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Want to know more about the world's cruising rivers? Here you will find descriptions of each river, the departure ports used by all the cruise lines and you can search for cruises that sail on the river.

Below is just a sample of some of the rivers we have sailings for but many others are available. Please do give us a call to find out more or to enquire about your alternative destination.

Chobe River

The Chobe River is the northern boundary of the Chobe National Park, where the great elephant concentrations occur on the river during the dry season.

Danube River

The Danube is the second longest river in Europe after the Volga. It rises in the Black Forest mountains of western Germany and flows for some 1,770 miles (2,km) to its mouth on the Black Sea.

Dnieper River

The Dnieper is the fourth longest river in Europe. Half of the Dnieper (about 700 miles) borders or passes through Ukrainian territory, and the river is for the Ukrainians the same kind of national symbol that the Volga River is for the Russians.

Dordogne River

The Dordogne is a river in south-central and southwest France. The Dordogne and its watershed were designated Biosphere Reserve by UNESCO in 2012.

Douro River

The Portuguese Rio Douro is the third longest river of the Iberian Peninsula.

Dutch Waterways

Where the Rhine crosses the border into The Netherlands it breaks up into a number of wide branches such as the Lek and Waal

Elbe River

The River Elbe brings you the culture of Saxony flowing from the Bohemian capital, Prague to the Hanseatic city of Hamburg on the Baltic.

Ganges River

India's most holy of rivers, no river in the world plays a more important cultural, economic or social role in the lives of more people than the Ganges.

Gironde and Garonne Rivers

The Gironde Estuary is located in south-western France formed at the point where the Garonne and Dordogne Rivers meet, and is an entry point to the city of Bordeaux.

Guadalquivir and Guadiana Rivers

The Guadalquivir and Guadiana are major rivers of the Iberian Pensinsula that flow into the Gulf of Cádiz in the Atlantic Ocean. Between them lies the Costa de La Luz.

Loire River

The Loire is the longest river in France with a length of 629 miles (1,012 km), rising in the the Massif Central and flowing north through the Loire Valley and then west to the Atlantic Ocean.

Main River

The Main is an important tributary of the Rhine in Germany, which it joins near Mainz and together with the Main-Danube Canal it forms a link between the Rhine and the Danube.

Mekong River

The Mekong, the longest river in South East Asia, is navigable in Cambodia and Vietnam and offers a glimpse of the diverse cultures and history of these two very different countries.

Moselle River

The Moselle joins the Rhine near Koblenz and many cruises combine the mid section of the Rhine from Cologne and Dusseldorf southwards with the smaller and more intimate Moselle down to Trier.

Nile River

The Nile River is the the longest river in the world at 4,132 miles (6,650 kilometres) flowing through eastern Africa, Sudan & Egypt where nearly all the cultural and historical sites of Ancient Egypt are found along its riverbanks.

Oder River

The Oder River rises in the Czech Republic and flows through western Poland, later forming part of the border between Poland and Germany. Ultimately flowing into the Szczecin Lagoon it empties into the Baltic Sea.

Po River

Explore the Po River with its ancient cities and the Venetian Lagoon home to Venice and many historic islands.

Rhine River

Culturally and historically one of the great rivers of Europe, the Rhine flows 865 miles (1,390 kilometres) from the Alps of Switzerland north and west through France, Germany and the Netherlands to the North Sea.

Rhone & Saone Rivers

The Rhone/Saone flows southward through Switzerland and France to the Mediterranean Sea. Passing through the the vineyards of Burgundy and the hills of Provence, it boasts many ancient cities on its banks.

Russian Waterways

The Russian Waterways comprise a system of rivers, lakes, inland seas and canals linking the Volga River with Baltic and thus Moscow with St Petersburg. The River Volga also flows southward from Moscow through the steppes of Russia to the Caspian Sea.

Seine River

One of Europe's great historic rivers, the Seine rises near Dijon and flows in a north westerly direction through Paris before crossing Normandy and emptying into the English Channel at Le Havre.

Yangtze River

Flowing a distance of almost 4,000 miles, the mighty Yangtze River is the third longest river in the world and home to more than 300 million people.

Zambezi River

The Zambezi is the fourth-longest river in Africa, the longest east-flowing river in Africa and the largest flowing into the Indian Ocean from Africa.