Luxury Small Ship Cruises

A recognized global leader in luxury small ship cruises, Aqua Expeditions explores the world’s most biodiverse and culturally significant destinations aboard best-in-class vessels of stylish contemporary design. Expect tailored five-star itineraries, a highly-exclusive 1:1 crew-to-guest ratio, world-class dining, and expert-guided activities and excursions. With only 16-40 guests per ship, Aqua’s small luxury cruises offer an unparalleled level of personalization, with experiences curated to suit every guest’s desires.

Luxury river cruises

In the Mekong Delta and the Peruvian Amazon, our state-of-the-art vessels set a new standard for river cruising. Floor-to-ceiling windows offer a constant view of the endless panorama – revealing each destination’s best-kept secrets, from the inner workings of floating villages to the magic of the legendary pink dolphins. After days of adventure and discovery, enjoy world-class cuisine on board and wind down in our elegantly designed social spaces.

Aqua Mekong
Charting a luxurious passage on Southeast Asia’s longest river across Cambodia and Vietnam, the Aqua Mekong showcases award-winning modern design with comprehensive amenities such as a spa, gym, and river-facing plunge pool. The vessel’s 20 spacious suites feature floor-to-ceiling windows that offer ever-changing Mekong panoramas. For offshore excursions, the Mekong’s only fleet of private skiffs bring guests on day trips led by expert local guides.
Aria Amazon
Aria Amazon is custom-built to explore the Peruvian Amazon and the Pacaya Samiria National Reserve in comfort with minimal impact to the delicate Amazonian environment. On board, 16 luxurious suites with floor-to-ceiling windows reveal majestic river and rainforest views. The top deck features stylish amenities and extensive social spaces that include a jacuzzi, lounge and bar.
Aqua Nera
Setting a new standard for luxury river voyages on the Amazon, the state-of-the-art Aqua Nera draws inspiration from the Peruvian Amazon’s mystical black water lagoons. Revel in personalized luxury while exploring the depths of the Peruvian Amazon and savoring rainforest-inspired cuisine by renowned chef Pedro Miguel Schiaffino. Expert naturalist guides conduct small-group excursions, rewarding guests with up-close wildlife encounters in the world’s most biodiverse rainforest.

Ocean cruises

Discover the world’s most pristine waters in East Indonesia and the Galapagos Islands, while sailing on our luxurious superyachts. Enjoy a series of tailor-made excursions with opportunities to snorkel, dive, and hike in search of rare endemic species. While on board, continue your exploration through cuisine inspired by the region and curated by world-renowned chefs. With a 1:1 crew-to-guest ratio, the Aqua experience is guaranteed to cater to your every need.

Aqua Blu
Aqua Blu is the first ever long-range ocean explorer yacht permanently based in East Indonesia. 15 individually designed suites and refined amenities are accompanied by innovative cuisine curated by renowned chef Benjamin Cross, drawing inspiration from Indonesia’s fabled spice trade route. Led by expert guides, guests explore the world’s most biodiverse marine habitats, embark on adventurous hikes across active volcanoes, and explore centuries-old relics.
Aqua Mare
As the first true superyacht in the Galapagos Islands, the 50m Aqua Mare takes an iconic once-in-a-lifetime adventure to the next level. Designed and built by renowned Italian CRN yard with custom Zuretti interiors, seven elegant design suites serve as the perfect respite after active days for 16 guests exploring the remote wildlife and dynamic nature of the Archipelago. With a 1:1 crew-to-guest ratio, guests enjoy bespoke service on board while sailing the Enchanted Islands.

Each of Aqua’s luxury cruises are designed with close attention to detail, keeping in mind the unique characteristics of each destination. The vessels feature amenities such as plunge pools, jacuzzis, and spa treatment rooms, ensuring that every day of adventure ends with a return to a tranquil floating sanctuary. Each ship’s menu is curated by world-renowned chefs, offering a multi-sensory experience and a deeper insight into the local region. With year-round sailings for individual travelers and charter bookings open as well, Aqua promises memories that will last a lifetime.