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Black Watch sailing from Southampton

from £14,799 per person 109 2
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The world is your oyster…

Join Black Watch on this epic voyage circumnavigating the globe and discover some of the world's most breathtaking destinations. You'll take in iconic landmarks and a mix of modern marvels and remarkable ancient sites; awe-inspiring cultures and authentic experiences; man-made wonders and breathtaking examples of Mother Nature at work, all on one unforgettable circumnavigation of the globe.

Saga price includes...

And on your cruise...

  • Full board
  • Afternoon tea
  • Room service
  • Captain’s drinks party and gala buffet
  • Activities, entertainment and leisure facilities
  • Shuttle bus at selected ports
  • Porterage of luggage

*Drinks package includes selected beers, wines, spirits and soft drinks and 50% off selected premium brands and cocktails.


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08/01/2021 Southampton, England

Southampton, England

After taking Saga's included UK door-to-door travel service to Southampton, embark Black Watch.

Depart late night.

Southampton Hampshire England UK Europe

09/01/2021 At Sea

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10/01/2021 At Sea

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11/01/2021 Leixões (for Oporto), Portugal

Oporto, Portugal

Arrive early morning. Depart early afternoon.

The historic city of Oporto lies on the banks of the River Douro and is UNESCO World Heritage site. Discover its 13th century cathedral, historic Ribeira district with winding cobbled lanes, baroque buildings and of course a host of renowned port wine producers

Leixoes Porto Portugal Europe

12/01/2021 At Sea

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13/01/2021 Funchal, Madeira

Funchal, Madeira

Arrive early morning. Depart late afternoon.

Funchal is the capital of the island of Madeira that has a timeless charm, enhanced by a mild climate that fills this ‘floating garden’ with the year-round colours and perfumes of subtropical flowers and fruit.

Funchal Madeira Portugal Europe

14/01/2021 Santa Cruz, Tenerife

Santa Cruz, Tenerife

Arrive early afternoon. Depart late night.

Santa Cruz is a great base for exploring the nearby beaches, boulevards and pretty parks and plazas on foot. If you want to explore a little more of the island, perhaps take a tour to the exotic Botanical Gardens, Pyramids of Guimar or El Teide National Park.

Santa Cruz Tenerife Canary Islands Spain Europe

15/01/2021 Santa Cruz, La Palma

Santa Cruz, La Palma

Arrive early morning. Depart early afternoon.

Santa Cruz de La Palma, with its colourful patchwork of balconied homes, strung along the azure Atlantic, is a gateway to hiking paradise. Clothed in emerald forests and pimpled with volcanic cones, the island has over 600 miles of marked footpaths to follow, each delivering its own stunning panoramas of sea and verdant, vertiginous extinct volcanoes.

Santa Cruz de la Palma La Palma Canary Islands Spain Europe

16/01/2021 At Sea

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17/01/2021 At Sea

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18/01/2021 At Sea

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19/01/2021 At Sea

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20/01/2021 At Sea

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21/01/2021 At Sea

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22/01/2021 Bridgetown, Barbados

Bridgetown, Barbados

Arrive early morning. Depart late afternoon.

The island of Barbados has everything you would expect to find on a tropical island paradise: beaches, palm trees and a relaxed rhythm of life. The capital city is Bridgetown, which is always busy with an inviting atmosphere and plenty to see and do.  On top of all that, it’s also a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Bridgetown Barbados Caribbean

23/01/2021 St John’s, Antigua and Barbuda

St John's, Antigua and Barbuda

Arrive early afternoon. Depart late afternoon.

From the colonial buildings of St John's to the stunning English Harbour, and historic Nelson’s dockyard, discover some of Antigua’s highlights, along with a colourful street market and 365 glorious beaches, reputedly one for each day of the year!

St. John's Antigua Antigua and Barbuda Caribbean

24/01/2021 Road Town, Tortola, Virgin Islands

Road Town, Virgin Islands

Arrive early morning. Depart late afternoon.

Bursting with scenic beauty, Road Town is a true tropical paradise with gorgeous white sand beaches, crystal clear waters and swaying palm trees.

Road town Tortola British Virgin Islands Caribbean

25/01/2021 At Sea

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26/01/2021 Grand Turk, Turks and Caicos Island

Grand Turk, Turks and Caicos Island

Arrive early morning. Depart late night.

With some of the best beachfront bars and restaurants in the Caribbean, Grand Turk is the place to enjoy a bite and soak up the beautiful sunshine.

