Emerald Waterways is an up-and-coming river cruise line offering premium voyages along rivers in Europe, Asia and Russia. With all-inclusive cruise fares, exciting onshore activities, and a huge range of onboard amenities, this river cruise line is a great choice for the active traveler looking for immersive itineraries. An Emerald river cruise is less of a relaxing vacation than a unique way to explore world-class destinations in a stylish setting. And best of all, you don't have to pick and choose what you're looking for – you can have it all. Shore excursions, biking tours, movie nights and drinks are all included in the cruise fare.
Founded in Australia in 2014, Emerald Waterways attracts a wide base of English-speaking passengers from all over the world, with about half of its passengers hailing from the Land Down Under. The active itineraries and trendy ships attract a slightly younger, Gen-X crowd, and two single staterooms per ship means solo travelers are welcome as well. What you won't find on an Emerald ship are small children – on most itineraries, the minimum sailing age is 12.
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