Tauck offers family adventures on land, but its river cruise program is really not geared toward family travel; there are no spaces or programs for children onboard ms Sapphire.
However, don't discount the option if you have more mature children who are hungry for knowledge and don't mind spending much of their time with their parents and other grown-ups. Bookish teens might do well on a family or multigenerational trip.
Additionally, the ship offers a handful of family sailings each year under the company's Tauck Bridges program. These cruises are geared toward multigenerational families with children (often with grandparents, parents and kids). All aspects of these sailings are adjusted to accommodate kids, including meals, onboard activities and port excursions. You might visit a cooking school for a family culinary class or do a group scavenger hunt, then watch movies and eat popcorn back onboard. Sapphire has two pairs of connecting cabins to accommodate groups traveling together, and all of the 300-square-foot cabins feature small sofas that can convert into beds for up to two children. The cruise line also waves the single supplement -- a fee commonly charged to cruise passengers who travel solo -- on these sailings; single passengers must stay in the Category 1 cabins to take advantage of the offer.