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Viking Ocean Viking Orion Cruise Reviews

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Should Have Been Better

Review for Viking Orion to Asia

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Arthurg
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

Viking rated #1! Not for this cruise. Short amount of time in Bangkok. Included tour was much too short. For a city like Bangkok, more time is needed. Next stops, Kuala Lampur and Singapore needed much more time. Tours were ok, but guides needed a better command of the English language. The time spent in Indonesia could have been put to better use by extending Bangkok and Singapore. Jakarta ...
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Sail Date: November 2019


Very disappointed, very misleading cruise description

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MS RS
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

We had expected better based on other travelers comments, cruise description and cost. To begin with the description of the cruise was misleading, it was described as spending two days in Bali, when in reality we arrived in Bali in the evening and had to disembark the next morning. Luckily we had extended our trip by one day on our own so we had the chance to see something. Second, the ...
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Sail Date: November 2019


Disappointed and Feeling Deceived

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davidt53
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

We took the 12 night trip from Bangkok to Bali. The disembarkation port is more than 2 1/2 hours away from the city of Bangkok by taxi. This made making a visit to Bangkok after boarding the ship an expensive and challenging proposition. There was no indication of the distance from the port by Viking prior to our actual trip. Our next disappointment was with the beverage package.. My wife and ...
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Sail Date: November 2019


Experience on Orion in SE Asia was mixed

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CruisingClarks
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

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 and the gym/spa. The food and entertainment/ cultural series were mostly excellent. We especially enjoyed the Chef's Table, Manfredi's is also excellent. In this region of the ...
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Sail Date: November 2019


Ship was great, staff was great, but excursions poor

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Southbassboy
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

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 we know that choosing a lower level cabin we would not have all the rights of people who booked higher levels. For example when it came my turn to book the bullet train it was sold ...
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Sail Date: October 2019


Far Eastern Horizons: Great ship, crew, and food, but relatively poor excursions

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TonyMe
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

We were traveling with some friends, and were interested in the locations visited. The ship and crew were fantastic. We enjoyed the food, which we felt was diverse and of high quality. However, we were not happy with the excursions. In general, they were superficial, lacking detail in the locations visited. The local guides often had difficulties speaking the English language. These comments ...
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Sail Date: October 2019


Viking Orion Beijing to Hong Hong

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ElizaBettyLou
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

We just got back from our first Viking cruise that departed Beijing and ended in Hong Kong. We traveled with another couple and had a great time. We loved China and Hong Kong. However, I am not sure I would select Viking again. Here’s why: 1. For the money, the room sizes were ridiculously small. Nicely appointed but for the thousands of dollars spent, We expected more. 2. We were ...
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Sail Date: October 2019


Viking Needs to "Up" their Game!

Review for Viking Orion to Alaska

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kevin7173
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We have done 3 Viking River cruises and enjoyed them all. So, we decided it was time to try a Viking Ocean cruise. First and foremost, Viking needs to have BETTER included excursions. In just about every port the included excursion was really no better than us getting off the ship to explore the little Alaska town we were in. In-fact, in Ketichikan we bought our own tickets to attend a ...
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Sail Date: June 2019


Disappointed Overall

Review for Viking Orion to Alaska

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Oskareppl1
First Time Cruiser • Age 60s

We booked this cruise directly through Viking in November 2017 - 18 months prior to departure. We were advised at that time we could upgrade flights as soon as flights became available. We duly did this through Viking. They organised the flights on our behalf. Five weeks prior to departure for Seward, Alaska we were contacted by Viking and advised that we would need an earlier flight to get us to ...
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Sail Date: June 2019


Excellent ship, terrible excursions

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Dad4sons
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

We had previous excellent experiences on Viking, enjoying especially the smaller size, afternoon tea service, sauna with snow room, and the superb food and drink. Unfortunately, they offered excursions which were generally a waste of time and money, in addition to their free, included shore excursions. For example, we booked an excursion for whale watching. Because of problems with that ...
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Sail Date: June 2019


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