Blue Water Holidays
Blue Water Holidays - ABTA - ATOL - CLIA
Experts in River and Small Ship Cruising Holidays since 2002
01756 706500 +44 1756 706500
Blue Water Holidays - ABTA - ATOL - CLIA
01756 706500
+44 1756 706500
Go

Cruise and Maritime Voyages

Cruise & Maritime Voyages offer a traditional British cruise experience on board classic ships Magellan, Marco Polo, Astoria, Astor and brand new flagship Columbus.

The company offers a superb selection of no-fly voyages from 12 UK departure ports including London Tilbury, Liverpool, Bristol and Edinburgh Rosyth. Discover the fascinating Baltic cities of St Petersburg and Helsinki, explore the dramatic landscapes of Iceland or perhaps head to the picturesque Norwegian fjords.

  • Magellan
  • Marco Polo
  • Azores (renamed Astoria in Spring 2016)
  • Godafoss Waterfall, Iceland
  • Mermaid, Copenhagen
  • Go in search of the Northern Lights
  • Portree, Isle of Skye
  • Norwegian fjords
  • Lerwick, Shetland Isles

About Cruise and Maritime Voyages

Cruise and Maritime Voyages offer a traditional, leisurely cruising experience on their fleet of small to medium-sized ships. Enjoy delicious traditional and international cuisine in the formal restaurants or choose the buffet-style alternative. Complimentary tea and coffee is available from 6am to midnight every day and there are afternoon teas and late night snacks.

There is a variety of entertainment on board, from cabarets to the “big show” accompanied by a live orchestra. During the day, you can take advantage of the facilities including the gym and pool, listen to a guest speaker or learn a new skill from one of the specialists on board.

Departure Ports

Cruise and Maritime Voyages operate itineraries out of 12 UK departure ports. Ports in the south are London Tilbury, Bristol Avonmouth, Cardiff and Newport, while those living in the North can choose from a wide selection, including Newcastle, Liverpool, Hull and Belfast. The cruise line also operates voyages from the Scottish ports of Edinburgh Rosyth, Glasgow Greenock and Dundee.

Destinations

In addition to the popular itineraries to the breathtaking Norwegian fjords, diverse Baltic cities, stunning scenery of Iceland and picturesque British Isles, Cruise and Maritime offer a selection of longer voyages. Visit Mayan ruins and colonial cities on a voyage to Cuba, Central America and the Caribbean, or head north to the Arctic and visit the remote island of Spitsbergen and dramatic North Cape. Alternatively explore the Amazon rainforest, home to an abundance of wildlife, before cruising to the sun-drenched West Indies.

Ships

Launching in 2017, flagship Columbus carries 1400 passengers yet still offers an intimate cruise experience. Public areas include the formal Waterfront Restaurant, casual Plantation Bistro, two-tiered Palladium Show Lounge and well-stocked Library.

Magellan accommodates 1250 passengers in comfortable cabins spanning nine decks. There is a choice of well-appointed lounges, including the stylish Columbus Lounge, as well as two swimming pools and a wellness centre offering beauty treatments.

Classic ocean liner Marco Polo offers a traditional British cruise experience, carrying 800 guests. Facilities include the Waldorf Restaurant which offers two sittings, a card room, gym and swimming pool.

Astoria has been beautifully restored and accommodates 550 passengers in a range of cabins and suites. There are five lounges and bars, a casino, nightclub, library and swimming pool, as well as a Wellness Centre featuring fitness equipment and a sauna.

Extensively refurbished in 2010, Astor is a classic cruise liner carrying just 600 guests and offers an intimate cruise experience. Public areas include a choice of restaurants, indoor and outdoor swimming pools, gym, library and card room.

Cruise Collection

All of our Cruise and Maritime Voyages itineraries are shown below. Tick the boxes to filter by date, area and departure port.

