Cruise ships – Explore the Avalon Waterways cruise ship fleet

Avalon Imagery II

Another extraordinary, brand new Suite Ship in the Avalon fleet, Avalon Imagery II will be launched in 2016. Avalon Imagery II will house two full decks of unrivalled Panorama Suites, each sized at an impressive 200 square feet and featuring wall-to-wall panoramic windows that transform your stateroom into a unique Open-Air Balcony. On board amenities will include state of the art technology, contemporary furnishings, free Wi-Fi access, and a spacious Sky Deck with shade system, whirlpool and a chic Sky Bistro for al-fresco lunches.

Avalon Passion

Another exciting addition to the Avalon fleet, brand new Suite Ship Avalon Passion will launch in April 2016. Avalon Passion will provide an intimate, welcoming atmosphere and feature two full decks of Panorama Suites each with wall-to-wall Panoramic Windows that transform your stateroom into a unique Open-Air Balcony. Presenting a spacious 200 square feet each, every Panorama Suite is 30% larger than industry standard and includes a tranquil, private sitting area. Onboard amenities include free Wi-Fi access, state-of-the-art equipment and a large Sky Deck with shade system and delightful Sky Bistro for al-fresco lunches.

Avalon Tapestry II

An extraordinary Avalon Suite Ship, the brand new Avalon Tapestry II launched in 2015 and offers two full, spacious decks of unrivalled Panorama Suites, each sized at an impressive 200 square feet and featuring wall-to-wall panoramic windows that open to an impressive 7 feet across. On board amenities include state-of-the-art technology, sleek contemporary furnishings, free Wi-Fi access, impeccable service and attention to detail, and a spacious Sky Deck with shade system, whirlpool and a chic Sky Bistro for al-fresco lunches.

Avalon Tranquility II

An exciting new Suite Ship addition to the Avalon fleet, Avalon Tranquility II launched in 2015. Providing an unrivalled river cruise experience, Avalon Tranquility II is innovative yet intimate and features two full decks of impressively spacious Panorama Suites, each with wall-to-wall Panoramic Windows that open to 7 feet across and  transform your stateroom into a unique Open-Air Balcony. At a spacious 200 square feet each, every Panorama Suite is 30% larger than industry standard and includes a comofrtable, private sitting area. On board amenities include free Wi-Fi access, state-of-the-art equipment and a large Sky Deck with shade system and delightful Sky Bistro for al-fresco lunches.

Avalon Poetry II

Intimate yet innovative, Avalon Poetry II launched in 2014 and was designed to deliver the ultimate in comfort, style and superb service. Part of the impressive new Avalon 'Suite Ship' fleet, Avalon Poetry II offers two full decks of Suites each with wall-to-wall panoramic windows that open to create unique Open-Air Balconies™. Avalon Poetry II is a contemporary ship designed with style and comfort in mind and offers impeccable personal service and attention to detail as well as fine dining and sleek, minimalist décor. Every suite offers the very best in size, views and design, measuring a spacious 200 square feet and featuring an impressive wall-to-wall panoramic window. Even the placement of the bed allows you to wake up and retire to bed each day facing the magnificent river views.

Avalon Illumination

The impressive Avalon Illumination is an innovatively designed 'Suite Ship' that embodies the essence of an Avalon  luxury river cruise. Launched in 2014, Avalon Illumination was designed to deliver a river cruising experience like no other and offers two full decks of Panorama Suites each with wall-to-wall panoramic windows that open to create unique Open-Air Balconies. Exuding style and comfort throughout, Avalon Illumination offers impeccable personal service and attention to detail as well as fine dining and chic, contemporary decor. Every suite provides the very best in size, views and design. Each is sized at an incredibly spacious 200 square feet and the placement of the bed allows you to wake up and retire to bed each day facing the magnificent river views.

Avalon Impression

Launched in 2014, Avalon Impression is an innovative and impressive, ultra-modern ship featuring two full decks of Panorama Suites each with wall-to-wall panoramic windows that open to an airy two thirds across, giving the feeling of having your own exclusive open-air balcony. Avalon Impression was designed with comfort in mind and with upgrades and enhancements throughout, offers impeccable personal service and attention to detail as well as elegant dining and chic, contemporary décor. Every suite provides the very best in size, views and design. Each is sized at an incredibly spacious 200 square feet and the placement of the bed allows you to wake up and retire to bed each day facing the magnificent river views.

