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The Newest Yangtze Cruise Ships

You want to cruise on the Yangtze River but have difficulty to choose your suitable ship? You must want to stay in a fine room and have fun with the updated environment since you know that a river cruise is quite different from a tour on the land. Here are 9 top newest built ships and top 2 newly refurbished ships recommended by Yangtze River Cruises, which offer the very new decoration from the cabins to the restaurants, user-friendly facilities, warm and great services and receive good reputation from many traveler guests. Let’s check each one as below to warm up before your Yangtze River cruise trip!

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Top 9 Newly Built Yangtze River Ships

More Suggested Ships Newly Refurbished

Top 9 Newly Built Yangtze River Ships

Century Victory & Century Glory - Best Newly Built Luxury Cruise Sailing from July 2022 & September 2019
Century Victory Cruise

Century Victory Cruise Making Its Maiden Voyage in July, 2022!

Excutive Suite on Century Glory Cruise

Grand Lobby on Newly Built Century Glory

Century Victory Ship Data:

Managed by: Century Cruises
Launch: July, 2022
Capacity: 650
Cabins: 260

Century Glory Ship Data:

Managed by: Century Cruises
Launch: September, 2019
Capacity: 650
Cabins: 260

Century Victory, making its first launch on July 10, 2022, is the "NEWEST" vessel among all the Yangtze River cruises. It is the ninth luxury ship of Century Cruises after its sister cruise - Century Glory and they offer the same wonderful facilities, decorations and services. To meet most travelers’ demands, they usually sail through the golden and classic route between Chongqing and Yichang to witness the beautiful Three Gorges and magnificent Three Gorges Dam Site!

Century Victory and Century Glory can hold up to 650 dearest guests onboard and travelers can select among 8 kinds of cabins and suites. No matter you are family with kids, or go on a honeymoon / anniversary / birthday / business trip, you’ll find your favorite accommodation here! Besides, this newly built ship will certainly provide incomparable high quality service to serve every dear traveler in every detail!



Victoria Sabrina - “NEWEST” Ship Soon to Make Her Maiden Voyage in 2020
Newest Yangtze River Cruises

New and Fashionable Cabin on Victoria Sabrina

Ship Data:

Managed by: Victoria Cruises
Launch: 2020
Capacity: 690
Cabins: 270

Newly created in 2020 by world professional cruise design and construction team, Victoria Sabrina is the NEWEST Yangtze cruise ship taking all global visitors to enjoy the classic relaxing Three Gorges cruise along the gorgeous Yangtze! Inspiring from the latest decorative design of luxurious hotels and international cruises, Victoria Sabrina creates the extremely stylish lobby, dining halls, sun deck, recreational areas, and 5 types of sleek cabins & suites in modern, elegant and fashionable beauty for your visual enjoyment. All facilities, amenities and equipment onboard are brand-new and of international high standard for your completely superior experience of the most advanced Yangtze ship!

Besides, built to the highest standards of energy conservation and environmental protection with the world advanced science and technologies, this outstanding new ship takes you to start a new styled Eco-travel in fashion while spending wonderful fun time with pleasant river and mountain sceneries!



Century Paragon & Century Legend - Century “Platinum Series”
Swimming Pool of Century Paragon

Enjoy Leisure & Luxurious Vacation Century Paragon & Century Legend.

Century Paragon Ship Data:

Managed by: Century Cruises
Launch: March 2013
Capacity: 398
Cabins: 196

Century Legend Ship Data:

Managed by: Century Cruises
Launch: May 18th 2013
Capacity: 398
Cabins: 196

Century Paragon and Century Legend are two sister ships newly constructed in the spring of 2013. Choosing this pair of “Platinum Series” Century Cruises, you will not only have a sweet rest in the very elegantly decorated and modernly installed cabins or suites, but also enjoy the rich and delicious dishes and beverages with the new tableware in the finely decorated restaurants.

What’s more, the Century Paragon and Century Legend also creates many “FIRST” equipment and services onboard, such as the first large indoor thermostat swimming pool area of 200 sq. m. wide, first cinema for 150 people at once, first ships having private balcony in every cabin, and so forth.

Adopting the electric propulsion system, the Century Paragon and Century Legend produce less noise and shake during cruising. And that is both more eco-friendly and better for the sleeping of the guests.



President No. 7 & President No. 8 - Maiden Voyage in April, 2013
President No.7 Cruise Ship

New and Luxurious Accommodation on President No. 7 & President No. 8

Ship Data:

Managed by: President Cruises
Launch: April 2013
Capacity: 460
Cabins: 230

Having their maid voyage on April, 2013, President No. 7 and President No. 8 are two star ships of President Cruises on Yangtze River. To give travelers better sleeping and entertainment environment and space, these two ships of 146.8m long and 20.2m wide were built to the maximum limitation of ships on the Yangtze River.

