First Time Wonders

Your guide to river cruising

If you're new to river cruising, this guide has been tailored to answer all your questions and help you choose one of our award-winning cruises that's right for you.

We will explain to you why Scenic luxury all-inclusive river cruising is a great way to see the world, let you know what to expect on board and provide insights into the many exciting destinations and more.

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Our river cruising destinations

Why choose a river cruise with Scenic?

At Scenic when we say all-inclusive river cruising, that is what you get.
  • Spacious Suites
    Scenic Space-Ship suites offer you the luxury of space. Our suites are some of the largest on the European rivers. The all Balcony Suites feature our signature Scenic Sun Lounge with your very own window to the world.
  • Up to five dining options
    With a diverse range of dining options, you can try a new cuisine and different meal every day of your relaxing river cruise. From casual to fine dining, you will experience fresh local produce and a taste sensation for every occasion.
  • Complimentary beverages
    Whether relaxing by the pool with a tall glass of your favourite cocktail, or a nightcap for a good night’s sleep, enjoy unlimited complimentary premium beverages all day, every day.
  • Butler service
    Need your shoes shined, breakfast sent to suite, laundry done, hair appointment booked? Consider it done. Our all-day butler service will ensure you have everything you need for a relaxing holiday.
  • Complimentary mini-bar
    The mini-bar in your room will be restocked daily will all your favourite alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks and snacks, customisable to your taste.
  • Wellness area and fitness area
    Stay in your best shape while on board with our on board fitness centre and wellness zone. Enjoy the healing benefits of the Salt Therapy Lounge# known to improve respiratory conditions and immunity.
  • Cruise Director
    Our expert Cruise Directors are your storyteller, historian, guide, and friend rolled into one. From helping you set up your Tailormade device to directing you to the nearest golf course, you can count them to address your every need.
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
    Stay in touch with your family and friends no matter where you set sail to with our complimentary on board Wi-Fi.
  • All tipping and gratuities
    We’ve included all your tipping and gratuities for the entire cruise so you can lock away your wallet and simply enjoy the truly all-inclusive experience.

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