Cruise in Luxury
An AmaWaterways river cruise is about more than just the destination – it’s the journey. Our ships are inspired by luxury yachts so that you can enjoy an array of great features as you cruise along from one stunning place to the next. Because it’s not just about where you go. It’s how you get there that matters.
About AmaWaterways
Executive Vice President and Co-owner Kristin Karst talks about what makes AmaWaterways river cruises so special.
Europe’s Christmas Markets
Every year, eager travelers journey to Europe to experience the yuletide season at its very best. With the backdrop of winter white hilltops, twinkling lights and extravagantly decorated cities, you'll undoubtedly get swept up in the enchantment and wonder that's in the air.
AmaWaterways Magnificent Europe Avid Cruiser
Join celebrated author and videographer Ralph Grizzle and follow the route of emperors and kings on our “Magnificent Europe” journey along three great rivers through five fascinating countries.
Wine Cruises
Our Wine Cruises are a unique and immersive way to combine all the wonder of Europe's famed regions with the rich history of winemaking and epicurean treasures found along its wondrous rivers.
Explore on Two Wheels
On an AmaWaterways river cruise, you can join guided bike tours or grab a bike from our ship and go out exploring on your own. It is a unique, active and immersive way to experience Europe.
The Enchanting Rhine
Cruise the beautiful Rhine River with AmaWaterways and discover a wealth of stunning scenery and rich history and culture.
Taste of Bordeaux
Come experience a Taste of Bordeaux on our luxury river cruise through this renowned region of France.
Life on Board
Your river cruise with AmaWaterways will be a luxurious experience from start to finish. After a day of discovery, it’s time to return to your ship. This is your floating sanctuary, and we’ve invested a lot to ensure that you will truly enjoy your time on board.
A Delicious Food and Wine Pairing
Join one of our wine experts as he walks you through a delicious and decadent food and wine pairing aboard our river cruise in Bordeaux. Epicurean delights await you on this amazing itinerary in France as well as on our other itineraries.
Introducing the New AmaKristina
We recently celebrated a first look at the brand-new AmaKristina, which will debut on the Rhine in 2017. Our owners Rudi Schreiner and Kristin Karst were there for the festivities.
Rudi Schreiner Inducted into the Hall of Fame
We’re all very proud of our President and Co-owner Rudi Schreiner. He was inducted into Cruise Lines International Association’s Hall of Fame for a lifetime of dedication to and achievement in river cruising.
Africa Aboard the Zambezi Queen
Our Africa Safari and Wildlife Cruises are a one-of-a-kind way to experience this amazing destination. Combine a 4-night Chobe River cruise on the Zambezi Queen with stays at luxury game lodges, a visit to Victoria Falls and other unforgettable tours.
Vietnam, Cambodia and the Mekong River
Explore the exotic with our river cruises in Vietnam and Cambodia aboard the award-winning AmaDara. Unforgettable cultural experiences and wondrous sights await as you travel along the legendary Mekong River.
Saint Emilion
Explore this charming French town and its verdant vineyards on our Taste of Bordeaux itinerary.
Roquetaillade Castle
Experience this historic castle on a luxury river cruise with us in the famed Bordeaux region of France.
The Loire Valley
Extend your Bordeaux river cruise with a fascinating post-cruise stay in the magnificent Loire Valley.
Christening the AmaSerena
Join the celebration as we christen the AmaSerena in Vilshofen, Germany with Godmother Michelle Fee. The song you hear was written just for our ship!
Luxury River Cruises
Take an unforgettable river cruise through Europe with AmaWaterways, Cruise Critic award-winner for Best River Cruise Line.
Fine Dining
AmaWaterways river cruises offer multiple dining venues that showcase the finest ingredients from local towns you’ll visit along Europe’s great waterways. Experience AmaWaterways incredible cuisine for a taste of the good life.
Cruise Manager Profile - Annie
Meet our Wonderful Cruise Manager, Annie

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