Azamara Pursuit


The Azamara Pursuit, is comparable in size to the Azamara Journey and Azamara Quest. The ship will be updated similar to the renovations recently introduced on the Azamara Journey and Azamara Quest, bringing guests the experience of a boutique hotel at sea.


24-hour Room Service
Beauty Salon
Broadway-style Entertainment
Butler Service
Fitness Center
Fitness Classes
Hot Tub
Laundry/Dry Cleaning
Self Service Laundromat
Specialty Restaurants
Swimming Pool

Ship Info

What's Included


  • AzAmazing Evenings® event (on most voyages); Select standard spirits, international beers and wines; Gratuities;Bottled water, soft drinks, specialty coffees; Suites receive additional benefits.

Not Included

  • Premium Spirits; Bottles wine; Shore Excursions; Port taxes & fees

Ship Overview

Inaugural Sailing
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By: Sue

Reviewed on: 13 Sep 2018

We had a very good time but there are things that could have been better.

Welcome to Azamara

By: Nancy

Reviewed on: 06 Sep 2018

Oh happiness! We sailed on the Pursuit her first four weeks of service in the Azamara family. It was fun to see new crew gel and adopt the Azamara culture. Chef Monica's food was the best we have had on any cruise. Too good! There are small tweaks from the other ships' design. Instead of a casino they now have The Den with tables, chairs, travel books, photos from around the world on a tv monitor, and both future bookings and excursions in that space. People really enjoyed that space far more than the casino was utilized. Activities' games were played there and both the Spirits bar and The Den were lively. Also, there is now an art gallery and we had an artist in residence who was a talented woman, Minori, who paints with coffee. Other tweaks, too, were a big hit. We booked two future cruises which should indicate how well we enjoyed ourselves. Further, we hated to leave.
Travel Advisor:  Elaine Clapp
Not Recommended


By: Prop people

Reviewed on: 09 Sep 2018

The ship was very well furnished and the crew tried their best. In our opinion there is something different about this ship that makes people feel unwell with very little ocean swell, I do not know what it is but we talked to other people that have sailed a lot as we have without being ill and there was a lot of the passengers and crew that did not feel well. The state rooms are small and the showers tiney.


By: Twiggy

Reviewed on: 19 Sep 2018

Amazing. Easy, restful and the Azamazing Evening was outstanding. A wonderful itinerary with long stays offered the time to enjoy the morning without rushing out.
Travel Advisor:  Candace Andreozzi

Jewels of the Mediterranean

By: Jamie

Reviewed on: 01 Oct 2018

Loved the size of the ship and the two specialty restaurants. The Staff was all very friendly and helpful, especially our wine sommelier Martin. Would definitely take another cruise on the Pursuit.
Travel Advisor:  Janelle Olinger

Barcelona to Athens

By: David

Reviewed on: 01 Oct 2018

This was the first time we had sailed on Azamara I believe this was the second time that the ship pursuit had sailed since being refurbished. The crew was very attentive to all of our needs and the service was first class. A couple of complaints. One of the port of calls was changed within 3 to 4 weeks before we sailed. I probably would not have picked this cruise have a known of the change. The second concern, was the in adequacy Of their Wi-Fi system and as weak as the system is only two devices could be on at a time. For those of us that needed to check emails and modify documents online the service was totally in adequate.
Travel Advisor:  Patricia Dowling
Not Recommended

Azamara Pursuit

By: Ranie

Reviewed on: 06 Oct 2018

It was just ok! Service was good, but food, entertainment not as good as Celebrity which is our preferred choice for cruising. Too expensive for what was offered.

Reluctant Cruisers Converted!

By: Reluctant Cruisers

Reviewed on: 13 Oct 2018

We had cruised some years before and thought we would never do it again. But this trip itinerary beckoned and we booked a suite on the recently refurbished Pursuit. The ship, the service, and the food were very good, so much so that we agreed we would cruise again!
Travel Advisor:  Ron Phillips

cruise to greece

By: JoeDog

Reviewed on: 24 Oct 2018

a wonderful experience. great staff and accommodations. food options excellent and staff extremely helpful, friendly and service orients. shore excursions were varied and enjoyable. fun entertainment - cruise director , also a performer, was a highlight.
Travel Advisor:  Linda Allen-Speer
Not Recommended


By: Joanie

Reviewed on: 04 Nov 2018

I have already reviewed the ship for the cruise line. Overall disappointed in terms of value received for the amount paid.

