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Sydney (Australia) Viking Ocean Viking Orion Cruise Reviews

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The 3 story atrium where entertainment played nightly.
From the Pompano Beach Club in Bermuda
Kayaking on Lake Rotoiti and hot sulfur baths. Rotorua/ Tauranga port.
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Viking Ocean does not disappoint

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Mike1733
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

Hello, we just got back from our Viking Ocean cruise from Australia and New Zealand on the Viking Orion. First let me tell you it was well worth the time Money and experience. We had a great time on the ship and the ports of call. The crew is absolutely fabulous, they were the friendliest and most helpful staff I have ever cruised with (with about 12 cruises so far that saying something). The ...
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Sail Date: February 2020


Great cruise!

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Alohashirl
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

Our first Viking Cruise was the most comfortable and relaxing cruise we have been on...probably because it is geared for people of our age group (late 60’s-70’s). We enjoyed the spa, lectures, entertainment, and all the open spaces on the ship. The staff was very good and friendly. We mostly ate at the buffet (World Cafe) and enjoyed the convenience of that (we appreciated the staff’s concern ...
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Sail Date: February 2020


Australia New Zealand plus Great Barrier Reef

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kchand
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

Just returned from Viking Orion- Australia and New Zealand, plus a pre-cruise to Cairns. Over all our trip was wonderful. We were so blessed with good weather and mostly calm seas. Our flights took us from KC to Dallas, to Sydney. Then to Cairns for our pre-cruise. I would recommend this pre-cruise because the northern part of Australia is beautiful with the Barrier Reef and rain forest. Our ...
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Sail Date: January 2020


Great Experience

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Allarea2
First Time Cruiser • Age 60s

We have been on 2 Viking River Cruises, but never an Ocean Cruise, so we chose to try our first Ocean Cruise with Viking because of their reputation for excellence and we wanted a small ship experience. Overall the cruise was excellent. The ship was beautiful, open and airy with lots of huge windows and spaces to use without ever being crowded. All the Viking staff are top notch, which we love. ...
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Sail Date: January 2020


Fabulous ship and crew

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Linda Sears
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

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 me feel at home. The wandering musicians were a joy. The ships decor was lovely. I loved all the lectures and adult activities. I dislike casinos, art auctions, noisy children and ...
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Sail Date: December 2019


It was wonderful! Just wanted more of the South Island of NZ!

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NancyTho
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

We chose this cruise because we had long talked about going to Aus/NZ and with free airfare, it was time to go! A storm out of Antarctic kept us from stopping in the port of Dunedin, and fire danger cancelled out Melbourne "Koalas and kangaroos at Sunset" special tour, but with 105 degree temps from winds blowing off the outback, I can't say I was all that disappointed! The rest of the cruise ...
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Sail Date: December 2019


WOW!

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mikedoolin
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

We have been on five cruises before - Celebrity, Princess, Cunard and Norwegian. None of them compare to Viking (although Cunard is close). This cruise was pretty much flawless in every way you can imagine. Embarkation was smooth and painless and they let us on the ship and into our room hours before we expected. The food was universally great, there was always lots of it, and the specialty ...
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Sail Date: December 2019


Trip to New Zealand

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hwright
6-10 Cruises • Age 80s

I have traveled on 9 previous Viking River Cruises and realize I enjoy smaller ships more! I chose this ocean cruise because I wanted to see New Zealand and it was the only Viking Cruise available. I found that with river trips, people are more interested in the places traveled while with ocean cruises it seem to be the cruising itself. Also it is easier to get to know people and make ...
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Sail Date: December 2019


Australia Indonesia cruise on Orion

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deerfieldmark
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

As first time Viking Ocean cruisers we enjoyed the ship very much. We have sailed Oceania multiple times. Viking ships like Oceania are not overwhelming in size with great service. Food was good although we thought Oceania was somewhat better especially the specialty restaurants. There was good variety at all meals. The grill outdoors was a good option for a quick lunch. Crew was superb with ...
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Sail Date: March 2019


Amazing trip to Australia and Indonesia

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billzappa
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We had always wanted to see Australia and New Zealand. Originally we thought we'd do this as a mostly land tour with another company, but my wife floated the option of doing this, plus Sydney to Auckland (which we will do the end of this year). Viking could not have done a better job! This was a relatively new itinerary for the ship and crew, so this was especially impressive because they were ...
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Sail Date: March 2019


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