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Emerald Sky is the first of four ships launched by Emerald Waterways, a European river cruise line that made its debut as part of Australian-owned parent company Scenic Tours, which also boasts all-inclusive ...
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Tortoise293
Member Since 2016
1 review
Sailed three weeks ago
We went to a presentation by the company after reading their literature. They appeared to offer a very good package with no costs outside of the quoted price. The cruise fulfilled all our expectations, with modern ships, well staffed and ... Read more
RobertsonF
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
We were excited to try this Cruise Line as it is relatively new and the timing and destination worked perfect for us. We loved the sleek, modern design of the ship in both the Emerald Waterways tour book we received, and the virtual tour ... Read more
Vulcannav
Member Since 2016
1 review
We chose Emerald Waterways on the basis of a glossy brochure and website and were not disappointed for this, our first, river cruise. Transfer arrangements from and to the airport were excellent. Embarking we were welcomed by the ... Read more
dmosley@outlook.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
What a terrific cruise from this wonderful, fairly new, river cruise line. We just got back from cruising from Budapest to Nuremberg. I cannot recommend this company enough! All aspects from purchasing to disembarkation were top-notch. ... Read more
Sue1957
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
This trip as recommended by our Travel Agent as he thought it was the best value for money river cruise. We embarked around 5.00pm on Saturday 23rd July after a long bus ride from Paris. We were warmly welcomed on board and shown to our ... Read more
Taylor.Miles
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
The itinerary was exactly right visiting places I really wanted to see. The excursions were meticulously planned, we were well informed about everything we did, the choices open to us, what was happening etc. The crew could not ... Read more
Graham5959
Member Since 2016
1 review
8 helpful votes
My wife and I chose a river cruise from Amsterdam to basle with emerald a first river cruise for us and I would highly recommend it guests were a mixture of people from uk Australia and Canada in the main and everybody we talked to were ... Read more
HJ Aussie
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
We selected the 21 day tour which included 3 nights in Prague at the beginning and 3 nights in Paris at the end. We were met at Prague Aurport and from then on we were escorted and guided and dropped off at the airport in Paris. ... Read more
cruisecritic14159
Member Since 2016
1 review
This was our first river cruise after several ocean cruises, and in our minds now, there is no comparison. We will return for other river cruises. We chose Emerald over others because of the newness of their ships and their reputation ... Read more
THEHILLS
Member Since 2004
1 review
2 forum posts
1 helpful vote
You get what you pay for.... We were booked on a Viking Cruise and they had our full payment for over a year. When my daughter's prom was suddenly moved to a later date I asked our travel agent to move our departure date (9+ months in ... Read more
Trav2020
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
Our travel consultant suggested Emerald Waterways (Evergreen Tours is the Australian agent) as a low cost but good quality river cruise company - she was correct on both counts. This was our first river cruise (although we have done a ... Read more
lmlutt
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
Excellent! That is the first word that comes to mind. We wanted a cruise with a mixed nationality clientele. We also wanted a younger passenger set than we had heard was common on river cruises. This cruise did not disappoint. We had lost ... Read more
ForeverCruise123
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
Great cruise line. Very friendly and knowledgeable staff. The food was delicious and the dinners seemed like they were cooked to order. The cabins were clean and well appointed. The floor to ceiling window was a big plus (without ... Read more
ruth0904
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 helpful votes
Sailed June 2016
Due to swollen rivers at the start of our trip we were not able to get on our ship from the original starting point, we had to be bussed further down the river to where the boat was moored. Had no problem with this as we would not have ... Read more
Rrspringer
Member Since 2016
1 review
7 helpful votes
We chose Emerald because of the ship design, traveling schedule, all tips being covered (very convenient) and overall price. We loved the ship and crew, enjoyed very good meals which featured menu options from the area we were traveling ... Read more
Aussie Grandma
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
This 10 day tour included a 7 night cruise from Bucharest to Budapest. Two nights in Bucharest preceded the cruise, on which from embarkation to disembarkation, every detail was attended to. Our ship was only a couple of years old, and ... Read more
Liz and Rob
Member Since 2016
1 review
5 helpful votes
Having enjoyed an excellent river cruise with Viking last year, we decided to try an Emerald Waterways cruise to compare the quality against the more expensive Viking cruises. We booked the 8 day trip from Budapest to Bucharest on board ... Read more
mini traveller
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed May 2016
We chose this cruise as a 70th birthday celebration for me. It is very hard to find fault with anything for the week we were on board. The cabin wasn't huge but perfectly adequate and spotlessly clean with hidden storage spaces for the ... Read more
Kenles
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
Having experienced a cruise with Emerald Waterways in 2015, we booked for 2016 to continue on the Danube experience. We were not disappointed, this was a different kind of cruise with a chance to experience 'modern' history. Most ... Read more
mmeyer32
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
1 helpful vote
Was very impressed by the promotional materials & website, as well as a virtual info session conducted. The ships appeared new and extremely well appointed, and they were. From the moment we stepped on board and were welcomed by ... Read more
mmeyer32
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
2 helpful votes
Initially, was Interested in the Emerald Waterways because of the ships' design -- very clean, open & sophisticated. The cabins, with the drop down window to create an inside deck, is extremely effective and felt more spacious than ... Read more
Eurovisionfan
Member Since 2009
2 reviews
148 forum posts
7 helpful votes
We knew this was going to be a special holiday the moment we saw the lovely backpacks and wallet containing our tickets and information, but were surprised at just how special it was. The tour included a couple of nights in Bucharest ... Read more
jollyjoyce
Member Since 2013
1 review
578 forum posts
5 helpful votes
This was our 3rd river cruise but our 1st with Emerald. The ship was changed pretty much last minute but it was identical to the 1 we were originally on so no negative impact. We flew into Budapest, got to the luggage carousel to be ... Read more
ginger 44
Member Since 2010
2 reviews
9 forum posts
14 helpful votes
Sailed March 2016
We were booked on emerald sun. We were told that they had informed us of the change of ship by email. I did not get that email. The ships are the same however because we spent two days in Budapest prior to boarding it presented a problem ... Read more
Her and Peg Leg of Surrey
Member Since 2015
1 review
3 helpful votes
My husband is disabled and we took a foldaway mobility scooter with dry lithium battery that is allowed on airplanes. All went smoothly at both Heathrow and Schiphol and was brought on board and stored in the reception area where staff ... Read more

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