A world beyond.
Hassle-free planning, regional Tour Directors & Local Guides, Handpicked hotels and inclusions, seamless transportation, VIP access, and rare Local Favourites that go beyond the guidebook. 

 

Adventure is knocking.
Turn “never thought I would” into “glad I did” with a budget-friendly tour that includes all the essentials plus a great mix of included excursions and free time. 

 

Cruising Elevated.
Cruise on Suite Ships with the widest stateroom views from your window-facing bed. Relaxed luxury flows throughout the ship in every detail plus personalise with Classic, Active, and Discovery excursions.

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The Avalon difference

WIDE OPEN WONDER

There’s a reason our ships are award-winning. Our boutique-hotel-inspired Panorama Suites feature the industry’s only Open-Air Balconies with the widest-opening windows in cruising and beds that face the ever-changing scenery.

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The Avalon difference

PACK YOUR PASSIONS

As you set sail down the world’s most legendary waters, we’ve curated a collection of the most intriguing experiences to immerse yourself in – both on board and off.

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The Avalon difference

BETTER BY DESIGN

Aboard our modern, award-winning Suite Ships, enjoy the perfect blend of elegance and ease – where little touches are bold, gestures are grand and the views even grander.

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The Avalon difference

LET’S DISH

While we naturally present the signature delicacies of the regions you visit, we enrich the gastronomic journey by offering multiple dining venues and unexpected culinary experiences.

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The Avalon difference

FEEL THE ENERGY

At Avalon, we’re committed to enhancing your cruising experience while reducing our own impact on the world. Devoted to reducing, recycling and repurposing at every turn, our list of green practices is longer than the blue Danube.

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Welcome to a New wave

CRUISING ELEVATED

Innovative, transformative, original. Avalon Waterways has redefined cruising by going against the current and away from the ordinary. Delivering unparalleled experiences and boundless exploration, Avalon puts you in the captain’s seat to navigate your journey, fuel your passions and steer clear of the unexpected as you cruise down the world’s most memorable and mesmerising waterways. One step aboard our modern, luxurious Suite Ships with the grandest views in cruising and you’ll see how the tides are changing. Welcome to a new wave in cruising. Welcome aboard Avalon Waterways.

Special Interest Cruises

Your cruise, your way.

Your Cruise,

Your way.

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Active & Discovery

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Wine Appreciation

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River Spotlight

Garonne & Dordogne Rivers

You may know Bordeaux for its world-class vineyards, but on a French river cruise on the Garonne and Dordogne Rivers you'll also be introduced to the history, art and natural beauty of the Aquitaine region.

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River Spotlight

Seine River

Whether travellers possess an appreciation of the arts and fine wine, or rolling hills and time-tested architecture, the gentle roll of the river Seine provides a relaxing rhythm to any French discovery.

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River Spotlight

Mekong River

Sailing through Vietnam and Cambodia on a Mekong River cruise delivers an unforgettable fusion of distinctive sights, colourful cultures, and ancient traditions.

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