Spirit of Discovery

Getting To Know Spirit of Discovery


Spirit of Discovery was the first new-build cruise ship for SAGA Cruises and she was officially launched in Dover, in 2019. Followed by her sister ship Spirit of Adventure in 2020.

She is a boutique ship and offers luxurious and spacious all-balcony accommodation options for up to 999 passengers, including a variety of single suite options.

The epitome of modern luxury, Spirit of Discovery is spacious and elegant, and filled with public spaces that have been designed to excite and enhance your cruise experience. Onboard dining includes: The Club by Jools Holland, East to West, The Grand Dining Room, The Grill, Coast to Coast and room service. SAGA is renowned for its passion and dedicated to fine cuisine and the menu choices on board will not disappoint. Spirit of Discovery also has 1 main swimming pool and several hot tubs, a state-of-the-art gym, spa and salon, Britannia Lounge for evening entertainment, The Living Room for daytime peace and quiet, The South Cape Bar for a variety of pre-dinner drinks and The Club (from 10pm) for an evening of soulful jazz sounds.

Spirit of Discovery is exclusive to those aged 50 and over, and she’s the perfect choice for couples, friends and singles. If you are a solo traveller, Spirit of Discovery would be the ideal choice for your next cruise holiday. There are regular meetings on board for solo guests to get to know one another and there’s also the option of buddying up with others to go ashore together – if you’d prefer not to embark on an organised excursion via the ship.

If comfort, luxury, fine dining, excellent entertainment and an all-inclusive cruise without being stuffy is what you are looking for, then you’ve found the right ship. Now all you have to do is decide where to go! Spirit of Discovery predominantly sails from Dover and Southampton.

Spirit of Discovery Fun Facts


  • Spirit of Discovery Fun Facts
  • 58,250 gross registered tonnage
  • 505 crew
  • 774.3ft length
  • 102.4ft max beam
  • 2019 year built
  • 6 lifts
  • 10 passenger decks


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