Viking Family Cruise Reviews

Filter reviews by:
Your selections (clear selections):
Viking River x
Family Cruises x
Viking River Cruises
Viking River Cruises
Cruise Critic Overview
  • Largest river cruise line in the world
  • Fares include guided shore excursions in each port of call
  • Innovative Longships offer Nordic design and comfortable surroundings
  • Read full overview >>

183 Viking Family Cruise Reviews

Cruiser rating
Excellent
137
Very Good
21
Average
15
Poor
4
Terrible
5
See reviews for
River Cruises
River Cruises
1,163
Senior Cruises
Senior Cruises
413
First-Time Cruisers
First-Time Cruisers
371
Family Cruises
Family Cruises
183
Rating Summary
Dining
Public Rooms
Cabin
Entertainment
Value for Money
Service
Trager
Member Since 2016
1 review
Although Basil was a blur, with us arriving later in the day, We were greeted warmly and settled in on the ship with after meeting the staff and crew. The ship is well maintained and easy to navigate to the different decks and areas. The ... Read more
FLORIDA FLOUNDER
Member Since 2012
1 review
15 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed July 2016
This was my second Viking River cruise and they were both incredible! The first was The Heart of Germany during Christmas week and the second was The Danube Waltz during the summer. The service is spectacular and they really know how ... Read more
Molly7300
Member Since 2016
1 review
We wanted to do a safe mother daughter trip in Russia. We started In Moscow and ended in St. Petersburg. We loved the trip. The included tours and lectures were great. The local guides were wonderful. Our ship guides, Alexei, Vadim, and ... Read more
Hjraindl
Member Since 2016
1 review
We chose the Elbe River Cruise because we wanted to visit Berlin and the cities along the Elbe River and Prague, CZ. The hotel in Berlin was excellent. We actually came in two days early to see more of Berlin. The bus ride to Madenberg ... Read more
Aqua Diva
Member Since 2016
1 review
My sister and I wanted to take a Danube river cruise with our husbands and one another. We saw the Viking ads on t.v. and chose Budapest as our destination because we agreed that the ads made it look so beautiful. We didn't want small, ... Read more

Compare Prices on Viking River Cruises

rrlever42@gmail.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
I went on this cruise to help celebrate my brother and sister-in-law's 50th wedding anniversary. It was a delightful time with many family memories being remembered and made. The food on the ship was fantastic. Because of the nature of ... Read more
erinruth3
Member Since 2016
1 review
Sailed June 2016
This was my second river cruise on Viking. In 2015 I did the Paris to Normandy trip on the Rinda. The Lofn was equally well appointed and the and the staff as wonderfully attentive. The itinerary of Basel to the North Sea provided many ... Read more
nursldy@machabit.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
It was selected by a Travel agency my brother has booked with many times. We did the pre-trip to Paris then down the Seine to Normandy. All the side excursions were well planned and informative. Our tour guides were well informed and ... Read more
CanadianCruiser8
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
First and foremost, the crew was fantastic. The wealth of knowledge that everyone has on the ship in their respective areas is astonishing. Together they definitely made the trip that much more amazing. Our tour guide Sasha was hands down ... Read more
cwiseman
Member Since 2016
1 review
We sailed on the Viking Legend from Budapest to Passau, and what an amazing trip! The crew were all friendly and went out of their way to make us feel at home; the guided tours were fun and yet I learned more than perhaps years of history ... Read more

Compare Prices on Viking River Cruises

Seabag@27
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
We had taken a VRC before and were impressed with the organization. From the booking process to being dropped off at the airport at the end of the cruise there was nothing that wasn't done in an exemplary manner. I am sure someone, ... Read more
gaetanoschild
Member Since 2016
1 review
My husband and I had never, ever been on a cruise before. We wanted a river cruise which would offer the two of us a leisurely, romantic and "educational" experience. We chose a Viking Rhine Getaway river cruise. I have to say, ... Read more
Maria A
Member Since 2016
1 review
I have wanted to do a Viking River cruise for some time and thought this was a good start. The boat, crew and of course the food were great. From the time we boarded to the time we departed the Viking crew was great. There were no ... Read more
LLSHIP
Member Since 2016
1 review
We have been on many ocean cruises, and as expected this one was much different. While the ship is smaller than ocean cruise ships, the staff made up for it with their attentiveness to detail. We were greeted warmly and assisted on board ... Read more
Larryjanem.fl
Member Since 2016
1 review
Viking was running a special price including air fare from Orlando. This was on our bucket list of things to do so the timing was right. It was our first river cruise and exceeded all of our expectations. Our program director Diana was ... Read more

Compare Prices on Viking River Cruises

Cherchez
Member Since 2016
1 review
10 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Nothing but positive reviews! Took the Grand European itinerary. The ship, the crew, the food, the ports, the included tours...all fantastic. Stayed in lowest cabin category possible and it was just fine. Cabin a bit small but an ... Read more
Robin.Charman
Member Since 2016
1 review
Fantastic trip. The staff/crew we friendly, personable, helpful and full of information. The services in dining and the lounge were superior. Food was excellent, well presented, tasty and just the right amount. The lounge was a relaxing ... Read more
tomlakin
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 helpful votes
Advertisements of PBS peaked our interest in a river cruise on the Rhine, it seemed so beautiful. We often told our children that we would some day take a river cruise and for our 40 wedding anniversary the cruise was presented to us as ... Read more
grams52014
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
I enjoy traveling to new places and accompanied a friend, who is a retired History teacher. The Lofn was my first experience on a Longship and quite different from cruising on big ocean liners, but very nice. The ports were wonderful. ... Read more
nanainwi
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
The staff are great. The program director knew her job and did it well, she was very knowledgeable about the history of the area and many of the buildings and was entertaining. We looked forward to her talks every evening before dinner. ... Read more

Compare Prices on Viking River Cruises

carbajaj
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed May 2016
I'm hooked on Viking Cruises for their outstanding customer service and seamless excursions. The food is always top quality and the ships are well laid out. Our room was efficient with a veranda and was very comfortable for the two weeks ... Read more
DBG
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
We had heard wonderful things about Viking. My Aunt wanted to do a river cruise to finish out her bucket list for her 96th birthday so we researched and chose Viking. A family group jumped at the chance to join her for this trip. We ... Read more
Helpful? Thank DBG
ryasahara
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
Enjoyed the Cities of Light River Cruise sandwiched between stays in Prague and Paris. The Captain, Hotel Manager, Program Director and staff were attentive for the whole trip. We had 100 of 180 passenger capacity so the service was ... Read more
spalding@cissltd.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
three grandmothers went with one of each of their kids. 88, 85 and 84 were the ages of the grandmothers. all somewhat mobile. we choose this cruise because we would be able to see more without having to pack and unpack at different ... Read more
youidiot1
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
We wanted to go to Romania. Especially Transylvania. This was the only cruise that went to Romania. The tours in the other countries were fabulous, especially Hungary. One of the best activities was the in-home visit to a resident's ... Read more

Compare Prices on Viking River Cruises

Sponsored links

Sponsored links

Share feedback
Thank you!  Cruise Critic values your feedback.
How can we improve this page?