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Viking Ocean Viking Orion Cruise Reviews

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Great itinerary and great ship.

Review for Viking Orion to Australia & New Zealand

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Spud & Andy
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

This was a bucket list cruise, to see New Zealand and some of Australia. We enjoyed really good weather, even a little cook at times in NZ. The crew was excellent, from our cabin attendant to our wait staff in the dining room, to staff at every venue. They work so hard, yet always have a smile when you talk with them. The food most of the time was excellent, although a little bland at times. ...
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Sail Date: January 2023


Enjoyed the 14 day cruise very much; especially, the pre-trip to the Outback through Viking

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bbrynda
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

We chose this cruise due to the itinerary for Australia, including Tasmania and New Zealand. The crew was excellent and catered to each person's needs. Even though the cruise before us did not go as planned, not once did any of the crew discuss the problems that were encountered. Very professional! Our cruise went very smoothly and without a hitch. This is only our 2nd Viking cruise, but ...
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Sail Date: January 2023


Beautiful Ship, Wonderful service

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mzdsny
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

This was our 1st ocean cruise with Viking after doing 3 river cruises with them. We did the Australia/New Zealand itinerary. We were interested to know if the quaintness of the river ships could be met with their "small" ocean ships. We found the Orion to be a delightful experience. The ship itself is beautiful. Well decorated in an understated manner. Lots of public areas to meet up with ...
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Sail Date: January 2023


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Beanspiller
First Time Cruiser • Age 70s

My very modest rating must be seen in context, which I'll describe below. We are 'independent travellers' in our early 70's and just before Covid stumbled on an ad from Viking . We had never cruised before and their Baltic cruise that included St Petersburg, Talinn, Gdansk, Helsinki and the 'no casino, no kids etc' spiel looked very attractive. We regularly go to Europe, but were unlikely ...
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Thank you, Beanspiller, for sharing your experience with us. Your kind words about our onboard staff, particularly towards the individuals who stood out to you, are truly a testament to their...

Sail Date: December 2022


Nothing Like Prior Viking Cruises

Review for Viking Orion to Australia & New Zealand

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Tommy Highes
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

After we canceled a prior cruise due to Covid, we had a large credit with Viking. To our surprise, the credit must be used on only one single cruise - not applied to multiple cruises. Since the Viking Komodo Australia cruise included the Great Barrier Reef, we chose this cruise despite the half way around the world journey. We booked a PV (premium veranda) cabin that included a daily stocked ...
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We appreciate you taking the time to detail your experience, Tommy Highes, as such feedback allows us to better understand how to deliver the five-star experience for which we strive. While...

Sail Date: November 2022


Worst Cruise Ever!

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angelpoint
10+ Cruises • Age 80s

First time out of the USA since Covid and we picked to go to Bali and Australia--Big Mistake. We paid Viking extra to book our airline tickets (business class) and were only given 40 minutes to change planes at DFW from the domestic terminal to the international travel. Anyone who travels through DFW knows it's one of the most congested airports in the US. We arrived at Qatar airlines 15 ...
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Sail Date: November 2022


Cruise to paradise - Bangkok to Bali

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Cruising_Baxters
6-10 Cruises • Age 50s

We chose this cruise for the itinerary. Bangkok, Singapore and Bali were places on our bucket list that we wanted to experience. Overall, the cruise was great. We have cruised with Royal Caribbean and Celebrity Cruises many times in the past. We did a river cruise with Viking right before Covid hit, the Rhine Getaway, and was totally blown away by Viking. So, we decided to try their ocean ...
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Sail Date: November 2022


Changed itinerary but had a great time

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nphontz
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

This cruise was initially headed to Alaska and Japan (cancelled Russia), however the itinerary changed and we went to Alaska and then to Hawaii. We had 12 days total at sea, and the staff made it fun. Always something to do. Loads of goodies to eat provided by the most top notch staff we've had. Had some very rough seas, but that was actually pretty interesting. Saw cool sea creatures. ...
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Sail Date: September 2022


My Alaska cruise was a mixed bag.

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profjan
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

My husband and I have long wanted to go to Alaska and we thought a small ship cruise was right for us. The ship was lovely as we would expect from Viking. The scholars were knowledgable and enhanced our understanding of the locations. The planetarium experiences were both fun and enlightening. There could have been more venues to get snacks other than room service during the evening hours. ...
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Sail Date: September 2022


Alaskan Adventure

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CA Travel Buff
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

We chose this cruise because Alaska was on our Bucket List of things to do and because we enjoyed our previous Viking River Cruise. As always, Viking does an excellent job of taking care of its passengers. The Deluxe Veranda room was wonderful--both clean and comfortable. And the restaurants were excellent!! Servers, Room Stewards, Guest Speakers are all top notch. For entertainment (as ...
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Sail Date: September 2022


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