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  • River cruises in Europe, Africa, Vietnam and Cambodia
  • Included shore excursions; wine, beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner; complimentary bicycles for tours and on own
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21 AmaWaterways Luxury Cruise Reviews
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Peggy R
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
We choose AmaWaterways for our first river cruise to celebrate our 50th Wedding Anniversary. We sailed from Amsterdam to Basel with a tour extension of 2 days in Lucern and 2 days in Zurich. We have cruised many of the large ships but ... Read more
gosaka
Member Since 2016
1 review
5 helpful votes
We have never been on a cruise of any kind and chose AMA based on the recommendation of a friend/travel agent. We were looking for a ship with a small number of passengers and a solid reputation. AMA is apparently known for the food ... Read more
inn stitches
Member Since 2016
1 review
7 helpful votes
We chose this cruise because we were going with another cruise and they had cruised with AMA before...We decided to spent an extra two nights in our departure city of Amsterdam before the cruise and then added the 4 night land package to ... Read more
rjrobbin
Member Since 2007
2 reviews
409 forum posts
8 helpful votes
Sailed May 2016
First river cruise after many ocean cruises. We chose the longer itinerary because we felt like seven nights would not be long enough. The ship was immaculate. The service excellent. With 150 passengers, the crew knew your likes by the ... Read more
grandmaR
Member Since 2007
16 reviews
811 forum posts
8 helpful votes
My husband (Bob - age 80) and I (age 78 and mobility impaired) have been on 14 previous cruises together and I've also been on six cruises with my grandchildren. We've been on most of the mass market lines (in alphabetical order Carnival, ... Read more
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ChucknSue
Member Since 2002
6 reviews
12 forum posts
16 helpful votes
This was our first river cruise. It was a fantastic experience once we arrived at the ship (see AMA airline problems below). The ship is beautiful and well maintained. The crew was very friendly and provided great service. The dining ... Read more
w10cruiser
Member Since 2015
1 review
2 forum posts
12 helpful votes
We had never done a river cruise before, so my dad and I did some research on the best river cruise companies. Everyone has heard of Viking, but as we dug into the reviews we saw that AmaWaterways had excellent ratings. We knew we wanted ... Read more
zoldie goldie
Member Since 2016
1 review
8 helpful votes
From being transported from the airport to ship, having snacks and a light lunch provided while we waited for our cabin to be readied, receiving a map and some ideas where we might visit in our departure city, the excellent room--every one ... Read more
chatouille
Member Since 2010
1 review
6 forum posts
28 helpful votes
Sailed December 2015
Amawaterways AmaDara 7-14 Dec 2015 Siem Reap to Saigon We enjoyed a 7 day river cruise on AmaDara from Siem Reap Cambodia to Saigon Vietnam in early December 2015. This was our first cruise with AMAWaterways, on the AmaDara and on the ... Read more
Rocker83
Member Since 2015
1 review
9 helpful votes
Where to start? My family and I booked a cruise with amawaterways entitled "romantic Danube" a offering of ports from Prague to Budapest in about 10 days(though 7 day cruise). Sailing in November through middle and eastern ... Read more
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ginertiner
Member Since 2015
1 review
7 helpful votes
Have done many river cruises in the past, but this one is something special. (8) ladies traveled on this itinerary. We did the land portion prior to the cruise which included Halong Bay, as many of the competitors did not include Halong, ... Read more
Barceparis
Member Since 2015
1 review
7 helpful votes
Sailed August 2015
We chose AMA for our cruise on the Mekong Delta (Siem Reap to Saigon) because they offered the most interesting itinerary. And, I must say we were not disappointed! We also took the land portion--2 days in Hanoi, a night in Ha Long Bay ... Read more
seabreeze 3
Member Since 2013
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed August 2015
I was referred to this site by Trip Advisor to write a review. On Trip Advisor I am known as "Beaune." I generally agree with the editor's extensive review of the AmaPrima which sailed up the Danube to Vilshofen. But I have two ... Read more
Diane G.
Member Since 2015
1 review
1 helpful vote
My husband and I took this cruise from Nuremberg to Budapest. It was our first river cruise and we really enjoyed it! The service was great throughout the boat, the staff was friendly and very interested in your comfort and enjoyment. ... Read more
gilles59
Member Since 2015
1 review
4 helpful votes
Sailing on the new ship AmaSerena was a delight. *Activities are well planned and various for all choices, also optional tours were available. *Service was excellent, Christian's team was always ready to assist. *Travel to ... Read more
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dale chellew
Member Since 2015
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed April 2015
Second cruise with AMA- even better than first. Friendly, professional crew, beautiful clean ship, great food presented beautifully,wonderful tours, lots of options.Chef,s table was wonderfull! Cabin had french and regular balcony, ... Read more
Szumo
Member Since 2007
2 reviews
2 helpful votes
We were lucky enough to go on the first “beer” AND “tulip” themed cruise. In addition to the beautiful flowers/ports the tulip cruise had to offer, we also had to an opportunity to discover new and wonderful ... Read more
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neverstopcrusing
Member Since 2014
1 review
My husband and I did the Danube River Cruise from Budapest to Nuremberg. Wonderful food, service and staff on the ship were outstanding. You didn't need to ask for anything; everything was well organized. The ship and cabin were clean; ... Read more
nandy5
Member Since 2014
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed October 2014
This was our first river cruise and we chose the Danube beginning with a land pre-excursion in Prague. We chose AmaWaterways based upon recommendations by friends as well as our travel agent. They don't advertise like other river cruise ... Read more
bugera
Member Since 2014
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed October 2014
Actually sailed from Vilfshoven, Germany after 3 days pre cruise in Prague. Those were three expensive and wasted days followed by a horribly uncomfortable bus trip backwards to the port of embarkation in Germany. Shocked when we entered ... Read more
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Jotravell
Member Since 2013
1 review
1 helpful vote
The Amawaterways staff was outstanding. The ship was great. We were on the top floor with a Juliet balcony. I thought that the tours were wonderful as were the local guides. The food outstanding(except we've had better bread on big cruise ... Read more

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