjordland in the Spring or Summer on this no-fly cruise from London Tilbury on Magellan and Marco Polo
  • 6 Nights, No Fly Cruise from £429pp
  • Golden River Douro in Portugal
  • Save £100pp on all flight inclusive package prices!
  • Golden River Douro in Portugal offer
    See why the World Heritage listed Douro is so popular on this week long voyage from Porto through Portugal's port wine region. Optional excursions available include Lamego, Mateus and Salamanca in Spain
  • 7 Nights, Cruise Only from £800pp
  • Burgundy and Provence
  • Save up to £1499pp on 2015 dates - Cat 4 cabin from just £1939pp!
  • Burgundy and Provence offer
    See the rich history, fine cuisine and picturesque lavender fields as you journey through the heart of Burgundy and Provence visiting the famous Hospices de Beaune and the fortified city of Avignon. Includes return flights from the UK, guided excursions and unlimited drinks onboard
  • 7 Nights, Fly Cruise from £1939pp
  • Normandy Landing Beaches
  • Superb savings on selected 2015 dates - now from just £1300pp!
  • Normandy Landing Beaches offer
    Superb value voyage along the Seine from Paris to charming towns and the Normandy landing beaches of World War II. Includes flights, transfers and guided excursions. Eurostar option is also available
  • 7 Nights, Fly Cruise from £1320pp
  • Winter Round Voyage
  • FREE flights and wine package PLUS save an extra £50pp on 2015 departures!
  • Winter Round 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
  • 11 Nights, Fly Cruise from £965pp
  • Provence and Camargue
  • Book now and save 485pp! Now from just £1190pp
  • Provence and Camargue offer
    Explore the Canal du Rhone-a-Sete through Provence and the Camargue, including unlimited complimentary onboard beverages, excursions and meals
  • 6 Nights, Cruise Only from £1190pp
  • Mekong Discoverer
  • Save £1000 per couple on all departures!
  • Mekong Discoverer offer
    A superb holiday combining a 7-night Mekong River cruise on the luxurious Mekong Navigator and hotel stays in colourful Ho Chi Minh City and Siem Reap, gateway to the famous Angkor Wat. Includes flights from the UK, EmeraldPLUS excursions and complimentary drinks with lunch and dinner
  • 13 Nights, Fly Cruise from £2195pp
Our Top Cruise Line Offers!
  • Norway Lights Voyages
  • Norway Lights Voyages
    Exclusive savings of up to £225pp, FREE wine package and direct flights on selected 2015/16 Northern Lights voyages!
  • CroisiEurope
  • CroisiEurope
    Exclusive £100pp discount on all 7-night flight inclusive packages or 5% on all other cruises!
  • Avalon Waterways
  • Avalon Waterways
    Save up to £700pp, free airport hotel stay OR free pre- or post-cruise extension on 2016 cruises! Offers are not combinable. Book by 15 Sep 2015. T&Cs apply
  • Viking River Cruises
  • Viking River Cruises
    Save up to £1000pp plus FREE private home to airport transfers on 2016 dates!
  • Star Clippers
  • Star Clippers
    Save up to 20% plus an extra exclusive £50pp on 2016/17 tall ship sailing cruises! Book by 31 Jan 2016
  • Travelmarvel by APT
  • Travelmarvel by APT
    Second passenger flies free on a superb selection of cruises along the Mekong, Yangtze, Ganges and Irrawaddy! Book by 31 Oct 2015
  • APT
  • APT
    Exclusive savings of up to £1250pp on Europe river cruises! Or journey along the Mekong, Yangtze and Ganges - second passenger flies free on selected 2016/17 dates!
  • Emerald Waterways
  • Emerald Waterways
    Save £2000 per couple PLUS complimentary Premium Drinks Package on 2016 departures! Book by 31 Aug 2015
  • Scenic
  • Scenic
    Save up to £1250pp PLUS receive a free package worth £510 per couple on 2016 departures! Package applies to selected dates. T&Cs apply. Ends 30 Sep 2015
  • AmaWaterways
  • AmaWaterways
    Superb flight inclusive packages from just £1299pp! Or take advantage of no single supplement on all departures! Book by 31 Aug 2015. T&Cs apply
  • Megayachts
  • Megayachts
    Save up to 25% on the cruise cost on a relaxing megayacht cruise to the Greek Islands, Seychelles or Costa Rica!
  • Uniworld
  • Uniworld
    Save up to £3000 per couple on 2015/16 cruises exploring the heart of Europe!