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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!
  • European Jewels
  • Save up to £2270pp on 2015 dates - now from just £2779pp!
  • European Jewels offer
    This fantastic itinerary takes you through four magnificent countries to Europe's most scenic destainations and uncover the gems of the European art, history and culture. Includes return flights from the UK, guided excursions and unlimited drinks onboard
  • 14 Nights, Fly Cruise from £2779pp
  • 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
  • Central European Experience
  • Save £2200 per couple - now from just £1890pp!
  • 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 £1890pp
  • Romantic Danube
  • Exclusive £1050pp discount on 2016 dates - from £845pp!
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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 £785pp
  • Lisbon and the Beautiful Douro
  • Save £200pp on 2016 dates - now from just £2539pp!
  • 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 £2539pp
  • Splendours of Southern France
  • Exclusive discount of up to £4560 per couple on 2015 dates!
  • Splendours of Southern France offer
    Sample the fine wines and gastronomic delights of the Burgundy region and visit ancient towns and villages which influenced famous artists. Includes travel package from the UK, butler service, complimentary drinks and gratuities
  • 12 Nights, Fly Cruise from £2465pp
  • Venice and Northern Italy
  • Save up to £1400pp on 2015 dates - now from just £1754pp!
  • Venice and Northern Italy offer
    Discover magnificent cities and superb architecture on this superb itinerary from Venice exploring the Lagoon and Po. Includes return flights from the UK, guided excursions and unlimited drinks onboard
  • 7 Nights, Fly Cruise from £1754pp
  • Paris and Normandy
  • Save £100pp on all flight inclusive package prices!
  • Paris and Normandy offer
    Discover the magical city of Paris and the delightful Normandy coast, taking in Vernon, Honfleur and Les Andelys on this superb value voyage with included unlimited complimentary drinks on board, and optional shore excursions
  • 7 Nights, Cruise Only from £1020pp
  • Jewels of the Cyclades
  • Save 25% on cruise cost - now from just £1045pp!
  • Jewels of the Cyclades offer
    Discover the idyllic Cyclades, including some of the lesser known Greek Islands on board traditional megayacht Galileo
  • 7 Nights, Fly Cruise from £1045pp
  • 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
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 on 2016 dates!
  • 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
    Exclusive £50pp discount on all departures plus superb flight inclusive packages available!
  • 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
    Exclusive discount of up to £4560 per couple on 2015 dates plus half price balcony upgrade on some dates! Or book 2016 dates at 2015 prices plus save £1500 per couple!
  • AmaWaterways
  • AmaWaterways
    Exclusive discount of up to £650pp on 2016 departures plus superb 2015 flight inclusive packages from just £1199pp!
  • 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!