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APT Solara | APT Ostara

Travel in unparalleled luxury with APT Solara and APT Ostara in 2025 – our brand-new river ships that redefine European river cruising.

River Cruising | Europe

Building upon a legacy of award-winning excellence and fuelled by unwavering innovation, these contemporary and timeless vessels offer more space, more choice and more ways to experience Europe’s grandest waterways than ever before. Welcome to a fleet where sophistication meets innovation on every wave.

Ship Overview

With a host of alluring features, our brand-new, ultra-modern river ships APT Solara and APT Ostara offer unmatched opulence and style when travelling along the Rhine, Main and Danube Rivers. Whether enjoying a cocktail up on the sun deck or retreating to your spacious, light-filled suite, there is so much to discover on board.

  • Six unique dining venues include the elegant main restaurant, an intimate wine cellar, a relaxing conservatory, casual lounge dining, an exclusive aft restaurant highlighting seasonal produce and rooftop alfresco dining.
  • Three luxuriously appointed suite categories include Twin Window, Balcony, and our lavish Owner’s Suites.
  • Crafted in Melbourne by the globally acclaimed Hecker Guthrie design team, our brand-new vessels seamlessly blend contemporary elegance with timeless allure, drawing inspiration from Europe's waterways, seasons, and locales.
  • Soak in 360° views from the all-seasons sun deck. Offering rooftop dining, a pool and a lounge area, indulge in a cocktail as you relish the sunset.
  • No more than 154 guests are assisted by a dedicated team of 60 crew members. A smaller number of passengers than many other vessels on Europe’s waterways ensures your every need is met and exceeded.
  • A host of wellness offerings cater to your health and fitness goals, including an onboard gym, hair stylist and indulgent spa. E-bikes are also available for exploration on shore.

Cabin Categories

Three luxuriously appointed suite categories boast breathtaking riverside views and abundant in-suite services. With colour palettes inspired by the seasons, each suite has been uniquely designed to create a relaxing and serene atmosphere.

Included on Your River Cruise


  • Brand-New Ships
    Innovative design features throughout the stylish spaces on board, and with a maximum of 154 guests and 60 crew, the APT Solara and APT Ostara offer impeccable personalised service.
  • Incredible Sightseeing
    Our included Signature Experiences are unique or exclusive events designed to deepen your experience of Europe, while our Freedom of Choice Inclusions allow you to personalise your journey.
  • Delectable Dining
    Relish the finest cuisine available on European rivers. Savour fresh, locally sourced and seasonal produce at a wide range of dining venues.
  • Onboard Wellness
    Work up a sweat in the onboard gym, and e-bikes are available for exploration on shore.
  • Unlimited Drinks
    Refreshing seasonal cocktails, aperitifs, beer, spirits, juices, soft drinks and superb regional wines are included at any time, while a variety of teas and coffee are also available throughout your unforgettable journey.
  • All-Inclusive Extras
    Wifi, airport transfers, all gratuities, and e-bikes to explore independently.

Explore More

Bridge lit up at twilight with buildings all along the river banks


When in Europe, cruise rivers, glide through landscapes by rail or coach, or get immersed in art, culture, food and history in countless amazing cities.
artist impression of Solara Ostara sailing down the Danube river

Europe River Cruising

From the Danube or Rhine in Central Europe to the Garonne in France and the Douro River in Portugal, APT's luxury river cruises offer the utmost in holiday freedom.
Large fountain and ornate building in the background, France

Land Journeys

By rail or road, these journeys visit the must-see-sights and some lesser-known gems in several countries. Limited to 40 guests, luxury accommodation awaits in central locations, as does dining in some of Europe's best setting.