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Viking Ocean Cruises

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Viking Star

About Viking Ocean Cruises

Viking Ocean Cruises is one of the youngest luxury fleets on the waves, with beautiful, largely inclusive 930-passenger ships that generally cater to adults 55 and older. Itineraries are packed with ports, and a shore excursion is included at every stop.

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Viking Ocean Cruises

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Viking Star
Viking Star

32 Night
Grand Hawaii & Polynesia

1,920 Reviews
Leaving:Los Angeles
Cruise Line:Viking Ocean Cruises
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Nov 10, 2023
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Viking Sea
Viking Sea

12 Night
Amazon & Caribbean Adventure

1,429 Reviews
Leaving:Manaus
Cruise Line:Viking Ocean Cruises
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Viking Sky
Viking Sky

120 Night
120 Night Viking World Journeys

1,088 Reviews
Leaving:Los Angeles
Cruise Line:Viking Ocean Cruises
Jan 6, 2024
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Viking Sky
Viking Sky

7 Night
Journey To Antiquities

1,088 Reviews
Leaving:Rome
Cruise Line:Viking Ocean Cruises
Dec 27, 2022
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10 Night
Alaska & The Inside Passage

494 Reviews
Leaving:Seward
Cruise Line:Viking Ocean Cruises
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14 Night
Atlantic Crossing

57 Reviews
Leaving:Barcelona
Cruise Line:Viking Ocean Cruises
Dec 8, 2022
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12 Night
In Search Of The Northern Lights

93 Reviews
Leaving:London
Cruise Line:Viking Ocean Cruises
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17 Night
South America & The Chilean Fjords

331 Reviews
Leaving:Santiago
Cruise Line:Viking Ocean Cruises
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7 Night
Iconic Western Mediterranean

1,920 Reviews
Leaving:Rome
Cruise Line:Viking Ocean Cruises
May 22, 2023
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92 Night
Grand Pacific Explorer

494 Reviews
Leaving:Vancouver
Cruise Line:Viking Ocean Cruises
Sep 11, 2024
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14 Night
Australia & New Zealand

494 Reviews
Leaving:Auckland
Cruise Line:Viking Ocean Cruises
Dec 19, 2023
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14 Night
Australia & New Zealand

494 Reviews
Leaving:Auckland
Cruise Line:Viking Ocean Cruises
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36 Night
Far East & Alaska

494 Reviews
Leaving:Hong Kong
Cruise Line:Viking Ocean Cruises
Apr 15, 2023
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7 Night
Ancient Mediterranean Treasures

1,088 Reviews
Leaving:Istanbul
Cruise Line:Viking Ocean Cruises
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7 Night
Iceland's Natural Beauty

1,920 Reviews
Leaving:Reykjavik
Cruise Line:Viking Ocean Cruises
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Viking Ocean Cruise Tips, Activities, and Overview

Who goes on Viking Ocean cruise ships?

Viking's passengers are generally English-speaking, well-traveled cruise veterans in the 55-and-older age bracket. They're active and want an itinerary packed with ports and ample time for meaningful exploration. Children younger than 18 are not allowed onboard.

Do I have to dress up on a Viking Ocean cruise?

Not really. Viking has no formal nights and daytime dress is casual, while evenings are "elegant casual." Women appear at dinner in dresses, skirts or slacks with a sweater or blouse; men show up in slacks and a collared shirt. Bathing suits, cover-ups and exercise clothing may only be worn on the pool and sports decks and in the fitness center.

Is everything free on Viking Ocean cruises?

No, but a sizable amount is. You'll have a free shore excursion in each port, unlimited free Wi-Fi access and all restaurants are complimentary, including room service. Free wine, beer and soft drinks are available at lunch and dinner and self-service laundry and access to the spa thermal suite are all complimentary as well.

You do pay for spa and salon services, optional shore excursions, beverages outside of lunch and dinner (except specialty coffees, teas and bottled water, which are free), and purchases from the shops.

What are Viking Ocean’s most popular activities?

Most Viking Ocean cruisers spend their time ashore exploring, and when onboard want to expand their knowledge of the destination they're visiting by attending port lectures, checking out the onboard collection of books and talking to experts who have been brought onboard and range from archaeologists and historians to former news commentators and scientists.

Cruisers also gather for performances that represent the destination, from traditional Greek dance to Italian opera. There are movies on the pool deck (with Bose headphones to control volume individually), and the thermal suite in the spa is a favorite, with its snow grotto, sauna, steam room, pools and flickering vapor fireplace.

Why go with Viking Ocean?

  • Destination-rich itineraries
  • Small ships that access unique ports
  • Nordic-influenced spa with snow grotto
  • Wraparound promenade deck

Best for: Mature cruisers who enjoy casual sophistication and want longer stays in ports

Not for: Families with children under 18; anyone looking for big cruise ship amenities

Viking Ocean Cruises Cruises Cruiser Reviews

Forever Memories!

We had Viking set us up with a pre-cruise stay in Rome for two days.Our second day we took two tours I had set up ahead of time through Get Your Guide Tours of the Vatican Museum and Sistine Chapel and the Colosseum (After Dark).Read More
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TimEberly

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

Such a wonderful cruise - start to finish

Sanitation was an important aspect of this cruise.Even the buffet was a step above other cruise ships we have been on.Read More
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beckydenton

6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

A Very Ordinary Experience

Although our first Viking Ocean cruise a few years ago was disappointing, we wanted to give Viking another try.We went to the Torshavn nightclub and the entertainment there was really good (it was good on our first Viking Ocean cruise also).Read More
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Arling2nGal

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

Don't miss the Viking experience.

They're very good at details - heated floors in your bathroom, heated mirrors so they don't fog up after a shower, daily updates delivered to your room and 24/7 customer services.Everything was so outstanding that we've signed up for two more trips - one ocean and one river.Read More
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stltpe

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

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