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Spirit of Discovery

Welcome to boutique, luxury cruising

Savings of up to 35% on Spirit of Discovery’s inaugural season

Our new luxury ship features the design cues, cuisine and levels of service you expect in the world’s finest boutique hotels. Except here you’ll wake up in a new idyllic location different to the one you went to sleep in.

Called Spirit of Discovery, she, along with her sister ship Spirit of Adventure, are the only small ships currently being built for the British market, offering a balcony for every guest and a choice of free speciality restaurants. All backed by Saga's famous personal service and inclusive value.

Spirit of Discovery’s video blogs

Keep up-to-date with all the latest news and updates about the new ship with our exciting new video blogs. Go behind the scenes with the team, and see all the latest from the shipyard.

Spirit of Discovery takes to the oceans this July. See you on board!

Introducing The Club by Jools Holland…

We’re delighted to announce music legend Jools Holland will be the face of an exciting new venue aboard Spirit of Discovery. Jools and his band will even be playing live on several cruises. Book soon if you want to be there!

Making the perfect impression

This ship offers plenty of space for relaxation, from two pools, a luxury Spa and a theatre, to the delights of a secret Terrace. It’s all been thoughtfully designed with a single aim: to help you find the spaces and places that will help you unwind, as only you want to.

A weight58,250

Gross registered tonnage

A passenger999

Guest capacity (maximum)

A crew shoulder board505

Ship crew

A side view of a ship to indicate its length774.3ft

Overall length

A ship's width, known as beam102.4ft

Max beam

A paintbrush with paint drip2019

Year built

Artist's impression of the Spirit of Discovery sailing through calm waters.

Deck plan

Spirit of Discovery build plans.

The build team

A row of blue Gondolas sit side by side at the harbour edge in Venice.

Cruise calendar

A private balcony for every guest

It’s a real ‘wow’. Every cabin has a balcony, giving each guest their own private space, inside and out. And with an average floor plan of 215 square feet as standard, there’s quite a lot of space to enjoy.


Packed with culinary choice

Our widest-ever selection of restaurants

Spirit of Discovery boasts an array of restaurants from the grand dining room, to Oriental and seafood eateries too. With cuisines from all over the world, they will be a match for London's best restaurants. Best of all, you can eat whenever and where you like.

Explore Ashore

On every cruise you can enjoy our exciting new service, Explore Ashore. Led by our team of travel experts, it heralds a brand new way to plan your time ashore.