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Emerald Sun

Step on to an award-winning Emerald Sun ship where the spacious Sun Deck offers panoramic views of the stunning scenery. Relax and enjoy insightful excursions in every port at no extra cost. No matter which river cruise you choose, you'll enjoy all the same great features.

    • 443

    • Length
    • 2014

    • Built Year
    • 47

    • Crew
    • 180

    • Pax Capacity
    • 72

    • Suites


Sail Date Operator Ship Departs Returns Length Price
Apr 22, 2021Emerald WaterwaysEmerald SunAmsterdamZurich8$3,395
Apr 22, 2021Emerald WaterwaysEmerald SunAmsterdamBasel8$3,395
Apr 29, 2021Emerald WaterwaysEmerald SunZurichAmsterdam8$3,395
Apr 29, 2021Emerald WaterwaysEmerald SunBaselAmsterdam8$3,395
May 10, 2021Emerald WaterwaysEmerald SunZurichAmsterdam11$4,715
May 13, 2021Emerald WaterwaysEmerald SunZurichAmsterdam8$3,595
May 13, 2021Emerald WaterwaysEmerald SunBaselAmsterdam8$3,595
May 17, 2021Emerald WaterwaysEmerald SunParisBudapest18$7,105
May 17, 2021Emerald WaterwaysEmerald SunParisPrague21$7,745
May 20, 2021Emerald WaterwaysEmerald SunAmsterdamBucharest23$9,850
May 27, 2021Emerald WaterwaysEmerald SunNurembergBudapest8$3,195
Jun 01, 2021Emerald WaterwaysEmerald SunBudapestBucharest11$4,430
Jun 03, 2021Emerald WaterwaysEmerald SunBudapestBucharest9$4,055
Jun 03, 2021Emerald WaterwaysEmerald SunBudapestBucharest13$4,910
Jun 06, 2021Emerald WaterwaysEmerald SunIstanbulBudapest12$5,530
Jun 09, 2021Emerald WaterwaysEmerald SunBucharestBudapest9$4,055
Jun 09, 2021Emerald WaterwaysEmerald SunBucharestNuremberg16$7,550
Jun 09, 2021Emerald WaterwaysEmerald SunBucharestNuremberg16$7,550
Jun 17, 2021Emerald WaterwaysEmerald SunBudapestNuremberg8$3,495
Jun 17, 2021Emerald WaterwaysEmerald SunBudapestPrague11$4,095
Jun 17, 2021Emerald WaterwaysEmerald SunBudapestMunich8$3,495
Jun 21, 2021Emerald WaterwaysEmerald SunPragueBudapest11$4,095
Jun 24, 2021Emerald WaterwaysEmerald SunNurembergBudapest8$3,495
Jun 24, 2021Emerald WaterwaysEmerald SunMunichBudapest8$3,495
Jun 28, 2021Emerald WaterwaysEmerald SunPragueAmsterdam18$6,135
Jul 01, 2021Emerald WaterwaysEmerald SunBudapestAmsterdam15$5,495
Jul 15, 2021Emerald WaterwaysEmerald SunAmsterdamZurich8$3,695
Jul 15, 2021Emerald WaterwaysEmerald SunAmsterdamZurich11$4,815
Jul 15, 2021Emerald WaterwaysEmerald SunAmsterdamBasel8$3,695
Jul 19, 2021Emerald WaterwaysEmerald SunZurichFrankfurt11$4,615
Jul 19, 2021Emerald WaterwaysEmerald SunZurichBerlin13$5,275
Jul 22, 2021Emerald WaterwaysEmerald SunBaselFrankfurt8$3,495
Jul 22, 2021Emerald WaterwaysEmerald SunBaselBerlin10$4,155
Jul 22, 2021Emerald WaterwaysEmerald SunBaselFrankfurt8$3,495
Jul 22, 2021Emerald WaterwaysEmerald SunZurichBerlin10$4,155
Jul 27, 2021Emerald WaterwaysEmerald SunBerlinBernkastel-Kues10$3,905
