Established in New York City in 1993, Victoria Cruise Lines has been the leader in luxury cruising on China’s majestic Yangtze River.
In 2019, Victoria Cruise Lines celebrated the 25th anniversary of its inaugural sailing. Over two million satisfied passengers have sailed with us. We have become the Yangtze’s preeminent cruise line because of the quality of our fleet, our outstanding service, and innovative itineraries.
Victoria Cruise Lines has a fleet of seven Five–Star vessels (as designated by the China Ministry of Culture and Tourism). Attractive public areas embody a modern blend of European and Asian design. The architecture emphasizes spacious rooms with modern amenities, with private balconies, bathtubs, and cable TV. All ships are fully equipped with Wi-Fi and international telecommunications systems.
Victoria’s fleet includes the Victoria Anna, Victoria Grace, Victoria Jenna, Victoria Katarina, Victoria Lianna, Victoria Selina, Victoria Sophia. Currently, Victoria’s vessels range in size from 192 to 378 passengers, and are built to international maritime regulation standards. In the spring of 2020, Victoria will inaugurate the Victoria Sabrina, a state-of-the-art vessel which will be the largest river cruise ship in the world, carrying 574 passengers. It has been recognized by the China Ministry of Industry and Information Technology as a special hi-tech demonstration ship for energy-saving and environmental protection.
Onboard entertainment includes activities geared towards showcasing the culture of China and its spellbinding Yangtze River – the world’s third–longest river, and the longest in Asia. Among the daytime pleasures: informative lectures, painting demonstrations, acupuncture demonstrations, Tai Chi as well as lessons in the Mandarin language, calligraphy, mahjong and the making of silk kites. In the evening in the elegant Yangtze Club, guests can delight in colorful cultural presentations, traditional fashion shows and the sounds of authentic Chinese music.
Victoria has earned numerous awards and recognitions over the years, including the 2011 TravelAge West WAVE Award Editor’s Pick for Best River Cruise Line as well as Best New River Cruise Ship in 2010 with the launch of the luxurious Victoria Jenna. Travel Weekly also selected the Victoria Jenna as a Silver Award Winner for the Magellan Awards’ River Cruise Ship category.
Victoria Cruises is an allied member of the American Society of Travel Advisors (ASTA), an associate member of the United States Tour Operators Association (USTOA), and a member of the New York Chapter of the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA).