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Viking Orion Review

5.0 / 5.0
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404 reviews
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Almost perfect

Review for Viking Orion to Australia & New Zealand
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Gropo
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

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Sail Date: Jan 2020
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Auckland to Sydney.

The only disappointment was the final day in Sydney being too short, and apparent confusion amongst Viking staff about water shuttles from wharf to attractions. Arrived Sydney at 1PM, and cruise ended next morning .. only half a day for this great city. Directions we received from Viking shore team sent us as pedestrians thru an active working dock area to a non-existent shuttle. Wound up taking taxis at $60 to access Australian Maritime Museum, one wharf away from the ship.

Otherwise, everything aboard ship, and all the organized shore excursions and enrichment sessions exceeded expectations. Food in all dining venues was excellent. Even had a special cake for 50th anniversary in Chefs Table.

Cabin Review

Every detail was first class. The burned out makeup mirror light was fixed the afternoon of the day it was reported.

Port Reviews

Napier

No comment

Melbourne

Did this as part of Kitchen Table experience. Was very interesting and delicious food.

Sydney (Australia)

Insufficient time in port on last day.

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