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Emerald Waterways

The world's newest fleet and most innovative river cruiser

Emerald Waterways is the sister company to Evergreen Cruises & Tours and is exclusively represented in Australia by Evergreen.

Emerald Waterways, whose award-winning ‘Star-Ships’ are luxury floating hotels. Impressive from the moment you step on board, Europe’s newest fleet and most deluxe vessels set new standards and offer guests the opportunity to experience the finest vessels in Europe.

Starting in 2014, Emerald Waterways launched two innovative custom built Star-Ships which cruise the Rhine, Main and Danube Rivers. In 2015 saw an addtional two more Star Ships on these rivers. Due to the overwhelming success, a fifth Star Ship was launched in 2017. In addition, in 2017 the Emerald Liberté and the Emerald Radiance was also launched to service the Rhône and Saône River in Southern France and the Douro River in Portugal. These two ships have been made to suit the rivers with the same contemporary style interiors and a boutique feel guests have come to expect from the Emerald Star-Ships.

Emerald Waterway's fleet represents contemporary design and comfort inspired by innovation. Featuring an indoor pool area that converts to a cinema at night on most of the ships and spacious staterooms and suites. All suites that have floor-to-ceiling windows that, at a touch of a button, the top section of the window drops down to form a balcony space.

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