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Unlike their larger counterparts, these nimble small ship cruise and expedition cruise vessels afford a closer communion with the wild, docking at secluded harbors and navigating narrower waterways where colossal cruise ships dare not tread. Onboard, the atmosphere is one of camaraderie and bespoke service, with experts providing insights that deepen the appreciation of each unique ecosystem encountered. The smaller scale not only ensures a minimal environmental footprint but also enables a more personal and immersive exploration, where every turn might reveal the silent flutter of a rare bird or the majestic leap of marine life—a truly privileged glimpse into the natural world's serene and chaotic dance. These small cruise ships have been hand picked by our Trip Planners, who have helped thousands of elated travelers plan the perfect small ship cruise and can give you unbiased advice on the best cruise for you.
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MS Gérard Schmitter cruising along the Rhine River
$1,502
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MS Gérard Schmitter

Watch gorgeous landscapes pass by as you comfortably cruise along the Rhine River aboard the MS Gérard Schmitter, a European ship built in 2012 with the capacity for 176 passengers.
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Avalon Envision
$2,463
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Avalon Envision

Marvel at the beauty of Danube River on an Avalon Envision cruise. An impressive addition to the Avalon Waterways Suite Ship fleet, this river cruise ship has 67 luxury accommodations for up to 164 passengers exploring Europe.
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Sail across France aboard the Panache
$6,950
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Panache

The Panache is a classic Dutch barge that offers a spacious size unusual on a hotel vessel. Her well-designed interior and contemporary style makes it the perfect ship to appreciate the very best of the region, passing storybook villages along the way, visiting places such as Strasbourg, admiring their Baroque and Romanesque architecture.
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Nemo III
$2,600
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Nemo III

Smaller than most yachts in the Galapagos, guests will enjoy the intimate setting of this luxurious motor sailing catamaran. The boat offers two alternating itineraries to both the Northern and Southern Islands, and the friendly crew and guide guarantee an unforgettable island experience. Despite its small size, Nemo III even offers kayaking.
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$5,500
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Silver Whisper

Enjoy Silver Whisper's relaxing, sophisticated, and genuinely elegant atmosphere. This multi-million dollar refit makes her one of the most technically up to the minute ships at sea. Admire the stunning beauty of Europe & the Caribbean aboard this 382 passenger ship.
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$7,090
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Emerald Luna

Navigate the Rhine, Main, Danube, and Moselle rivers, this elegant river ship lets you see the highlights of the continent in complete style and comfort aboard the Emerald Luna.
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Avalon Tranquility II
$2,999
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Avalon Tranquility II

Cruising Europe’s beautiful rivers with grace, Avalon Tranquility II is a captivating vessel that launched in 2015. Discover gorgeous Panorama Suites, fantastic cuisine, and unforgettable excursions of Avalon’s celebrated Suite Ships.
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The Amatista
$1,480
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Amatista

Explore the traditional riverboat Amatista in the Peruvian Rainforest. If you want to live an authentic experience while traveling through the Amazon as it was traditionally done, the Amethyst Amazon River Boat is the cruise you are looking for.
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MS Amadouro
$3,699
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MS Amadouro

Discover the rich history of Portugal and Spain as you journey through the Douro River Valley aboard the deluxe MS Amadouro, the newest ship cruising the Douro River.
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Delfin III
$3,700
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Delfin III

Set sail on the new Delfin III Amazon River vessel. With capacity for up to 43 passengers, this luxurious ship has been beautifully finished with the finest details and handmade Peruvian artifacts. Join the Delfin III for the best rainforest experience possible.
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M/S Ambassador
$1,825
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M/S Ambassador

Built with the latest state-of-the-art equipment and amenities, M/S Ambassador can surely guarantee its 40 passengers with comfort and safety while cruising along the Croatian Coast.
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M/S Mama Marija
$1,770
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M/S Mama Marija

The M/S Mama Marija ship will launch in 2018 in Split, Croatia, according to the newest European standards. With its latest state-of-the-art equipment, amenities, and its elegant 18 cabins this newly built yacht provides a comfortable cruise along the Adriatic Coast. 
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Sail along the Rhine aboard the MS Amakristina
$3,699
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MS Amakristina

The Amakristina is the sister ship to the Amaviola and Amastella, and features the most advanced design of any river cruise vessel currently in operation. Built in 2017, this spacious ship provides you a once-in-a-lifetime experience along the waterways of Europe.
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$3,699
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MS Amacello

Launched in 2008, the MS Amacello is part of the newest, state-of-the-art fleet of river cruise vessels in Europe.
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$8,691
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MS Spitsbergen

The refurbished, 335-passenger MS Spitsbergen is named after the island of Spitsbergen in the Svalbard archipelago, the Arctic crown of Norway.
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National Geographic Endeavour II
$6,135
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National Geographic Endeavour II

Comfortably accommodating 96 passengers, the National Geographic Endeavor II is a classic expedition vessel ideal for Galapagos exploration. Onboard areas include a global gallery of art, a gym, library, lounge and bar, and bridge. Zodiacs, a glass-bottom boat, snorkel gear, and kayaks are also available.
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$9,490
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Scenic Amber

Measuring 443 feet in length and carrying just 163 passengers, the luxury vessel, Scenic Amber marries space and intimacy with a sense of exclusivity not regularly found on Europe’s waters. Couple this with a 1:3 crew to passenger ratio and guests can expect attentive service from the minute they step aboard these illustrious river cruise liners.
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RV African Dream ©Eric Vancleynenbreugel
$7,701
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African Dream

Explore the deepest treasures on the African continent aboard the African Dream, a luxurious and comfortable ship designed to provide an intimate look at the nature. Built in 2017, the African Dream has a capacity for 16 passengers and allows you to experience the sounds of nature and the animals just a few yards away.
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