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404 Viking Ocean Viking Orion Cruise Reviews


Charlie S avatar

Charlie S

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Our expectations of Viking have gotten too high?

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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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The Spielmans

2 Reviews Written

Once again, Viking has delivered an exceptional vacation.

Ship was very clean, food was great, staff were incredible. Entertainment and activities were superb. The choice of food for every meal was amazing, not one bad experience with dining. Dining staff were ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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Btiger1426

3 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Great way to travel

Japan has always been on my bucket list. And Viking provided a very comfortable way to do that. The cabins are spacious and provide you with everything you’ll need. There is a comfortable bed, plenty of storage ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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voyagerpunaise

5 Reviews Written

15 Helpful Votes

Fantastic Sights

I lived in Alaska as a child so I was super excited to go back and see it as an adult. I have sailed with Viking 7 times before the Alaskan cruise and absolutely love what Viking has to offer. After we arrived in ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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Wanda339

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Beautiful ship and excellent itinerary!

We chose this cruise because we had such a good experience on a Budapest to Amsterdam Viking river cruise. The ship was both comfortable and elegant. The lounges, restaurants, and other public areas were spacious ...
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Sail Date July 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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uplandbobw

1 Review Written

Far East Discovery

The cruise was everything we hoped it would be. From the moment we arrived in China Viking handled everything for us. The hotel in Bejing was first class. The tours provided were wonderful and the guides did all ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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cstevens6569

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Elegance and pampering at sea

I've always wanted to cruise Alaska but hate the large, 5000+ passenger cruise ships. Being a fan and loyal passenger with Viking River cruises, it was a no brainer to book with them when they announced their foray ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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GailME

1 Review Written

Viking Orion + New Zealand & Australia = a winning combination!

We thoroughly enjoyed a Viking river cruise of the Rhine several years ago and were looking for an opportunity to travel with Viking again. A trip to New Zealand and Australia had been on our "wish list" for quite ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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pmce

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Viking is simply the best for adults!

We chose this cruise because we had loved our river cruise with Viking and wanted to try our first ocean cruise with them. We liked the idea of a smaller ship and no kids. The itinerary sounded good and we were ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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LennyW

1 Review Written

Will travel again

From the beginning embarkation and personnel were great, this was our first Viking ocean cruise, we had two river cruises and another Portugal river cruise with Viking coming this summer 2020. The ship Orion was ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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Linda Sears

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Fabulous ship and crew

I was invited by family. I had never been to Australia and wanted to go. Viking had a good reputation. The food was excellent and I always enjoyed the wine service. All staff were friendly and helpful and made ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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Momcrum

1 Review Written

Our ship was a five star hotel on water. Staff, food, comfort, activities 5 Star

As soon as I heard Viking was going to Alaska we reserved our room. Alaska had been on my bucket list. We had enjoyed our river cruise down the Rhine. We were able to include an old friend and husband which enhanced ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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peteowlsmith

2 Reviews Written

Nature, people, and mountains

One of three Viking cruises we did in 2019, and was most memorable for nature! The ship was five star comfort, crew and meals Michelin, and excursions fantastic. We strongly recommend Denali Post excursion. Our ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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lynncase

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Wildlife viewing - New Zealand/Australia

Australia and New Zealand were places we've never been before and it was a winter cruise with warm weather. We love the restaurants especially the Chef's Table, Manfredi's and The Restaurant. Also enjoy Mamsons and ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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linconrad

1 Review Written

First Time Cruisers

Friends invited us to join them on Inside Passage. We were reluctant since we had never been on a cruise. The trip surpassed all expectations. After spending four days in Vancouver, the departure city, we ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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CanTex1

1 Review Written

Viking and Alaska - Well Suited To Each Other

We have had four Viking cruises so far, with a fifth on the horizon. It’s an adult-level cruise and they treat their guests accordingly. The operation of the vessel was seamless - the passengers never had to worry ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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cwarizona

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

It was our first cruise and we are hooked!

My husband had never been interested in cruising after spending a substantial amount of time on Navy ships, but he wanted to see Alaska. Years ago we made a deal that we would take an Alaskan cruise; we figured it ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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dorisreinhart

1 Review Written

Incredible Scenery and Service

Our cruise to Alaska was wonderful. We have travelled with Viking before. They are focused on ensuring you have a wonderful experience both on and off the ship. The ship is lovely and has multiple areas to ...
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Sail Date May 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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MS RS

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Very disappointed, very misleading cruise description

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 ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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davidt53

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Disappointed and Feeling Deceived

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 ...
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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


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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