As the number one tour operator in Australia and New Zealand, APT is committed to the continuation of its role as a fully integrated travel business by owning and operating its touring and cruising operations.
In partnership with AMA Waterways, APT has built a fleet of custom-designed European river ships that signify the evolution of modern river cruising. From the intricate elegance of the interior appointments and the opulence of the suites to the wealth of recreational choice provided in the vessel's public areas, these river ships are truly the finest on Europe's waters. PLUS when you travel on an APT River cruise you will enjoy all the benefits of touring with APT including:
* Freedom of Choice Touring and exclusive Signature Experiences
* Beer, wine and soft drinks included at both Lunch and Dinner, with Champagne served at Breakfast
* All gratuities for cruise staff and guides included
* APT river cruises are exclusive to APT’s Australian and New Zealand customers
There are two classes of APT river ships:
Aria Class ships boast an innovative leading-edge design. Launched between 2006 and 2009, they have been the most popular ships in Europe for some time.
Concerto Class river ships - These revolutionary vessels present the popular attributes of Aria Class ships while introducing some new features certain to appeal to many. Slightly larger, these ships are set to change the way the industry looks at river ship design, thanks in part to their exclusive range of Twin Balcony Suites.
In Russia board the newly rebuilt ms Amakatarina, exclusively available to APT in Australia.
- Cruise Line
- Preferred Cruise Line
Ship Profile & Stats
- 135 m
- Maiden Voyage
- Passenger Capacity (dbl)
- Ship Registration
- Direct Dial Telephone
- Flat-screen Televisions with local and satellite channels
- Hair dryer
- Individually controlled air-conditioning
- 24-hour specialty coffee and tea station
- Alfresco Dining Terrace
- Bella Cucina Restaurant
- Chef's Table Restaurant
- Complimentary ship-wide Wi-Fi
- Fitness Centre
- Gift Shop
- Heated Pool
- Main Lounge & Bar
- Massage & Hair Salon
- Observation Lounge
- River Bistro
- Sun Deck
- Verde Fine Dining Restaurant
- Walking Track
- Wine Room
Significantly greater floor space is an obvious benefit of
all Owner’s and Royal suites, as is the premium location
they occupy on the ship.
Additionally, these suites present a spacious ensuite with a
full-size bathtub and separate shower; an additional sitting
area; and a mini-bar that's kept fully stocked.
With a glass conservatory-style Panoramic Balcony as well
as a spacious Outside Balcony featuring a table and chairs,
our spacious Twin Balcony Suites cater for all weather
conditions without compromising on floor space.
Transforming your indoor seating area into an open-air
haven, Panoramic Balcony Suites feature floor-to-ceiling
glass doors that slide open. So no matter the weather,
you always have access to the fresh air and charming
riverside scenery from the privacy of your suite.
queen or twin-size DreamBed as well as luxury linen and a
choice of pillow types. A flat-screen TV with an Infotainment
System is ideal for quiet nights in, a personal computer and
included Wi-Fi allow you to stay connected, and a sitting
area with a writing desk and chair is the perfect place to
pen postcards. Among other conveniences, every suite also
presents a large wardrobe, a safe and a full-length mirror
as well as individual climate control.
In each well-appointed ensuite, a hairdryer, bathrobes,
slippers and quality toiletries allow you to truly feel at
home. Additionally, all suites are serviced twice daily,
bottled water is supplied daily and a laundry and
pressing service is available.