APT is globally recognised as the leader in European river cruising, with Europe’s most innovative luxury river ships. As the pioneers of European river cruising in Australia and New Zealand, with 18 years cruising experience, family owned APT possess unmatched experience and insight.

APT’s European river ships present the largest range of onboard dining experiences and more space per guest than any other. Over 80% of suites in APT’s ships boast innovative Panoramic Balconies.


Flagship Itinerary

  • 15-Day Magnificent Europe – Budapest to Amsterdam


2013 Fleet

  • 12 ships with Panoramic or Twin balconies
  • Concerto Class ships hold 162 pax


New for 2013

  • More ships on more rivers – cruising 14 waterways
  • More Freedom of Choice excursion options
  • New itineraries including Seine and Douro Rivers
  • Visit the Albertina Palace in Vienna for a Cocktail Reception and private classical concert
  • Full list of the new 2013 features available in APT’s full-version Europe River Cruising 2013 brochure



  • Established households living in attractive suburban locations
  • 50+, high income, high consuming, well educated
  • Tours specifically designed for Australians and New Zealanders



  • March to December departures



  • APT offers a range of suites ranging from twin window suites, to Panoramic balcony suites and owners suites on all ships
  • Concerto ships feature the revolutionary Twin Balcony Suites with a Panoramic Balcony and an Outside Balcony


Dining & Beverages

  • All meals are included
  • Eight different dining experiences including the exclusive Erlebnis Chef ’s Table Restaurant on Concerto Class ships
  • Complimentary beverages served throughout your cruise including beer, wine, sparkling wine, soft drinks, cocktails and Europe’s finest tea and coffee



  • Tipping
  • Complimentary bikes
  • Expert Tour Directors and Local Guides
  • Airport Transfers
  • Pool or Whirlpool
  • Freedom of Choice Touring in Amsterdam, Wertheim, Rudesheim, Wurzburg, Nuremburg, Regensburg, Durnstein, Vienna, Passau, Cochem, Breisach, Tournon, Vienne, Arles, Rouen, Conflans, Avignon and Lyon
  • Dine around Dining
  • Personal Computer & Wireless Internet access at no extra cost
  • Signature Experiences including Budapest Opera House, Paris Illuminations, Tour medieval Wertheim Castle, Albertina Palace in Vienna, Truffle Farm in Grignan and a family-owned winery in the Beaujolais region


Airline Partners

  • Singapore Airlines (or an airline of APT’s choosing)


Passenger Extras

  • Gold and Silver Butler Service for guests in select suites on Concerto ships
  • 98% Satisfaction Rating
  • Entertainment
  • Late starter/active walking tour options
  • Themed itineraries such as golf and Andre Rieu