Enjoy a private charter on magnificent Halong Bay, gliding past hundreds of towering limestone peaks, or a river journey on the legendary Mekong passing through busy floating markets and riverside villages, cruise Thailand's stunning Pha Nga Bay by longtail boat, see Hong Kong's dusk light show during a happy hour cruise on historic Victoria Harbor, or enjoy a unique perspective of cities including Tokyo, Kyoto, Hoi An, and Bangkok up close from the water.
Tokyo from another perspective
"Water buses" are the perfect way to enjoy a unique and relaxed view of Tokyo, cruising between Asakusa and Odaiba, between the bookends of an itinerary we've planned for your time in Tokyo.
On the Mekong in north Thailand
After exploring Thailand, enjoy a private river cruise Through the legendary Golden Triangle along lush jungle stretches of the Mekong from Thailand to Laos.
Vietnam's Mighty River
The Mekong Delta, Vietnam's "rice basket," is fed by the Mekong River ending its 3,000 mile flow from the Tibetan Plateau. Explore the scenic canals, islands, and floating markets by private sampan or small cruise ship.
A stunning wonderland of karst topography.
Halong Bay is a UNESCO Site of nearly two thousand picturesque limestone peaks. The calm waters wonderfully suited for lazing on the deck or kayaking close up to the limestone formations that offer fantasy water landscapes of exploration. Large caves that served as hidden bunkers for pirates, revolutionaries, and bandits can be explored on foot. Experience the highest-quality private tours on Halong Bay, excursions we have organized for over 25 years.
MEKONG RIVER CRUISE
A cultural journey through Cambodia and Vietnam
Enjoy an exotic cruise embarking from historic Saigon deep into the Mekong Delta to Cambodia's busy capital, Phnom Penh, across Southeast Asia's largest lake, Tonle Sap, and culminating with the magnificent temples of Angkor. Smaller luxury ships plying the Mekong ensure an intimate and comfortable experience, witnessing scenic landscapes, villages, plantations, islands and floating markets up close.
Witness life on river and canals
Life in Bangkok has always featured the historic Chao Praya River, but also hundreds of canals and small channels that meander through the capital, still used today for transportation and lined with villages and life.
VIETNAM'S VIBRANT RIVERS
Hanoi's historic Red River, the serene Perfume River in Hue, Hoi An's busy waterfront, the Saigon River, and busy floating markets in the Mekong Delta feature a vivid glimpse of traditional Vietnam.
Tranquil waterways in Kyoto
Kyoto has quiet beautiful rivers to enjoy a tranquil break away from the busy temples and gardens in traditional style, flat-bottomed boats piloted by boatmen with oars and bamboo poles.
Tropical Island Paradise
Cruise the turquoise waters of Thailand, enjoy pristine beaches and snorkeling its crystalline blue waters, Soak in the sun and sand and unwind on famed island of Koh Samui, Phuket, Krabi, and secluded ones less frequented by travelers.
Asia's Hidden Gem
At the confluence of the Mekong and Nam Ou rivers lies one of Asia's most tranquil and beautiful towns, Luang Prabang. Explore the delights of this traditional place far away from the crowds, enjoying day or multi-day cruises along some of the most beautiful stretches of the Mekong and astounding landscapes of untouched jungle and mountain.
Cruise the Historic bay
A cruise is the best way to experience Hong Kong, with incredible views of Hong Kong Island and Kowloon skylines while experiencing Victoria Harbor—one of the world's busiest, with large cargo freighters and passenger cruise liners sharing the waterways along with tiny sampans and junks, barges and ferries, all passing by.
Borneo's famed wildlife river
One of the world's most amazing river cruises, viewing Borneo’s lush natural beauty and rich diversity of rare wildlife up close from your boat including exotic birds, primates, endangered Pygmy Elephants, macaques, monitor lizards, and, perhaps most famously, the proboscis monkey with his unique coloring and large nose.