great working with Brad

By: Mario

Reviewed on: 04 Dec 2018

excellent-good food and good service
Travel Advisor:  Brad Hatry

Casual with a touch of class

By: Wally

Reviewed on: 15 Dec 2018

Nice accommodations, food and mix of people on board was great. Would travel again with them
Travel Advisor:  Kathy Burns Lamphier

Small ship relax atmosphere

By: Trend

Reviewed on: 13 Jan 2019

Newest ship, staff needs to pull together more but in general always a warm family feeling. Nicely decorated always casual feeling with no class difference. Small ship gets into out of the way ports.
Travel Advisor:  Sandra Keeso-Hall


By: Linda

Reviewed on: 30 Jan 2019

Great itinerary from Buenos Aires to Antarctica. Ship is just the right size, newly refurbished. Guest lecturers were fun and informative. Good food, great included drinks.
Travel Advisor:  Michelle Jaykus Peck

Incredible Journey

By: Sue

Reviewed on: 31 Jan 2019

Great ship and itinerary. This was our first sailing with Azamara and we loved it mainly due to the smaller number of passengers. The ship's captain was personable and highly professional. He navigated the ship seamlessly through Antartica.
Travel Advisor:  Monika Dysart

Azamara review

By: Wayne

Reviewed on: 14 Feb 2019

Outstanding, it was our first trip with Azamara and it exceeded our expectations. Service, food, staff and programs were excellent. Very very pleased with experience.
Travel Advisor:  Michele Vogel

Rio to Lisbon to Barcelona

By: Muncher

Reviewed on: 20 Apr 2019

Have sailed exclusively on Azamara since 2910 ! Love the ships & made many friends in our travels. There crew is # 1 . ...drinks and ship is excellent. Had a gret cruise as usual !
Travel Advisor:  JoAnne Patterson


By: Sloan Eskrigge

Reviewed on: 04 May 2019

It was a nice size ship The crew were very nice and attentive My room was very comfy The food was delicious It was a delightful time and will always sail with this line 😊
Travel Advisor:  Tonya Barber


By: Italy

Reviewed on: 14 May 2019

The ship is perfect in size. Our room was on the fourth floor and we were not able to get a balcony. With that said, it was in a great location and we never missed not having the balcony. We went to several shows. The staff is exceptional! We loved our ports of Venice, Kotor, Amalfi and Sorrento.
Travel Advisor:  Tonya Barber

Venice to Athens Cruise

By: Marina

Reviewed on: 21 May 2019

Wonderful - great ship & crew. Terrific sites
Travel Advisor:  Janet Brereton

Small ship, big service!

By: wheretonext

Reviewed on: 03 Jun 2019

We had a great time onboard and The Azamazing Evening was amazing! All our tours and tour guides (except for Ljubijiana) were stellar. Carlos responded to our mid term evaluation right away! Food on board is exceptional. Our dining experience at Windows, Aqualina and Prime C were fabulous. Ditto the pool bbq and White Nights. The night in Discovery was tainted by a guest (from the 8th deck suites I might add!) throwing food at a guest at another table and lifting her shirt to flash people. Having a high end cabin does not equate with having high end manners it seems ... perhaps people need to sign a code of conduct? Great live music and disco in The Livingroom (though the DJ was trying too hard and was overzealous in manipulating songs people just wanted to dance to.) The crew were friendly and helpful. We were invited to a Virtuoso reception, thank you - but had to send regrets - so much to do onboard ... and sometimes you have to plan time to relax LOL.
Travel Advisor:  Janet Brereton

Excellent value

By: Browneyedgirl

Reviewed on: 18 Jun 2019

We had a fabulous time on the ship. We were treated like royalty. The ship was smaller than others we have sailed on making it a much better experience.
Travel Advisor:  Patty Perry

Azamara 2019

By: cruiserx3

Reviewed on: 23 Jun 2019

Excellent....staff, food, activities, entertainment
Travel Advisor:  Linda Fezekas

Italy and the Dalmatian Coast

By: Larry

Reviewed on: 27 Jun 2019

Azamara is a great travel experience. The smaller ship makes the experience much more intimate and enjoyable. The staff is totally engaged and prepared to provide the guests with an “Azamazing” experience. The food and the entertainment is excellent, and their attention to detail is also amazing. The weather on the trip was a bit of a challenge, but all said and done, it was an amazing adventure.
Travel Advisor:  Janelle Olinger