Avalon Artistry II

Launched in May 2013, the brand new Avalon Artistry II is the newest class of ship, designed to revolutionise river cruising and deliver the ultimate in comfort, style and superb service. Intimate yet innovative, Avalon Artistry II is an Avalon ‘Suite Ship’, offering two full decks of Suites each with wall-to-wall panoramic windows that open to create unique Open-Air Balconies™. A contemporary ship designed with comfort in mind, Avalon Artistry II offers upgrades and enhancements throughout, impeccable personal service and attention to detail as well as fine dining and sleek, minimalist décor. Every suite provides the very best in size, views and design, measuring a spacious 200 square feet and featureing an impressive wall-to-wall panoramic window. Even the placement of the bed allows you to wake up ecah morning and retire to bed each evening facing the magnificent river views.

Avalon Expression

The newest addition to the Avalon fleet, Avalon Expression is an impressive, newly built ship, launched in 2013. Constructed to deliver a river cruising experience like no other, Avalon Expression is an innovatively designed 'Suite Ship', offering two full decks of Suites each with wall-to-wall panoramic windows that open to create unique Open-Air Balconies™. Avalon Expression was designed with comfort in mind and with upgrades and enhancements throughout, offers impeccable personal service and attention to detail as well as fine dining and chic, contemporary décor. Every suite provides the very best in size, views and design. Each is sized at an incredibly spacious 200 square feet and features an impressive wall-to-wall panoramic window which opens to an airy two thirds across, giving the feeling of having your own exclusive open-air balcony. Even the placement of the bed allows you to wake up and retire to bed each day facing the magnificent river views.

Avalon Visionary

The all new Avalon Visionary is a completely new class of ship, designed to revolutionise river cruising and deliver the ultimate in comfort, style and superb service. Launched in 2012, this intimate and innovative ‘Suite Ship’ will offer two full decks of Suites each with wall-to-wall panoramic windows that open to create unique Open-Air Balconies™. Avalon Visionary was designed with comfort in mind and with upgrades and enhancements throughout, offers impeccable personal service and attention to detail as well as fine dining and chic, contemporary decor. Every suite provides the very best in size, views and design. Each is sized at an incredibly spacious 200 square feet and features an impressive wall-to-wall panoramic window which opens to an airy two thirds across, giving the feeling of having your own exclusive open-air balcony. Even the placement of the bed allows you to wake up and retire to bed each day facing the magnificent river views.

Avalon Vista

Launced in 2012, the impressive new Avalon Vista delivers a river cruising experience like no other and as an innovatively designed ‘Suite Ship’, offers two full decks of Panorama Suites each with wall-to-wall panoramic windows that open to create unique Open-Air Balconies™. Avalon Vista was designed with comfort in mind and with upgrades and enhancements throughout, offers impeccable personal service and attention to detail as well as fine dining and chic, contemporary decor. Every suite provides the very best in size, views and design. Each is sized at an incredibly spacious 200 square feet and features an impressive wall-to-wall panoramic window which opens to an airy two thirds across, giving the feeling of having your own exclusive open-air balcony. Even the placement of the bed allows you to wake up and retire to bed each day facing the magnificent river views.

Avalon Panorama

Launched in May 2011, the impressive new Avalon Panorama is a unique ‘Suite Ship’ - the first of its kind in the industry. Our newest style of ship features two full decks of Panorama suites with wall-to-wall panoramic windows and open-air balconies, upgrades and enhancements throughout the ship, as well as a host of new onboard facilities and services. Every Avalon Panorama suite provides the very best in size, views and design available on Europe’s rivers. Each is sized at a remarkably spacious 200 square feet and features an impressive wall-to-wall panoramic window which opens to an airy two thirds across, giving the feeling of having your own exclusive open-air balcony. The suites’ full-size seating area is ideal for quiet moments to yourself, or is spacious enough to host a private cocktail party for new found friends. The cleverly designed positioning of the bed means you will wake up and retire to bed facing the magnificent passing landscapes.

Avalon Luminary

Recently launched, Avalon Luminary is one of the newest additions to the Avalon fleet and innovatively designed to be smaller than traditional river cruise ships, for ease of navigation on intricate waterways. Embodying Avalon's distinguished reputation for modern technology, stylish interiors and chic, spacious public areas, Avalon Luminary accommodates just 138 passengers in 69 comfortable, well-equipped staterooms and suites. As with all of the river cruise ships in the Avalon fleet, Avalon Luminary’s staterooms are amongst the largest available on any European river cruise ships. Well-equipped and decorated to hotel room standards, almost every stateroom has floor to ceiling sliding glass windows and a French balcony, so you never have to miss the beautiful, ever-changing views. The Sky Deck, with its sun beds and whirlpool bath, is the perfect place socialise and meet friends while the rear lounge provides a tranquil oasis in which to unwind and relax. Guests have the use of a lift to access the staterooms.

