AmaWaterways: River Cruising Perfected

Over 20 years of providing innovative and unforgettable river cruise experiences!

AmaWaterways has over 20 years of providing innovative and unforgettable river cruise experiences. Here's all the ways in which they've perfected river cruising: 


Unpack Once: A Seamless Experience

Step aboard, unpack once, and let AmaWaterways take you from one destination to the next. No need for multiple hotels or other forms of transportation – it’s a truly seamless experience. AmaWaterways’ river cruises also sail through the heart of each destination, from grand capitals to charming villages, making each day a “see” day rather than just a “sea” day. The ships also dock near city centers, and with AmaWaterways’ quick and easy embarkation and disembarkation, you are free to step right off the ship and explore the city!


The Luxury of Space

AmaWaterways' contemporary, award-winning ships offer a spacious and uncrowded experience. They accommodate around 156 guests – less than traditional river cruise ships – and their stylish staterooms and suites offer welcoming amenities, such as their signature view-enhancing twin balconies.


Double Your Leisure Time

Your AmaWaterways ship provides a relaxing and seamless experience as it takes you from destination to destination. The slower pace of river cruising allows for more free time in port, meaning you'll have plenty of time to step right off the ship and explore the city. The ship itself also provides a number of activities you can enjoy, from taking a dip in the sun-deck pool or whirlpool, to participating in one of their wellness activities, or relaxing with a soothing massage. You can also just take in the scenery while enjoying a glass of wine!


Unparalleled Personalized Service

As you board the ship, you will be warmly welcomed by AmaWaterways' professionally trained crew. From greeting you by name, to remembering your dietary preferences, you can trust that they will go above and beyond to make sure you have a memorable experience.


Extraordinary Cruise Managers

AmaWaterways' Cruise Managers are the best in the industry. They are extraordinarily friendly and knowledgeable destination experts who will be there for you every step of the way throughout your entire journey – including AmaWaterways’ optional pre and post sailing land packages.


A Variety of Included Excursions

AmaWaterways offers a curated list of shore excursion options for each day. These include everything from walking tours (available for gentle, regular, and active guests) to guided hike and bike rides (for small groups of 15-20 guests). For those looking for something more immersive, there are also culinary-themed Special Interest Tours such as cooking demonstrations and tastings. Because the ships dock near heart of the city, you are also free to explore on your own on foot or bike, if you wish - there’s something for everyone!


Ready to start planning your river cruise experience? Contact us today!

Enjoy the AmaWaterway's Difference

Family-owned and operated for more than 21 years, AmaWaterways is a luxury river cruise line offering unforgettable experiences with 29 custom-designed ships sailing iconic rivers throughout Europe, Vietnam, Cambodia, Africa, Egypt, and, starting in 2025, Colombia. Co-founded by pioneering river cruise executives Rudi Schreiner, Kristin Karst and Jimmy Murphy, AmaWaterways is committed to its reputation of welcoming guests with a warm and inviting crew and creating immersive, truly authentic cultural experiences for active travelers of all ages. AmaWaterways leads the river cruise industry in innovation, highlighted by the launch of the revolutionary AmaMagna, and through its sustainable ship design, wide variety of small group shore excursions featuring biking and hiking options, and award-winning, locally sourced cuisine paired with fine wines from the world’s most acclaimed wine regions. 

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