Globus family of brands
Sydney, Australia. Sailings on The Rhine, Danube, Rhône, Seine, Saône, Main, Moselle, Amazon, Mekong, Ganges and Nile Rivers.
Photography: Avalon Waterways
Founded in 2004 and part of leading tour operator Globus family of brands, Avalon Waterways is known for delivering unparalleled experiences that go against the current, and providing opportunities for boundless exploration.
Avalon Waterways offers a new level of all-inclusive cruising with complimentary bikes and the AvalonGO app for personalised travel tips. On Active and Discovery cruises, guests can choose from a variety of included Active, Discovery and Classic excursions daily, with up to 28 options, allowing them to curate their itinerary. Special interest itineraries, including beer, wine, history, photography, and celebrity-hosted Storyteller Series sailings, offer diverse experiences.
The cuisine on board is farm-to-fork, featuring locally sourced ingredients and regional wines. Avalon’s sustainability measures include eliminating single-use plastics, reducing paper waste, and working with charities like Trees4Travel and The Ocean Cleanup. Plans for the future include further waste reduction, bio-fuel adoption and emissions reduction with electric bow thrusters by 2024.