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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!
  • Castles along the Rhine
  • Exclusive Blue Water package with savings of up to £1315pp!
  • 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
  • 7 Nights, Fly Cruise from £1359pp
  • Delightful Danube and Prague
  • 7-nt cruise without Prague stay now from just £1249pp!
  • Delightful Danube and Prague offer
    Discover the highlights of Hungary, Austria, Germany and the Czech Republic on this fantastic holiday combining a Danube River cruise with a two-night stay in Prague. Includes return flights from the UK, guided excursions and unlimited drinks onboard
  • 9 Nights, Fly Cruise from £2219pp
  • Summertime Fjordland
  • Save up to 65% - now from just £299pp!
  • Summertime Fjordland offer
    A superb summertime voyage from London Tilbury on Magellan exploring Norway's majestic fjordland, from spectacular valleys to cascading waterfalls
  • 6 Nights, No Fly Cruise from £299pp
  • Arctic Highlights
  • FREE wine package PLUS save an exclusive £225pp!
  • 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
  • 4 Nights, Fly Cruise from £774pp
  • Central European Experience
  • Save up to £3135 per couple - now from £1925pp!
  • Central European Experience offer
    Explore the heart of Europe on this fantastic holiday on the Moselle, Rhine and Main Rivers, with hotel stays in the romantic city of Paris and historic Prague. Includes flights, transfers and home pick up service
  • 11 Nights, Fly Cruise from £1925pp
  • 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
  • Vietnam and Cambodia
  • Second passenger flies free! Save up to £1150 per couple!
  • 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 £2320pp
  • Winter Round Voyage
  • FREE flights and wine package PLUS save an extra £50pp!
  • 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
  • Mediterranean Icons
  • Superb saver fares - now from just £999pp!
  • Mediterranean Icons offer
    Discover architectural treasures, from the renaissance buildings of Dubrovnik to the ancient remains of the Roman Empire in Rome and medieval Gothic Quarter of Barcelona. Includes flights from the UK, gratuities, guest lecturers and optional shore excursions
  • 11 Nights, Fly Cruise from £999pp
  • Romantic Danube
  • Exclusive savings of up to £1050pp plus £25pp OBC!
  • 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
  • 7 Nights, Fly Cruise from £845pp
  • History of the Byzantine Empire
  • 11-night itinerary available from just £1595pp!
  • History of the Byzantine Empire offer
    See magnificent examples of the history of the Byzantine Empire in Greece, Croatia and Italy, from the remarkable monasteries of Meteora to the beautiful mosaics in Ravenna. Includes hotel stays in Istanbul and Venice, flights from the UK and guest lecturers
  • 15 Nights, Fly Cruise from £2545pp
  • Dalmatian Coast
  • 9-night itinerary available from just £1695pp!
  • Dalmatian Coast offer
    See the contrasting beauty of the Dalmatian Coast and the elegance of ancient Greece, discover Byzantine splendour and visit idyllic islands cruising from Venice to Athens. Includes hotel stays in Venice and Athens, return flights from the UK and guided excursions
  • 13 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 May 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 £1000 per couple plus low deposit of just £150pp on 2016 dates! Book by 30 Jun 2015
  • Viking River Cruises
  • Viking River Cruises
    Exclusive £1050pp discount 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 Mediterranean and Transatlantic tall ship sailing cruises! Book by 31 Jan 2016
  • Travelmarvel by APT
  • Travelmarvel by APT
    Second passenger flies free on superb cruise and land tours along the Mekong and Irrawaddy - save up to £1150 per couple! Book by 31 May 2015
  • APT
  • APT
    Save up to £2400 per couple on 2016 departures plus exclusive £50pp discount on all 2015 dates! Book by 31 May 2015
  • Emerald Waterways
  • Emerald Waterways
    Save up to £2000 per couple on 2015 dates! Or book 2016 dates at 2015 prices, save £1000 per couple and enjoy up to 350 Euro per cabin!
  • Scenic Tours
  • Scenic Tours
    Save up to £4500 per couple on 2015 dates or book a 2016 departure and save up to £2000 per couple!
  • AmaWaterways
  • AmaWaterways
    Exclusive discount of up to £650pp on 2016 departures plus superb 2015 flight inclusive packages!
  • 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 save up to £900 per couple on 2016 dates!