Cruise Lines

The cruise lines or operators shown below link to cruise line details, regions cruised as well as ships in the fleet.  We have split them into categories to make your exploration easier.

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A-ROSA Flussschiff GmbH

A-ROSA offers travelers an informed, intimate experience of Europe’s most beautiful riverside cities, villages and landscapes. The sleek, streamlined ships have been designed not only to elegantly ply some of the world’s most historic 

Abercrombie & Kent Limited

Abercrombie and Kent offer specialised expedition-type cruises to the more remote areas of the world such as the Amazon and Antarctica as well as Nile cruising in Egypt. 

Aida Cruises

Aida Cruises 

AMA Waterways

AMA Waterways is a deluxe river cruise company based in the USA but specialising in European river cruises. 

American Cruise Lines

American Cruise Lines specialises in a unique style of small ship cruising along the inland waterways and rivers of the United States. 

American Queen Steamboat Company

American Queen Steamboat Company offers a genuine paddlewheel steamboat travelling the mighty rivers and of America aboard a paddlewheel steamboat 

Antarctica XXI

Antarctica XXI is a Chilean based operator that flies you over the rough seas of Drake's Passage to join your ship at the gates of Antarctica. 

Antarpply Expeditions

Antarpply Expeditions is an Argentinian operator of small ship expedition cruises to Antarctica and the sub-Antarctic islands. 

Australian Pacific Touring (UK) Ltd

APT together with partner AmaWaterways, possess over 15 years experience cruising the waterways of Europe offering unmatched experience and insight with every ship launched on schedule. 

Aqua Expeditions

Aqua Expeditions is a Peruvian tour operator operating luxury cruises on the Amazon River in Peru onboard a custom built luxury river cruiser. 

Aurora Expeditions

Aurora Expeditions is a polar exploration cruise company that offers educational nature-based cruises to remote destinations in Antarctica, the Arctic and other area of special interest. 

Avalon Waterways

Avalon Waterways offers the youngest fleet of ships on Europe’s rivers. Sail past spectacular landscapes aboard luxurious & intimate ships. Large staterooms, most featuring wall-to-wall panoramic windows & French balconies. 

Azamara Cruises

Azamara Cruises is the boutique ships arm of Celebrity offering a high quality cruising experience on smaller deluxe ships. 

Blount Small Ship Adventures

Blount Small Ship Adventures aims to take people deep into the nooks and crannies of the world, and along the way, discovered adventure in the places big cruises cannot sail. 

Blue Planet Expeditions

Blue Planet Expeditions Ltd was founded in September 2010 for expedition cruising. The mission is simple; aim to provide guests the best opportunities to experience the wildlife, landscapes, culture, history & recreational opportunities of destinations in 

Captain Cook Cruises (NSW) Pty Ltd

Captain Cook Cruises offer personalised cruising on very small coastal cruise boats in the spectacular waters of Australia and the Fiji Islands and a Paddle Steamer on the Murray River. 

Carnival Cruise Lines

Carnival cruises offer upbeat fun cruising with lots of activities, fast food and glitzy entertainment providing a good value cruise package. 

Carnival Cruise Lines Australia

Carnival Australia offers upbeat fun cruising to the Pacific Islands and coastal Australia 

Celebrity Cruises

Celebrity is an American run operator with Greek origins that provides a high quality cruising experience on modern spacious ships. 

Compagnie du Ponant

Compagnie du Ponant offers chic yacht style cruising without the crowds to destinations off the beaten track. 

Compagnie Fluviale du Mekong

Owned by CroisiEurope, Compagnie Fluviale du Mekong offer more than traditional river cruising. Through charming vessels, you will explore rustic villages, discover hidden cultures and be one with the people. 

Coral Princess Cruises

Australian cruise company offering expedition cruises around Australia, Papua New Guinea and New Zealand cruises on small ships. 

Costa Cruises

Costa Cruises specialises in cruising in the Italian style with a lively and cosmopolitan ambience. Passengers are mainly European in the Mediterranean and American in the Caribbean. 

CroisiEurope - Alsace Croisières

CroisiEurope is one of Europe's largest river cruise companies and offers a wide range of cruises on Europe's most beautiful rivers. 