As the top recommendation for foreign guests, President No. 7 & 8 provide and typical western style decoration and design of both modern elements and classic European aesthetics, so you will spend less time adapting to a new place. Moreover, on the ship, you will enjoy the most advanced facilities, like satellite Television, satellite phone, television relay of HBO and CNN…..



Yangtze Gold 7 & Yangtze Gold 8 - Newest Yangtze Gold Cruises
Stroll at the Atrium Hall on Yangtze Gold Cruise No. 7 & 8 Ships

Wonderful Moment onboard Large & New Yangtze Gold 7 & Yangtze Gold 8

Yangtze Gold 7 Ship Data:

Managed by: Yangtze Gold Cruises
Launch: March 3rd, 2013
Capacity: 446
Cabins: 178

Yangtze Gold 8 Ship Data:

Managed by: Yangtze Gold Cruises
Launch: March 15th, 2013
Capacity: 470
Cabins: 190

Yangtze Gold 7 and Yangtze Gold 8 are sister ships of Yangtze Gold Cruise that is famous for the travelling service for both domestic and international guests. On these two great cruises newly built in April, 2013, every room has a private balcony, which provides the fancy sightseeing in front of you while in the cabin or suite. Also, these ships are well equipped with the newest and most luxury facilities and accessories compared with ships of the same level.

You will not be bothered by the loud sound of the engines since the ships have applied the new techniques to make the noise down to near 40 decibels in the rooms and about 45 decibels in public areas. What you need to do is to fully enjoy the diverse activities, performances, entertainment, sauna, and SPA services, and experience and 5-star Yangtze River cruise trip on Yangtze Gold 7 or Yangtze Gold 8.



More Suggested Ships Newly Refurbished

Besides the newly constructed Yangtze River ships, other earlier built but recently refurbished cruises, like Victoria Anna, Yangtze Explorer, etc. also will give you beautiful memory along your trip.

Victoria Anna - Popular Victoria Ship Newly Refurbished in 2019
Victoria Anna Cruise

Elegant Suite on Victoria Anna, Refurbished in 2019

Ship Data:

Managed by: Victoria Cruises
Launch: 2006
Refurbished: 2019
Capacity: 266
Cabins: 133

Victoria Anna, the sister ship of Victoria Jenna and newly refurbished in 2019, is a highly recommended ship of Victoria Cruises that has awarded the 2011 Travel Age West Wave Award Editor’s Pick for Best River Cruise Line. On this ship, you can have a larger private space than in any other Victoria Ships. Since all the cabins on Victoria Anna offer private balconies, beautiful sceneries of the gorges and Yangtze River show just in front of your room.

With professional English-speaking staff under strict American managed training, Victoria Anna performs always well in serving all visitors onboard with Vitoria’s high American standards. And with diverse kinds of activities onboard, Victoria Anna will never disappoint you but give you a wonderful trip along the Yangtze River and the interesting sites.



Yangtze Explore - Best Super 5-star Yangtze Ship Refurbished in 2017
Top New Yangtze River Cruise

Newly Refurbished & Stylish Suite on Yangtze Explorer

Ship Data:

Managed by: Sanctuary Retreats
Launch: 2008
Refurbished: 2017
Capacity: 124
Cabins: 62

First sailed in 2008, Yangtze Explorer is the honored super 5-star luxury cruise ship on Yangtze River for the best experience at the highest level! Having the cruise refurbished in 2017, it redesigned all the cabins, restaurants, SPA, and more recreational facilities onboard for the brand new experience of this reputed luxurious aquatic hotel. Since Yangtze Explorer has Yangtze largest standard cabins covering 31.00 sq.m, accommodating on the ship gives an unbeatable relaxation. All the 4 types of spacious and beautiful cabins and suites are well-equipped private balcony and private bathroom and daily preparation of neat and cozy bedding for the best sound sleep of all their distinguished guests!

As the ONLY vessel under Sanctuary Retreats that is a world luxury brand specialized in providing high-end boutique holiday experience for world guests with their luxury safari lodges and expedition ships at world’s amazing destinations, Yangtze Explorer offers the best One-on-One VIP service for every guest to suite their requirements and interests to the best level!



Compare Year of Built of Top Newest Yangtze Cruise Ships

Ship NamePrice of 2023/2024Year of BuiltDecksCapacityCabins
Victoria Sabrina $504-$593 2020 7 690 270
Century Glory $491-$537 September, 2019 7 650 260
Century Paragon $438-$483 March, 2013 7 398 196
Century Legend $438-$483 May, 2013 7 398 196
President No. 7 $362-$415 April, 2013 7 460 230
President No. 8 $362-$415 April, 2013 7 460 230
Yangtze Gold 7 $354-$420 March, 2013 6 446 190
Yangtze Gold 8 $354-$420 March, 2013 6 446 190
Victoria Anna $370-$474 2019
6 266 133
Yangtze Explorer $1,453-$1,747 2017
5 124 62

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