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Our Top Offers!
Winter Round Voyage

NORTHERN LIGHTS PROMISE: Next voyage free if the lights don't appear! Exclusive price from just £949pp!

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
Magnificent Europe

Book by 29 Nov 2014 for an exclusive discount of up to £900pp!

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
Jewels of the Rhine

Book by 1 Dec 2014 to save up to £1800 per couple plus low deposit!

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
Legendary Danube

Book by 14 Nov 2014 for an exclusive discount of up to £550pp plus £50 OBC per person!

Legendary Danube offer Discover the history and culture of Austria and Germany along the Danube. Includes a 3-night hotel stay in Prague, flights, transfers and home pick up service
River Loire Cruise New for 2015

Book any departure and receive £50 M&S vouchers per booking!

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
Croatia and Montenegro

Save 10% plus exclusive £50pp discount and 50 Euro onboard credit per person!

Croatia and Montenegro offer Sail from Venice aboard tall ship Royal Clipper exploring the highlights of the sparkling Adriatic coastline including glorious Dubrovnik to palm-fringed Hvar
Golden River Douro in Portugal

Book any departure and receive £50 M&S vouchers per booking!

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
Festive Treasures of the Rhine

Book by 14 Nov 2014 to save £975pp with our exclusive discount!

Festive Treasures of the Rhine offer Explore magical festive markets and rejoice in the Christmas spirit on this superb all-inclusive holiday along the romantic Rhine from Nuremburg to Amsterdam
Jewels of the Cyclades

Book now to save up £150pp!

Jewels of the Cyclades offer Discover the idyllic Cyclades, including some of the lesser known Greek Islands on board traditional megayacht Galileo
Colours of the Mediterranean

Book by 30 Nov 2014 to save up to £595pp!

Colours of the Mediterranean offer Follow in the footsteps of the Crusaders on this fascinating voyage to the Mediterranean, visiting archaeological treasures, cities rich in history and beautiful islands on board Voyager. Includes return flights from the UK, gratuities, expert guest lecturers and optional shore excursions
Sights and Sounds of Cuba

Save up to 30% on cruise cost plus £50pp onboard credit!

Sights and Sounds of Cuba offer Discover natural beauty, colonial treasures and rich culture on this fascinating mega yacht holiday to Cuba on 54-passenger Panorama with return flights from the UK, overseas transfers and optional excursions
Impressions of the Seine

Free Eurostar from St Pancras and overseas transfers on 20 Nov 2014!

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
Our Top Cruise Line Offers!
Northern Lights Promise
Northern Lights Promise

Book a Round Voyage for this winter and if the lights don't appear, we'll give you another voyage free! Exclusive price from just £949pp!

Northern Lights Promise
CroisiEurope
CroisiEurope

Book any departure and receive £50 M&S vouchers per booking!

CroisiEurope
Avalon Waterways
Avalon Waterways

Book by 29 Nov 2014 for an exclusive discount of up to £900pp on 2015 departures!

Avalon Waterways
Viking River Cruises
Viking River Cruises

Save up to £2100 per couple on all 2015 departures! Book by 30 Nov 2014

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

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

APT
Emerald Waterways
Emerald Waterways

Save up to £2400 per couple on 2015 departures! Plus free Pamper Package on selected dates. Ends 1 Dec 2014

Emerald Waterways
Scenic Tours
Scenic Tours

Save up to £2100pp on 2015 departures plus free Business Class Upgrade on some dates!

Scenic Tours
AmaWaterways
AmaWaterways

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 £2300 per couple on 2015 departures! Book by 31 Dec 2014

Uniworld
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Blue Water Holidays Information
Northern Lights Promise
Northern Lights Promise

Book a Round Voyage for this winter and if the lights don't appear, we'll give you another voyage free! Exclusive price from just £949pp!

Northern Lights Promise
CroisiEurope
CroisiEurope

Book any departure and receive £50 M&S vouchers per booking!

CroisiEurope
Avalon Waterways
Avalon Waterways

Book by 29 Nov 2014 for an exclusive discount of up to £900pp on 2015 departures!

Avalon Waterways
Viking River Cruises
Viking River Cruises

Save up to £2100 per couple on all 2015 departures! Book by 30 Nov 2014

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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