Crucemundo

Undoubtedly, river cruises are the best way to explore countries. They can get you to the heart of the continent, let you learn more about culture and communities, 

Cruceros Australis

Cruceros Australis offers Expedition Cruisers that sail the Magellan Strait and Beagle Channel, exploring one of the most beautiful and unexplored regions of the world - Patagonia and Tierra del Fuego. 

Cruise & Maritime Voyages

Cruise and Maritime Voyages is a UK based tour operator providing a series of value for money cruises that depart from UK ports. 

Crystal Cruises

Crystal Cruises offer large ship variety and facilities with small ship quality of service and cuisine. The Crystal experience is elegance and friendly personal service in a formal way. 

Cunard Line

Cunard ships provide the more traditional and longer voyages and offer spacious surroundings, elegant public rooms and excellent cuisine. 

Discover Egypt

Discover Egypt is a leading UK specialist tour operator offering Nile cruises along with resort hotel packages. 

Disney Cruise Line

Disney offer seven day and short cruises in conjunction with a Walt Disney World stay with particular appeal to families. 

European Waterways Ltd

European Waterways provides all inclusive luxury hotel barges cruising the inland waterways of nine European countries all with an English speaking crew. 

eWaterways

Offering a selection of small ship cruises to the most incredible places in the world. eWaterways are proud of the personal service and attention to detail offered by a team of experts. 

Fred Olsen Cruise Lines

Fred Olsen is a traditional British operator providing mainly ex UK cruising, Canary Island fly cruises and some worldwide voyages. This family operated line offers well designed itineraries, a friendly ambience and year round consistent quality. 

Fred.\ River Cruises

Fred.\ River Cruises is dedicated to the deluxe MS Mozart river cruise ship which operates on the River Danube. Run by experts who know the Danube and its countries inside out. 

G Adventures

G Adventures offer authentic adventures in the real world with specialised expedition-type cruises to the more remote areas of the world such as Antarctica. 

Gate1 Travel

Gate1 is an American Travel Operator that offers a programme of cruises on European rivers waterways using chartered vessels. 

Great Lakes Cruise Company

The Great Lakes Cruise Company currently features cruises on the Great Lakes of North America and the St Lawrence Seaway sailing a variety of exciting itineraries. 

Hapag-Lloyd Kreufahrten

Hapag-Lloyd is a German line that offers some bilingual cruises to the world's more remote regions, following in the footsteps of the great explorers on smaller ships. 

Hebridean Island Cruises Limited

Hebridean Island Cruises is a British operator offering cruises in Northern European (mainly Scottish) waters for those who like the outdoor life, lots of scenery and luxurious accommodation. 

Holland America Line

Holland America, now owned by the Carnival Corporation, offers the more traditional cruise experience. 

Hurtigruten Ltd

Hurtigruten (Norwegian Coastal Voyage) has a fleet of working coastal ships cruising the spectacular Norwegian coastline and fjords from Bergen right round to the Russian border within the Arctic Circle. 

Iberocruceros

Iberocruceros is a Spanish cruise line that specialises in cruising to Western Med, Eastern Med, North Europe and South America. 

Lindblad Expeditions

Lindblad take small groups of adventurous travellers to out-of-the-way places on nimble expedition ships that nose into ports and call on islands where cruise ships simply cannot go. 

Longwood Holidays Limited

Longwood Holidays is an independent UK Tour Operator who includes Nile river cruises on good quality boats. 

Louis Cruise Lines

Louis Cruise Lines is a Greek-Cypriot operator with 5 cruise ships providing destination intensive cruises in the East and West Mediterranean to the English speaking market. 

Luftner Reisen GmbH

Luftner Cruises is an Austrian based operator of river cruises on European waterways offering quality vessels with varied itineraries. 

Magna Carta Steamship Company

The Magna Carta Steamship Company is a UK based cruise operator with two vessels, one on Scotland's coastal waters and the Caledonian Canal and one on the Thames. 

Mediterranean Shipping Cruises

MSC has both classic liners and modern ships offering Italian style cruising with a wide choice of itineraries. 

Nicko Tours Gmbh

Nicko Tours is a German operator specialising in river cruises. The company is situated in Stuttgart and has 10 bilingual ships (English/German), on which all announcements, menus, daily programs and excursions are provided in both languages. 