Grand Turk Turks Turks and Caicos Caribbean

27/01/2021 At Sea

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28/01/2021 At Sea

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29/01/2021 Havana, Cuba

Havana, Cuba

Arrive early morning. Depart late night.

Old Havana is known for its impressive architecture, museums, monuments, palaces and classic American cars.

Havana La Habana Cuba Caribbean

30/01/2021 At Sea

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31/01/2021 At Sea

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01/02/2021 Colon, Panama

Colon, Panama

Arrive early afternoon. Depart late night.

At the end of the Panama Railroad, Colon was built to provide a fast route to California and the gold rush. Outside the city are the canal’s impressive Gatún Locks and Gatún Dam.

Colon Panama North America

02/02/2021 At Sea

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03/02/2021 At Sea

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04/02/2021 Puerto Caldera, Costa Rica

Costa Rica

Arrive early morning. Depart late night.

The important Pacific port of Puerto Caldera sits near the mouth of the Golfo de Nicoya. Vast rainforest spreads from the coastline up into its mountain ranges where rivers, waterfalls, parks and wildlife preserves are waiting to be discovered.

Puerto Caldera Costa Rica North America

05/02/2021 At Sea

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06/02/2021 At Sea

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07/02/2021 At Sea

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08/02/2021 At Sea

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09/02/2021 At Sea

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10/02/2021 At Sea

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11/02/2021 At Sea

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12/02/2021 At Sea

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13/02/2021 At Sea

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14/02/2021 Nuku Hiva ⚓, French Polynesia

Nuku Hiva, French Polynesia

Arrive early morning. Depart late afternoon.

The island of Nuku Hiva is the largest of the Marquesas Islands and formed from two volcanoes. It is relatively unspoilt with farming and fishing villages continuing as they have for generations. The islanders are welcoming of visitors, although there’s little concession to the tourist trade apart from a couple of souvenir shops.

Nuku Hiva Marquesas Islands French Polynesia Oceania

15/02/2021 At Sea

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16/02/2021 Fakarava ⚓, French Polynesia

Fakarava, French Polynesia

Arrive early morning. Depart late afternoon.

Relax in the crystal clear seas and on the white sand beaches of Fakarava, an islands which is part of a national wildlife reserve due to its rare flora and fauna.

Fakarava French Polynesia Oceania

17/02/2021 Papeete, Tahiti, French Polynesia

Papeete, French Polynesia

Arrive late morning. Depart late night.

The city of Papeete, located in this French Polynesian tropical paradise, can be easily explored on foot. Whilst here, perhaps treat yourself to some black pearls to take home.

Papeete French Polynesia Oceania

18/02/2021 Raiatea, French Polynesia

Raiatea, French Polynesia

Arrive early morning. Depart late night.

Raiatea, which translates to ‘faraway heaven’, certainly lives up to its name. The island boasts breathtaking scenes of lush jungle interiors, volcanic peaks and extensive coastal lagoons offering stunning seascapes of azure blue waters and coral reefs teeming with colourful flora and fauna.

Raiatea French Polynesia Oceania

19/02/2021 Bora Bora ⚓, French Polynesia

Bora Bora, French Polynesia

Arrive early morning. Depart late afternoon.

The romantic island of Bora-Bora is a desert island paradise, complete with white sands and turquoise lagoons filled with tropical fish, turtles and rays.

Bora Bora, Society Islands French Polynesia Oceania

20/02/2021 At Sea

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21/02/2021 At Sea

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22/02/2021 At Sea

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23/02/2021 Crossing the International Date Line

24/02/2021 Nuku’ Alofa, Tonga

Nuku'Alofa, Tonga

Arrive early morning. Depart late afternoon.

Lying just west of the international Date Line, Tonga is the first place to greet each new day and is comprised of 171 islands of which only 45 are inhabited. The capital, Nuku Alofa, is on the island of Tongatapu and is home to the Talamahu Market and the Royal Palace, both worth seeking out.

Nuku Alofa Tonga Oceania

25/02/2021 At Sea

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26/02/2021 Savusavu ⚓, Tonga

Savusavu, Tonga

Arrive early morning. Depart late afternoon.

Known as the hidden paradise of Fiji, the harbour town of Savusavu is located on the south coast of Vanua Levu Island. Its attractive waterfront and lively marina are backed by verdant green hills. Perhaps hop aboard the island bus for a drive along the island’s scenic coastal road to visit the traditional village where the high chief of Savusavu resides.

Savusavu Tonga Oceania

27/02/2021 At Sea

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28/02/2021 Mystery Island (Inyeug) ⚓, Vanuatu

Arrive early morning. Depart late afternoon.

