AUSTRALIAN AND NEW ZEALAND TRAVEL AGENTS - AMAWATERWAYS cruises are sold via APT in Australia and New Zealand.
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In partnership with APT, AMAWATERWAYS has built a fleet of custom-designed European river ships that signify the evolution of modern river cruising. From the intricate elegance of the interior appointments and the opulence of the suites to the wealth of recreational choice provided in the vessel's public areas, these river ships are truly the finest on Europe's waters.
AMAWATERWAYS also offers luxury river cruising in Asia.
An AmaWaterways river cruise is about more than the destination – it’s the journey. We invite you to take one of our European river cruises or Asia river cruises and see the world in luxury and comfort. River cruising Europe with AmaWaterways is an excellent way to explore a destination. Discover local culture and sights on included tours, and then hop back on your luxurious river cruise ship and sail to the next stunning city or charming town. Included in the fares of our river cruises are shore excursions in every port of call; all dining on board (including The Chef’s Table specialty restaurant); fine wine, beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner; internet access and Wi-Fi; and bicycles that you can use to explore on your own or join our guided bike tours.
AmaVida, Flavours of Portugal & Spain 2019 ex Vega Terron to Oporto
7 Night Cruise sailing from Vega Terron to Oporto aboard AmaVida.
AmaDante, Medieval Treasures 2019 ex Basel to Nuremberg
7 Night Cruise sailing from Basel to Nuremberg aboard AmaDante.
AmaDolce, Taste of Bordeaux ex Bordeaux Return
7 Night Cruise sailing from Bordeaux roundtrip aboard AmaDolce.
AmaLyra, Paris & Normandy ex Paris Return
7 Night Cruise sailing from Paris roundtrip aboard AmaLyra.
AmaCello, Colours of Provence 2019 ex Arles to Lyon
7 Night Cruise sailing from Arles to Lyon aboard AmaCello.
AmaSonata, The Romantic Danube 2019 ex Vilshofen to Budapest
7 Night Cruise sailing from Vilshofen to Budapest aboard AmaSonata.
AmaLea, Melodies of the Danube ex Budapest to Vilshofen
7 Night Cruise sailing from Budapest to Vilshofen aboard AmaLea.
AmaPrima, Tulip Time Cruise 2019 ex Amsterdam Return
7 Night Cruise sailing from Amsterdam roundtrip aboard AmaPrima.
AmaDouro, Enticing Douro 2019 ex Porto Return
7 Night Cruise sailing from Porto roundtrip aboard AmaDouro.
AmaCerto, The Romantic Danube 2019 ex Vilshofen to Budapest
7 Night Cruise sailing from Vilshofen to Budapest aboard AmaCerto.
AmaViola, Gems of Southeast Europe 2019 ex Giurgiu to Budapest
7 Night Cruise sailing from Giurgiu to Budapest aboard AmaViola.
AmaKristina, Captivating Rhine ex Amsterdam to Basel
7 Night Cruise sailing from Amsterdam to Basel aboard AmaKristina.
AmaVida, Flavours of Portugal & Spain 2019 ex Porto to Vega Terron
7 Night Cruise sailing from Porto to Vega Terron aboard AmaVida.
AmaDante, Europes Rivers & Castles 2019 ex Nuremberg to Remich
7 Night Cruise sailing from Nuremberg to Remich aboard AmaDante.
AmaSerena, Rhine & Moselle Delights 2019 ex Basel to Amsterdam
10 Night Cruise sailing from Basel to Amsterdam aboard AmaSerena.
AmaCello, Colours of Provence ex Lyon to Arles
7 Night Cruise sailing from Lyon to Arles aboard AmaCello.
AmaLea, The Romantic Danube 2019 ex Vilshofen to Budapest
7 Night Cruise sailing from Vilshofen to Budapest aboard AmaLea.
AmaSonata, Melodies of the Danube ex Budapest to Vilshofen
7 Night Cruise sailing from Budapest to Vilshofen aboard AmaSonata.
AmaMagna, The Romantic Danube 2019 ex Vilshofen to Budapest
7 Night Cruise sailing from Vilshofen to Budapest aboard AmaMaga.
AmaCerto, Blue Danube Discovery ex Budapest to Nuremberg
7 Night Cruise sailing from Budapest to Nuremberg aboard AmaCerto.
Our onboard culinary staff offers sophisticated menus comprised of wonderful soups, fresh produce, high quality choice cut meats, and fresh fish and seafood. Your Maitre d' always welcomes you to the restaurant with a bright smile.