Jul 29, 2021Emerald WaterwaysEmerald SunFrankfurtBernkastel-Kues8$3,245
Aug 05, 2021Emerald WaterwaysEmerald SunBernkastel-KuesFrankfurt8$3,745
Aug 10, 2021Emerald WaterwaysEmerald SunBerlinBasel10$4,055
Aug 10, 2021Emerald WaterwaysEmerald SunBerlinZurich10$4,055
Aug 12, 2021Emerald WaterwaysEmerald SunFrankfurtBasel8$3,395
Aug 12, 2021Emerald WaterwaysEmerald SunFrankfurtZurich8$3,395
Aug 26, 2021Emerald WaterwaysEmerald SunAmsterdamZurich8$3,595
Aug 26, 2021Emerald WaterwaysEmerald SunAmsterdamZurich11$4,715
Aug 26, 2021Emerald WaterwaysEmerald SunAmsterdamBasel8$3,595
Sep 09, 2021Emerald WaterwaysEmerald SunAmsterdamBudapest15$5,895
Sep 09, 2021Emerald WaterwaysEmerald SunAmsterdamPrague18$6,535
Sep 09, 2021Emerald WaterwaysEmerald SunAmsterdamNuremberg8$2,695
Sep 16, 2021Emerald WaterwaysEmerald SunNurembergBudapest8$3,295
Sep 25, 2021Emerald WaterwaysEmerald SunBucharestBudapest13$5,200
Sep 29, 2021Emerald WaterwaysEmerald SunBucharestBudapest9$4,355
Sep 29, 2021Emerald WaterwaysEmerald SunBucharestBudapest11$4,730
Oct 04, 2021Emerald WaterwaysEmerald SunPragueAmsterdam18$6,235
Oct 07, 2021Emerald WaterwaysEmerald SunBudapestAmsterdam15$5,595
Oct 07, 2021Emerald WaterwaysEmerald SunBudapestNuremberg8$3,095
Oct 14, 2021Emerald WaterwaysEmerald SunNurembergAmsterdam8$2,395
Apr 03, 2022Emerald WaterwaysEmerald SunBudapestMunich8$2,995
Apr 07, 2022Emerald WaterwaysEmerald SunPragueBudapest11$3,595
Apr 10, 2022Emerald WaterwaysEmerald SunMunichBudapest8$2,995
Apr 17, 2022Emerald WaterwaysEmerald SunBudapestMunich8$3,495
Apr 17, 2022Emerald WaterwaysEmerald SunBudapestPrague11$4,115
Apr 17, 2022Emerald WaterwaysEmerald SunBudapestNuremberg8$3,495
Apr 21, 2022Emerald WaterwaysEmerald SunPragueBudapest11$4,115
Apr 24, 2022Emerald WaterwaysEmerald SunMunichBudapest8$3,495
Apr 24, 2022Emerald WaterwaysEmerald SunNurembergBudapest8$3,495
May 01, 2022Emerald WaterwaysEmerald SunBudapestMunich8$3,395
May 01, 2022Emerald WaterwaysEmerald SunBudapestPrague11$3,995
May 05, 2022Emerald WaterwaysEmerald SunPragueBudapest11$3,995
May 08, 2022Emerald WaterwaysEmerald SunMunichBudapest8$3,395
May 15, 2022Emerald WaterwaysEmerald SunBudapestMunich8$3,495
May 15, 2022Emerald WaterwaysEmerald SunBudapestPrague11$4,115
May 15, 2022Emerald WaterwaysEmerald SunBudapestMunich10$4,890
May 15, 2022Emerald WaterwaysEmerald SunBudapestNuremberg8$3,495
May 19, 2022Emerald WaterwaysEmerald SunPragueBudapest11$4,115
May 22, 2022Emerald WaterwaysEmerald SunMunichBudapest8$3,495
May 22, 2022Emerald WaterwaysEmerald SunNurembergBucharest16$7,570
May 22, 2022Emerald WaterwaysEmerald SunNurembergBudapest8$3,495
May 27, 2022Emerald WaterwaysEmerald SunBudapestBucharest11$4,470
May 29, 2022Emerald WaterwaysEmerald SunBudapestBucharest9$4,075
May 29, 2022Emerald WaterwaysEmerald SunBudapestBucharest13$4,960
