Viking Ocean Viking Orion Cruise Reviews

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Great Ship; disappointing itinerary.

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Sail0rM0n
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

The Orion is a wonderful ship, and well-crewed. For the ship and crew I would give 4.5+ stars. I could not recommend this itinerary however, my 3rd experience with Viking. Ports of Call were mostly ugly industrial shipping harbors, and even the paid shore excursions seemed to offer little for the effort and discomfort involved being ashore. Those shore trips seemed as carefully managed as was ...
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Sail Date: March 2024


Best cruise ever! We’ll be back.

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Bruce52j
First Time Cruiser • Age 70s

This was the best cruise of our life. Viking really does everything right: All-inclusive pricing, almost no extras (some excursions are extra), absolutely delicious food every meal, almost no sense of crowding, fantastic destinations. We enjoyed every single day. Got to see some bucket-list sites, notably Borobudur, the largest Buddhist monument on Earth. Staff were exceedingly helpful and ...
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Sail Date: March 2024


A nice cruise on a nice ship

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CanuckCruiser604
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

This was my second Viking Ocean cruise so obviously I liked my first one. For reference, I would classify Viking as perhaps a rung below lines like Silversea and Regent, but above Oceania or Celebrity. This was my first visit to this part of the world, and generally it was an excellent cruise with a few hiccups here and there. I probably preferred my first Viking cruise to this one for a few ...
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Sail Date: February 2024


Excellent trip - well worth it

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Steve Allen
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

We enjoyed ourselves immensely. The service on board was uniformly excellent and the entertainment was superb. We had a spacious suite and a very attentive cabin staff. The meals in the specialty restaurants were excellent and inspiring and we were able to invite our friends to share the table with us on many occasions. The shore excursions were a mixed bag. Some had excellent tour guides who ...
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Sail Date: January 2024


More New Zealand than Australia

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RobertOh
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

We've always wanted to visit Australia and New Zealand and this cruise offered stops in cities in Australia (3 days) and several locations in New Zealand (the remaining days, not including 4 sailing days). We'd had great experiences with prior Viking river cruises, but this was our first ocean cruise. The overall quality of the cruise experience was excellent. The cruise was well organized. ...
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Sail Date: January 2024


VERY casual cruise with multiple options for Activity on shore and/or simple relaxation

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Cisterna
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

HUGE Fan of Ocean cruising - however the older I get, the smaller the ship! I do not want to travel with children , (will take grandkids on Disney and love kids there), appreciate a contemporary ship with quiet elegence,, do NOT like snobbery, expect decent food, expect excellent service, friendly staff and my choice for paying extra for a beverage package. I also want an excursion at every port, ...
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Sail Date: January 2024


Best vacation ever!

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John 8861
First Time Cruiser • Age 60s

It was easily the best vacation we have ever had. The staff and crew all treated us like royalty. The entertainment was second to none and the enhancement lectures were very educational. The daily excursions were nicely supported by onboard resident historians that enhanced each port of call. The entertainment was nothing short of spectacular. From the 4 singers to the 4 members of the band ...
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Sail Date: January 2024


A Beautiful Voyage

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Traveler190
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

The Viking Orion ship is beautiful and peaceful and provided a luxurious background for our visits to ports in Australia and New Zealand. We added the 3-day Sydney extention and arrived on New Year's Eve. Without prior planning, it's not possible to secure a spot to view the fireworks over the bridge and opera house. But we were delighted that we could see the fireworks in the sky from our hotel ...
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Sail Date: January 2024


Fantastic Voyage with an even better crew!

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Travel_katie_18
2-5 Cruises • Age 20s

It’s hard to pick the best part of our experience. The scenery was amazing and the port stops were a mix of off the beaten track and must sees. However, that’s not the reason you book with Viking. The reason you book with them is because everyone working on the crew has worked with Viking for years. This is so uncommon for cruise ships. Usually people burn out after months. The cleanliness and ...
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Sail Date: January 2024


Lovely ship and a good overview of New Zealand's East Coast

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Scenic Eclipse Convert
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

Honesty upfront...I did not choose this cruise. My 82 year old Dad did but ill health prevented him from going so Viking kindly allowed my Husband and I to substitute. At 55, the passenger demographic (more like 75-85) was too old for us and the activity level for the included excursions was too sedate BUT, for older and/or less mobile people, this cruise would be perfect. The ship is ...
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Sail Date: January 2024


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