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Avalon Waterways
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Avalon Waterways Ship Reviews

Avalon Felicity
Avalon Felicity
Ranked #1 of 18 Avalon Waterways Ships
94% Loved It
  • Debuted in March 2010, fourth in Scenery class
  • All outside cabins are spacious for river ship
  • Sails traditional itineraries along Europe's rivers
  • Launched: March 2010; Passengers: 138
Avalon Creativity
Avalon Creativity
Ranked #2 of 18 Avalon Waterways Ships
94% Loved It
  • Cruise fare includes guided tours, wine with dinner
  • Sails Europe's rivers with 140 passengers
  • Dine on locally provisioned cuisine
  • Launched: July 2009; Passengers: 140
Avalon Visionary
Avalon Visionary
Ranked #3 of 18 Avalon Waterways Ships
92% Loved It
  • Custom-built to sail the Rhine River
  • Most cabins transform into "open-air" balconies
  • Alternative dining: top-deck BBQ and bistro fare
  • Launched: 2012; Passengers: 128
Avalon Luminary
Avalon Luminary
Ranked #4 of 18 Avalon Waterways Ships
86% Loved It
  • Fifth river ship in Avalon Waterway's Scenery class
  • All-outside cabins are spacious for river ship
  • Sky Grill for outdoor dining
  • Launched: August 2010; Passengers: 138
Avalon Scenery
Avalon Scenery
Ranked #5 of 18 Avalon Waterways Ships
83% Loved It
  • Sails the smaller European rivers
  • Cabins have either windows or French balconies
  • Intimate ship carries just 138 passengers
  • Launched: April 2008; Passengers: 138
Avalon Impression
Avalon Impression
Ranked #6 of 18 Avalon Waterways Ships
80% Loved It
  • Custom-built to sail the Rhine River
  • Most cabins transform into "open-air" balconies
  • Alternative dining: top-deck BBQ and bistro fare
  • Launched: 2014; Passengers: 166
Avalon Affinity
Avalon Affinity
Ranked #7 of 18 Avalon Waterways Ships
77% Loved It
  • 138-passenger ship sails Europe's rivers
  • Fare includes tours and wine with dinner
  • Cabins have French balconies or picture windows
  • Launched: May 2009; Passengers: 138
Avalon Poetry II
Avalon Poetry II
Ranked #8 of 18 Avalon Waterways Ships
75% Loved It
  • Most cabins transform into "open-air" balconies
  • Top-deck BBQ and bistro fare
  • Silent Drive System offers smoother ride
  • Launched: 2014; Passengers: 128
Avalon Vista
Avalon Vista
Ranked #9 of 18 Avalon Waterways Ships
71% Loved It
  • Features top-deck whirlpool
  • Features "open-air" balcony cabins
  • Dine al fresco at the boat's bistro
  • Launched: 2012; Passengers: 166
Avalon Panorama
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Avalon Panorama
Ranked #10 of 18 Avalon Waterways Ships
69% Loved It
  • Features 66 200-square-foot panoramic suites
  • Luxury touches: live orchids & L'Occitane bath products
  • Wine with dinner and Wi-Fi included in fare
  • Launched: 2011; Passengers: 164
Avalon Expression
Avalon Expression
Ranked #11 of 18 Avalon Waterways Ships
67% Loved It
  • Sightseeing excursions led by local guides
  • Features 64 200-square-foot panoramic suites
  • Fare includes wine with dinner, tours and Wi-Fi
  • Launched: 2013; Passengers:
Avalon Illumination
Avalon Illumination
Ranked #12 of 18 Avalon Waterways Ships
50% Loved It
  • Custom-built to sail the Rhine River
  • Most cabins transform into "open-air" balconies
  • Alternative dining: top-deck BBQ and bistro fare
  • Launched: 2014; Passengers: 166
Avalon Angkor
Avalon Angkor
Ranked #13 of 18 Avalon Waterways Ships
100% Loved It
  • Features 16 172-square-foot suites
  • 24-hour self-service beverage station with free coffee, tea, soft drinks, local beer/spirits
  • Headsets for all guided shore excursions
  • Launched: 2012; Passengers: 32
Avalon Siem Reap
Avalon Siem Reap
Ranked #14 of 18 Avalon Waterways Ships
100% Loved It
  • Large 245 square feet cabins
  • Cruise in areas not accessible to larger ships
  • Complimentary drinks -- including beer and local spirits
  • Launched: 2015; Passengers: 36
Avalon Artistry II
Avalon Artistry II
Ranked #15 of 18 Avalon Waterways Ships
100% Loved It
  • Features 52 200-square-foot panoramic suites
  • Choice of excursions - Leisurely, Traditional or Essential Sightseeing options
  • Wine with dinner, bottled water and Wi-Fi included in fare
  • Launched: 2013; Passengers: 128
Avalon Tranquility II
Avalon Tranquility II
Ranked #16 of 18 Avalon Waterways Ships
100% Loved It
  • Spacious 200 square foot standard cabins
  • High levels of comfort and personal service
  • Panoramic windows are largest in industry
  • Launched: 2015; Passengers: 128
Avalon Tapestry II
Avalon Tapestry II
Ranked #17 of 18 Avalon Waterways Ships
100% Loved It
  • Pro: Clever design of river-facing beds and panoramic windows
  • Con: Limited evening entertainment; after-dinner drinks not included in the fare
  • Bottom Line: Good value and a relaxing way to see France
  • Launched: 2015; Passengers: 128
Avalon Myanmar
Avalon Myanmar
Ranked #18 of 18 Avalon Waterways Ships
0% Loved It
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  • Large 245 square feet cabins
  • Cruise in areas not accessible to larger ships
  • Complimentary drinks -- including beer and local spirits
  • Launched: 2015; Passengers: 36
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Avalon Waterways Member Reviews

85% Loved It

No one can predict water levels or heat when they are booking a river cruise. Given that, the cruise staff pulled off our trip and eked thru ... Read more
by Barneytravel
No words can adequately describe the wonderful trip I had on The Avalon Siem Reap. I could not fault a single thing. The accommodation was 5 ... Read more
by mawalker@mweb.co.za
It was our first river cruise and we really enjoy the experience so much that we want to go back soon. First, it was not a easy embarkation due to ... Read more
by gsonier
The ship is immaculately maintained and luxuriously comfortable. The food was exquisite and the staff from the Cruise Director, Hotel Manager, Maitre ... Read more
by Tony Martin
We booked this about 18 months ago to celebrate a milestone birthday. We had been told at that time that Avalon did a drinks package like most of the ... Read more
by Boaterlady
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