Jun 03, 2022Emerald WaterwaysEmerald SunPragueAmsterdam24$8,845
Jun 04, 2022Emerald WaterwaysEmerald SunBucharestBudapest9$4,075
Jun 04, 2022Emerald WaterwaysEmerald SunBucharestBudapest11$4,470
Jun 04, 2022Emerald WaterwaysEmerald SunBucharestAmsterdam23$9,970
Jun 09, 2022Emerald WaterwaysEmerald SunPragueAmsterdam18$6,555
Jun 09, 2022Emerald WaterwaysEmerald SunPragueParis21$7,720
Jun 12, 2022Emerald WaterwaysEmerald SunBudapestAmsterdam15$5,895
Jun 23, 2022Emerald WaterwaysEmerald SunParisBudapest18$7,160
Jun 23, 2022Emerald WaterwaysEmerald SunParisPrague21$7,820
Jun 26, 2022Emerald WaterwaysEmerald SunAmsterdamBudapest15$5,995
Jun 26, 2022Emerald WaterwaysEmerald SunAmsterdamPrague18$6,655
Jul 10, 2022Emerald WaterwaysEmerald SunBudapestMunich8$3,395
Jul 10, 2022Emerald WaterwaysEmerald SunBudapestPrague11$3,995
Jul 14, 2022Emerald WaterwaysEmerald SunPragueBudapest11$3,995
Jul 15, 2022Emerald WaterwaysEmerald SunPragueAmsterdam24$8,645
Jul 17, 2022Emerald WaterwaysEmerald SunMunichBudapest8$3,395
Jul 24, 2022Emerald WaterwaysEmerald SunBudapestAmsterdam15$5,695
Aug 07, 2022Emerald WaterwaysEmerald SunAmsterdamZurich8$3,595
Aug 07, 2022Emerald WaterwaysEmerald SunAmsterdamBasel8$3,595
Aug 07, 2022Emerald WaterwaysEmerald SunAmsterdamZurich11$4,755
Aug 11, 2022Emerald WaterwaysEmerald SunZurichFrankfurt11$4,655
Aug 14, 2022Emerald WaterwaysEmerald SunBaselFrankfurt8$3,495
Aug 21, 2022Emerald WaterwaysEmerald SunFrankfurtBernkastel-Kues8$3,695
Aug 28, 2022Emerald WaterwaysEmerald SunFrankfurtFrankfurt8$3,695
Sep 04, 2022Emerald WaterwaysEmerald SunFrankfurtBasel8$3,795
Sep 04, 2022Emerald WaterwaysEmerald SunFrankfurtZurich11$4,955
Sep 15, 2022Emerald WaterwaysEmerald SunParisBudapest18$7,160
Sep 15, 2022Emerald WaterwaysEmerald SunParisPrague21$7,820
Sep 18, 2022Emerald WaterwaysEmerald SunAmsterdamBudapest15$5,995
Sep 18, 2022Emerald WaterwaysEmerald SunAmsterdamPrague18$6,655
Oct 06, 2022Emerald WaterwaysEmerald SunPragueBudapest11$3,995
Oct 09, 2022Emerald WaterwaysEmerald SunMunichBudapest8$3,395
Oct 14, 2022Emerald WaterwaysEmerald SunBudapestBucharest11$4,470
Oct 16, 2022Emerald WaterwaysEmerald SunBudapestBucharest9$4,075
Oct 22, 2022Emerald WaterwaysEmerald SunBucharestBudapest9$4,075
Oct 22, 2022Emerald WaterwaysEmerald SunBucharestNuremberg16$7,170
Oct 30, 2022Emerald WaterwaysEmerald SunBudapestMunich8$3,095
Oct 30, 2022Emerald WaterwaysEmerald SunBudapestPrague11$3,715
Oct 30, 2022Emerald WaterwaysEmerald SunBudapestNuremberg8$3,095
Nov 29, 2022Emerald WaterwaysEmerald SunViennaBudapest5$1,645
Dec 03, 2022Emerald WaterwaysEmerald SunBudapestNuremberg8$3,295
Dec 03, 2022Emerald WaterwaysEmerald SunBudapestPrague11$4,115
Dec 07, 2022Emerald WaterwaysEmerald SunPragueBudapest11$3,915
Dec 10, 2022Emerald WaterwaysEmerald SunNurembergBudapest8$3,295