Avalon Felicity

Avalon Felicity was built in 2010 and utilises a modern and imaginative design to create a feeling of space and light yet, carrying a maximum of just 138 passengers, also offers an intimate and relaxing environment from which enjoy our river cruises. Avalon Felicity has 4 suites and 65 staterooms, all of which are spacious and well appointed, and many of which have floor-to-ceiling windows providing amazing views throughout your river cruise. Staterooms are among the largest available on European river cruise ships and are equipped to provide the highest levels of comfort. On the sun deck, as well as plenty of space to watch the world go by, there is a Jacuzzi to take a refreshing dip while you cruise. Guests have the use of a lift to reach the staterooms.

Avalon Affinity

A modern and well-equipped river cruise ship, Avalon Affinity embodies a feeling of space and light and provides a level of comfort unsurpassed by other river cruise holidays. On board, there are 65 generously sized staterooms and 4 Junior Suites, each equipped to hotel room standards. All suites and most staterooms feature floor-to-ceiling sliding glass windows with a French Balcony, so you can marvel at the beautiful passing scenery from the comfort of your stateroom. On the Sky Deck, as well as plenty of space to stroll, take photographs or simply sit and watch the world go by, there is also a whirpool bath so you can take a soothing dip, relax and admire the views as you cruise. Guests have the use of a lift to access the staterooms.

Avalon Siem Reap

One of Avalon's incredible new Suite Ships, the all-suite Avalon Siem Reap is designed to provide a luxurious yet intimate experience for just 36 guests and offer you the chance to truly immerse yourself in the vibrant culture of the Mekong. Built to impeccable standards by local craftsmen, Avalon Siem Reap has modern features yet still retains and reflects the captivating colonial charm of Vietnam and Cambodia. Avalon Siem Reap also delivers a refreshing outdoor experience, with all suites opening to the outside and two comfortable lounges offering unrivalled panoramic views.

Avalon Myanmar

A meticulously crafted all-suite ship, Avalon Myanmar is a brand new addition to the waters of the Irrawaddy. Designed to exclusively accommodate just 36 guests, Avalon Myanmar truly enables you to engage with the local culture and revel in the unique sights along the Irrawaddy river. Built to the highest standards and finest quality by local craftsmen, the ship embodies the character, symbols and traditions of Myanmar whilst still offering the ultimate in modern amenities and contemporary comfort. Time on board centres around a refreshing outdoor experience, as all suites open to the outside and the large panorama lounge and open-air lounge offer a variety of expansive views. The innovative design of the Avalon Myanmar, allows you to cruise the spectacular Upper Irrawaddy throughout the season, a feat not possible on larger ships.

Century Legend

Cruise in style and comfort aboard Century Legend, one of the newest and most innovative ships on the Yangtze River. As you embark your contemporary, elegant ship, a friendly, English-speaking crew and stunning 7-story atrium lobby welcome you aboard. Century Legend and sistership Century Paragon each feature state-of-the-art propulsion systems that reduce vibration and decrease emissions to reduce environmental impact. Other innovations include a pillar-less multifunction lounge with unobstructed views of evening entertainment, and a large indoor swimming pool, both firsts for Yangtze River cruise ships.

Century Paragon

Cruise in style and comfort aboard Century Paragon, one of the newest and most innovative ships on the Yangtze River. As you embark your contemporary, elegant ship, a friendly, English-speaking crew and stunning 7-story atrium lobby welcome you aboard. Century Paragon and sistership Century Legend each feature state-of-the-art propulsion systems that reduce vibration and decrease emissions to reduce environmental impact. Other innovations include a pillar-less multifunction lounge with unobstructed views of evening entertainment, and a large indoor swimming pool, both firsts for Yangtze River cruise ships.

Isabela II

Isabela II is specifically designed for Galápagos cruising and purpose-equipped with specialised, state of the art technology to provide you with an authentic, luxurious, expedition-styled cruise. Offering wide, spacious decks, ideal for island viewing, a good variety of on board amenities, and air-conditioning throughout, Isabela II offers just 21 elegant, well-appointed staterooms; a perfect environment in which to relax and cruise in comfort amidst the world's most unique, natural and stunning landscapes.

Amazon Discovery

Explore the pristine, natural wonders of the Amazon rainforest from the luxurious Amazon Discovery, a sumptuous, all-suite river cruise ship tailor-made to sail the mighty Amazon River. A truly luxurious river cruise ship, Amazon Discovery launched in 2015 and was custom designed for its environment. Offering an extraordinary level of comfort and style, Amazon Discovery houses just 44 guests in a choice of 4 unrivalled air-conditioned suites, each featuring floor to ceiling panoramic picture-windows. Admire views of the vast rainforest, its wildlife and natural beauty, from the comfort of your luxury river cruiser and enjoy the range of amenities on board including the supremely comfortable indoor and outdoor lounge, outdoor plunge pool, fitness centre, rainforest spa and spacious dining room.