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Andrew’s love of cruising started on a six week family cruise to Europe on Llyod Triestinos Galileo Galilei (was Celebrity Cruises first ship SS Meridien) as a 12 year old. Since then Andrew has personally experience 10 cruise lines around the world, and in a travel career spanning 17 years, has become one of Australia's top cruise experts.

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Los Angeles-based Uniworld Boutique River Cruises has a fleet of 12 boutique, hotel-style ships with over 500 departures to from which to choose. More than 40 itineraries along 12 rivers traverse over 20 countries throughout Central and Eastern Europe, and Russia. While Uniworld’s traditional customer base is in the USA, Australians are second and growing. Cruises are inclusive of on board and on shore gratuities, shore excursions with local guides and headset systems, all beverages, meals with complimentary drinks at lunch and dinner, airport transfers, experienced English-speaking staff, cuisine supervised by a Global Master Chef, onboard Signature Lectures, Internet and Wi-Fi, and fine amenities. Uniworld was named “Best Luxury River Cruise Line 2014” by readers of (the British) Cruise International Magazine.

Uniworld provides an intimate, small-ship ambience (average 136 guests) and luxurious accommodation, discrete yet attentive service by stewards, gourmet dining, and outstanding on-shore excursions. All vessels are either new or refitted since 2009. Awards include Travel+Leisure (Top River Ships, 2013), Condé Nast Traveler Gold List (every year for 7 years), Condé Nast Traveler Cruise Poll (5 of the top 40 river cruise ships), and Cruise Awards 2013 winner. Solo travelers can cruise at no additional expense on selected departure dates and itineraries. Family cruises run in holiday times. While all its vessels have the lavish Uniworld presentation and services, note that Ambassador and Baroness have no elevator, and Queen and Royale elevator does not extend to the lowest deck. Four ships have full butler service.

Uniworld River Cruises 2016-2017 Ships

• River Ambassador
• S.S. Antoinette
• River Baroness
• River Beatrice
• S.S. Catherine
• River Countess
• River Duchess
• River Empress
• S.S. Maria Theresa
• River Princess
• River Queen
• River Royale

River Ambassador 2016-2017 River Ambassador
Passengers:116 | Cabin sizes:11-11m²
River Ambassador sails from late March to early November, cruising the Moselle-Rhine-Main-Danube river system. During March and April she runs a 7-night Holland and Belgium cruise at tulip time, between Brussel... More »
S.S. Antoinette 2016-2017 S.S. Antoinette
Passengers:154 | Cabin sizes:-m²
Uniworld's S.S. (Super Ship) Antoinette sails between March and November each year. The ship specialises in 7-night ‘Castles on the Rhine’ cruises between Basel (Switzerland) and Amsterdam on the Rhine River, p... More »
River Baroness 2016-2017 River Baroness
Passengers:116 | Cabin sizes:12-12m²
From March to October River Baroness offers 7-night Northern France cruises on the Seine between Paris and Caudebec-en-Caux (about 45 km from the English Chanel). Side trips are made to the beaches of Normandy,... More »
River Beatrice 2016-2017 River Beatrice
Passengers:156 | Cabin sizes:14-28m²
Uniworld's River Beatrice provides 7-night Danube cruises between Passau, Germany (with an air link to Munich) and Budapest, Hungary via Austria and Slovakia. The river of composers and poets offers an exceptio... More »
S.S. Catherine 2016-2017 S.S. Catherine
Passengers:159 | Cabin sizes:-m²
From March to November Uniworld's S.S. (Super Ship) Catherine provides 7-night Rhône-Saône River cruises, either way between Avignon (coach from Marseille Airport) and Lyon, stopping at four ports on the way. S... More »
River Countess 2016-2017 River Countess
Passengers:130 | Cabin sizes:14-20m²
From April to November River Countess offers 7-night river cruises out of Venice, south to the Po River delta, and upstream about 75 km. The first two nights are spent in Venice on board. From the Po River coac... More »
River Duchess 2016-2017 River Duchess
Passengers:130 | Cabin sizes:14-20m²
In March and April every year River Duchess offers 9-night Tulips and Windmills between Antwerp (Belgium) and Amsterdam (Netherlands). From May to September River Duchess sails the width of Europe over 25 night... More »
River Empress 2016-2017 River Empress
Passengers:130 | Cabin sizes:14-20m²
Uniworld's River Empress sails between March and November each year. Take a 7-night cruise from Basel (Switzerland) to Amsterdam on the Rhine River, passing all the famed castles. For the other months Empress s... More »
S.S. Maria Theresa 2016-2017 S.S. Maria Theresa
Passengers:159 | Cabin sizes:-m²
n March and April Uniworld's S.S. (Super Ship) Maria Theresa offers 9-night Tulips and Windmills between Amsterdam (Netherlands) and Antwerp (Belgium). From April to November she offers 14-night ‘European Jewel... More »
River Princess 2016-2017 River Princess
Passengers:130 | Cabin sizes:14-20m²
From April to November River Princess sails the Danube, offering three cruises. The longest, of 20 nights, joins Prague to Nuremberg by rail, then down river to Bucharest, to include 9 countries. From there fly... More »
River Queen 2016-2017 River Queen
Passengers:128 | Cabin sizes:14-20m²
In March and April every year River Queen offers 9-night Tulips and Windmills cruises between Amsterdam (Netherlands) and Antwerp (Belgium). During other months she offers two itineraries. The first sails the R... More »
River Royale 2016-2017 River Royale
Passengers:130 | Cabin sizes:14-20m²
Uniworld's River Royale sails between March and November from the French city of Bordeaux, to the French region of the same name. Seven-night cruises travel the Garonne, Dordogne and Gironde rivers of SW Franc... More »

