Small Ship Cruising with Blue Water Holidays

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CroisiEurope
CroisiEurope

Book any 2015 departure and receive our exclusive 5% discount! Ends 30 Oct 2014

CroisiEurope
Viking River Cruises
Viking River Cruises

Save up to £2100 per couple on all 2015 departures! Book by 31 July 2014

Viking River Cruises
Emerald Waterways
Emerald Waterways

Save £500pp on all 2015 departures! Book by 29 Aug 2014

Emerald Waterways
Scenic Tours
Scenic Tours

Save £1500 per couple on 2015 departures! Book by 31 July 2014

Scenic Tours
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 £800pp on 2014/15 departures with our exclusive discount!

APT
Hurtigruten Voyages
Hurtigruten Voyages

Free flights from London Gatwick on selected Autumn and Winter Norway coastal voyages - flight inclusive packages now from just £1099pp!

Hurtigruten Voyages
Uniworld
Uniworld

Save up to £1000 per couple on 2015 departures! Book by 30 Sept 2014

Uniworld
AmaWaterways
AmaWaterways

Save 10% on all 2015 departures! Book by 31 July 2014

AmaWaterways
Motor Yachts
Motor Yachts

Enjoy the yaching experience on an island-hopping cruise in the Mediterranean - save up to £1610 per couple!

Motor Yachts
Avalon Waterways
Avalon Waterways

Save up to £3230 per couple on selected 2014 departures! Subject to availability

Avalon Waterways
Our Top Offers!
Saint Lawrence and Niagara Falls

Brand new, exclusive fly/cruise package for 2015!

Saint Lawrence and Niagara Falls offer Explore the fascinating Canadian cities of Montreal, Toronto and Quebec and discover the spectacular Niagara Falls on this brand new holiday along the Saint Lawrence river. Includes return flights from the UK, overseas transfers and excursions
Enchanting Rhine

Free flights from London and overseas transfers on 20 Oct 2014 departure!

Enchanting Rhine offer Visit the highlights of Holland and Germany including the famous house of Anne Frank in Amsterdam, the red-walled castle in Heidelberg and the scenic Black Forest region on this journey from Amsterdam to Basel. Includes shore excursions
Highlights of Germany

Save £1320 per couple on 15 Oct 2014 departure!

Highlights of Germany offer Enjoy a hotel stay in Munich, before exploring the highlights of Germany as you travel from Passau along the Danube, Main and Rhine. Includes flights, transfers and guided excursions
River Loire Cruise - new for 2015

Exclusive Blue Water cruise on paddlewheel ship Loire Princesse!

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
Northern Lights Winter Voyage

Free flights from London Gatwick on selected Nov/Dec 2014 dates!

Northern Lights Winter 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
Danube Rhapsody

Exclusive fly/cruise package from just £1095pp!

Danube Rhapsody offer Explore the imperial capital cities of Vienna, Bratislava and Budapest and the famous Benedictine Abbey at Melk on this unique roundtrip from Passau along the River Danube with a choice superb value optional excursions
Paris and the River Seine

Second passenger cruises half price on 2 Aug 2014 departure!

Paris and the River Seine offer Explore the magnificent cities of Paris and Rouen and the charming town of Honfleur, including unlimited complimentary drinks onboard and optional shore excursions
Croatia and Montenegro

Fly/cruise package from £1399pp on Sep 13, 20 and Oct 4 2014!

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
Black Sea Voyage

Free flights from London and overseas transfers on 1 Sep and 27 Oct 2014 departures!

Black Sea Voyage offer Journey through Eastern Europe towards the Black Sea through Hungary, Serbia and Bulgaria with included shore excursions
In the Realms of Great Explorers

Book now and save up to £4190pp with our exclusive discount!

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
Jewels of the Cyclades

Save up to £500pp - now from just £1150pp!

Jewels of the Cyclades offer Discover the idyllic Cyclades, including some of the lesser known Greek Islands on board the traditional motor-yacht Galileo, from Athens
Jewels of Europe

Book now and save up to £4400 per couple on 2014 departures!

Jewels of Europe offer Explore the highlights of Europe on this superb all-inclusive voyage from Amsterdam to Budapest. Includes shore excursions, return flights from the UK, butler service and all gratuities
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Blue Water Holidays Information
CroisiEurope
CroisiEurope

Book any 2015 departure and receive our exclusive 5% discount! Ends 30 Oct 2014

CroisiEurope
Viking River Cruises
Viking River Cruises

Save up to £2100 per couple on all 2015 departures! Book by 31 July 2014

Viking River Cruises
Emerald Waterways
Emerald Waterways

Save £500pp on all 2015 departures! Book by 29 Aug 2014

Emerald Waterways
Scenic Tours
Scenic Tours

Save £1500 per couple on 2015 departures! Book by 31 July 2014

Scenic Tours

"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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