Noble Caledonia Limited

Noble Caledonia ia a UK based Tour Operator offering a mix of expedition, inshore, ocean and river cruising. 

Norwegian Cruise Line

Norwegian Cruise Line offers an easy going casual experience with its Freestyle Cruising® programme providing freedom, choice and flexibility in dining, on board activities, entertainment and excursions. 

Oceania Cruises Inc

Oceania Cruises was formed in 2002 to offer luxury cruising at good value prices with excellent cuisine, and destination oriented itineraries that have been tailored to include many overnight port stays. 

Oceanwide Expeditions Inc

Oceanwide Expeditions offers unique, small-group cruises to see the natural wildlife and scenery of some of the world's most remote places in reasonable comfort on powerful, Russian polar icebreakers. 

One Ocean Expeditions

One Ocean Expeditions is a Polarcruise company that offers comfortable and educational nature-based cruises to remote destinations in Antarctica and the Arctic. 

Orbital Travel

Orbital Travel is a family run accommodation only supplier who specialises in Egypt offering Nile cruises along with other Eastern Mediterranean packages. 

Orient Express Trains & Cruises

Orient Express offers a stylish collection of travel experiences including elegant river and island cruises alongside its trains and hotels. 

Orion Expedition Cruises

Orion Expedition Cruises has become the leading expedition cruise operator in Asia Pacific. The introduction of Orion II in 2011 doubled the capacity and the opportunity to introduce guests to new and amazing destinations. 

P&O Cruises

P&O Cruises has a long and distinguished record as a British operator although it is part of the Carnival Group. It offers a very British experience catering for all age groups. 

P&O Cruises Australia

P&O Cruises has operated cruise ships from Australia since 1932 and is now offering a wide range of cruises in the Pacific. Cuisine is good and service is friendly and efficient. 

Pandaw

Pandaw offers cruises on the Irrawaddy River in Burma and the Mekong in Vietnam and Cambodia onboard reproductions of the original 1947 Irrawaddy Steamers. 

Paul Gauguin Cruises

Paul Gauguin Cruises offers luxury cruising combined with the opportunity to discover Tahiti, French Polynesia and the South Pacific aboard a ship built for the destination. 

Peregrine Adventures

Peregrine Adventures has been operating adventure holidays since 1977 and now offers expedition cruises in the Arctic and Antarctic. 

Princess Cruises

Princess Cruises first set sail in 1965 with a single ship cruising to Mexico. Now the third largest cruise line in the world, renowned for innovative ships, an array of onboard options, and an environment of exceptional customer service. 

Pullmantur

Pullmantur is a Spanish travel group owned by Royal Caribbean offering good value cruises on ex RCI ships. All Pullmantur cruises are all inclusive and offer fantastic value. 

Quark Expeditions Inc

Quark Expeditions is one of the leading operators of expedition cruises, especially in polar regions offering adventurous journeys in reasonable comfort on powerful, Russian polar icebreakers. 

Regent Seven Seas Cruises

Sailing with Regent is an exquisite experience. Ultra-luxury defines the onboard lifestyle where everything imaginable is included! You will experience first class service at every turn and enjoy the peace of mind of an all-inclusive luxury cruise. 

Riviera Travel

Riviera Travel exclusively charter 4 star and 5 star ships for British and Irish customers along the Rhine, Moselle, Main, Elbe and the Rhone. 

Royal Caribbean International

Royal Caribbean International delivers a consistent level of cruises to suit families, couples and singles. The style is American with plentiful food and quality entertainment. 

Saga Holidays

Saga Cruises offers a classic cruising experience that is elegant, yet informal and comfortable. Passengers will find today's expected amenities such as Internet cafes, modern (but small) spas with hair salons and fitness centres, and even alternative 

Scenic Tours

Scenic Tours is an Australian based tour operator that operates its own, custom built, state of the art River Cruisers on European rivers. 

Sea Cloud Cruises GmbH

Sea Cloud Cruises is German run and provides refined cruising onboard two imposing tall ships and two luxurious river cruise vessels. 

Seabourn Cruise Line

Seabourn Cruises is the world of small deluxe ships circling the world in search of sunshine, exotic ports, rich cultural experiences and beautiful scenery. 

SeaDream Yacht Club

SeaDream Yacht Club is yacht style luxury on small intimate ships cruising to the more remote harbours of the Caribbean and Mediterranean. 

