Our concierge team can book and manage all major cruises as part of your round the world trip. River Cruising has become extremely popular in recent years and our experts know how to find the right product to fit your needs, as well as professional booking management and time leverage by using industry professionals. Here are a few of our most popular river cruising operators.

APT have a range of cruising options including Small Ship Cruising, Ocean Cruising and River Cruising. APT Small Ship Cruising includes either Boutique or Expedition cruises aboard a fleet of exclusive floating hotels. APT offer river cruises in Europe, Africa, the Amazon, Burma, China, India, USA and Vietnam & Cambodia aboard their award winning river ships.

APT Explores Alaka’s Inside passage aboard either Holland America or Princess cruise ships. You’re guaranteed to stay in an elegant Verandah Stateroom during your cruise. These Staterooms offer a private balcony, elegant appointments and twice-daily housekeeping. Guests can also upgrade to a spacious Verandah Suite. An APT Cruise Escort will join you aboard all Holland America Line and Princess Cruises ships and APT includes gratuities for all cruise staff.

Scenic luxury river cruises are aboard 5 star Scenic Space-ships which will be your gracious floating hotels as you cruise the waterways of Europe. Their river cruises are all-inclusive, you will only need your wallet for personal expenses. Onboard you’ll have full access to a Wellness area, complete with massage services and a hair salon, a gym and onboard entertainment, wifi, electric bicycles, a wide selections of dining options and a pillow menu.

Other Scenic cruising options include 5 star, all-inclusive Russian, Mekong and Myanmar river cruises.  Scenic also offer all-inclusive, 5 star luxury small ship cruises of Antarctica and South America. In partnership with Holland America and Princess Cruises Scenic deliver 5 star Canada and Alaska.

Evergreen tours are a good balance of must see attractions, cultural interaction and culinary delights, but still give you plenty of freedom for personal discovery in your own time. Their cruise destinations include Europe, Antarctica, and Galapagos islands along with Cruise/rail packages combining the classic Alaskan package with the Canadian Rockies.

Evergreen’s Europe river cruises are aboard their award winning deluxe “Star Ships”. While onboard guests relax in the swimming pool and enjoy unimpeded views of the spectacular rivers and countryside. This whole space converts into an evening cinema. Evergreen cruises can be easily combined with and Evergreen land tour. Evergreen also offer river cruises in Russia, Vietnam & Cambodia and Mekong.

Evergreen cruises are aboard modern high quality ships, but less inclusions keep the pricing down. These cruises are an excellent option for those who like to have the freedom to explore on their own.

Avalon includes river cruising in Europe, Southeast Asia, China, the Galapagos Islands, or the Peruvian Amazon.  Their cruise boats are the quietest and most spacious and include staterooms which are 15% larger than the industry standard and panoramic suites which are 30% larger. The staterooms and suites have floor to ceiling open air balconies that let the outside in on your command and include large private bathrooms with full showers. Your cruise will include breakfast, lunch and dinner, sparkling wine with breakfast, beer and wine at every dinner on board and unlimited premium coffees. Other inclusions are free wifi and “Avalon Choice”. Avalon Choice  allows you to choose where and when you’d like to dine, bed configuration, soft of firm pillows, choose your preferred pace and type of sightseeing, plus you can pre-arrange additional options excursions.

Uniworld describe their award-winning ships as “luxurious floating boutique hotels”. Their ships include original works by famous painters, master craftsmen and furniture designers commissioned exclusively for Uniworld ships. For nearly four decades, Uniworld has taken guests to destinations in Europe, Russia, India, Vietnam, Cambodia, China and Egypt.

Their cruises are very luxurious and include exceptional service and cuisine. They maintain full control over their ships, hospitality and culinary operations—which means not outsourcing to third parties as most river cruise lines do, this ensures all round consistency. With fewer staterooms and more onboard staff than any other river cruise line, there is always a highly trained and dedicated person ready to answer any request and exceed every expectation. In 2016 Uniworld will be introducing a butler service for all guests in suites onboard their European fleet. Certified onboard wellness coaches offer yoga classes, a variety of massages, personal training sessions and more.

Their “Our Choice Is Yours” included excursions offer a range of activities designed to please first-time visitors and veteran travellers alike. Having multiple choices in every city will help personalize your experience even more, with options to please even the most well-travelled guests.

To book your river cruise, contact your RoundABout Tavel Concierge concierge@roundabouttravel.com.au