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Viking Ocean Viking Orion Cruise Reviews

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66 Viking Ocean Viking Orion Cruise Reviews


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TUCRUISE

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

A good cruise cut short

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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 ...
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Sail Date March 2020


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ekochman

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Improved tremendously by end of cruise

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 ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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matheodore

1 Review Written

Relaxing, enjoyable; pleasant stateroom

Chose it by going online and reading reviews. I was attracted by the fact that there were no children, no gimmiks, no casinos. The food, while pleasant, wasn't spectacular, as I'd been told happens on a ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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dicknash

1 Review Written

Combining Auckland-Sydney and Sydney-Bali Cruises

We had been planning a trip to New Zealand and Australia for a long time. It involved a lot of research. During our land tour travels in Europe and Morocco we had met many Aussies and Kiwis and have kept in touch ...
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Sail Date February 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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Charlie S

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Our expectations of Viking have gotten too high?

We have been in love with Viking since our first River Cruise! We've been on 3 Ocean Cruises since. However, our last experience aboard Orion was not up to our expectations: The accommodations at both our pre- ...
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Sail Date December 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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Bkemlein

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Wonderful Cruise

We choose this cruise because of the pricing and the inclusion of the flight in the price. It was a trip of lifetime made within our reach. Also, Viking is a “no” children cruise line something we prefer. ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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bravokilo

2 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Bothersome Magnificent

The vessel, food, and staff are magnificent. The vessel is extremely handsome without being ostentatious. Space per passenger is extraordinary; didn't feel crowded. Buffet almost always had extraordinary ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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alan5151

4 Reviews Written

97 Helpful Votes

Beautiful ship, not quite 5*

We were on the 12 day BKK > Bali leg. a) The Ship We should say up front we were wowed by the ship : immaculate and beautiful, and kept pristine by a dedicated staff. Although at 930 guests is one of the ...
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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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Tennis Sue

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Loved exploring the cities of China

We loved the Viking River Cruises so wanted to try the ocean cruise and also wanted to see China. For the most part we were very pleased. The cabin and service were excellent. The food was good but not excellent. ...
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Sail Date November 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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Yoda4516

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Beautiful ship, some disappointing excursions

This was our 14th cruise with Viking (9 river, 5 ocean). So, obviously, we have been very happy with them. We have come to expect beautiful ships and helpful polite staff and this trip certainly lived up to our ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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Youngpeter

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Great food and service

The Buffet restaurant was fantastic. The choice and quality of food was amazing. On several occasions I was moved to say this is the best ....... I have ever tasted. The main restaurant was not so good if you ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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sanded55

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Great experience

Having been on several river cruises with Viking which we love doing, we thought we’d book an Ocean cruise with Viking for our ruby wedding anniversaries. . We were a bit frustrated before going on the cruise ...
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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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Mareblu

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Explorer Suites Comparison

This cruise, "Far Eastern Horizens", was chosen as a logical extension of "North Pacific Passage", from Vancouver to Tokyo, where Viking kindly upgraded us to a forward Explorer Suite. Because we booked (a fully ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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franheaton

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Lovely room

We chose this cruise because we had never been to Japan. We would have appreciated more lectures and information in depth about the places we visited. The excursions were satisfactory, but they were very crowded ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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Flora Dora

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Lovely Ship- Shame About The Cabin

The ship is lovely, public spaces really well designed, and many of them. Lecture program was outstanding, if anything there were too many different lectures but they covered every possible aspect of the areas we ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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DaveWrench

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Alaska

Always wanted to do an Alaska cruise. As this year was our 50TH wedding anniversary we chose to celebrate by going to Alaska with Viking. We were not disappointed. Overall I would rate the cruise as excellent. Up to ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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mhatley

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Celebrating

With daughter and son-in-law to celebrate birthdays and anniversary. Daughter has serious food issues, and the crew took fabulous care of her. The food is good, especially liked the buffets. The chef made several ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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revgerry

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Our shortened adventure

We chose this cruise due to the itinerary. Unfortunately, this cruise lasted only 4 days for us. My wife and I left the cruise in Sri Lanka on day 4 since she had to go to the hospital due to a serious infection ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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CalTravelers

3 Reviews Written

22 Helpful Votes

Viking Orion. Japan-Vancouver

This was our third cruise with Viking ocean. We chose this trip for the itinerary. We had never been to Asia and liked the ports in both Asia and Alaska. Crossing the Int’l Dateline added to the attraction. We ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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Insanityx4

7 Reviews Written

37 Helpful Votes

Where to begin? Tokyo to Vancouver

This was our 4th Viking Ocean cruise and it pains me to only give the Orion a 4 star review. The Orion is definitely NOT an example of the Viking Ocean quality we have experienced on past cruises. Many new ...
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Sail Date May 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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