WHO IS

Tauck River Cruises?

Experience the extraordinary. Tauck river cruises will take curious travellers beyond the status quo. With 95 years of valuable experience, Tauck has established itself as an illustrious and legendary tourism company that prides itself on delivering an unparalleled holiday no matter the destination or style of travel. Whether it’s the exclusive after-hours access to historical sites and landmarks, the experienced Tauck Directors with a wealth of knowledge about the destination, or the distinctly inclusive value across all itineraries, a Tauck river cruise is likely to impress everyone who boards.

Traversing various enchanting waterways throughout Europe, a Tauck river cruise features profoundly immersive and hands-on shore excursions which allow you to authentically gain a better understanding of the locale. From having a taste of Vienna during a cruise on the Danube River to exploring the beaches of Normandy with a voyage down the Seine River, Tauck holidays are nothing less than astonishing.

Step onto one of the luxurious ships with Tauck river cruises and leave all your stresses at home, with no hassles at any point of your holiday. Complimentary airport transfers and luggage handling, well-appointed accommodations, scrumptious food prepared by expert chefs, Tauck has carefully crafted a worry-free journey at all points of your trip being perfectly planned. Start planning your next trip with a company that endlessly pursues the phenomenal, Tauck.

Facts & Figures

Founded: 1925
Ships: 10
Max Passengers: 84-130

Are Tauck River Cruises right for you?

A trip for everyone, Tauck river cruises regularly host like-minded explorers with one clear attribute: adventure. From young-at-heart couples to collections of friends or common interest groups to solo travellers keenly looking to find new friends, every guest on a Tauck river cruise has a little bit of wanderlust in them. In addition, patrons regularly highlight the unparalleled service provided by the Tauck Directors in every single cruise and tour. They not only have the advanced expertise of the region with the ability to plan alternate routes on the go, but they welcome all with open arms through their warm and friendly personalities.

Furthermore, Tauck river cruises are impeccably designed for active adventurers who have a distinct interest in exploring new cultures and understanding stimulating histories. Tauck river cruises are filled with moderately active shore excursions which provide guests with the chance to connect themselves with the destination. This is further enhanced by “Tauck Experiences” which give patrons exclusive access to popular landmarks and historical sites after hours or from a unique perspective. Tauck travellers love their ability to explore without having to worry about the little things.

What comes complimentary with a Tauck River Cruise?

Your passenger fare with every Tauck river cruise includes the following:

  • Handpicked premier hotel & ship accommodations
  • Internet on riverboats and hotel rooms (where service is available)
  • All gratuities including for Tauck Directors
  • Luggage handling
  • All onboard meals
  • Exclusive ‘Tauck Experiences’
  • Local cultural performances
  • Port charges/fuel surcharges

Why go on a Tauck River Cruise?

  • Cruise on spacious and inviting small ships for all river that craft a sophisticated yet intimate ambience
  • Enjoy unforgettable hands-on activities and exclusive experiences which invite guests on unique perspectives on the local culture
  • Travel with faultless Tauck Directors passionately dedicated in ensuring you can get the most out of your river journey

Our Recommendation

Discover the Douro River with Tauck!

Featuring overwhelming scenic splendour with picturesque vistas along the entire journey, embarking on your next Tauck adventure along the splendid Douro River is guaranteed to be special. Board the alluring ms Andorinha as you explore culture-rich areas throughout the unforgettable rolling hills of the Portugal coastline. Featuring enticing itineraries which may include visiting a beautiful Douro Valley wine estate for a sumptuous dinner and in-depth explorations to UNESCO World Heritage sites in Portugal and Spain, the Douro River is fast becoming the next must-see destination.

For more information about a Tauck river cruise through the Douro River, enquire with us today.

Fall in love with a cruise on the Seine and Rhone rivers

Glide across the enchanting waterways of France and (re)discover love again with a Tauck Seine or Rhone river cruise. Indulge in delightful French cuisine prepared thoughtfully by experienced chefs then taste the sublime flavours found in their famous vineyards. Come ashore and tour medieval villages, stunning historical sites, and magnificent countrysides unlike anything else in the world. Deeply romantic and for a few absolutely life-changing, for those seeking to spend some precious time with a loved one there is no better choice than with a Tauck river cruise through the Seine or Rhone.

Enquire with us to learn more about exciting itineraries touring this captivating river.

What are the accommodation options on a Tauck River Cruise?

Staterooms on any Tauck river cruises are split into different categories, with each ascending category increasing in luxurious space and additional amenities. Every small ship on a Tauck river cruise will have seven categories of stateroom aside from ms Andorinha that only has five. All accommodation options are stocked with complimentary non-alcoholic beverages and equipped with a high-definition flat-screen TV plus Wi-Fi access.

Category three and above staterooms furthermore feature gorgeous floor-to-ceiling windows and French balconies that affording guests to jaw-dropping views in the privacy of their own room throughout the entire river cruise. These staterooms moreover feature spacious living areas to unwind after a busy day exploring the awe-inspiring destinations in the itinerary.

What dining options are available on a Tauck River Cruise?

With an elegant and warm atmosphere in addition to their sumptuous world-cuisine, your dining experience is assured to always be pleasant and mouth-watering on all Tauck ships. The Compass Rose wonderfully serves as the main dining room across all Tauck river cruises. Featuring a perfect mixture of local cuisine from Europe as well as American-style dishes, head down to the Compass Rose for an appetising buffet-style dining experience. A more casual, but equally as delicious dining option is Arthur’s. Located typically on either the Sun Deck or Diamond Deck, Arthur’s offers delicious lunch and dinner options in a relaxing Al Fresco setting. Dine on delectable treats while soaking in the undeniably stunning views of your locale by spending a meal at Arthur’s.

Additionally, some shore excursions will offer up complimentary meals at world-class and highly sought after restaurants across Europe. Usually reserved in priority seating that can occasionally boast some of the best views of the region, guests can be taken on fantastical culinary experiences by master chefs dedicated to making every meal as delightful as the last.

Is there a dress code for Tauck River Cruises?

The dress code on a Tauck river cruise is typically casual during the day to allow for guests to be comfortable when exploring their destination. During the evening, patrons sometimes put on nicer outfits, which includes wearing collared or button-down shirts with slacks for men and skirts or slacks and blouses for women. It is also advised that no t-shirts, jeans, thongs and sneakers should be worn in the main dining room on evenings.

In addition, one-week Tauck river cruises and longer have a gala night (or more) where guests are asked to dress in formal wear. This off-ship experience typically held at a stunning estate or palace usually has men wearing jackets and women dresses.

What are Tauck River Cruises’ most popular activities?

The immersive shore excursions and activities hosted by the amazing Tauck Directors are the major focal point to any of the river cruises. Naturally, guests will spend most of their dream holiday adventuring the various stops connecting themselves to the destination and gaining an authentic understanding of the cultures and traditions of the region. From simple-yet-exceptional walking tours through museums and buzzing markets to active events such as horse-riding and cycling through natural landscapes, Tauck offers an abundance of astonishing tours and activities for each itinerary.

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Solo Specials on European River Cruises

Tauck - Solo Travel Special

Solo travellers can enjoy special savings on select cabin categories when they book one of Tauck's fantastic European river cruises*.

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