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

Discovery Cruises Collection

Explore the world with our handpicked collection of small ship discovery cruises to enchanting destinations, with expert guest lecturers, fascinating presentations and superb guided excursions to bring the area to life.

Our cultural cruises are designed for travellers who want to gain an understanding of the history, art, culture, geography and people of the destinations they visit, in relaxing, like-minded company.

Carefully planned itineraries take you beyond the tourist trail, and imaginative excursions visit key sights and hidden treasures showing a different, more authentic face of a country.

Cruise and Maritime Voyages

Cruise and Maritime Voyages offers a superb selection of no-fly cruises from regional UK ports including Newcastle, Hull, Liverpool and London Tilbury, on board five classic ships - Magellan, Marco Polo, Astoria, Astor and flagship Columbus. Guests can enjoy the traditional, British cruise experience on board with spectacular cabaret shows, craft workshops and complimentary tea and coffee.

More about Cruise and Maritime Voyages


Explore the world with like-minded adult passengers on a Saga cruise, exclusively for the over 50s market, although companions can be over 40. A complimentary chauffeur service is available to passengers living within 250 miles of Dover or Southampton ports, while a wide variety of optional excursions allow guests to tailor their holiday. A high staff to guest ratio on board their two small ships, Saga Sapphire and Saga Pearl II, ensures an exceptionally high standard of service throughout.

More about Saga

Viking Oceans

With carefully-planned itineraries on luxury, state-of-the-art ships, and an included excursion in every port, these ocean voyages allow passengers ample time to explore and experience destinations to the full. Return flights from the UK, complimentary drinks with lunch and dinner and Wi-Fi are all included making them exceptional value for money.

More about Viking Oceans

Voyages to Antiquity

With superb itineraries in the Mediterranean, these cultural voyages also include pre and post-cruise hotel stays, gratuities, complimentary wine with dinner and a comprehensive shore excursion programme. They appeal to British, Australian, American, Canadian and European guests, and English is always the main language.

More about Voyages to Antiquity

Click here to read our latest customer review of their Voyages to Antiquity cruise in the Mediterraean

Aegean Odyssey Segesta, Italy Bali Minerva Chennai in India Ring of Brodgar