Ship Information

  • Maiden Voyage: 2014
  • Length: 443
  • Passenger Capacity: 180
  • Normal Crew Size: 47
  • Staterooms: 92
  • Suites: 72


Only those meals identified on the itinerary are included. You must advise Emerald in writing of any and all special dietary needs at the time of booking. Emerald will make reasonable efforts to accommodate your dietary requests, but cannot guarantee that any requests can be met.

Age Restrictions

Children under 12 years old are ineligible to participate in our tours, except for applicable Christmas tours and cruises, and then only if accepted by Emerald in its sole discretion. Due to the availability of alcohol on many of our vacation packages, children and other persons under 21 years of age must be accompanied by a person over the age of 21 (an “Adult”) and must share their accommodation with that Adult.


Gratuities and tips are included on tours and river cruises operated by Emerald and that are listed on your itinerary. All other gratuities and tips are the customer’s responsibility.


Category (E) Stateroom
Square Footage: 160

Category (E) Stateroom

All staterooms feature a picture window, queen sized-beds or twin hotel-style beds, bedside tables, telephone, complimentary WiFi, personal safe for valuables, flatscreen TV, mini fridge, individual climate control, bathroom with private shower. Located on the Riviera Deck.

Category (D) Stateroom
Square Footage: 160

Category (D) Stateroom

All staterooms feature a picture window, queen sized-beds or twin hotel-style beds, bedside tables, telephone, complimentary WiFi, personal safe for valuables, flatscreen TV, mini fridge, individual climate control, bathroom with private shower. Located on the Riviera Deck.

Category (C) Panorama Balcony Suite
Square Footage: 180

Category (C) Panorama Balcony Suite

Panorama Balcony Suite features an indoor balcony with open-air system, queen sized-bed or twin hotel-style beds, two bedside tables, mini-fride, flatscreen TV, complimentary WiFi, personal safe for valuables, individual climate control, bathroom with private shower. Located on the Vista Deck.

Category (B) Panorama Balcony Suite
Square Footage: 180

Category (B) Panorama Balcony Suite

Panorama Balcony Suite features an indoor balcony with open-air system, queen sized-bed or twin hotel-style beds, two bedside tables, mini-fride, flatscreen TV, complimentary WiFi, personal safe for valuables, individual climate control, bathroom with private shower. Located on the Vista Deck.

Category (A) Panorama Balcony Suite
Square Footage: 180

Category (A) Panorama Balcony Suite

Panorama Balcony Suite features an indoor balcony with open-air system, queen sized-bed or twin hotel-style beds, two bedside tables, mini-fride, flatscreen TV, complimentary WiFi, personal safe for valuables, individual climate control, bathroom with private shower. Located on the Horizon Deck.

Category (S) Grand Balcony Suite
Square Footage: 210

Category (S) Grand Balcony Suite

Grand Balcony Suite features floor to ceiling window with sliding glass door, private balcony, queen sized-bed, bedside tables, flatscreen TV, mini-bar, personal safe, dresser, bathroom with private shower. Located on the Horizon Deck.

Category (SA) Owner's Suite
Square Footage: 315

Category (SA) Owner's Suite

Owner's One-bedroom Suites have a bedroom which closes off from the rest of the cabin and a separate lounge area. They also include special features, like a spacious bathroom, a walk-in wardrobe, iPad, a complimentary Nespresso machine and a complimentary mini-bar restocked daily with wine, beer and soft drinks. Continental breakfast, pre-dinner canapes and after-dinner sweet treats served in your suite. Four items of laundry a day and Invite to dinner at the Captain's Table. Located on the Horizon Deck.

Life on Board


Reflections Restaurant

Enjoy a delectable four-course dinner in the Reflections Restaurant, a great dining experiences from start to finish. Located on the Vista Deck.


The Terrace

When the weather is nice, The Terrace - located at the bow of the ship offers a beautiful setting to enjoy al-fresco dinning. Located on the Horizon Deck.


Game Area

Enjoy a giant tic-tac-toe game or lay out by the deck while watching the beautiful scenery pass you by. Located on the Sun Deck.


Horizon Bar & Lounge

Sit back and relax with great friends at the bar while enjoying a drink. Located on the Horizon Deck.


Pool & Bar / Evening Cinema

Indoor heated swimming pool with a retractable glass roof. In the evening it converts into an outdoor cinema area. Located on the Horizon Deck.



Sneak in an early morning work out at the fitness center. Located on the Vista Deck.



A variety of hair-styling services are offered at the salon. Located on the Riviera Deck.


Wellness Center

you're looking for a late afternoon pampering session, head down to our Wellness area. Located on the Vista Deck.

Hygiene and Safety Protocols

The world may have changed, however, our commitment to our guests and crew, the guest experience and their health, safety and wellbeing remains our key priority. We are working closely with Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA), local and international Government Health agencies, to ensure our protocols exceed the latest regulatory requirements. Our Health & Safety Steering Committee oversees all health and safety policies and training with Emerald Cruises, ensuring you can travel with complete confidence that your wellbeing and safety are taken care of to the highest standard. In addition, we are implementing the most recent insights and technologies, with our Emerald Cruises team dedicated to exceeding the levels of cleanliness required in today’s travel climate.