Start your day with a lavish gourmet champagne breakfast buffet. Choose from a rich assortment of breads, croissants and pastries, a variety of fresh fruit, yogurt, cereals, and smoked salmon. Sample the delicious cheeses, cold cuts and local sausages, as well as our daily regional specials. An array of traditional breakfast items is also available from the menu.
Return from your shore excursion to a delicious lunch. Start with mouth-watering hot or cold appetizers, homemade soups, then choose from a selection of great entrees, finish off with a delectable dessert and complimentary cappuccino.
In the evening, be our honored guest for an elegant dinner or a traditional theme night with a feast of regional specialties. Enjoy delicious cuisine and complimentary free-flowing wines from the local vintners. Our kitchen crew knows how to orchestrate a truly memorable dining experience.
Dining Dress Code:
We recommend country club casual for dinner. There is one semi-formal evening onboard, the Captain’s Farewell Dinner; typically the second to last night, formal attire is not required.
Europe: Coffee and tea are available free of charge throughout the day and during meals. Specialty coffees, such as espresso and café latte are also available free of charge. Soft drinks and alcoholic beverages are available at additional cost. During dinner, local wines soft drinks and beer are available on a complimentary basis.
Russia: Coffee and tea are available free of charge throughout the day. Soft drinks and alcoholic beverages are available at additional cost. Complimentary wine, beer, soft drinks and juice are included with every dinner on board the ship. Water dispensers are available throughout the ship for your convenience.
Vietnam & Cambodia: Complimentary soft drinks, juices, house brand spirits, local beer and wine, filtered coffee and tea are available during meals. Imported wine and premium alcoholic beverages are available to purchase at an additional cost.
Africa: Complimentary wine and beer is served with all lunch and dinners on board. Coffee and tea are available free of charge throughout the day and during meals from the bar. Premium alcoholic beverages as well as drinks outside of meal times are available at the bar for additional cost.
Dance the night away with the locals at the many open-air festivals and events during the warm summer months. Your ship is docked close to the heart of each town and city so you can easily venture ashore to delve into the spirit of each city’s exciting evening culture, traditions and activities.
What are the tipping guidelines?
Gratuities to your Cruise Manager and ship crew are not included in the vacation price. While the amount of these gratuities will depend upon your degree of satisfaction for services received, many of our clients have asked us for general tipping guidelines. Here are our recommendations:
Europe: For good service, we recommend 3 Euros per passenger, per day for the Cruise Manager and 12 Euros per passenger, per day for the crew, which will be divided up among the ship's personnel. It is also customary to acknowledge a particularly good performance of a local guide by leaving a tip of 1-2 Euros per tour. Gratuities on most vessels, but not all, may be charged on credit card as well as cash.
Russia: For good service, we recommend US $4 per passenger, per day for the Cruise Manager and US $15 per passenger, per day for the crew, which is to be divided up among the ship's personnel. It is also customary to acknowledge a particularly good performance of a local guide by leaving a tip of US $2 - US $3 per tour and US $1 for the driver. Gratuity for the ship staff, crew and local guides must be paid in cash (Rubles, USD or Euros).
Vietnam & Cambodia: Pre and Post Cruise: National Guide US $2 per person per day. Local Guides, US $1 per person per half-day tour, US $2 per person per full day tour. Bus Drivers, US $.50 per person for half-day tour, US $2 per person for full day tour.
Cruise: Cruise Director, US $2 per person per day. Ship's Crew, US $10 per person per day. Cruise Guide in Cambodia, US $2-3 per person per day (covers all shore excursions in Cambodia). Cruise Guide in Vietnam, US $2-3 per person per day(covers all shore excursions in Vietnam.)
Africa: Gratuities are not included in the vacation price. The suggested tipping policy onboard is between $65-80 per cabin for the 4-night cruise. Of course, all tips are at the traveler’s personal discretion.
AMA Waterways accepts children over the age of 8yrs, however there are no specific programs for them and no child minding facilities.