Month:
  • All
  • Jan
  • Feb
  • Mar
  • Apr
  • May
  • Jun
  • Jul
  • Aug
  • Sep
  • Oct
  • Nov
  • Dec
Cruising Areas:
  • All
  • Arctic
  • Azores
  • Canada
  • Central America
  • Christmas - New Year
  • Christmas - Worldwide
  • Cruise & Maritime
  • France North
  • Northern Lights
  • Spain
  • Spitsbergen
  • Western Med
  • XUK
Departure Port:
  • All
  • Bristol Avonmouth
  • Cardiff
  • Dublin
  • Hull
  • Liverpool
  • London Tilbury
  • Newcastle
  • Newport
  • Rosyth
Clear Filters
  • Fjordland Treasures

    7 Nights - London Tilbury and back

    Cruise and Maritime Ship - Magellan Magellan

    Combine Norway’s picturesque villages and breathtaking scenery on this fascinating no-fly holiday from London Tilbury to the heart of the Norwegian fjords 2017 - Sep
    Save up to 40%!

    Fjordland Treasures No Fly Cruise
    From £589pp
    View Full Details

  • Majestic Fjordland

    7 Nights - Newcastle and back

    Cruise and Maritime Ship - Magellan Magellan

    This no-fly cruise from Newcastle explores the Norwegian fjords visiting picturesque villages and the vibrant city of Bergen. There is also an option to embark in Dundee 2017 - Aug, Sep
    Save up to 40%!

    Majestic Fjordland No Fly Cruise
    From £589pp
    View Full Details

  • Fjordland Jewels

    6 Nights - London Tilbury and back

    Cruise and Maritime Ship - Columbus Columbus

    Experience the beauty of the Norwegian fjords on this fascinating 6-night cruise from London Tilbury on board Columbus, visiting Bergen with its iconic wharf and Flam, home to one of the world's most spectacular railways 2017 - Jun
    Save up to 30%!

    Fjordland Jewels No Fly Cruise
    From £599pp
    View Full Details

  • Spring and Autumn Fjordland

    7 Nights - London Tilbury and back

    Cruise and Maritime Ship - Astoria Astoria

    Admire majestic scenery and explore the idyllic villages of Eidfjord and Flam on this superb no-fly holiday from London Tilbury to the picturesque Norwegian fjords 2017 - Apr
    Save up to 35%!

    Spring and Autumn Fjordland No Fly Cruise
    From £639pp
    View Full Details

  • Iberian Explorer

    10 Nights - Cardiff and back

    Cruise and Maritime Ship - Marco Polo Marco Polo

    Explore the historical cities, unique cultures and colourful coasts of sun-kissed France, Spain and Portugal on this superb no-fly cruise from Cardiff 2017 - May
    Save up to 50%!

    Iberian Explorer No Fly Cruise
    From £699pp
    View Full Details

  • Fjordland Discovery

    8 Nights - London Tilbury and back

    Cruise and Maritime Ship - Magellan Magellan

    This superb no-fly voyage from London Tilbury on Magellan showcases the best of Norway's breathtaking fjordland, from beautiful villages to soaring peaks and cascading waterfalls 2017 - May
    Save up to 35%!

    Fjordland Discovery No Fly Cruise
    From £739pp
    View Full Details

  • Majestic Fjords

    7 Nights - London Tilbury and back

    Cruise and Maritime Ship - Columbus Columbus

    Discover the scenic splendour of Norway’s majestic fjords and explore picturesque villages on this fascinating no-fly cruise from London Tilbury 2017 - Aug
    Save up to 25%!

    Majestic Fjords No Fly Cruise
    From £799pp
    View Full Details

  • Scottish Highlights and Faroes

    7 Nights - London Tilbury and back

    Cruise and Maritime Ship - Columbus Columbus

    Admire dramatic scenery, discover bountiful wildlife and explore ancient cultures on this superb no-fly holiday from London Tilbury to the remote Scottish islands and Faroes 2017 - Aug
    Save up to 30%!

    Scottish Highlights and Faroes No Fly Cruise
    From £799pp
    View Full Details

  • France to Spain and Portugal

    10 Nights - Bristol Avonmouth and back

    Cruise and Maritime Ship - Marco Polo Marco Polo

    Sail from Bristol Avonmouth to explore the fascinating cities and colourful coasts of sun-kissed France, Spain and Portugal on this superb no-fly cruise on board Marco Polo 2017 - Oct
    Save up to 40%!

