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Cruises with Saga Ocean Cruises

With a fleet of elegant ships, Saga Ocean Cruises offer a unique and intimate cruising experience while sailing to enchanting destinations inaccessible by some larger cruise ships. From the moment you step onboard you can expect a comfortable and luxurious yet informal atmosphere, with your every need taken care of by the welcoming staff and crew.

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Saga Ocean Cruises: Life on-board

  • Total cruises 51
  • Fleet: 2 Ships
  • Destinations: 13

Designed exclusively for over 50s, guests onboard a Saga Ocean cruise can expect a high standard of service, exceptional dining and onboard activities and shore excursions that provide both relaxation and adventure.


It's no surprise that dining is a delight on a Saga Ocean cruise, with expertly prepared breakfast, lunch and dinner by the team of talented and dedicated chefs. Afternoon tea is offered daily as is unlimited tea and coffee throughout your cruise. In addition, solo cruisers are very welcome and accommodated with single set dining available on all Saga ships.


Perfectly combining elegance and sophistication with lively entertainment, nights onboard a Saga cruise ship are something to remember. Boasting everything from live bands to classic recitals and cabaret shows, there's a performance onboard to suit all tastes. Alternatively, for a quieter evening, you can head to one of the bars and lounges and enjoy a drink, either with other guests, alone or with your loved ones.


Thanks to Saga, there is plenty to see and do both on and off your ship. With onboard activities including talks and lectures, computer and games rooms, plus a gym with sauna and steam room, your free time can be as relaxed or active as you like. On shore you can make the most of each fascinating destination on your desired itinerary with free shuttle buses to take you to the nearest town of each port.

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Saga Ocean Cruises Ships

Onboard Saga Ocean's fleet of small ships, guests can benefit from a boutique hotel experience at sea complete with luxurious and spacious public areas and accommodation, travelling to quieter ports of call across the world.

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Saga Ocean Cruises Destinations

Thanks to the small size of their ships, Saga Ocean Cruises can take guests to quaint harbours and lesser-known ports that aren't accessible for larger cruise liners with destinations including the British Isles, Mediterranean and Caribbean.

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Saga Ocean Cruises Covid-19 safety measures

Vaccination and Testing Requirements

Vaccination Requirements

Saga Cruises' guests must be fully vaccinated at least 14 days before sailing.

Covid-19 Testing

Pre-departure Covid-19 testing at home and in the terminal is required prior to a Saga cruise. Temperature checks and health screening should also be expected.

Further detail around requirements specific to your cruise will be provided to you prior to departure and can be checked on the cruise line pages here.

Please see the itinerary page for exact details that apply to your sailing.

Health and Safety Procedures


Social distancing on a Saga cruise will be maintained by reduced capacity as the ships return to service. Cleaning standards in public areas and cabins will be enhanced, while the state-of-the-art air conditioning systems will be improved. Changes to restaurants and bars will include al fresco dining and full waiter service.

Face Masks

Face masks are mandatory inside on a Saga cruise apart from those who are exempt.


On a Saga cruise there will be more medical staff and medical facilities, including an isolation area.

Passport and Insurance Requirements


Travel insurance is included as standard as part of your Saga fare.


Even for sailings which do not leave British waters, all guests must have a valid passport to travel.

Please see the itinerary page for exact details that apply to your sailing.

Cancellations and FCC Vouchers

Cancelled Cruises

Saga Ocean cruises are cancelled until the following dates:

  • Spirit of Discovery until 27th June 2021
  • Spirit of Adventure until 26th July 2021

If affected, we will be in touch soon with details on your options.

Future Cruise Credit

If your booking has been affected by cancellations, you can amend free of charge and receive an FCC of 125% of your original fare, valid for 24 months.

These offers apply only to the cruise element of bookings where are the tour operator of the holiday.

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