Small Ship Cruising with Blue Water Holidays

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Tulip Time in Holland

Second passenger goes free! Now from just £995pp.

Tulip Time in Holland offer Discover the vibrant flowers of Keukenhof Gardens and explore the magnificent cities of Antwerp and Ghent at tulip time with Freedom of Choice excursions and Signature Experiences. Includes travel package from the UK and drinks on board
Arctic Highlights

BEST EVER ARCTIC HIGHLIGHTS OFFER!

Arctic Highlights offer Cruise above the Arctic Circle in winter for the best chance to see the spectacular Northern Lights on this superb 3-night cruise with overnight hotel stay in Tromsø
Highlights of the Danube

Second passenger goes free! Now from just £1249pp.

Highlights of the Danube offer See the best of the Danube including the Slovakian capital of Bratislava, the musical city of Vienna and the magnificent Benedictine Abbey at Melk on this luxury all-inclusive cruise with exclusive signature experiences, choice of excursions and indulgent inclusions
Winter Round Voyage

BEST EVER WINTER ROUND VOYAGE OFFER!

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
Douro Delights

Second passenger goes free! Now from just £1699pp.

Douro Delights offer Explore the beautiful Port wine region and breathtaking World Heritage listed Douro Valley on this luxury holiday along the River Douro, with Signature Experiences and Freedom of Choice Touring
Romantic Danube

Exclusive discount of up to £1050pp plus £50 OBC per cabin!

Romantic Danube offer Visit the spectacular capital cities of Budapest and Vienna and discover the breathtaking scenery of the Wachau Valley on this superb itinerary. Includes flights, transfers and excursions
Jewels of the Rhine

Exclusive discount of £1050 per couple plus low deposit of £250pp!

Jewels of the Rhine offer See spectacular scenery, fairytale castles and ornate architecture as you journey along the picturesque River Rhine from Amsterdam to Basel. Includes return flights from the UK, shore excursions and complimentary drinks with lunch and dinner
Gems of the Seine

Exclusive discount of up to £4160 per couple!

Gems of the Seine offer Enjoy two overnight stays in Paris, visit Claude Monet's house and gardens in Giverny and stroll through quaint towns and villages including charming Honfleur and historic Rouen. Includes shore excursions, return flights from the UK, complimentary drinks and all gratuities
Tulip Time

Save up to £2595 per cabin - flight inclusive package from just £999pp!

Tulip Time offer Journey from Amsterdam in the spring and discover the windmills, gardens and tulips of Holland and Belgium. Includes shore excursions and drinks with lunch and dinner
Royal Magnificent Europe

Exclusive £550pp discount on 2 Apr - 15 Oct departures!

Royal Magnificent Europe offer A Royal Collection all-inclusive, luxury cruise through five magnificent countries along the Rhine, Main and Danube rivers, with exclusive signature experiences, superb choice of guided excursions and indulgent inclusions, home pick-up service and travel from the UK
In the Realms of Great Explorers

Save up to 30% plus extra exclusive discount of up to £430pp!

In the Realms of Great Explorers offer Follow in the steps of the great polar explorers on this unique voyage sailing from Buenos Aires to the historic Falkland Islands and South Georgia and on to the spectacular Antarctic Peninsula
Castles along the Rhine

Exclusive discount of up to £1000pp PLUS case of wine with every booking!

Castles along the Rhine offer Journey from Amsterdam to the highlights of Germany including designated UNESCO World Heritage towns and scenic villages, ending Basel in the Switzerland. Includes return flights from the UK, guided excursions and unlimited drinks onboard
Our Top Cruise Line Offers!
BEST EVER NORWAY OFFER!
BEST EVER NORWAY OFFER!

Exclusive savings of up to £350pp and pre-paid gratuities! OBC with free wine or beer package OR no single supplement! T&Cs apply

Northern Lights
CroisiEurope
CroisiEurope

Exclusive 5% discount on all flight inclusive packages or receive £50 M&S vouchers for all cruise only bookings! Offers end 31 Jan 2015

CroisiEurope
Avalon Waterways
Avalon Waterways

Exclusive savings of up to £1870 per couple plus £50pp onboard credit on selected Mar, Apr and May 2015 departures! Ends 31 Jan 2015

Avalon Waterways
Viking River Cruises
Viking River Cruises

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

Viking River Cruises
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

Exclusive discount of up to £685pp on selected 2015 itineraries! Plus, for a limited time second passenger goes free on some dates!

APT
Emerald Waterways
Emerald Waterways

Save £1000 per couple plus low deposit of just £250pp on all 2015 departures! Ends 30 Jan 2015

Emerald Waterways
Scenic Tours
Scenic Tours

Exclusive discount of up to £4160 per couple on 2015 departures plus half price balcony upgrade on selected dates! Ends 28 Feb 2015

Scenic Tours
AmaWaterways
AmaWaterways

Flight inclusive packages now from just £999pp! Plus exclusive £50pp discount on all departures!

AmaWaterways
Megayachts
Megayachts

Save up to £1950 per couple on a relaxing megayacht cruise to the Greek Islands, Seychelles or Costa Rica!

Megayachts
Uniworld
Uniworld

Save up to £3300 per couple on selected 2015 departures! Book by 31 Jan 2015

Uniworld
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Blue Water Holidays Information
BEST EVER NORWAY OFFER!
BEST EVER NORWAY OFFER!

Exclusive savings of up to £350pp and pre-paid gratuities! OBC with free wine or beer package OR no single supplement! T&Cs apply

Northern Lights
CroisiEurope
CroisiEurope

Exclusive 5% discount on all flight inclusive packages or receive £50 M&S vouchers for all cruise only bookings! Offers end 31 Jan 2015

CroisiEurope
Avalon Waterways
Avalon Waterways

Exclusive savings of up to £1870 per couple plus £50pp onboard credit on selected Mar, Apr and May 2015 departures! Ends 31 Jan 2015

Avalon Waterways
Viking River Cruises
Viking River Cruises

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

Viking River Cruises

"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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