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Viking Expeditions Antarctica Cruise Reviews

Hanging Out in a Penguin Rookery.
Submerged inside the Viking Octantis submarine 1 "John".  We were lucky enough to be among the first guests on the only day of deployment at the Cuverville Station in Antarctica.  Awesome!
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Not up to Viking Standards On Board for 60 Days

Review for Viking Octantis to Antarctica

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eylarson
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We were on from Ushuaia to Milwaukee, 9 March to 7 May 2022. There were several shortfalls in the usual high-level of service and excursions that Viking is known for. We have been provided with Future Cruise Credits and are very appreciative, but I wanted to take the time to provide specific feedback for your consideration. Kayhan , Restaurant Manager, is a true gem!!! Any shortfalls ...
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Sail Date: March 2022

Cabin Type: Nordic Balcony


Beyond Outstanding

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Spock2022
First Time Cruiser • Age 60s

This was my wife bucket list trip and what a trip it was. First and foremost the Expedition Team, getting us on the zodiacs and off, made sure everyone and I mean everyone was safe. On land, areas mark for safety, asking the many questions we had. Being around them, the enjoyment they were having, it rubbed off. The ship, the staff, and the food, you cannot beat it. The ONE POINT that needs ...
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Sail Date: March 2022


Would have been a 5 but for excessive COVID restrictions

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The Brownie
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

Antarctica was my husband's choice for his 75th birthday present, so we took advantage of the opportunity to take one of the initial sailings to the bottom of the world on our "top of the cruising world" cruise line, Viking. The experience was truly remarkable--seeing a world in which the color palette was restricted to shades of white, blue, greys, and black yet provided for natural beauty on a ...
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Sail Date: February 2022


Wish you could have joined us !!

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happy texan
6-10 Cruises • Age 80s

We had TWO very smooth crossings of the Drake Passage. The scenery is impossible to describe -- you have to see it yourself. We had two Special Operations Boats that you boarded within the ship for additional excursions. The lectures were very professional and informative, The Aula is a magnificent lecture hall. All the naturalist were very friendly and willing to share their expertise. There are ...
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Sail Date: February 2022


Best Antarctic Adventure

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Intrepid522
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

My wife and I are repeat Viking Cruisers due to their consistent customer service and excellent value. When we heard that they were building expedition ships, we made a reservation as soon as it was offered. We could not have been more pleased! The experience was one of the best in our lives. From the cabin to the outstanding food/cuisine, and wine and beverage selections we could not be happier. ...
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Sail Date: February 2022

Cabin Type: Deluxe Nordic Balcony


Antarctica and lots of penguins!

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Oldpanurse
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

We chose this cruise just for the experience of seeing Antarctica. Our expectations were greatly exceeded! Everything was first class…the crew, the food, the service, the lectures and activities. We’ve since booked two more Viking cruises! While the initial cost may be more expensive, when you consider that a lot of the other cruise line extras are included, it’s worth the price. Wouldn’t ...
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Sail Date: February 2022


Beautiful Antarctic Cruise

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bspiering
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

I have been interested in traveling to Antarctica for some time. When we heard about the Viking expedition ships we compared some of the other cruise lines and chose Viking because of our previous experience with Viking Longships and Ocean ships. We were not disappointed. My wife was initially reluctant due to expectations of extreme weather and agreed to the trip mostly because of the add on ...
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Sail Date: February 2022

Cabin Type: Deluxe Nordic Balcony


A visit to an alien ice planet

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TruthFinder
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

Our cruise was amazing. I call it a trip to an alien ice planet, as the landscape was unlike anywhere else I’ve been with strange and abundant animals. I think this was the third cruise of the Octantis. For the most part things went very smoothly. We were out on the zodiacs many times with a variety of landing sites. We hit my bucket list of going below the Antarctica circle. We saw a lot of ...
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Sail Date: February 2022

Cabin Type: Deluxe Nordic Balcony


Unimaginable beauty

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Kmorloff
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

This was my husband’s 75th birthday cruise and a true trip of a lifetime for us. The natural settings, wildlife and marine life were so much more rare and wild than I had imagined. The numerous experts onboard (most were PhD’s and post doctoral) shared excitement over new sightings of mammals and fish and birds. We really enjoyed the special ops boats and RIB touring, weaving our way through ...
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Sail Date: February 2022

Cabin Type: Deluxe Nordic Balcony


Antarctica Instyle

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Dare2bnuts
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

Viking provided another wonderful trip for us. Always felt safe -- whether on the water or on the ship. Covid protocols were handled daily with no impact -- "spit" in a test tube in the privacy of your cabin and go! (Everyone tested negative daily throughout the cruise.) Weather permitting, a different off-ship excursion daily -- from continent landings, to sea kayaking, to Special Ops boat ...
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Sail Date: February 2022

Cabin Type: Nordic Junior Suite


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