Beer Cruises & Tours

Are you a lover of all things beer? Do you like to travel with people who have similar interests as you? If so, Avant-Garde Travel has the trip for you! See below for our selection of cruises & tours catered to your hoppy interests.



Holland & Belgium with Tulips for beer enthusiasts

8 Day River Cruise from Brussels to Amsterdam

From $2,548 USD per person*

Holland & Belgium with Tulips for beer enthusiasts

On this cruise vacation, see some of the highlights of Belgium and Holland, and in the early spring, admire the tulips and other spring blooms! Guided sightseeing shows you the charming towns of Middelburg as well as the bigger cities of Antwerp and Ghent. Visit the fascinating Delta Works, a windmill in Kinderdijk, and in early spring, the famous flower gardens of Keukenhof and see the breathtaking display of colors from the tulips, daffodils, and more. End your vacation in Amsterdam, with a cruise through the city’s canals. So much to see in an experience-filled week! And since we have added a “Beer Tasting” theme to this cruise, we will introduce you to some of the region’s famous beers. marvelous vacation!

Beer Cruise Highlights:

  • Onboard beer workshop and lectures
  • Guided visit of Middelburg; Excursion to the Delta Works
  • Visit the Heineken Beer Brewery
  • Visit a windmill in Kinderdijk
  • Excursion to Keukenhof Gardens

Departure Dates:

  • April 6, 2017

Belgian Beer Tour

8 days, Brussels to Antwerp with Gadventures

From $2,199 USD per person*

belgium beer tour

Some people’s idea of a beer adventure is checking out that pub two streets over from the local. The true beer connoisseur is a different breed. Designed with the fancy suds aficionado in mind, this eight-day trip takes you to the ancestral home of Trappist, one of the world’s finest brewers. You’ll visit the six Trappist monastery-breweries in Belgium (including the chance to taste Westvleteren, one of beerdom’s most celebrated brews), explore Brussels and Bruges, and stuff yourself with mussels, waffles, and chocolate galore. (Hey, beer-tasting is hungry work.)

Included Highlights:

  • Brussels orientation walk
  • Rochefort visit including beer tasting and picnic
  • Orval visit with beer and Trappist cheese tasting
  • Chimay visit with lunch and tasting at a local brasserie
  • Bruges orientation walk
  • Barbecue near Westvleteren with beer tasting
  • Antwerp orientation walk
  • Café Trappisten beer tasting (Westmalle)
  • Achel visit with tasting
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities

Departure Dates:

  • July 21, 2018
  • August 4, 2018
  • December 22, 2018
  • July 20, 2019
  • August 24, 2019

Explore! Olympic Wilderness & San Juan Islands

7-night Washington and San Juan Islands cruise on Un-Cruise Adventures

From $2,495 USD per person*

A wild world of natural wonder. Explore islands, hike in rainforests and up mountains, paddle in Puget Sound waterways and the San Juan Islands, and watch for birds, orca, and other marine life. Craft Beer theme departures will have dedicated presentations by the guest host (or hosts), hands-on learning opportunities and beer tastings that bring a whole new dimension to your adventure.

Included Highlights:

  • Transit the Hiram M. Chittenden Locks and cruise the Seattle waterfront
  • Kayak, paddle board, and skiff in glacial fjords and winding island channels
  • Hike in temperate rainforest, old growth forest, Washington State parks, and Mt. Constitution
  • Watch for gray whales, orcas, seals, sea lions, eagles, and sea birds
  • Uncover Native cultures of the Pacific Northwest
  • Oyster and clam tasting hosted by local growers

Craft Beer Departure Dates & Hosts:

Terms & Conditions: All rates are per person in USD and based on double occupancy in a entry level room. Solo travelers in a double occupancy room must pay an additional single supplement amount. Offers are valid on cruise or tour only fares for select dates. Offers are not combinable with any other discounts, are limited to availability, are capacity controlled and are subject to change or termination without notice. Port charges, land programs, transfers, airfare and gratuities are additional. Other restrictions may apply. CST#2130874-40