By: Tony

Reviewed on: 12 Jul 2019

We were impressed with the food and staff who served us. The ship was clean at all times and our stateroom was excellent. We did not realize all the beverages were included except for premium alcoholic drinks.all the excursions were extra and costly. Some people we met used locals when we reached port and saved a great deal of money.
Travel Advisor:  Evelyn Schuster

cruise ship

By: Marie

Reviewed on: 08 Jul 2019

The ship was on the smaller size with about 670 passengers - that was nice. The rooms were nicely sized and mine had a balcony that I really enjoyed. The food was great but the number of restaurants was limited. We did not think ahead and book reservations for the two places that required reservations so we were only able to get into the Italian one - which was great. I did think there was a bit too much "segregating" of different classes based on the package you bought - I could get "premium" wine and spirits, but my brothers could not - that was kind of silly.
Travel Advisor:  Valerie Ann Wilson


By: Euge

Reviewed on: 07 Jul 2019

Staff service great . Food 8.3
Travel Advisor:  Valerie Ann Wilson


By: Kurt

Reviewed on: 05 Aug 2019

The ship was amazing. Beautiful design and interior. The staff was exemplary. The only minor complaint would be the age group on board. We were on our honeymoon and did not have many other passengers in our age bracket. Obviously this was expected before, but we were a little surprised at just how elderly most of the passengers were. I would estimate the average ages somewhere in the mid to late 70's.
Travel Advisor:  Diane Colaizzi

Azamara review

By: DC

Reviewed on: 12 Aug 2019

Very nice ship. Staff and food were outstanding. With the exception of a very small bathroom, the room was more than adequate.
Travel Advisor:  Margery Leedy

Very relaxing and enjoyable

By: Carly

Reviewed on: 11 Aug 2019

We had a great time on the pursuit The staff are amazing and so friendly They really made our cruise and we would recommend it to anyone The size of the ship is great and much better than the bigger ships This is the smallest ocean cruise we have been on and now we will only go on small ships for future cruises

med cruise

By: dennis

Reviewed on: 26 Aug 2019

Very nice. Staff, food all was perfect.
Travel Advisor:  Abby Bebout


By: carli

Reviewed on: 23 Aug 2019

We had an enjoyable cruise on the Azamara Pursuit although a "newly renovated ship" under the Azamara banner there were signs of a hurried renovation. the Captain and crew were all friendly and approachable and the daily updates by the Captain were both informative and at times comical which we enjoyed and looked forward to.The waiters and waitress's we always there to please and went out of their way for special requests ,and the theme days or nights always a lot of fun.Cruising is what you make of it ! enjoy

Clean and comfortable

By: Devildog

Reviewed on: 02 Sep 2019

We had our largest suite to date on any of our cruises. The pictures in the brochure did not do it justice. Pricing was competitive and service was excellent.
Travel Advisor:  Lena Brown


By: Kim

Reviewed on: 11 Sep 2019

The ship is great. We have sailed the largest Royal Caribbean ships, so this was our first small ship cruise. We love the ability to spend most of our time on land/ports, rather than sailing on a ship. We liked the food, the cleanliness, the cabin staff. Everyone was always very friendly, helpful, and accommodating. We loved the the more business casual attire setting, after a busy day on shore. The wait staff was also excellent.
Travel Advisor:  Helga Thalheimer


By: Mari

Reviewed on: 22 Sep 2019

The room was just lovely but our butler Dexter and the cleaning staff Harry and his assistant were just the best They made sure our every needs were met. They were warm and gracious and very concerned to our needs Now to the the two specialty restaurants They were the best along with the staff It felt like home The spa manager was great including special invited dinners and my husband really enjoyed his first massage. The Azaamazing evening was spectacular and so enjoyable, totally unexpected and a highlight to this cruise. Even though we hit rough waters the captain did his job well With good there is bad Unfortunately whoever designed the tub did not recognize that older people could not get into the tub Free standing showers should be required on all ships Our butler made everyone aware of the noise in our suite I would recommend this cruise to anyone including your ship
Travel Advisor:  Hellen Hoffman

