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Christmas and New Year River Cruises

Celebrate the festive season in style, or escape it altogether with our extensive choice of seasonal getaways. From luxury small ships in exotic destinations to expedition voyages exploring Antarctica, we have the dream Christmas or New Year voyage to suit you.

Spend the festive season in the winter sun exploring the Caribbean on a superb tall sailing ship where the only decision is whether to enjoy the exciting watersports facilities or simply relax with a treatment in the onboard spa, or escape from it all on a luxury cruise around the idyllic islands of French Polynesia. Spend Yuletide in East Asia on a wonderful festive cruise exploring vibrant Malaysia, the pristine beaches of Thailand and the natural beauty of Indonesia. Enjoy the festive atmosphere on a no-fly Christmas and New Year cruise in the warmer climes of the Canary Islands and indulge in a traditional Christmas dinner whilst at sea, then toast the New Year in style on board a friendly ‘home from home’ ship, or discover the grandest cities of Europe on a fascinating cultural voyage.

Make this Christmas one to remember on a voyage along the Norwegian coast and across the Arctic Circle in search of nature’s most fantastic and awe-inspiring show, the incredible Northern Lights. For a truly unforgettable experience, why not enjoy a white Christmas on board a superb expedition ship in stunning Antarctica and celebrate New Years Eve hiking with penguins?

Celebrate the festive season on a superb river cruise through the heart of Europe where so many Christmas traditions began, and enjoy the seasonal cheer on board with fellow guests. Raise a glass and toast the New Year from the comfort of your ship, moored in romantic Paris, stunning Venice, the beautiful city of Seville or the World Heritage listed city of Lyon.