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The Newest Yangtze Cruise Ships

Do you want to cruise the Yangtze River but have difficulty choosing a suitable ship? It is commonly known that a river cruise is quite different from a tour on land, so you may expect a fine room and updated environment during the cruise trip. Here are 7 newest built ships and the top 2 newly-refurbished ships recommended by Yangtze River Cruises, offering new cabin-to-restaurant decoration, user-friendly facilities, and warm services to receive good reputations from guests. "Let's warm up by checking each one below before your Yangtze River cruise trip!"

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Top 7 Newly Built Yangtze River Ships

More Suggested Ships Newly Refurbished

Top 7 Newly Built Yangtze River Ships

Century Oasis & Century Victory & Century Glory - Best Newly Built Century Cruises
Century Oasis

Century Oasis Top Observation Deck

Century Victory Cruise

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

Century Oasis Ship Data:

Managed by: Century Oasis
Launch: April, 2023
Capacity: 650
Cabins: 260

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 Oasis, making its first launch on April 2023, is the "NEWEST" vessel among all the Yangtze River cruises. It is the tenth luxury ship of Century Cruises after its sister cruises - Century Victory and Century Glory, which 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 Oasis, 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!



Yangtze 3 - Newest National Cruise Offers the All-in Tour Package and Full-view of the Three Gorges
Newest Yangtze River Cruises

Deluxe Standard Cabin on Yangtze 3

Exclusive Onshore Excursion Wuhsan Goddess Sky Road Offers by Yangtze 3

Exclusive Onshore Excursion Wuhsan Goddess Sky Road Offers by Yangtze 3

Ship Data:

Managed by: Changjiang Cruises
Launch: 2022
Capacity: 600
Cabins: 250

As the newest national cruise launched in 2022, Yangtze 3 is a new generation of high-end cruise ships on the Yangtze River, representing the highest level of design and construction of river cruise ships, and has been selected as a pilot ship for the Ministry of Transportation and Communication's high-quality cultural cruise routes.

Yangtze 3 is one of the few top luxury cruise ships that offer an all-inclusive tour package, which means that all attractions and onshore experiences are included in the ticket price from the moment of boarding, so passengers do not need to pay extra. As for the itinerary, Yangtze 3 offers an exclusive onshore excursion called the Wuhsan Goddess Sky Road (神女天路), which provides tourists with a vantage viewing platform atop the surrounding mountains to take in the Three Gorges.

Victoria Sabrina - “NEWEST” Ship Made 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 18, 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.



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 2024/2025Year of BuiltDecksCapacityCabins
Century Oasis $491-$537 April, 2023 7 650 260
Century Victory $491-$537 July, 2022 7 650 260
Yangtze 3 $727 January, 2022 7 600 250
Victoria Sabrina $504-$593 October, 2020 7 690 270
Century Glory $491-$537 September, 2019 7 650 260
Century Paragon $438-$483 March, 2013 7 398 196
Century Legend request 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 $392-$496 March, 2013 6 446 190
Yangtze Gold 8 $392-$496 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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