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Auckland Viking Ocean Viking Orion Cruise Reviews

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"Overall i like the Viking ocean ships. Clean, crisp norweigian style. Food choices good. Room layout very good. But this review is about my view of the way Viking handled the itinerary debacle caused by the..."Read More
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A good cruise cut short

Review for Viking Orion to Australia & New Zealand

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TUCRUISE

6-10 Cruises

Age 70s

Overall i like the Viking ocean ships. Clean, crisp norweigian style. Food choices good. Room layout very good. But this review is about my view of the way Viking handled the itinerary debacle caused by the virus. We were merrily headed to Hobart Tasmania when the captain informed us early in the morning while at sea that we were headed on a beeline to the mainland of AUS to get into port ...
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Sail Date: March 2020


Viking. Above and beyond.

Review for Viking Orion to Australia & New Zealand

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Niles Andersen

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

I want to share how pleased we are with how Viking takes care of guests. This trip was our ninth on Viking Ocean, had it not been necessary (and prudent) for Viking to Cancel we would have also enjoyed our 10th Cruise from Sydney to Bali. Because of the Coronavirus outbreak it was necessary (and again, prudent) for Viking to end our cruise early and have us disembark in Melbourne where the ...
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Sail Date: March 2020


Almost perfect

Review for Viking Orion to Australia & New Zealand

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Gropo

2-5 Cruises

Age 70s

Auckland to Sydney. The only disappointment was the final day in Sydney being too short, and apparent confusion amongst Viking staff about water shuttles from wharf to attractions. Arrived Sydney at 1PM, and cruise ended next morning .. only half a day for this great city. Directions we received from Viking shore team sent us as pedestrians thru an active working dock area to a non-existent ...
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Sail Date: January 2020


Improved tremendously by end of cruise

Review for Viking Orion to Australia & New Zealand

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ekochman

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

Viking is noted for being an above average cruise line. Unfortunately this particular cruise started out substandard for Viking. I made comments early on in our cruise and was really pleased with the quick feedback and attention to my comments made by Viking staff. The staff on the ship were all exceptionally friendly and attentive. The food was very good-especially in Manfredi's-my favorite. Did ...
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Sail Date: January 2020


New Zealand and Australia

Review for Viking Orion to Australia & New Zealand

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Sjwarner1

First Time Cruiser

Age 60s

Visiting New Zealand was on my bucket list. The trip was a way to celebrate my retirement. I was impressed by the beauty and cleanliness of the ship. Every room had an outside balcony. The food was made from fresh ingredients and beautifully prepared! I went to the spa often and felt renewed each time. The staff were friendly, competent, and available. I enjoyed the presentations from the ...
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Sail Date: January 2020


Best cruiseline and cruise we EVER taken

Review for Viking Orion to Australia & New Zealand

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H2OO

2-5 Cruises

Age 70s

Clean ship, great staff, great tours (included and extra) never disappointed with anything! Food was outstanding, entertainment top notch! Well organized activities. Although a non stop 15+ hour flight I would do it again. Viking phone support staff very helpful leading up to the trip. JUST WOW!! Viking Orion was fun we always felt welcome and were treated with utmost respect, from the Captain ...
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Sail Date: January 2020


Great cruise, even better extension program

Review for Viking Orion to Australia & New Zealand

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kannet

2-5 Cruises

Age 70s

Love Viking, have done 2 ocean & a river. This cruise did not disappoint. Friendly staff, lovely ship, great food. Exactly what we've always experienced on Viking. Not a fan of the Chef's Table menu, but that's a personal thing. The included excursions were good, if not exceptional. If you like visiting botanical gardens in every city, you'll love these excursions, but not a lot of variety. ...
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Sail Date: January 2020


First time on Viking: Great crew but disappointing accommodations

Review for Viking Orion to Asia

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Focused1

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

Have sailed on most lines over the past 25 years , most recently on Regent, Seabourn, Silversea. We were impressed with the consistently excellent service throughout the ship by the delightful crew. The ship’s ambience is quite serene and decor just lovely and comfortable. Food overall is very good. We dined in all of the venues. Our least favorite was the main restaurant due to the noise, ...
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Sail Date: February 2019


Orion New Zealand & Australia

Review for Viking Orion to Asia

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Rosieogradie

6-10 Cruises

Age 70s

Could not get the flight I wanted, even though I took Air Plus. Flight home was delayed 2 hours, so United dumped all luggage at LAX stopover and cancelled all connecting flights. We had a scheduled 3 hour layover, so there was plenty of time to catch our original flight. But, instead we had to rebook and ended up with crummy seats in the back of the plane. Many excursions were filled up before ...
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Sail Date: February 2019


Wonderful trip

Review for Viking Orion to Asia

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Daisy53

6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

We wanted to visit New Zealand and Australia. Tasmania was a terrific surprise. We selected a mid-size cabin due to the length of the trip and that there would be days at sea. Everything was exceptionally well done from the housekeeping staff to the entertainment staff. The food was amazing and the surprise birthday cake was a special treat. We would go on this trip again if we didn't have ...
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Sail Date: February 2019


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