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Viking Ocean Viking Orion Cruise Reviews

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Great Experience on Viking Orion
"Before booking our Alaskan cruise with Viking, my husband and I did extensive research about not only Viking, but many competitors as well. We feel, we got exactly what we expected and found that some of the..."Read More
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4daowens

2-5 Cruises

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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


Viking Ocean does not disappoint

Review for Viking Orion to Australia & New Zealand

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Mike1733

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

Hello, we just got back from our Viking Ocean cruise from Australia and New Zealand on the Viking Orion. First let me tell you it was well worth the time Money and experience. We had a great time on the ship and the ports of call. The crew is absolutely fabulous, they were the friendliest and most helpful staff I have ever cruised with (with about 12 cruises so far that saying something). The ...
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Sail Date: February 2020


Great cruise!

Review for Viking Orion to Australia & New Zealand

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Alohashirl

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

Our first Viking Cruise was the most comfortable and relaxing cruise we have been on...probably because it is geared for people of our age group (late 60’s-70’s). We enjoyed the spa, lectures, entertainment, and all the open spaces on the ship. The staff was very good and friendly. We mostly ate at the buffet (World Cafe) and enjoyed the convenience of that (we appreciated the staff’s concern ...
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Sail Date: February 2020


Great Experience

Review for Viking Orion to Australia & New Zealand

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Allarea2

First Time Cruiser

Age 60s

We have been on 2 Viking River Cruises, but never an Ocean Cruise, so we chose to try our first Ocean Cruise with Viking because of their reputation for excellence and we wanted a small ship experience. Overall the cruise was excellent. The ship was beautiful, open and airy with lots of huge windows and spaces to use without ever being crowded. All the Viking staff are top notch, which we love. ...
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Sail Date: January 2020


Australia New Zealand plus Great Barrier Reef

Review for Viking Orion to Australia & New Zealand

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kchand

6-10 Cruises

Age 70s

Just returned from Viking Orion- Australia and New Zealand, plus a pre-cruise to Cairns. Over all our trip was wonderful. We were so blessed with good weather and mostly calm seas. Our flights took us from KC to Dallas, to Sydney. Then to Cairns for our pre-cruise. I would recommend this pre-cruise because the northern part of Australia is beautiful with the Barrier Reef and rain forest. Our ...
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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


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


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


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