Comfortable, modern, and stylish, Emerald Waterways state-of-the-art Star Ships first hit Europe’s waterways in 2014 and have been making waves in the river cruise industry ever since. With state-of-the-art features such as an onboard cinema and a heated pool with retractable sunroof as well as more space per cabin than almost any other operator, it’s clear to see why Emerald Waterways’ ships have been making such a splash. Both the Emerald Star and the Emerald Sky were designed from scratch with the passenger in mind in order to offer the best cruise experience possible.
Experience the real deal, on one of Europe’s newest, best designed, most advanced river cruise fleets. Voted Best River Line For The Value by the discerning experts at Cruise Critic Editors' Picks yearly since 2015, Emerald Waterways’ ships and river cruises are praised for their striking design, innovative highlights and contemporary approach, setting your trip with us apart from any other river cruise.
Form perfectly meets function in our fleet of sleek, sophisticated Star Ships. Like a perfectly cut gem, every detail and contemporary feature of an Emerald Waterways ship is designed to enhance your boutique hotel on board experience.
“Smartly priced and inclusive enough to appeal to first-time or younger cruisers as well as seasoned travelers, Emerald's new ships have an easygoing vibe and casual elegance.” – Cruise Critic