The origins and history of this beautiful uninhabited island are - as the name would suggest - a mystery. This enchanting and unspoilt tropical paradise, barely a kilometre long and 200 metres wide is home to golden beaches, palm trees and a coral reef.

Mystery Island Vanuatu Oceania

01/03/2021 Noumea, New Caledonia

Noumea, New Caledonia

Arrive early morning. Depart early afternoon.

Set upon a huge lagoon, laid-back Noumea is a great starting point for exploring the islands beautiful beaches and surrounding mountains. Learn about the Kanak culture at the Tjibaou Cultural Centre, visit the National Aquarium or just relax and enjoy the wonderful Pacific climate.

Noumea New Caledonia Oceania

02/03/2021 At Sea

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03/03/2021 At Sea

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04/03/2021 Sydney, Australia

Sydney, Australia

Arrive early morning March 4. Depart late afternoon March 6.

This engaging and cosmopolitan city is world famous for its iconic harbour and Opera house. Enjoy time here to discover its many attractions.

Sydney New South Wales Australia Oceania

07/03/2021 At Sea

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08/03/2021 Burnie, Tasmania

Arrive early morning. Depart late afternoon.

Burnie lies on the northwest coast of Tasmania and is a great base for exploring this remote island. Go in search of the infamous Tasmanian devil as well as some of the island’s other wildlife.

Burnie Tasmania Australia Oceania

09/03/2021 Melbourne, Australia

Melbourne, Australia

Arrive early morning. Depart late afternoon.

Vibrant Melbourne is known for its elegant tree-lined boulevards, extensive parks and gardens, colourful trams, rich cultural programmes and soaring skyscrapers. Why not explore great shops and markets, not to mention a huge variety of cuisines – Greek, Italian, Maltese, Thai, Vietnamese and more - in countless cafes, delicatessens and restaurants.

Melbourne Victoria Australia Oceania

10/03/2021 At Sea

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11/03/2021 At Sea

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12/03/2021 At Sea

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13/03/2021 Albany, Australia

Arrive early morning. Depart late afternoon.

The Rainbow Coast city of Albany is Western Australia’s first and oldest settlement. The bustling commercial centre of the Southern Region, Albany is a grand mixture of old and new, with the stately old quarter and the newer sprawls of malls and fast food. Added to all of this are beautiful beaches tucked around the southern coastline and the rural surrounds, bursting with nature and historic attractions.

Albany Western Australia Australia Oceania

14/03/2021 At Sea

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15/03/2021 Fremantle, Australia

Arrive early morning. Depart late afternoon.

An extrovert city with a dynamic skyline. Visit nearby Fremantle (the city’s superbly restored Victorian port) which boasts immaculate gardens and parkland – and 20 miles of Indian Ocean ‘Sunset Coast’ beaches. Northwards is the Nambung National Park and its Pinnacles Desert, where ancient limestone pillars rise from the sand dunes.

Fremantle Western Australia Australia Oceania

16/03/2021 At Sea

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20/03/2021 Surabaya, Java, Indonesia

Surabaya, Indonesia

Arrive early morning. Depart late afternoon.

Indonesia’s second city is a modern metropolis mixing soaring skyscapers, futuristic architecture and vast shopping malls with with canals and buildings from its Dutch colonial past.

Surabaya, Java Indonesia Asia

21/03/2021 Semarang, Indonesia

Semarang, Indonesia

Arrive early morning. Depart late afternoon.

The Old City of Semarang stands witness to over 200 years of Dutch colonialism, with many fine buildings including the superb 18th century Gereja Blenduk Church. Visit the magnificent Temple of Borobudur, the largest and most visited Buddhist temple in Indonesia, considered one of the wonders of South East Asia and first built in the 8th century by the Sailendra Dynasty. Alternatively, take the opportunity to explore the many rice paddies and scenic countryside before resuming your cruise.

Semarang Java Indonesia Asia

22/03/2021 At Sea

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23/03/2021 Singapore, Singapore

Singapore

Arrive late afternoon on March 23. Depart late afternoon on March 24.

The city state of Singapore lies on a peninsula and combines culture, arts and architecture. From street vendors to gardens and the famous Raffles Hotel, explore some of the city’s highlights.

Singapore Singapore Asia

25/03/2021 At Sea

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26/03/2021 Sabang, Weh, Indonesia

Sabang, Indonesia

Arrive early morning. Depart late afternoon.

Enjoy a visit to Weh Island, a small active volcanic island to the northwest of Sumatra at the very tip of the Indonesian archipelago. It is renowned for its beaches and clear waters which make it a haven for diving and snorkelling.

