Blue Water Holidays
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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
Avalon Waterways River Cruises

Avalon Waterways

Cruise the rivers of Europe with Avalon Waterways, where the inclusion of a VIP home-pick-up service means that your holiday really does start from the moment you leave home. Enjoy delicious cuisine with regional dishes, complimentary wine, beer and soft drinks included with lunch and dinner, and a choice of excursions specially selected to compliment your river cruise experience.

Avalon Waterways' river cruise ships are an elegant, spacious and contemporary design with beautifully appointed staterooms and suites. Most staterooms feature a wall-to-wall, ceiling-to-floor panoramic window which opens for a balcony experience.

Cruise Collection 2020 / 2021

About Avalon Waterways Cruises

About Avalon Waterways River Cruises

Avalon Waterways offer a fantastic choice of river cruises throughout Europe. They also explore Vietnam and Cambodia on the Mekong River, India on the Ganges River and the extraordinary Galapagos Islands.

Spacious Modern Ships

Relax in spacious accommodation, with all cabins enjoying a river view. Most staterooms feature wall-to-wall, floor-to-ceiling panoramic windows which open for a full balcony experience plus the beds face the incredible views. Each cabin has a private bathroom with a shower. Fluffy robes, slippers and L'Occitane toiletries also add an extra special touch.

On Avalon Waterways' European river cruise ships, there is a choice of dining venues, the Panorama Lounge with cosy seating and a dance floor, the Club Lounge which has a 24-hour self-service hot drinks station, and an Observation Lounge. The Adventure Centre on board has active gear including bicycles, maps and Nordic walking poles. The Club Lounge library has a range of books, cards and board games for guests to enjoy, and there is also a Fitness Centre with state-of-the-art equipment. There is also a Sky Deck game area and complimentary computer use in public areas. Complimentary Wi-Fi is also available. (Please not Wi-Fi is not available in the Amazon or Galapagos)

Full Board Dining

Enjoy full board dining during the cruise, with attentive waiter service. Regional wine and beer are included with both lunch and dinner, as well as soft drinks. There is also an all-day drinks station with teas and coffees. Enjoy a choice of dining options including the main restaurant, Panorama Lounge for a light meal or al fresco dining (weather permitting). Complimentary water is also available daily.

A Choice of Excursions

Avalon Waterways offer a choice of guided excursions with local guides. Daily excursions are included in the price including Local Favourites which go behind the scenes of a place and bring traditions to life. Avalon Waterways offer three types of excursions: Classic, Active and Discovery. Optional, supplementary excursions are also available. An audio device is provided for all shore excursions. There are also onboard bikes and Nordic walking poles to borrow.

Regional Flights or Rail

Avalon Waterways cruises include a wide range of regional airports. There is also the option of rail across Europe as an alternative. All cruises are also available cruise-only, for those who wish to make their own way to the ship.

Private Home Pick-Up Service

Start your holiday off in style with Avalon Waterway's award-winning private VIP pick-up service taking you from your home to your UK departure point. This service is included with 100 miles.

Gratuities, Transfers and Port Charges

An Avalon Waterways cruise includes all gratuities for the Cruise Director and crew, overseas transfers and port charges

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