Award-winning AmaWaterways  provides luxurious, all-inclusive river cruise vacations on the great waterways of Europe, Russia, Vietnam and Cambodia.  With an innovative product and rapidly-growing fleet of newly-built custom-designed ships, the line enjoys a well-deserved reputation as the leader in river cruising. 

Founded in 2002 by cruise industry pioneer Rudi Schreiner, cruise line executive Kristin Karst and Jimmy Murphy, founder of Brendan Vacations, AmaWaterways operates the finest fleet on the Danube, Rhine, Main and Mosel rivers in Europe; the Volga-Baltic Waterway in Russia and the Mekong River in Vietnam and Cambodia.  

In Europe, the AmaWaterways fleet includes the MS AmaCerto (2012); MS AmaBella and AmaVerde (2010); MS AmaDolce and MS AmaLyra (2009); MS AmaDante and MS AmaCello (2008); MS AmaLegro (2007) and MS AmaDagio (2006).  Each vessel features an incomparable array of amenities and complimentary extras that include: spacious staterooms with French balconies or revolutionary “Twin Balconies”; plush down bedding, marble-appointed baths; complimentary high-speed Internet and Wi-Fi; first-run hit Hollywood movies; complimentary wine, beer and soft drinks with dinner,  gourmet dining in multiple venues (AmaBella, AmaVerde & AmaCerto); nightly entertainment; complimentary small group shore excursions tailored to passengers’ desired walking pace; guided bicycle tours and much more. 

In 2011 AmaWaterways introduced the newly-redesigned MS AmaKatarina, the most luxurious and spacious vessel ever to sail the famed Volga-Baltic Waterway.  Guests on the culture-rich cruise from Moscow to St. Petersburg enjoy a selection of 10 different stateroom categories, including four different suite categories and accommodations up to 432 square feet.  A total of 106 staterooms aboard MS AmaKatarina include balconies, and the lavishly appointed vessel will include two fine dining venues, a conference hall, sauna and solarium.   

In Vietnam and Cambodia, the magnificent new 124-passenger MS AmaLotus joined MS La Marguerite in offering unforgettable 7-night cruises on the Mekong river from Siem Reap, Cambodia to Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam as part of the line’s “Vietnam, Cambodia and Riches of the Mekong” program.  The 124-passenger AmaLotus features exquisitely decorated 226 square-foot deluxe staterooms with all the amenities of a fine hotel.  All suites and staterooms offer outside accommodations, with more than 82 percent featuring balconies.  Junior suites provide an extra spacious 290 square feet of space and suites, at 452 square feet, provide the ultimate in onboard pampering. 

With all the different cruise programs to choose from in, the river cruise vacation of a lifetime awaits with AmaWaterways!