Uniworld Boutique River Cruises

Meander down the world’s most famed rivers in ultimate luxury and style! Uniworld is an award-winning boutique cruise line that offers itineraries to the most spectacular destinations throughout Europe, Russia, Egypt and Asia. See ports you might not otherwise reach and bask in the splendour of the highest standards in luxury river cruising—it’s all part of the Uniworld experience!

About Uniworld

Uniworld are committed to their motto, “No request too large, no detail too small”. Since 1976, they’ve been offering the very best in boutique river cruising, taking guests to the most picturesque destinations in the upmost style. The Uniworld experience is one of six-star quality. Each meandering river voyage with this cruise line is one of excellence—guests can expect cruising and destination expertise, service, luxurious ships, unique design, gourmet culinary feats, choice and all-inclusive offerings. Uniworld very proudly stand by the fact that they’re the world’s only authentic boutique cruise line™. Their itineraries are ideal for romantic getaways and for those who know that they deserve the best!

The Uniworld fleet contains 18 luxurious ships. Assigned to their own specific regions, guests can rest-assured that the ship they choose to sail on is perfectly suited to the destinations they’re visiting. Every single on-board detail carefully considered before becoming part of the final design. Cruising on board a Uniworld ship is like travelling aboard a stylish floating hotel. The ships are known to contain cosy libraries, lounges, panoramic restaurants, world-class cuisine, exquisite original artworks, antique collections, opulent river-view staterooms and suites and exceptional, enticing shore excursions. Soak up the elegance, spread out and unwind as you travel around Europe, Egypt, Vietnam, Cambodia, India, Russia and China.

Why Choose Uniworld?

A cruise with Uniworld offers the very best of the best. Savour every moment and enjoy a cruise beyond anything you could’ve expected. If you’re staying in a suite, make use of the in-suite butlers. Trained to go above and beyond, Uniworld butlers will make sure that your every need is met. In your bathroom, indulge a little. Uniworld guests are treated to the highest quality amenities, with both L’Occitane and Hermés bath and body products in all European cruise suites and staterooms!

Other unique Uniworld features include Italian marble-lined bathrooms, beds hand-crafted by Savoir® of England, expansive shared spaces (like the stunning Sun Deck), after-dinner entertainment, a well-equipped fitness centre and the Serenity River Spa™. On top of this, the cruise line’s European fleet features an average capacity of 130 guests. This is the highest staff-to-guest ratio in the river cruise industry! If this sounds like the cruise line for you, take a look below at all of our Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection packages or contact our Cruise Holiday Experts to find out more!

  • Launched in 1976
  • Boutique river cruises
  • Smaller ships, more ports
  • 18 luxurious ships
  • Average guest capacity: 130
  • Highest staff-to-guest ratio in river cruise industry
  • 18 luxurious ships
  • Smaller vessels (able to reach more ports)
  • Excellent guest-to-staff ratio
  • Unique artwork & design
  • Sun deck
  • In-suite butlers
  • L’Occitane & Hermés bath products
  • Italian marble-lined bathrooms
  • Hand-crafted designer bedding
  • Day spa
  • Fitness centre
  • Yoga
  • TRX suspension coaching
  • Heated pool
  • Live entertainment
  • Carefully curated shore excursions
  • World-class dining options
  • Celebrity chefs
  • Local wines
  • Premium spirits
  • Floating photo workshops
  • Signature lecture series
  • Sustainability efforts
  • Family-friendly options

Please note: features may vary depending on your chosen package, journey or rail selection. Confirm features with your Cruise Holiday Expert at time of booking.

Uniworld’s ships are destination-specific.


  • Queen Isabel
  • River Countess
  • River Duchess
  • River Empress
  • River Princess
  • River Queen
  • River Royale
  • S. Antoinette
  • S. Beatrice
  • S. Catherine
  • S. Joie de Vivre
  • S. Maria Theresa


  • River Tosca

Vietnam & Cambodia

  • Mekong Navigator


  • Ganges Voyager II


  • River Victoria


  • Century Legend
  • Sanctuary Yangzi Explorer

Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection ships can be found in the world’s most famed and fascinating rivers. These include those in Europe, Egypt, Vietnam, Cambodia, India, Russia and China. Key destinations include Italy, France, Portugal, Spain, Beijing, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Ho Chi Minh and more! If you’re wanting to cruise along the Rhine, Moselle, Danube, Douro, Yangtze, Ganges, Nile or beyond, there’s a Uniworld river cruise waiting here for you!

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