Sabang, Weh Island Indonesia Asia

27/03/2021 At Sea

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28/03/2021 At Sea

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29/03/2021 Colombo, Sri Lanka

Colombo, Sri Lanka

Arrive early morning. Depart late night.

Sri Lanka's capital is a delightful mix of past and present. Its bustling harbour, from which tea, spices and rubber are exported, sits alongside museums and historic monuments. Colombo offers an array of attractions, from the Royal Botanical Gardens to the Pettah Bazaar.

Colombo Colombo District Sri Lanka Asia

30/03/2021 At Sea

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31/03/2021 Kochi, Kerala, India

Kocki, India

Arrive early morning. Depart late night.

Now known as Kochi, the port of Cochin has been an important trading centre for centuries. Recognisable by its static ‘Chinese fishing nets’ this multi cultural city has a fascinating range of buildings including the oldest synagogue in the British Commonwealth to the Anglican church of St Francis.

Kochi Kerala India Asia

01/04/2021 At Sea

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02/04/2021 Mormugao, Goa, India

Arrive early morning. Depart late afternoon.

With its Indian and Portuguese influences, the tiny state of Goa has a fascinating history. Explore the architecture – including the impressive Sé Cathedral, museums, bustling markets, and sandy beaches of this ‘pearl of the orient’.

Mormugao Goa India Asia

03/04/2021 Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Mumbai, India

Arrive early afternoon on April 3. Depart early afternoon on April 4.

Once a cluster of seven islands, Mumbai is now an exciting, chaotic city home to skyscrapers, bustling bazaars, religious sites and the vibrant film industry known as ‘Bollywood’.

Mumbai Maharashtra India Asia

05/04/2021 At Sea

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06/04/2021 At Sea

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07/04/2021 At Sea

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08/04/2021 At Sea

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09/04/2021 At Sea

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10/04/2021 At Sea

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11/04/2021 At Sea

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12/04/2021 Aqaba, Jordan

Aqaba, Jordan

Arrive early morning. Depart late night.

For more than 5,000 years Aqaba was an important strategic and trading port. The town is home to a fort originally built by the Crusaders, and is also the starting point for tours to the UNESCO World Heritage site of ancient Petra.

Aqaba Jordan Middle East Asia

13/04/2021 At Sea

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14/04/2021 At Sea

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15/04/2021 Haifa, Israel

Haifa, Israel

Arrive early morning on April 15. Depart late afternoon on April 16.

The modern city of Haifa has a wide choice of attractions to explore, including gardens, museums and galleries. Alternatively, within easy reach of the city lie important biblical and archaeological sites including Galilee and Nazareth.

Haifa Israel Middle East Asia

17/04/2021 Limassol, Cyprus

Limassol, Cyprus

Arrive early morning. Depart late afternoon.

Offering year-round sunshine, Cyprus is the southernmost island in the Mediterranean. Limassol is its second largest city, lying between the archaeological sites of Kourion and Kolossi. Perhaps spend the afternoon marvelling at these ancient wonders.

Limassol Cyprus Europe

18/04/2021 At Sea

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19/04/2021 At Sea

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20/04/2021 Valletta, Malta

Valletta, Malta

Arrive early morning. Depart late afternoon.

Arrive at Malta’s capital, Valletta, the European Capital of Culture for 2018. Walk in the footsteps of the Knights of St John, who held the island as a subordinate of Sicily for 269 years until 1798. Built by the Knights, this fortress city is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site, distinguished by its magnificent fortifications, palaces and cathedral.

Valletta Malta Europe

21/04/2021 At Sea

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22/04/2021 At Sea

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23/04/2021 Malaga, Spain

Malaga, Spain

Arrive early morning. Depart late afternoon.

Visit the Moorish Alcazaba Fortress and sample authentic Spanish tapas in this birthplace of Picasso. Or head to nearby Granada to see the Alhambra Palace.

Malaga Andalusia Spain Europe

24/04/2021 At Sea

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25/04/2021 At Sea

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26/04/2021 At Sea

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27/04/2021 Southampton, England

Southampton, England

Arrive early morning.

Disembark Black Watch after breakfast and take your included door-to-door travel service home.

Southampton Hampshire England UK Europe

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⚓ Land by launch or tender.

Some of the highlights detailed may only be seen on optional excursions or by exploring independently.


Around the World

Black Watch sailing from Southampton

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Including optional travel insurance or a price reduction of £725 if not required
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Around the World

Black Watch sailing from Southampton

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Including optional travel insurance or a price reduction of £725 if not required