National Geographic Expeditions – Exclusive River Cruises

Discover magnificent destinations with handpicked National Geographic experts, on an all-inclusive luxury river cruise

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Our exclusive National Geographic river cruises combine Scenic’s all-inclusive luxury experience, with National Geographic’s 130-year legacy of science, conservation, and exploration, to create memories that will last a lifetime.
On a Scenic and National Geographic cruise, you’ll enjoy all of the comfort and 5-star amenities you expect from Scenic, along with the insights of National Geographic’s experts, the powerful perspective of their world-renowned photographers,* and inspiring, new excursions on every voyage. Enjoy a bird-watching hike with a French local conservationist in the Teich Bird Reserve, witness the fascinating carvings in the archaeological site of the Côa Valley and experience exclusive access to Vienna’s Natural History Museum. No matter the journey you choose, unlock unforgettable, once in a lifetime moments as you go behind the scenes with Scenic and National Geographic. 

The National Geographic Difference

Travel is just another way the National Geographic fuels an understanding of the world. 
Now, National Geographic and Scenic collaborate to offer to share our spirit of adventure on board a collection of state-of-the-art Scenic Space-Ships. Discover the National Geographic difference…
  • All Inclusive-Luxury
    Indulge in the same Scenic all-inclusive luxury experience
  • Excursions
    Enjoy special access during exclusive National Geographic excursions
  • Local communities
    Immerse yourself in real destinations and local communities
  • National Geographic Experts
    Enjoy fascinating presentations from National Geographic experts
  • National Geographic Initiatives
    Support vital National Geographic initiatives simply by travelling
  • Photographers
    Learn photography tips from National Geographic photographers

Behind the Scenes with Scenic and National Geographic

Flowing through six countries and running 766 miles, the Rhine is one of the most important rivers in Europe. 
During your 8-day Rhine River Cruise with Scenic and National Geographic, you’ll visit historic landscape dotted with grand castles, vineyards and medieval towns alongside a handpicked National Geographic expert and photographer. On board enjoy luxurious surroundings, all-inclusive meals & drinks as well as laundry service and private butler. 

The National Geographic Collection

Set sail with Scenic and National Geographic and get closer than you ever imagined to the world’s cultural treasures in both Europe and Africa. Stimulated by exploration, our joint objective is to inspire people through meaningful experiences and to create personal connections through adventure.

2020 Collection of National Geographic River Cruises

Pre-register today for your free National Geographic 2020 River Cruise brochure.
New for 2020 guests can step back in time to the land of the Pharaohs in Egypt, witness the architectural beauty of Russia, and become seduced by the sophisticated wine regions of France. Simply fill out the form and we will send it straight to your home upon its imminent release. Your journey of exploration starts here.
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T&Cs: Offers and discounts are applicable to new 2019 bookings only. Savings are per person, twin share in GBP, based on two guests sharing and are subject to availability. ^Private door-to-door chauffeur transfers are available on new bookings of 2019 departures only, are complimentary within 75 miles of an airport where flights are available from or St. Pancras International Train Station and are subject to availability. For guests who live outside of 75 miles, an additional supplement of £2.00 per mile will be charged. Loyalty members who already receive this benefit will receive an additional discount. Offers are subject to change and can be withdrawn at any time.