We are continuously updating our protocols to safeguard both the health, safety and the experience of our valued guests. You will be informed about these important procedures, well in advance of your journey departure, which may include the following information and guidelines:

Medical Evaluation & Test
To ensure all of our guests are safe and well before your journey with us begins, we will require you to complete a pre-departure medical health evaluation. During the phased embarkation process you, and your fellow passengers, will be tested for COVID-19 by a medical specialist. This will allow you to relax with complete peace-of-mind when you board our Star-Ships, in the company of other like-minded travelers.

Our Dedicated Team
Our Captains, Hotel Managers and Cruise Directors, alongside their exceptional teams, will deliver a first-class level of service during your time traveling with us. You can enjoy the same exciting program of on board and on shore experiences, tailored to smaller groups to allow for safe social distancing. The team are readily available to ensure every detail of your journey with us is memorable, for all the right reasons. They will ensure health and safety protocols are followed on a daily basis.

Healthy Crew
Having the best crew to look after you is at the heart of our core values at Emerald Cruises, and we will go the extra mile to ensure our crew is healthy in doing so. All crew will be regularly tested for COVID-19 and will have daily temperature and health checks. They will also be trained and regularly briefed on all aspects in preventing COVID-19 amongst themselves as well as our guests. They will go beyond the ordinary to make your cruise a truly exceptional experience.

Contact-Free Check In & Check Out
We have adjusted the various touchpoints of your journey, allowing you to check in and check out in a completely contact-free way. Through a phased embarkation you will be able to arrive and depart from your Star-Ship smoothly and with safe social proximity in mind. And, of course, every time you return to your Star-Ship, our crew will be there to greet you with a warm smile.

Briefings & Screenings
Our medical expert will host mandatory briefings and screenings. These events are designed to ensure every member of our guests and crew are healthy, and also offer an opportunity to allay any concerns or ask any questions you may have about our safety protocols.

Enhanced Cleaning Commitment
Our on board crew will be increasing and enhancing our already frequent and high standard cleaning protocols in public areas and suites, leaving surfaces and spaces spotless. Additional care and attention will be paid to high contact zones, such as communal restrooms and dining facilities.

Socially Aware Dining
You can expect the same delightful dining experiences when you travel with us, savoring a choice of dishes inspired by regional cuisine and local produce. We are adapting and redesigning our on board food and beverage service to ensure extra care is taken in order to minimize social contact. We will serve our delicious food a la carte or via served buffets.

Contact-Free Movement
The spacious surrounds of our ships in combination with the guest numbers provide ample room for you to relax, allowing for an abundance of personal space. We are introducing contact-free movement across our Star-Ships to further reduce risks. Contact-free hand sanitizer dispensers will be readily available in all public spaces and guest corridors on board, whilst automated doors and contact-free guest servicing will minimize the number of touchpoints.

Air Circulation
Our Star-Ships are equipped with air circulation systems. These systems ensure there is no re-circulation of inside air on board the ship. When you are relaxing in your suite you will be breathing air from outside the ship that is channeled directly to your suite. The air will also be released from your suite directly to the outside.

Smaller Groups & Social Proximity
Discovering the local culture of your destination is the highlight of every river cruise. Create memories to cherish during our choice of on shore excursions. You will travel in smaller groups, allowing for a more intimate travel experience, whilst respecting social proximity and destination specific regulations. To enhance your sightseeing, you can utilize our digital headsets, which will act as your personal tour guide and travel map.

Carefully Selected Local Partners
As well as enhancing our health and safety protocols on board and with our crew, we’re working closely with our local partners. We have forged long-standing relationships with our local partners, all of whom have been carefully selected for their expertise and high levels of service, and are committed to ensuring your safety. They will receive extensive training to adhere with our enhanced protocols. We will also introduce strict control and screening procedures for anyone boarding our Star-Ships.

Wellness Throughout Your Journey
Your wellbeing is our number one priority, both during your time on board and on shore. Journey to and from your destination with complete peace-of-mind. All transport vehicles will be equipped with hand sanitizer and will undergo deep cleaning after every journey, surpassing the high industry standards required. You can also rest assured that we will monitor social proximity, allowing you to travel safely, with plenty of personal space.

We are committed to continually reviewing and updating our protocols and guidelines as new information becomes available, to ensure that our guests can travel safely in the many destinations we operate in.

Emerald Sun Customer Reviews

Ratings based off 6 reviews about Emerald Sun - currently showing 1 reviews with comments only

Great river cruise, the operator Emerald Waterways did not disappoint. On board service was exceptional and the tours were very good. Only thought would be that having a little more free time during site visits would have made the excursions good to great.

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