Charter our stylish Star-Ships

Raise a toast on board your tailor-made cruise

We are pleased to offer private charter opportunities across our Star-Ships throughout Europe, and on our brand-new superyachts. Choose from our stylish fleet and enjoy a cruising experience like no other.

Whether you’re family or friends celebrating a special occasion, a group of food and wine enthusiasts, or hosting a corporate incentive program, let us create a custom-made itinerary to suit the needs of your entire party. From insightful excursions to our superb on board cuisine, it’s those small touches that provide the perfect personal touch to your cruise charter adventure.  
To contact our Charters Department, email our Charter and Incentives Sales Director, Donna Kurtz at donna.kurtz@scenicusa.com to secure your place or to get a charter quote.

Exclusive river cruise charters

Sail Europe and Asia's iconic waterways in the most exclusive way imaginable by chartering one of our stylish Star-Ships. Every step of your adventure through each continent's vast landscape can be tailored to your group’s preferences. From exclusive shore excursions specially selected by you, to mouth-watering on board dishes created by our skilled chefs, your every wish will be taken care of.

Our award-winning Star-Ships accommodate between 112 and 180 guests, and are the perfect setting to wow your clients, staff, friends and loved ones. Having exclusive, private access to your own chartered Star-Ship means you can truly enjoy the stylish suites and staterooms and innovative on board amenities, such as our pool, which transforms into an evening cinema on most of our European Star-Ships. The bright, spacious communal areas of the Horizon Bar and Lounge are the perfect space for hosting a special champagne reception for your guests.

For those looking to travel beyond Europe we also offer charter opportunities in Southeast Asia. Our spectacular Emerald Harmony Star-Ship will exceed all your expectations, as it introduces you to the majesty of the Mekong. 42 cabins accommodate 84 guests and 40 crew members, enabling us to provide spacious suites and public areas, as well as an excellent staff-to-guest ratio and our custom design allows us to sail into the centre of Ho Chi Minh City, allowing us to dock in the heart of this fantastic city.

Why Charter an Emerald Cruises Ocean Yacht?

Explore the oceans like never before on board our brand new, innovative superyachts. By chartering this elegant, 100-guest capacity yacht, you can uncover some of the hidden gems of the Mediterranean, Adriatic coast and the mysteries of the Holy Land, all in the utmost luxury. And, thanks to our superyachts' custom design it can venture into fascinating ports and harbors usually only accessible to small yachts 

We’ll create an itinerary bespoke for you, ensuring that you and your party enjoy an experience you’ll never forget. You’ll sail to the most awe-inspiring places in Europe and beyond, while enjoying luxurious suites and staterooms, sumptuous locally-sourced cuisine crafted by our expert chefs, and unparalleled on board facilities including an outdoor pool with panoramic views, a marina platform with opportunities for ocean swim stops with our marina toys or even venture out on an orientation trip with our on board Zodiac.

Our world-class service and amenities, mean we leave no stone unturned to create the ultimate personal experience.

The Benefits of Chartering

When you charter with Emerald Cruises, the ship is all yours for the period of your charter. You use it according to your needs, whether it’ll be a business conference with colleagues in the lounge or a cocktail reception and gala dinner in Reflections Restaurant to celebrate a special birthday. Your guests will delight in complete privacy and the feeling of traveling on the securest means of transportation. Other benefits include:


  • Full privacy
  • Freedom to customize towards special interests, abilities and budgets
  • Undivided attention from the ships staff
  • Prestige and exclusivity of a private ship
  • Security and peace of mind
  • Everyone on board is in your own group
  • Lots of space as you can occupy the ship as you wish
  • Reduced costs compared to booking all our cabins and suites on standard sale

Which Destination?

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River Cruise

From the Danube, which dissects 10 European countries and nearly as many ancient capitals, to the mystic and mysterious Mekong, which glides through the beauty of Cambodia and Vietnam; every river explored by Emerald Cruises offers a unique experience.
 
  • The Rhine, Main & Danube is great for: History buffs, classical music lovers and architecture enthusiasts
  • The Rhône regions are great for: Foodies, art aficionados and wine connoisseurs
  • The Douro is great for: Wine lovers, architecture enthusiasts and historians
  • The Mekong is great for: Culture vultures, explorers and ancient historians
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Yacht Cruise

Choose to discover some of the oldest communities to have ever existed, explore the crystalline waters connecting stunning island groups and even uncover the mysteries of the Holy Land

  • The Adriatic Coast is great for: sun seekers and beaches lovers
  • The Eastern Mediterranean is great for: history buffs and culture vultures
  • The Western Mediterranean is great for: foodies and architecture enthusiast
  • The Red Sea is great for: adventurers, nature lovers and archaeology experts

Customise your cruise

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*Please note, additional itinerary and inclusion amends may be available on request for our charters.  

Who can Charter a Ship?

Private charters are the perfect choice for small groups, to groups of up to 180 guests. Travelers are increasingly looking for small ship and yacht charters for that intimate and private travel experience that is fully customizable to their group’s needs. People who might charter a ship include:
 
  • Couples and friends traveling together
  • Birthday, anniversary and wedding celebrations
  • Family reunions or families traveling together
  • Business meetings, conferences or as a company incentive
  • Affinity travel and special-interest groups
  • Groups of travelers with particular needs and requirements
  • University alumni associations and other educational institution members
  • Travel clubs or other clubs of people who like to travel together
  • Exclusive clubs seeking luxury yacht charters for member
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Group adventures with Emerald Cruises

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We’ll create an itinerary bespoke for your guests, ensuring that they enjoy an experience they’ll never forget. Your guests will sail to the most awe-inspiring places in Europe and beyond, while enjoying luxurious suites and staterooms, sumptuous locally-sourced cuisine crafted by our expert chefs, and unparalleled on board facilities including an outdoor pool with panoramic views, a Marina Platform with opportunities for ocean swim stops with our marina toys or even venture out on an orientation trip with our on board Zodiac. 

As well as our standard promotional offers, we also provide exclusive offers for groups of as few as 10. 

Our group experts will be happy to discuss options with you, and answer any questions you have. Get in touch now.

Your journey starts here

To contact our Charters Department, email our Charter and Incentives Sales Director, Donna Kurtz at donna.kurtz@scenicusa.com to secure your place or to get a charter quote.

For further information, quotes and pricing, please contact our charter and groups experts who will be delighted to help.

Receive your free brochure

To help you make a decision on the perfect cruise or tour for your groups, simply download one of our brochures below.   

Download our Groups and Charters Brochure - River Cruising

Download our Groups and Charters Brochure - Ocean Cruising