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
Virtuous Vancouver to Portland
Virtuous Vancouver to Portland
9 Nights with the Silver Explorer
 06.09.2018
p.p.from On Request
Columbia and Snake River Cruise
Columbia and Snake River Cruise
8 Nights with the American Empress
 19.11.2017
p.p.from On Request
Pacific Northwest Vancouver Return
Pacific Northwest Vancouver Return
8 Nights with the American Empress
 12.11.2017
p.p.from On Request
Eastbound Voyage Vancouver to Clarkston
Eastbound Voyage Vancouver to Clarkston
8 Nights with the American Empress
 August 2017 - November 2018
p.p.from On Request
Columbia and Snake Rivers Discovery
Columbia and Snake Rivers Discovery
4 Nights with the American Empress
 March 2018 - November 2018
p.p.from On Request
  Cruises in the East
Mississippi and California Escape
Mississippi and California Escape
13 Nights with the Queen of the Mississippi
 March 2018 - June 2018
p.p.from AU$ 8665
Mississippi Cruise New Orleans to Red Wing
Mississippi Cruise New Orleans to Red Wing
22 Nights with the American Queen
 19.08.2018
p.p.from On Request
Lower Mississippi New Orleans Roundtrip
Lower Mississippi New Orleans Roundtrip
4 Nights with the American Queen
 February 2018 - January 2019
p.p.from On Request
The Mighty Mississippi New Orleans to Red Wing
The Mighty Mississippi New Orleans to Red Wing
22 Nights with the American Duchess
 15.07.2018
p.p.from On Request
Upper Mississippi Tour to New Orleans
Upper Mississippi Tour to New Orleans
22 Nights with the American Queen
 13.08.2017
p.p.from On Request
North American Rivers PortsPorts along North American Rivers
New Orleans, Louisiana, USAfrom
AU$ 732
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.
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".
Paducah, Kentucky, USAfrom
On Request
Paducah is the largest city in Kentucky and the county seat of McCracken County, Kentucky, United States. It is located at the confluence of the Tennessee River and the Ohio River.
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.
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.