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Viking Ocean Viking Orion Cruise Reviews

Viking Ocean
Viking Orion
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38 Viking Ocean Viking Orion Cruise Reviews

JJSheldon avatar


1 Review Written

11 Helpful Votes

Pre cruise, excursions, extensions, transfers:


A bucket list destination with a line we trusted, we are probably more disappointed because of our expectations. We feel "betrayed" by poor communication prior to the trip and then repeated disappointment with ...
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Sail Date December 2018

NotSoYouKnow avatar


1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Viking Ocean Cruise needs to learn from Viking River Cruises

Have enjoyed previous Viking River Cruises so much we wanted to try the Viking Ocean Cruise and wanted to see Australia before we got too old to travel that distance. We found the Viking Ocean Ships professionalism ...
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Sail Date November 2018

michaelgastro avatar


3 Reviews Written

18 Helpful Votes

Very poor excursions and mediocre entertainment

We have cruised with HAL. Celebrity, Princess, RCL, Costa, MSC, Carnival. Azamara, and Oceana. This was our third Viking Cruise, second Viking Ocean Cruise. We had a very good experience on our previous Viking ...
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Sail Date October 2018

janicet58 avatar


1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Beautiful ship, bad excursions

Signed up for the great itinerary. I did thorough research of each port prior to embarkation. The excursions were poorly organized. Far to many people on each excursion. Much lost time at each port. Limited ...
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Sail Date September 2018

Mikebenesch avatar


1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

Magnificent ship, way below par food

The ship was magnificent. The majority of the crew and staff were excellent. A few surly or inattentive waiters. Orion July 8 Rome to Barcelona The big problem was the food at dinner. Our experience, as well as ...
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Sail Date July 2018

maultinm avatar


1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Across the Bay of Bengal

I choose this cruise because I had not been to the port of calls before. The ship, accommodations, and services were outstanding. So, the time onboard was rewarded with good food, accommodations, and activities. ...
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Sail Date September 2018

DianeLyn avatar


1 Review Written

14 Helpful Votes


I liked the original itinerary on Viking and that's why I chose it. After I had booked it, they eliminated Rotorua, New Zealand which was the stop I was looking forward to the most. They did give us a $500 per ...
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Sail Date January 2019

Southbassboy avatar


3 Reviews Written

10 Helpful Votes

Ship was great, staff was great, but excursions poor

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 ...
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Sail Date October 2019

TonyMe avatar


1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

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

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 ...
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Sail Date October 2019

ClaudiainMexico avatar


1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Not A Favorite

Combining factors reduced this cruise/tour to nearly unpleasant experience. The two factors were our lack of due diligence studying the time of year for down-under travel and Vikings failure to provide their ...
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Sail Date November 2018

Billybob62 avatar


2 Reviews Written

22 Helpful Votes

Just an ok Cruise

We chose this cruise for the itinerary, not knowing that Haikou, China and Sihanoukville Cambodia would be terrible stopovers. Lost 2 full days at places no cruise ship should go to. The ship itself is fine (we ...
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Sail Date November 2018

kevin7173 avatar


3 Reviews Written

120 Helpful Votes

Viking Needs to "Up" their Game!

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 ...
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Sail Date June 2019

Dad4sons avatar


1 Review Written

Excellent ship, terrible excursions

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 ...
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Sail Date June 2019

Viking Orion Ratings

Public Rooms5.04.8
Fitness Recreation5.04.4
Value For Money5.04.2
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