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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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jollyjoyce
Member Since 2013
1 review
443 forum posts
1 helpful vote
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
11 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
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
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
TEDB1960
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed July 2015
beautiful new boat with lovely decor boat and room very clean All the staff amazing, always helpful always ready to serve our every need Port and shore excursions amazing - saw so many beautiful cities ,each one more beautiful ... Read more
aranda1984
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
There is not one thing that I could pick on, from the Cruise Director to the house keeping, or from the Captain to the laundry service.... I am baffled by some revues, they must have traveled on a different ship... Nothing but ... Read more
FishingWidow48
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed May 2015
What happens if your cruise never starts due to flooding or low water? Did you read the small print in your contract BEFORE you paid up? Are the crew actually employees of Emerald with decision making powers, or are they contracted ... Read more
Allen 50
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
3 forum posts
2 helpful votes
While some passengers do get a cruise, others do not. Because of the weather, the cruise should have been cancelled before they embarked us and we would have had our money back. Now, over a month later, the 180 passengers have been ... Read more
Llundain
Member Since 2015
1 review
7 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed May 2015
We were on Emerald Sky early May from Basel to Amsterdam. It was docked in Kembs in France on the canal d'Alsace. As we were already in Basel we had to go to the airport to be bussed to the ship. Due to inclement weather, the ship cruised ... Read more
Allen 50
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
3 forum posts
2 helpful votes
We love the River Rhine and looked forward to seeing it glide by our cabin window on our first cruise. We were to board in Basel so spent two days there in the excellent Hotel Victoria enjoying the trams and the pouring rain. There ... Read more
Maureen Murray
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
The ship was excellent. The staff were excellent. The food was excellent. HOWEVER there was no cruise. We arrived at Basel airport and were taken on a coach to a muddy field where the ship was moored, not Basel. Due to flooding on ... Read more
neilrosh
Member Since 2008
1 review
209 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Firstly the ship; we enjoyed the modern minimalist décor and layout of the ship. The ship can accommodate 180 passengers and we were sailing with ~120. The indoor/outdoor swimming pool that converts to a cinema is a great idea. The ... Read more
db1456
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed July 2014
Having cruised several times over the past few years, this is the first time I have felt compelled to write a review of our experience. This was the most enjoyble of holidays, from the welcoming staff on board who could not do enough for ... Read more
crm911
Member Since 2013
1 review
30 forum posts
2 helpful votes
We were connecting with the ship from the optional Paris Extension. Just as our bus was about to reach the border of Belgium, our guide came to our seats and broke the bad news that we had left our passports and credit cards in our hotel ... Read more
T.Hogg
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Boarded the brand new Emerald Sky at Basel (Switzerland) for a cruise to Amsterdam. A few teething problems with a new boat that might not be solved very quick. Some of us never received luggage tags or the fancy folder before traveling, ... Read more

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