North American River Cruises

Experience the Southern charm while cruising down the mighty Mississippi, with soul food, smooth jazz, and historical sights or head to the Pacific North West and witness some serious scenery while cruising along the Snake and Columbia Rivers.

American Rivers

Hundreds of rivers and their tributaries cross America; the astonishing Mississippi, Columbia, Missouri, Ohio, Mackenzie and Colorado just being a small handful of them. American Rivers are located in numerous different areas throughout the Northern and Southern continents and cruises along these paths are the optimal way to appreciate the best of America in all of its glory. River cruises throughout the American Rivers will carry you directly to the doorstep of the historical, cultural and architectural marvels that America has to offer.


Cruise along the mysterious Mississippi or the colourful Columbia River and embrace the stunning scenery greeting you from all angles. The Columbia River offers you a beautifully picturesque experience through the Rocky Mountain Trench and then past Washington State where you are sure to be blown away by many spectacular sights and left wanting to return yet again.

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  Cruises in the North West
The Northwest Pioneers
The Northwest Pioneers
10 Nights with the American Pride
 June 2017 - October 2018
p.p.from On Request
The Columbia and Snake Rivers
The Columbia and Snake Rivers
7 Nights with the American Pride
 June 2017 - November 2018
p.p.from On Request
Columbia and Snake Rivers to Clarkston
Columbia and Snake Rivers to Clarkston
7 Nights with the Queen of the West
 June 2017 - September 2018
p.p.from On Request
The Highlights of the Columbia River
The Highlights of the Columbia River
4 Nights with the American Pride
 21.04.2018
p.p.from On Request
Mighty Canyon and Snake River
Mighty Canyon and Snake River
14 Nights with the Queen of the West
 14.05.2018
p.p.from AU$ 9895
  Cruises in the East
From New Orleans to Memphis
From New Orleans to Memphis
7 Nights with the Queen of the Mississippi
 October 2017 - December 2018
p.p.from On Request
Highlights of the Mississippi River
Highlights of the Mississippi River
4 Nights with the America
 July 2017 - November 2018
p.p.from On Request
Grand Heartland Cruise
Grand Heartland Cruise
14 Nights with the America
 September 2017 - November 2018
p.p.from On Request
Lower Mississippi River to New Orleans
Lower Mississippi River to New Orleans
7 Nights with the America
 June 2017 - December 2018
p.p.from On Request
Gateway to the Mississippi
Gateway to the Mississippi
10 Nights with the Queen of the Mississippi
 June 2017 - June 2018
p.p.from On Request
North American Rivers PortsPorts along North American Rivers
New Orleans, Louisiana, USAfrom
AU$ 964
The "Cradle of Jazz" is a city influenced by Spanish and French culture. Every year, the city hosts the famous 'Mardi Gras' festival.
Saint Lawrence River, Quebec, Canadafrom
AU$ 1499
Saint Lawrence River is a large river flowing approximately from southwest to northeast North America, connecting the Great Lakes with the Atlantic Ocean.
Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USAfrom
AU$ 8665
As the "Capital City," Baton Rouge is the political hub for Louisiana, and is the second-largest metropolitan city in the state. It is a major industrial, petrochemical, medical, research, motion picture, and growing technology centre of the American South.
St. Louis, Missouri, USAfrom
On Request
St. Louis is a city and port in the U.S. state of Missouri. After the Louisiana Purchase, it became a major port on the Mississippi River. The economy of St. Louis relies on service, manufacturing, trade, transportation of goods, and tourism. The architecture of St. Louis exhibits a variety of commercial, residential, and monumental architecture. St. Louis is known for the Gateway Arch, the tallest monument constructed in the USA . The Arch pays homage to Thomas Jefferson and St. Louis' position as the gateway to the West. Architectural influences reflected in the area include French Colonial, German, early American, and modern architectural styles.
Natchez, Mississippi, USAfrom
On Request
Established first as a French fort site overlooking the Mississippi River in 1716, then laid out as a new town by the Spanish in the 1790s, Natchez became part of the United States in 1798. Natchez is more than history. It’s what you love about South — easy elegance and casual charm, true hospitality, historic homes, lush gardens and moss-covered oaks and delicious down-home fare
Vicksburg, Mississippi, USAfrom
On Request
Vicksburg is a city in and county seat of Warren County, Mississippi, United States. Vicksburg is located at the confluence of the Mississippi River and Yazoo River. Every summer, Vicksburg plays host to the Miss Mississippi Pageant and Parade. Every spring and summer, Vicksburg Theatre Guild hosts Gold in the Hills, which is in the Guinness World Records book for longest running show. Vicksburg is home to the McRaven House, said to be "one of the most haunted houses in Mississippi".
American Rivers

There are only two cruisable rivers in North America. However, this lack of choice is more than compensated by the breath-taking scenery and beautiful sights you will experience on a cruise through North America. The Mississippi, it’s most well-known river, is most popular for North American river cruising. Cruises through the Colombian river and its tributary, The Snake, are also popular amongst cruisers. Explore the most historic, cultural and adventure-packed ports of call and experience for yourself what North American river cruising has to offer.