    France to Spain and Portugal No Fly Cruise
    From £799pp
    View Full Details

  • Scenic Fjordland

    9 Nights - Liverpool and back

    Cruise and Maritime Ship - Magellan Magellan

    Admire the breathtaking scenery of the Norwegian fjords, discover the remote Orkney Islands and enjoy a day in lively Dublin on this unique no-fly cruise from Liverpool 2017 - Jun
    Save up to 35%!

    Scenic Fjordland No Fly Cruise
    From £859pp
    View Full Details

  • Fjordland Splendour

    8 Nights - Hull and back

    Cruise and Maritime Ship - Marco Polo Marco Polo

    Enjoy an ever-changing vista of snow-capped peaks, cascading waterfalls and picture-postcard villages on this 8-night no-fly voyage from Hull to the Norwegian fjords on board Marco Polo 2017 - Jun
    Save up to 25%!

    Fjordland Splendour No Fly Cruise
    From £889pp
    View Full Details

  • Springtime in the Azores

    15 Nights - Bristol Avonmouth and back

    Cruise and Maritime Ship - Marco Polo Marco Polo

    Discover volcanic craters, stunning valleys and tranquil lakes on this no-fly holiday to the unspoilt Azores, Madeira, the floating garden of the Atlantic, and fascinating cities around the Iberian Peninsula, on board Marco Polo 2017 - Apr
    Save up to 55%!

    Springtime in the Azores No Fly Cruise
    From £899pp
    View Full Details

  • Iberian Discovery

    12 Nights - London Tilbury and back

    Cruise and Maritime Ship - Columbus Columbus

    Explore the fascinating cities of Lisbon and La Coruna, and discover architectural treasures on this 12-night no-fly cruise to the Iberian Peninsula on board Columbus 2017 - Oct
    Save up to 40%!

    Iberian Discovery No Fly Cruise
    From £919pp
    View Full Details

  • Treasures of the British Isles

    11 Nights - Bristol Avonmouth and back

    Cruise and Maritime Ship - Marco Polo Marco Polo

    Explore the beautiful scenery and rich island heritage of the British Isles on this wonderful no-fly cruise from Bristol Avonmouth 2017 - May
    Save up to 40%!

    Treasures of the British Isles No Fly Cruise
    From £939pp
    View Full Details

  • Iberian Adventure

    11 Nights - Dublin and back

    Cruise and Maritime Ship - Magellan Magellan

    Explore fascinating historical cities and discover grand architecture on this no-fly cruise to the Iberian Peninsula from Dublin on board Magellan. There is the option to embark in Liverpool 2017 - Jun
    Save up to 40%!

    Iberian Adventure No Fly Cruise
    From £949pp
    View Full Details

  • Fjordland Gems

    11 Nights - Newport to Liverpool

    Cruise and Maritime Ship - Magellan Magellan

    Explore the picturesque Norwegian fjords, enjoy two full days in the lively capital of Dublin and discover the remote Orkney Islands on this unique no-fly cruise from Newport on Magellan 2017 - Jun
    Save up to 35%!

    Fjordland Gems No Fly Cruise
    From £989pp
    View Full Details

  • Gems of the British Isles

    12 Nights - Liverpool and back

    Cruise and Maritime Ship - Marco Polo Marco Polo

    Join Marco Polo in Liverpool on this fascinating 12-night no-fly cruise, exploring the beautiful scenery and fascinating history of the British Isles. There is the option to embark in Dublin 2017 - Aug
    Save up to 40%!

    Gems of the British Isles No Fly Cruise
    From £1039pp
    View Full Details

  • Iceland and Northern Isles

    12 Nights - Hull and back

    Cruise and Maritime Ship - Marco Polo Marco Polo

    Explore the remote Faroe Islands, breathtaking landscapes of Iceland and rugged Shetland archipelago on this superb 12-night no-fly cruise from Hull on board Marco Polo 2017 - Jun
    Save up to 40%!

    Iceland and Northern Isles No Fly Cruise
    From £1039pp
    View Full Details

  • British Isles Discovery

    9 Nights - London Tilbury and back

    Cruise and Maritime Ship - Columbus Columbus

    A 9-night no-fly cruise on Columbus exploring the picturesque British Isles, from the iconic landmarks of Dublin to Tobermory's colourful harbour and the dramatic scenery of the remote Orkney archipelago 2017 - Sep
    Save up to 30%!

