River Cruises

River cruises

River cruises are a wonderful way to fully immerse in your travel experience. We are your river cruise specialists with personal experience on river cruises around the world including European and Asian river cruises.

Charms of the Mekong - February 16 - March 3, 2019:  Discover the diverse cultures and histories of Vietnam and Cambodia as you travel down the Mekong River. Visit local markets, floating villages, and craftsmen's workshops, such as the Silversmith village. Enjoy a water puppet show too. In Phnom Penh, Cambodia, traverse the Killing Fields and visit the Genocide Museum, as well as the National Museum and the Royal Palace. Visit a Buddhist monastery and Angkor Wat, touted as the largest religious monument in the world. On this trip, various transportation options abound, including a trishaw, tuk-tuk, rickshaw, and an oxcart ride!  Learn more.

Golden Trails of East Africa: Nov 3-19, 2019
Botswana, South Africa, Tanzania, & Zimbabwe
Board the intimate 28-room Zambezi Queen, designed for optimal wildlife viewing, and journey down the Chobe River on this land and river cruise where you will experience unforgettable safaris and many natural wonders. Begin with an overnight stay in Johannesburg (option to start with 3 nights in Cape Town). Next, fly to Kasane, Botswana and board the Zambezi Queen on the Chobe River for the next 4 nights. Enjoy 2 nights at Victoria Falls, one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World. From here, fly to Johannesburg for 2 nights at your intimate, all-suite hotel. Depart to Nairobi to your Tanzania safari. Enjoy two nights at three of the four luxury Tanzanian lodges: Tarangire Treetops, The Manor at Ngorongoro, and the luxury-tented Serengeti Migration Camp or Serengeti Pioneer Camp. Learn more.

Art Adventures Cruise:  Europe's Rivers & Castles with Daily Art Instruction by Patricia Banks: Sept 11-19, 2019 / Germany and Luxembourg                                  

Bring your passion for Art to this beautiful European River Cruise, hosted by Patricia Banks ~ Artist. This perfect journey combines time to paint, draw and sketch with a journey along three beautiful rivers. From the meandering Main to the UNESCO-designated Upper Middle Rhine Valley with its multitude of castles dotting its shores to the vineyard-clad hills of the Moselle, enjoy Europe at its most picturesque. Let the storybook villages—Wertheim, Bernkastel and Cochem—captivate you; and Rothenburg, located on the Romantic Road enchant you. Marvel at the world's largest ceiling fresco in the Würzburg Residence, a UNESCO World Heritage Site; and the beautiful Chagall windows while in Mainz. Savor the many flavors of Germany with a chance to sample the world-famous wines of the Rheingau, the hearty smoked beer of Bamberg and Rüdesheim’s famed coffee. All along the way, gain an intimate understanding of the history and culture of the places you visit. Learn more.



A curated collection of river cruise experiences from around the world. Since 1999, they've been creating exceptional experiences for Canadian Travellers. Their programs are designed to offer incredible value and quality for the most discerning traveller. Experiences for enthusiasts, not just tourists!

Which River Cruise is Right for You?

Modern, contemporary ships combining elegant style and service. AmaWaterways is also the only line that has the La Chaine des Rotisseurs culinary designation; an absolute must for the modern foodie! Membership is considered an achievement of world-class culinary acumen.
Destinations: Europe, Portugal, Africa, Cambodia & Vietnam, Myanmar

Avalon Waterways
Some of the most uniquely-designed staterooms afloat. Be sure to check out Avalon's Panorama Suites for a unique perspective and an unparalleled opportunity to wake up each morning facing the magnificent passing scenery.
Destinations: Europe, Asia, Amazon, Galapagos Islands

The Scenic credo is: “Never lose your sense of wonder.” Scenic's all-inclusive state-of the-art Space-Ships offer 5-star luxury aboard technologically innovative floating worlds.
Destinations: Europe, Asia, Russia

Tauck River Cruises
All-inclusive river cruises featuring the "little Tauck touches;" an intimate, club-like atmosphere onboard, and uncommon access to exclusive cultural experiences.
Destinations: Europe

Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection
All-inclusive, luxury boutique river cruises accented with classic “old world” European design.
Destinations: Europe (including Italy), Russia, Portugal, Egypt, China, India, Cambodia & Vietnam

Viking Cruises
Scandinavian design, Nordic sensibility and the most river cruise ships on the waterways of Europe – by far. Viking also offers complimentary shore excursions in every port.
Destinations: Europe, Russia, Portugal, Egypt, China, Cambodia & Vietnam, Myanmar, Ukraine

Voyages to Antiquity
Combining the comfort of boutique-style cruising with the very best of cultural travel, Voyages to Antiquity offers an opportunity to explore the history, cultures and natural wonders of each destination.
Destinations: Mediterranean, Africa, India and Southeast Asia

American Queen Steamboat Company
Uniquely themed river cruise voyages feature special entertainment creating a river cruise experience unlike any other. From Civil War and Big Band Swing to Christmas Markets and New Year's Celebration, the possibilities are endless.
Destinations: The Mississippi, Ohio and Tennessee Rivers, Columbia and Snake Rivers 


Can't decide on what's right for you? We pride ourselves on being YOUR River Cruise Experts. Many of our Travel Advisors are experienced river cruisers who can find the best fit for you.