10 Day Israel Intensive Cruise

By: David E

Reviewed on: 29 Sep 2019

This was out first time aboard Azamara and my wife and I had a fantastic trip of a lifetime. We were celebrating a wedding anniversary and wanted to visit Greece and Israel. We booked the top suite, the Club World Owners Suite, which was perfect for us. We met many nice people onboard and entertained in our suite (and the gorgeous deck) several times. The butler, Padam was perfect and saw to every detail for us, to include the multi course dinner from Prime C on our deck under the full moon at sea! The Captain (Carl) and his staff were amazing. They really are the friendliest, most approachable crew at sea. Entertainment onboard ends around midnight most nights, and there was good variety and quality. My wife would have liked more music at the pool on sea days (even if only a light jazz that isn't too noisy for others). The White Night, AzAmazing Evening, and Specialty restaurants are all topnotch and as good as they come. The main dining room and buffet were good to very good.
Travel Advisor:  Susan Moynihan
Not Recommended

Will never book Azamara again

By: Low Hedgerow

Reviewed on: 22 Sep 2019

What we liked: Captain Carl, our butler Roy, our stateroom (Club Continent Suite with Veranda). The rest? Oh dear. The food was TERRIBLE. The exception was Prime C (and the dessert there was still bad). In general, they did well with meat, particularly steaks. But even Aqualina was bad. The buffet was dreadful. Room service eggs never arrived cooked properly and the steak (fried) always arrived swimming in grease. Entertainment was just awful. Like a bad talent show. The entertainers seemed so sweet and gave it their all, but yikes. Even the Azamazing evening featured an orchestra that couldn't seem to play together so sounded hopelessly out of tune. The excursions were a mixed bag. But if you go to Santorini, avoid the sail and book your own excursion to Oia or you'll be trapped in tourist hell. We booked two private excursions through Greece a la Carte and boy were we glad. We will not be sailing Azamara again. I cannot believe they get away with calling themselves a luxury line.

Met expectations

By: Bob

Reviewed on: 28 Sep 2019

The ship, service, food and facilities were all superb. The excursions were mediocre and the WiFi was terrible.
Travel Advisor:  Vira Mastroianni

Adriatic Adventure

By: Two from Texas

Reviewed on: 28 Sep 2019

We so enjoyed our cruise on the smaller Azamara Pursuit with approximately 600 passengers. Staterooms were quiet, comfortable and offered exceptional storage space, balcony views and beds that provided a good night sleep. Staff and crew were all very friendly and most accommodating. The tours offered were varied, providing many options based on personal preference. Food and entertainment were all quite noteworthy, providing a quality and presentation that surpassed all our other cruise experiences. We look forward to another Azamara adventure soon.

Greece and Italy

By: Jessie

Reviewed on: 30 Sep 2019

Excellent, the staff could not have been more accommodating, the amenities were excellent, food was amazing, especially Prime C. Totally enjoyed the Cello Concert and the entertainment on the ship. Enjoyed the white night party.
Travel Advisor:  Alexandra Bohn

Beautiful ship

By: Janice

Reviewed on: 04 Oct 2019

Ships crew was very attentive, always greeting with a smile. They seemed happy to help. The ship was not new but was well maintained. The special parties like White Nights and especially the Azamazing evening with the Cello player were a great extra benefit. The food was always fresh and they were generous with drinks.
Travel Advisor:  Jesse Taylor

Loved this cruise

By: Kasrgs

Reviewed on: 04 Oct 2019

My husband and I had never sailed on Azamara before and we loved it! The service was wonderful, the food was great and we had enough time in the ports to get a real sense of the places. It was easy to embark and disembark and move around the ship. We will definitely consider sailing on Azamara again.
Travel Advisor:  Sabrina Teyla


By: Brodie

Reviewed on: 21 Oct 2019

It was great. Staff were excellent as was the food.
Travel Advisor:  Paola Shaw

Great service...pursuit ship

By: Travel duo

Reviewed on: 15 Oct 2019

Staff could not do enough to help guests. Ship was clean, food great. Entertainmenf excellent. Captain and staff clear and very competent!
Travel Advisor:  Lisa Freese


By: Bill & Bobbi

Reviewed on: 24 Oct 2019

Exceeded our expectations all around. Facilities were is excellent condition, staff was helpful and friendly. Excursions were the best we ever participated in throughout our travels.
Travel Advisor:  Lisa Penhart CTA