    British Isles Discovery No Fly Cruise
    From £1059pp
    View Full Details

  • British Isles Explorer

    9 Nights - London Tilbury and back

    Cruise and Maritime Ship - Columbus Columbus

    Discover stunning landscapes, remote islands and traditional communities on this fascinating itinerary around the British Isles 2017 - Jun
    Save up to 30%!

    British Isles Explorer No Fly Cruise
    From £1059pp
    View Full Details

  • Canary Islands and Madeira Cruise

    15 Nights - London Tilbury and back

    Cruise and Maritime Ship - Columbus Columbus

    Visit the idyllic islands of Lanzarote, Tenerife and Madeira and the cultural cities of Amsterdam and Lisbon on this no-fly cruise from the UK 2017 - Oct
    Save up to 40%!

    Canary Islands and Madeira Cruise No Fly Cruise
    From £1079pp
    View Full Details

  • Christmas and New Year Canaries

    15 Nights - London Tilbury and back

    Cruise and Maritime Ship - Columbus Columbus

    Celebrate Christmas and New Year in style on this 15-night no-fly voyage to the idyllic Canary Islands, Madeira and Portugal on board Columbus 2017 - Dec
    Save up to 45%!

    Christmas and New Year Canaries No Fly Cruise
    From £1099pp
    View Full Details

  • Northern Isles to Iceland

    12 Nights - Newcastle and back

    Cruise and Maritime Ship - Magellan Magellan

    A fascinating no-fly cruise from Newcastle exploring Torshavn on the remote Faroe Islands, Iceland, the breathtaking Land of Ice and Fire and the rugged Scottish Isles 2017 - Jul
    Save up to 35%!

    Northern Isles to Iceland No Fly Cruise
    From £1129pp
    View Full Details

  • Northern Lights Explorer

    14 Nights - London Tilbury and back

    Cruise and Maritime Ship - Magellan Magellan

    Take in the dramatic scenery of the Norwegian coastline on this 14-night no-fly holiday in search of the spectacular Northern Lights 2017 - Oct
    Save up to 40%!

    Northern Lights Explorer No Fly Cruise
    From £1149pp
    View Full Details

  • St Petersburg and Baltic Cities

    12 Nights - London Tilbury and back

    Cruise and Maritime Ship - Magellan Choice of Ships

    Discover cultural cities, impressive architecture and artistic heritage on this fascinating no-fly holiday to the Baltic from London Tilbury on Magellan, with a two day stay in St Petersburg 2017 - May, Jul, Sep
    Save up to 30%!

    St Petersburg and Baltic Cities No Fly Cruise
    From £1179pp
    View Full Details

  • North Cape and Land of the Midnight Sun

    14 Nights - Rosyth and back

    Cruise and Maritime Ship - Marco Polo Marco Polo

    Explore the picturesque Norwegian fjords, dramatic North Cape and stunning scenery of Spitsbergen on this unique no-fly voyage from Edinburgh Rosyth on Marco Polo 2017 - Aug
    Save up to 40%!

    North Cape and Land of the Midnight Sun No Fly Cruise
    From £1219pp
    View Full Details

  • Spectacular Iceland and Northern Isles

    12 Nights - London Tilbury and back

    Cruise and Maritime Ship - Columbus Columbus

    Discover Iceland's spouting geysers, bubbling mud pools and geothermal hot springs on this 12-night no-fly cruise from London Tilbury on Columbus 2017 - Jun
    Save up to 30%!

    Spectacular Iceland and Northern Isles No Fly Cruise
    From £1229pp
    View Full Details

  • Baltic Cities and St Petersburg

    12 Nights - Hull and back

    Cruise and Maritime Ship - Marco Polo Marco Polo

    With visits to six fascinating cities including a two day stay in historic St Petersburg, this no-fly voyage from Hull is the perfect way to explore the Baltic 2017 - Jun
    Save up to 25%!

