Small Ship Cruising


Let us inspire you with these incredible premium small ship cruise holidays sailing the waters of Europe, the west Africa coast and Central America. We’ve teamed up with a number of our favourite travel partners to bring you our favourite holiday offers and inspiration.

10-Day The Islands Of Cape Verde

This island chain offers a diverse range of landscapes from verdant mountain ranges, lush hills and jungles, volcanic landscapes or wide deserted beaches.

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7 Night Cruise Only From £1,704pp + port charges

10 Day Cruise, Hotel & Flight From £3,398pp

Operated by Seafarer

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  • Travel aboard the “Panorama” Motorsailer
  • Enjoy the beaches of Boa Vista
  • Take an excursion to Fogo volcano
  • Explore the lush island of Santo Antao
  • Includes meals on full board basis

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8-Day Blue Danube: Vienna, Budapest And Salzburg

Soak up all that Europe’s most cultured river has to offer, with its wealth of grand baroque architecture, medieval cities, picture perfect towns and sights.

** FREE superior drinks package – worth £400pp **

From £1,599pp

Operated by Riviera Travel

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  • Visit Esztergom Basilica and Melk Abbey
  • Explore Salzburg or Linz with an expert guide on a tour of the town’s most interesting sights
  • Immerse yourself in the local culture with a Hungarian folklore show on board
  • Enjoy a classical Live music performance on board with stunning views of Vienna
  • Award winning and Which? recommended operator

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  • 7 nights aboard a 5-star ship, all meals and drinks
  • Free onboard wi-fi
  • Excursions
  • The services of a Riviera Travel Cruise Director
  • All port fees
  • Transfers
  • Return flights
  • ABTA & ATOL protected

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5-Day Romantic Rhine Valley and the Rock of Lorelei

Discover the Rhine Valley and the legend of the famous Lorelei rock! It is said that a beautiful maiden threw herself into the Rhine in despair over a faithless lover and was transformed into a siren who lured fishermen to destruction. Embark on a surprising cruise through sublime landscapes that will take you to Koblenz and Rüdesheim, known for its vineyards and traditional cafes.

** SAVE up to £180pp **

From £608pp

Operated by CroisiEurope

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  • Discover the charm of the romantic Rhine Valley
  • Explore old Strasbourg
  • Take a picturesque tour through the vineyards and enjoy tastings of local products
  • Visit Heidelberg and its castle overlooking the Neckar
  • See the celebrated rock of the Lorelei
  • Cruise aboard the MS Leonardo Da Vinci – a standard category barge with options to sail aboard other ships on various departure dates

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  • 4 nights aboard the MS Leonardo Da Vinci – a standard category barge, all meals and drinks
  • Refined French cuisine
  • Gala dinner
  • Welcome cocktail
  • Free onboard wi-fi
  • Excursions
  • All port fees
  • ATOL protected

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12-Day The Seychelles Island Odyssey

You need a small craft with a comparatively shallow draft to best explore these waters where every next stop is a little further away from life’s beaten track than the last. So, a small ship is the ultimate way to really discover the unspoilt 115-strong archipelago of the Seychelles, hopping from island to island, visiting places which will captivate your senses with their amazing and unique flora and fauna.

** Early booking offer – SAVE 10% **

7 Night Cruise Only From £2,339pp + port charges

12 Day Cruise, Hotel & Flight From £3,798pp

Operated by Seafarer

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  • Spend time on Praslin – one of the most beautiful beaches in the world
  • Relax on Beau Vallon Beach and chill at Anse Source D’ Argent
  • Visit the island of Curieuse – home to giant tortoises
  • Enjoy refreshing swim stops off the ship and beach barbeques
  • Options to take excursions to Le Morne National Park or Victoria Botanical Gardens
  • Great facilities and creature comforts aboard the ship

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10-Day Rivers Of West Africa Cruise

This is a cruise with a difference, along the Atlantic coast of Gambia and Senegal, then the length of the Gambia River deep into the interior of West Africa.

** SAVE up to 50% **

7 Night Cruise Only From £1,704pp + port charges

10 Day Cruise, Hotel & Flight From £3,167pp

Operated by Seafarer

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  • Travel aboard the Harmony “G”
  • Explore the Bao Bolong Wetland Reserve
  • On-board Gambia River naturalist
  • Shop in native markets
  • Visit a school funded by cruise clients
  • Includes meals on full board basis

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Boats on the French Riviera

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