Venus Adventures

By: Venus Adventures

Reviewed on: 07 Nov 2019

Azamara is the best. First class state room, very professional and caring staff, the food is fantastic and all of the crew members from the Ship Captian to the butlers and watiers and housekeeping have such a wonderful, happy and caring attitude! We cannot wait to arrange our next cruise.
Travel Advisor:  Kristy Adler


By: Sharon

Reviewed on: 05 Nov 2019

This was our first cruise and we thoroughly enjoyed our time on the Pursuit. The food was excellent and staff were so friendly and attentive. The ship was very clean and constantly being maintained, from painting the outside when we were in a port to varnishing railings throughout the ship. We enjoyed the Azamazing evening, a night of opera with very talented singers in a beautiful old theatre. This was something we wouldn't have experienced on our own. We would definitely recommend Azamara cruise ship for beautiful cultural destinations.
Travel Advisor:  Paola Shaw


By: Lben

Reviewed on: 27 Nov 2019

We had a great time. The service was top notch and the crew was very friendly. We have historically traveled on Oceania but would definitely go on Azamara again. We had an Azamazing time.
Travel Advisor:  Patrice Thomas

Cruise extraordinaire

By: Nanbrank

Reviewed on: 03 Jan 2020

Azamara is the ultimate in cruise service. The staff is extraordinary and they make sure every detail is attended to and handled with complete attention. We had a marvelous time due to the fun and numerous activities provided by such a fun group of staff/people. Highly recommend.
Travel Advisor:  Linda Fezekas

Gourmet food and first-class service

By: Katona

Reviewed on: 27 Dec 2019

We have over 60 cruises behind us. Never have we had better food. The service is at least a Five-star property standard.
Travel Advisor:  Julie Powers

Azamara Pursuit January 5, 2020

By: Jan K

Reviewed on: 27 Jan 2020

This was our 4th time on a Azamara ship. We love the friendly staff, several actually remembered us from another cruise. The food was wonderful and the attention to even the smallest detail is always there. We had several sea days, but there was plenty to keep us busy, with guest lecturers and games. Had no intention to sign up for another cruise, but we did find an itinerary that we liked and booked for February of 2022.
Travel Advisor:  Linda Allen-Speer

Antarctica and Chilean Fjords

By: CrazyCruiser

Reviewed on: 11 Feb 2020

We had a wonderful time on our back to back cruises. The captain was fantastic and kept us well informed. He was very friendly and you could stop and talk to him when you saw him on the ship. There was lots to do on the ship. We saw wonderful ice bergs and wildlife in Antarctica. We didn't make it to Falklands on the first cruise and he was able to avoid the bad weather to minimize impacts to passengers and get us to replacement port. We made it to the Falklands early on the second cruise and saw wonderful glaciers in the Chilean Fjords. I recommend these two cruises they are wonderful.
Travel Advisor:  Deanna Sutherland - Rigby


By: Peter

Reviewed on: 13 Feb 2020

Great ship and crew. Very service oriented. We would go back to this cruise line.
Travel Advisor:  Cathy Wassermann

South America on the Pursuit

By: Trickywoo

Reviewed on: 14 Feb 2020

On board was very good. Excellent service and great staff. Food was fine with a few exceptions. Entertainment was generally good. Excursions were well organized and most were value for money. Very passenger friendly atmosphere. Captain went out of his way to enhance our cruise. But now having difficulty with my on board account. My partner also confused over her account.
Travel Advisor:  Darryl Morriss

South American Adventure

By: CherryB

Reviewed on: 05 Mar 2020

Wonderful experience. Upgraded to a suite which was very roomy. Loved the bathroom! Had very friendly, very efficient Butler and cabin staff. Loved our waiters in the main dining room. Overall the Cabaret shows not as good as on our last cruise but there were some excellent entertainers including the Cruise Director, his wife and the Assistant Cruise Director. Tours we took from the ship were not all good (Ushuaia and Buenos Aries tours were terrible). We had an excellent tour (best of the trip) arranged by Virtuoso and will probably elect to take private tours next time we go on a cruise.
Travel Advisor:  Mary Porter


By: Hydeaway

Reviewed on: 12 Mar 2020

The ship has under 700 passengers. It’s easy to walk around you don’t get lost. Easy to meet people. White night was lots of fun. The only downfall in my opinion was there was no entertainment or music on the pool deck. It wouldn’t be too much to ask to have a light background music. They have a chocolate night in my opinion they could’ve picked a better location. All in all it’s a nice cruise
Travel Advisor:  Katherine Young