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Small Ship Cruising with Blue Water Holidays

Welcome to the UK's leading specialist website with the widest choice of river, small ship, and luxury cruises anywhere in the world. We offer independent advice on destinations, itineraries and ships, all at best prices with exclusive discounts.

Follow the River Danube and sail through Budapest Search for the Northern Lights in Arctic Norway See Loch Ness and the Highlands and Islands Explore sights ashore on an Antarctic expedition Travel the River Rhone to historic Avignon Tour Vietnam and Cambodia and the Mekong river Voyage under full sail on our tall ships Check out our Europe River Cruise Deals Visit fascinating locations worldwide Explore historic towns on the European rivers Travel through Europe on a luxury Hotel Barge Enjoy superb scenery on the Norwegian coast Sail through dramatic gorges Luxury small ships visit smaller less visited ports
Our Top Offers!
  • Thailand and Langkawi
  • Save up to 20% plus extra exclusive £50pp!
  • Thailand and Langkawi offer
    Brand new for 2016, this superb itinerary on authentic sailing ship Star Clipper explores the iydllic islands scattered off the coast of Phuket in Thailand and picturesque Langkawi in Malaysia, with oportunities for snorkelling and watersports
  • 7 Nights, Cruise Only from £900pp
  • Danube Delights
  • Save £1000 per couple on 2016 departures!
  • Danube Delights offer
    Admire ornate architecture in the capital cities of Vienna, Budapest and Bratislava and explore Melk’s magnificent Benedictine Abbey. Includes return flights from the UK, shore excursions and complimentary drinks with lunch and dinner
  • 7 Nights, Fly Cruise from £995pp
  • Royal Enchanting Rhine
  • Exclusive savings of up to £800pp on 2016 departures!
  • 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 £1945pp
  • Essential Vietnam and Cambodia
  • Second passenger flies free PLUS free cabin upgrade!
  • Essential Vietnam and Cambodia offer
    Excellent value APT Travelmarvel holiday including 7-nights on the Mekong and hotel stays in Ho Chi Minh City and Siem Reap for Angkor Wat. Includes excursions and flights from the UK
  • 14 Nights, Fly Cruise from £2420pp
  • French Riviera and Spain
  • Save 20% plus extra exclusive £50pp on 2016 dates!
  • French Riviera and Spain offer
    Explore the charming towns of Calvi and St Tropez along the glamorous French Riviera on this sailing cruise on Star Flyer to Barcelona
  • 7 Nights, Cruise Only from £1058pp
  • Bordeaux and Wine Country
  • Save £100pp on all flight inclusive package prices!
  • Bordeaux and Wine Country offer
    Journey through the wine country around Bordeaux, with optional excursions to the Medoc, St Emilion and Entre Deux Mers areas. Unlimited complimentary house wine, beer, mineral water and soft drinks on board
  • 6 Nights, Cruise Only from £770pp
  • Lisbon and the Beautiful Douro
  • Double savings of £400pp on 2016 dates - now from just £2339pp!
  • Lisbon and the Beautiful Douro offer
    See the beautiful terraced vineyards, medieval cities and World Heritage Sites on this voyage from Porto, beginning with a 3-night pre-cruise stay in historic Lisbon. Includes return flights from the UK, guided excursions and unlimited drinks onboard
  • 10 Nights, Fly Cruise from £2339pp
  • Phuket to Singapore
  • Save 10% plus extra exclusive £50pp!
  • Phuket to Singapore offer
    Join authentic sailing ship Star Clipper in Phuket and explore some of Thailand's most beautiful islands before heading to Penang and Malacca in Malaysia on this brand new voyage
  • 7 Nights, Cruise Only from £1110pp
  • Majestic Burma
  • Second passenger flies free on 2017 dates! Save £1000 per couple!
  • Majestic Burma offer
    Explore Burma, a breathtaking land that has been left untouched for a generation on this APT Travelmarvel cruise on brand new ship Princess Panhwar up the mighty Irrawaddy from Yangon to Mandalay. Includes return flights from the UK and excursions
  • 16 Nights, Fly Cruise from £3495pp
  • Normandy Landing Beaches
  • Save up to £1920 per couple on selected 2015 dates - now from £1340pp!
  • 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 £1340pp
  • Elegant Elbe
  • Exclusive discount of up to £1050pp on 2016 dates - now from just £1195pp!
  • Elegant Elbe offer
    A 9-night holiday along the Elbe through Germany and the Czech Republic with hotel stays in Berlin and Prague. Includes travel package from the UK
  • 9 Nights, Fly Cruise from £1195pp
  • Enchanting Rhone
  • Save £2000 per couple on 2016 dates!
  • Enchanting Rhone offer
    Sample the gastronomic delights, fine wines and see the magnificent architecture of the Beaujolais region on this luxury, all inclusive cruise. Includes shore excursions, return flights or Eurostar from the UK, butler service and complimentary drinks
  • 7 Nights, Fly Cruise from £2245pp
Our Top Cruise Line Offers!
  • Norway Coastal Voyages
  • Norway Coastal Voyages
    Save an exclusive £50pp plus receive up to £100pp OBC on selected flight inclusive departures. Book by 31 Aug 2015
  • 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
    Exclusive discount of up to £1050pp on all 2016 Viking river cruises plus call us for exclusive additional savings on 2015 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 Jul 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 on 2016 itineraries! Book by 31 Aug 2015
  • Scenic
  • Scenic
    Save up to £3000 per couple on 2015 dates or book a 2016 departure and save up to £2500 per couple! Book by 31 Jul 2015
  • AmaWaterways
  • AmaWaterways
    Exclusive discount of up to £650pp on 2016 departures plus superb 2015 flight inclusive packages! Book by 31 Jul 2015
  • 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 £4540 per couple on 2015 cruises exploring the heart of Europe! Or enjoy double savings of up to £1800 per couple on 2016 dates!