SETO INLAND SEA
Cruise Setonaikai National Park
Nestled between the main islands of Honshu, Shikoku, and Kyushu is the great "inland sea" with approximately 700 islands, large and small, woven together by the quiet sea creating a place of singular beauty that is one of Japan's most sublime places. Highlights on the sea include the Art Island of Naoshima, Hiroshima, and Miyajima.
The best way to see Bangkok - the "Venice of the East" - is by cruise on the city's canals, or "khlong" as they're known in Thailand.
In the gentle embrace of history, one might reminisce about the era when Bangkok breathed through its intricate veins of winding canals, or "klongs" as whispered in the melodious Thai tongue. Today, the echoes of the past murmur beneath the humming engines of cars and the steady footsteps upon paved roads. But amid the modern bustle, west of the majestic Chao Phraya River in the quaint Thonburi district, the ancient waterways still whisper tales of a time when they were the city’s beating heart. In addition to a multitude of homes and communities along the canals, are sacred temples, local markets, parks, and art spaces such as Baan Silipan (below)
The commuter boats, swift and fleeting, offer a glimpse into a local's journey. Yet, for those desirous of leisure and the allure of a city's secret narrations, the tourist boats promise a dance between the past and present. Departing from the renowned piers of Tha Chang and Tha Tien, cradled between the majesty of the Grand Palace and the serene Wat Pho, they offer passage not just across waters, but through time.
Afloat upon the gentle embrace of Khlong Bangkok Noi, one is serenaded by the rustling leaves of ancient trees. Each temple that graces the canal's banks is a sentinel of history, their intricate designs weaving tales of yesteryears. In the tender shadows of Khlong Mon, houses on stilts defy the laws of gravity, each a testament to the resilient spirit of Bangkok. During your cruise, pause at the Royal Barges National Museum, a silent ode to regality, and magnificent Wat Arun, standing gallant and imperious amidst the gentle lapping of the waves.
Weekends unveil the magic of Taling Chan Floating Market. Here, amidst the gentle ebb and flow of the waters, commerce and tradition unite. Every transaction, every exchange, is not merely of goods, but stories, smiles, and the unspoken bond that weaves the fabric of Bangkok’s soul.
While the charms of the canal could be fleetingly kissed in an hour, true immersion, the kind where the soul dances to the gentle rhythms of the water, demands at least an hour and a half, or two under the tender gaze of the sun. In this dance of time and tide, Bangkok unveils her secrets not just to the eyes, but to the soul, in the silent language where history and present breathe as one. In the style of Jan Morrison, this journey is not measured in miles, but in the silent moments where time stands still, and one is truly found amidst the lost echoes of the past.
From the deck, sip a refreshing drink while soaking up the vivid sights and sounds of Hong Kong’s Victoria Harbor and stunning skylines of the island and Kowloon. At sunset, enjoy the Symphony of Lights, a spectacular lights, laser and music show that lights up the harbor and the city’s skyscrapers.
Hong Kong's skyline, adorned with towering edifices and the entrancing dance of neon lights, illuminates the night, casting a mesmerizing glow that reflects the city’s vibrant energy. A cruise steers you into the heart of this visual spectacle, offering an unrivaled vantage point from the tranquil waters of Victoria Harbor, a busy tableaux hailed globally for its breathtaking beauty.
As the boat glides gracefully along the harbor, witness the iconic skylines of Central and Tsim Sha Tsui come alive, each glittering light weaving tales of a city where tradition and modernity embrace. Immerse yourself in this captivating spectacle, where architectural marvels stand as sentinels of Hong Kong’s dynamic pulse.
The pinnacle of an evening cruise is the Symphony of Lights. Witness the harbor transform into a canvas where laser beams dance with grace, illuminating the night with a luminosity that echoes the city's unyielding vibrancy. Every beam of light, echoing the harmonious notes of an unseen symphony, amplifies the enchanting allure of Victoria Harbor’s night scape. Amidst the gentle undulations of water, under the silent watch of the starlit sky, listen to the intimate concert of lights and music. In this mesmerizing ballet of illumination and sound, the splendor of Hong Kong unveils itself, not just to the eyes but to the soul, in a dance where the city’s radiant energy is intimately felt.