    Baltic Cities and St Petersburg No Fly Cruise
    From £1319pp
    View Full Details

  • Canary Islands and Madeira

    14 Nights - London Tilbury and back

    Cruise and Maritime Ship - Columbus Columbus

    Explore the volcanic Canary Islands before heading to the stunning scenery of Madeira and historic treasures of Lisbon on this special 14-night family-orientated voyage from London Tilbury on board Columbus 2017 - Aug
    Save up to 30%!

    Canary Islands and Madeira No Fly Cruise
    From £1329pp
    View Full Details

  • Land of the Northern Lights

    14 Nights - London Tilbury and back

    Cruise and Maritime Ship - Astoria Astoria

    An exciting 14-night no-fly voyage from London Tilbury in search of the magical Northern Lights, visiting the Hanseatic port of Bergen, Arctic capital of Tromso and charming Honningsvag, gateway to the dramatic North Cape 2017 - Mar
    Save up to 25%!

    Land of the Northern Lights No Fly Cruise
    From £1329pp
    View Full Details

  • Grand British Isles Discovery

    12 Nights - London Tilbury and back

    Cruise and Maritime Ship - Columbus Columbus

    Discover the rich heritage, stunning landscapes and remote islands of the British Isles on this superb no-fly cruise from London Tilbury on board Columbus 2017 - Jul
    Save up to 30%!

    Grand British Isles Discovery No Fly Cruise
    From £1499pp
    View Full Details

  • Baltic Capitals and St Petersburg Cruise

    14 Nights - Newcastle and back

    Cruise and Maritime Ship - Magellan Magellan

    Discover the treasures of the Baltic and Russia on this 14-night no-fly cruise from Newcastle, visiting the beautiful cities of Copenhagen, Tallinn, Helsinki and Stockholm. Includes two full days in St Petersburg. 2017 - Aug
    Save up to 25%!

    Baltic Capitals and St Petersburg Cruise No Fly Cruise
    From £1529pp
    View Full Details

  • A Caribbean and Cuban Experience

    35 Nights - Bristol Avonmouth and back

    Cruise and Maritime Ship - Marco Polo Marco Polo

    Escape to the Caribbean and soak up the winter sun on this no-fly cruise from Bristol Avonmouth on Marco Polo, visiting the Dominican Republic, Mexico, Cuba and the Bahamas 2017 - Feb
    Save up to 65%!

    A Caribbean and Cuban Experience No Fly Cruise
    From £1599pp
    View Full Details

  • Arctic Journey

    20 Nights - Hull to Rosyth

    Cruise and Maritime Ship - Marco Polo Marco Polo

    Explore the magnificent beauty of Greenland, the dramatic landscapes of Iceland and the scenic Faroes on this epic no-fly cruise adventure from Hull or Edinburgh Rosyth 2017 - Jul
    Save up to 40%!

    Arctic Journey No Fly Cruise
    From £1749pp
    View Full Details

  • Canada in the Fall

    28 Nights - Liverpool and back

    Cruise and Maritime Ship - Marco Polo Marco Polo

    Enjoy an epic voyage of discovery, exploring spectacular Eastern Canada in the glorious fall on board elegant Marco Polo, on this no-fly cruise from the UK. There is the option to embark in Belfast 2017 - Aug, Sep
    Save up to 40%!

    Canada in the Fall No Fly Cruise
    From £2379pp
    View Full Details

  • River Amazon from the UK

    42 Nights - London Tilbury and back

    Cruise and Maritime Ship - Magellan Magellan

    A unique no-fly voyage to the spectacular scenery and wildlife of the Amazon from London Tilbury, taking in the idyllic islands of the West Indies and Azores 2018 - Jan
    Save up to 40%!

    River Amazon from the UK No Fly Cruise
    From £2979pp
    View Full Details

  • A Caribbean and Central American Experience

    46 Nights - London Tilbury and back

    Cruise and Maritime Ship - Columbus Columbus

    Soak up the winter sun in idyllic Cuba, Central America and the Caribbean on this epic no-fly adventure from London Tilbury aboard Columbus 2017 - Oct
    Save up to 40%!

    A Caribbean and Central American Experience No Fly Cruise
    From £3279pp
    View Full Details

  • .