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Hong Kong Viking Ocean Viking Orion Cruise Reviews

Viking Ocean
Viking Orion
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33 Hong Kong Viking Ocean Viking Orion Cruise Reviews


GVHarrier avatar

GVHarrier

1 Review Written

Wonderful cruise from Hong Kong to Tokyo

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We were particularly interested in visiting Japan and this cruise turned out even better than what was expected. Several months prior to cruise the itinerary was changed. South Korea was cancelled and replaced with ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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NickiBee

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Fabulous way to visit Southeast Asia (Hong Kong, Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand)

We chose Viking Ocean Cruise for this trip because we previously cruised with them and trusted we would receive the same amazing cruise experience. Below is a summary of our overall experience: Ship and cabin: 5 ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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Jimbo-19

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

A great way to experience Asian culture

We had taken several trips to Europe and felt that we wanted to experience the Asian culture for a change. The cruise allowed us that experience. The ship provided us with very comfortable living quarters while ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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KCRC

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Excellent service, superior enrichment talks with top notch excursions

Itinerary was perfect for us with concentration on Japanese ports. We wanted to sail with Viking since we only have booked with Oceania. Service is outstanding with Viking. As for restaurants, the Chef’s Table ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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CruisingClarks

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Experience on Orion in SE Asia was mixed

We cruised from Hong Kong to Bangkok. The ship (Viking Orion) is fabulous, the ports are quite a mix, and the passengers are generally not very nice people. We enjoyed the ship, especially the Explorer's Dome ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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Snoopy55

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Brief look at struggling countries

I went on this trip to get a sense of SE Asia first hand. We have been on many Viking ocean and River cruises, so the ship, cuisine, level of service and accommodation and amenities were as usual -excellent. ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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travelstewart

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Unsurpassed Viking Hong Kong to Tokyo Cruise

We decided to do another Viking Cruise to celebrate my husband's retirement. He chose a cruise from Hong Kong to Tokyo with a 2 day extension in Hong Kong before our cruise began. Viking offered 2 Hong Kong included ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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SheemaK

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Beautiful, well-run ship EXCEPT for the dining room service and food

This was our second Viking Ocean cruise with similar experiences on both. Viking Ocean's ships are beautifully designed and maintained. The entire ship feels like a comfortable, high end living room, with cozy ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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Ricey

2 Reviews Written

13 Helpful Votes

3rd Cruise on Viking and still loving it!!

We choose this cruise because we had not been to China before. We were keen to do another Ocean Cruise after doing a Viking River Cruise the year before. The embarkation process was very smooth and we were on the ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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lizchorlton

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Overall the anticipation was greater than reality.

Special birthday, new destinations, somewhere we have wanted to go for many years, a cruise seemed a good way to do it. Orion is a fabulous ship, the crew, facilities and comfort are first class. Travel ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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Leslie Winnard

1 Review Written

11 Helpful Votes

Viking Far Eastern Horizon

We wanted to visit Japan and thought this Viking cruise best suited our requirements. We had used Viking several times before without any major problems.In the end wished we had used another company. Problems ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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willy_the_wombat

3 Reviews Written

29 Helpful Votes

Lovely ship, but the cruising experience needs improvement

Viking have some beautiful ships. Well designed with a furnished by IKEA feeling. We'd travelled on Viking Sea previously and felt that as the line was new it needed some bedding down but that we ought to give it ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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NanciEA

4 Reviews Written

48 Helpful Votes

Our Favorite Cruise to Date

We have cruised on numerous ocean cruises over the past ten years including Princess, Regent, Oceania, and National Geographic. Viking Ocean will now be our "go to" cruise line unless we are seeking an expedition ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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MexAlaViet

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

14 night Far East -- Mostly very nice cruise, some room for improvement

Started with this 2-week cruise from Hong Kong to Tokyo, then a week in Japan on our own. We did a Viking River (Grand European) last year so wanted to try one of their ocean cruises. Loved the Orion. ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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montfleur

3 Reviews Written

56 Helpful Votes

Disappointing

Just returned from a Cruise on the Orion from Hong Kong to Tokyo chosen mostly for the destinations. We wanted to travel to Japan and given the fact that Japan is EXPENSIVE, this seemed like a good choice as the ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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Yosel

1 Review Written

31 Helpful Votes

Underwhelming

I was attracted by the destinations and the hype surrounding Viking Ocean Cruises. The ship is beautifully equipped with all modern facilities. Like a beautiful woman until the true character is exposed. The Ship ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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Wallyroo

3 Reviews Written

19 Helpful Votes

Getting better!

Hong Kong to Tokyo 16 days. This was are Second Viking cruise as previously sailed on V.Sea. We found Orion to be a better experience this time around. Orion did not seem so bland as Sea, certainly more pop of ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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Jonh34446

2 Reviews Written

20 Helpful Votes

Not up to Par

This was our third Viking experience, previously a 15 day river and 15 day ocean. I guess I should start out by saying the the Viking ships are beautiful, well laid out it never feels congested. The cabin ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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Luckycat1

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Overall very good cruise, some issues

I chose Viking for a cruise around New Zealand ending at Sydney, Australia because I wanted the experience that Viking provided. Viking caters to adults, does not have a casino and includes a number of things in ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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tripleace

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Viking is the best!

We have sailed on Viking Ocean on three different occasions, and we love the ships. There is plenty of public space and a variety of music venues. The crew is very friendly and efficient. They knew our name at the ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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Pinspibaz

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Absolutely wonderful experience

Pros: We chose Viking Ocean Cruises for their excellent rating and they did not disappoint. We chose the itinerary from Hong Kong to Bangkok due to the ability to really get to see that part of the world over the ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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Btiger1426

3 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Smooth sailing on the Viking Orion

What’s Qnot on the Orion. Evertthing from a luxurious stateroom, great food, entertainment and activities. The staff go out of their way to insure every meal, activity and tour are top notch. The ship itself has ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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ozabsolute

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

An extremely bad experience but met some really great people.

We chose this particular cruise because on my bucket list was SE Asia...Everyone spoke so highly of Viking we took a chance. This particular trip included air fare, a bonus for us. Viking made the ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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michaelgastro

3 Reviews Written

18 Helpful Votes

Very poor excursions and mediocre entertainment

We have cruised with HAL. Celebrity, Princess, RCL, Costa, MSC, Carnival. Azamara, and Oceana. This was our third Viking Cruise, second Viking Ocean Cruise. We had a very good experience on our previous Viking ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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Southbassboy

3 Reviews Written

10 Helpful Votes

Ship was great, staff was great, but excursions poor

We went on this cruise because of the itinerary. Had not been to Hong Kong or Japan. We booked this cruise onboard our last ocean cruise over a year ago. We picked the stateroom we wanted (midships). Little did ...
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Sail Date October 2019


Viking Orion Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins5.04.7
Dining5.04.5
Entertainment4.04.1
Public Rooms5.04.8
Fitness Recreation5.04.4
FamilyN/A
Enrichment5.04.4
Service4.54.7
Value For Money5.04.2
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