Seafarer Cruising & Sailing Holidays

Seafarer Cruises are a UK operator specialising in yachting holidays and small ship cruises in a relaxed and informal atmosphere. 

Shearings Holidays

Shearings Holidays is a UK specialist tour operator for the mature traveller offering holidays throughout the UK, Europe and beyond by coach, air and rail, as well as sea and river cruises. 

Silversea Cruises

Silversea Cruises offers ultra-deluxe cruising at the very top end of the market and has established a good reputation for a lavish fully inclusive cruising experience. 

Silversea Expeditions

Adventure-seeking travellers, with discerning tastes, are thrilled to discover Silversea Expeditions offers journeys that are just as exhilarating as they are luxurious. 

St Helena Line

The St Helena Line runs a British passenger-cargo liner on cruises from the UK and South Africa calling at Namibia, Ascension Island and St Helena Island. 

St. Lawrence Cruise Lines Inc.

St Lawrence Cruise Lines offers calm-water cruising on a replica steamboat through the very heart of central Canada 

Star Clippers

Star Clippers operates three of the world’s largest & tallest sailing vessels. Visiting ports often untouched by larger cruise ships & offering passengers the ultimate sea-going experience, balancing the grandeur, adventure & tradition of sailing with 

Star Cruises

Established in 1994, Star Cruises operates principally in the Pan Asia area and offers a mix of casino and traditional cruising. 

Swan Hellenic

Swan Hellenic provides cultural cruising and offers cruises with a strong educational content in a country house ambience. 

Tauck World Discovery

Tauck World Discovery is a major US escorted travel operator providing river and small ship cruises around the world. 

The Majestic Line

The Majestic Line Scottish cruises are designed to reveal the hidden beauty of the sheltered lochs and islands of South Argyll and the Inner Hebrides. 

The River Cruise Line

The River Cruise Line is an independent tour operator, based in Market Harborough, which has been established for over 10 years, providing value river cruises. 

Titan

Titan has teamed cruises from Uniworld, a specialist American worldwide river and inshore cruise operator together with the Titan home departure service. 

Travel Dynamics International

Travel Dynamics International is one of the leading operators of high-caliber educational programs aboard small cruise ships. Offering customized voyages guided by distinguished scholars and experts. 

Travel Indochina

Travel Indochina has been the leader in creating real travel experiences in Asia since 1993. As Asia specialists they share experience and passion for the region, which has earned them a reputation for creating 

Travelsphere Ltd

Travelsphere is a UK based tour operator, part of Page & Moy, specialising in escorted holidays. They provide a series of river cruises designed for the British market on a variety of charter vessels. 

Un-Cruise

Un-Cruise Adventures are unmatched, hands-on small group explorations. With several styles to choose from: Active; Luxury; Heritage; and Charter Adventures—you have an inviting alternative to your typical cruise. 

Uniworld

Uniworld is a specialist American worldwide river and inshore cruise operator offering premium level cruises in Europe. 

Variety Cruises

Variety Cruises offer a combination of both a cruising and a yachting experience on board their state-of-the-art motor-yachts & motor-sailers with a capacity of just 22-72 passengers. 

Viking River Cruises

Viking Cruises is the world's largest river cruise company and offers comfortable scenic cruising along the major rivers of Europe, Russia and China. Viking Ocean Cruises will begin sailing in May 2015. 

Voyages of Discovery

Voyages of Discovery provides cruises with more unusual and interesting itineraries onboard its own classic ships MS Discovery and MS Voyager. 

Voyages to Antiquity Ltd

Voyages to Antiquity offers cruises for people who simply want to understand the history, art, myths and architecture of the ancient world. Excursions, gratuities and house wine with meals are included. 

Wendy Wu Tours

Wendy Wu Tours is the UK’s leading specialist to Asia. Wendy Wu Tours recently launched Orient River Cruising, which specialises in Luxury Yangtze River Cruises and Tours. 

Windstar Cruises

Windstar Cruises offers a classic sailing experience aboard handsome vessels with elegant but limited facilities. 

Zegrahm Expeditions

Zegrahm Expeditions offers small ship cruising exploring remote, exotic locales led by skilled expedition leaders, scientists, naturalists, and historians. 

 
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