Uniworld River Cruises 2016-2017

Uniworld River Cruises facts

Avg star rating: 4 stars
Avg ship capacity: 136
Avg passenger/space ratio:
Avg crew/passenger ratio: 0.26

What's included? ▼

  • Accommodation as booked
  • Flight/s and/or transfers as specified
  • Land accommodation & travel as specified
  • Gratuities on board and ashore, and local guides for included shore exccursions in Europe & Russia
  • All main meals on-board
  • Unlimited beverages on board
  • Bottled water in stateroom
  • Specialty coffee, tea, bottled water, juices & snacks 24 hrs
  • Open/anytime seating & multi-venue dining
  • Captain’s welcome & farewell dinners
  • Captain’s welcome and farewell cocktail parties
  • Use of ship facilities - indoor & outdoor
  • Entertainment - live music and/or shows, movies
  • Specialty lectures, workshops, classes & programs
  • Family programs on selected cruises
  • Cruise manager & all English speaking staff
  • Butler service (Antoinette, Beatrice, Catherine, Maria Theresa)
  • Shore excursions & meals as specified
  • Fully hosted shore excursions, wireless headsets
  • Use of bicycles, walking sticks ashore
  • Internet access & Wi-Fi (public areas)

What's excluded? ▼

  • Airfares, accommodation & transfers not specified
  • Shore & land excursions and meals not specified
  • Bar expenses & snacks not on regular menu
  • Items & services of a personal nature
  • Medical services, vaccination costs
  • Laundry and/or valet charges
  • Laundry charges (unless self-serve)
  • Phone/facsimile charges
  • Passport & visa fees
  • Taxes
  • Insurances of all kinds
  • Increases in third party charges or taxes
  • Gratuities in Egypt, China and Vietnam

Recent testimonials

"The cruise was wonderful and I have recommended it, and you, to all my friends! I really appreciate the time you took to assist and advise me, and I will have no hesitation in using your services to book my next cruise holiday."
Cheryl W from Perth

"We thoroughly enjoyed our cruise and have no hesitation in using you again and would most certainly recommend your company. So thank you for looking after us, have a great Xmas and a happy new year."
Brian & Margaret from Buderim

"The trip was just fantastic! We loved it and highly recommend the Pacific Sun to anyone who wants a fun time. Thanks for your help booking the cruise and we will be be back soon for our next cruise."
Ron H from NSW