Viking Expeditions Caribbean Cruise Reviews

Ship overlooking penguins
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Antarctic scene
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Good But Not Great

Review for a South America Cruise on Viking Octantis

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rocketer
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

This review is primarily for people contemplating Viking Expeditions Panama and Scenic South America cruise. This is only my opinion. We are frequent cruisers and habitual Viking Ocean customers (1 river and 7 Viking Ocean cruises). We booked this one as it was relatively inexpensive for a lot of days (18) on a new Expedition class ship. We wanted to experience it and decide if we would invest in ...
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Sail Date: September 2023


Beautiful ship but definitely for Antarctica

Review for a Panama Canal & Central America Cruise on Viking Octantis

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Insanityx4
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We chose this trip from Santiago Chile through the Panama Canal to Ft. Lauderdale because we wanted to try an Expedition ship and I don't like cold weather. Everything is geared towards the Arctic however and there really wasn't much to do on the ship. We had a nature lecturer and a historian but the talks were mostly on the Arctic. The "toys" on board are only licensed to be used in Antarctica ...
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Sail Date: March 2023

Cabin Type: Nordic Penthouse (with Balcony)


Viking Octantis - Brazilian cruise

Review for a South America Cruise on Viking Octantis

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bringrose
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

Have never been to Brazil and was excited about the experience with the new expedition ships the Viking has developed. As expected Viking is a first class way to travel on any of their fleet of ships. Enjoyed meeting the expedition staff and the incredible informative including seeing/learning about microplastics, seeing the Hangar and Science Laboratory and the (BRUVS) Baited Remote Underwater ...
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Sail Date: October 2022

Cabin Type: Nordic Balcony


The best of the best cruise

Review for a U.S.A. Cruise on Viking Octantis

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howellad
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

This cruise was an opportunity to see the Great Lakes area. Viking is in our view is the best of the best. Exceptional ship and amazing research done on board. Great dining and all-inclusive pricing. Amazing staff and staff to quest ratio is better than 2 to 1. The ship is the star of the cruise and the best ship we have ever sailed on. Historians on board made for an exceptional cruise and ...
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Sail Date: October 2022

Cabin Type: Deluxe Nordic Balcony


A DIFFERENT EXPERIENCE

Review for a Caribbean - All Cruise on Viking Octantis

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jrh415
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

The expedition experience that Viking is selling with this ship is definitely different from the typical ocean cruise experience. There are about two dozen staff members who are assigned to bring the expedition experience to life. The ship shares many of the design elements of the ocean ships. The cabins are nice and feature a floor to ceiling window instead of a balcony. The room darkening shade ...
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Sail Date: October 2022

Cabin Type: Deluxe Nordic Balcony


Sea Excellence

Review for a Caribbean - All Cruise on Viking Octantis

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Dmc53
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

Through much online Viking cruise (positive) search reviews, the small size of the ship, adults only and Octantis being an expedition ship Viking met what we were looking for in a cruise without the party time atmosphere of most other lines. With that being said, we decided to give her a try and we are certainly glad that we did as we were NOT disappointed. As a matter-of-fact Viking exceeded our ...
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Sail Date: April 2022


I liked it better than the other Viking Ocean Ships

Review for a Caribbean - All Cruise on Viking Octantis

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Spaniel Lover
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

My expectations for this ship turned out to be quite a bit off! All I knew when I first heard about this ship is that it is smaller and carried less passengers than Viking's other ocean ships. I interpreted that to mean that it was going to be a scaled-back version of their other ships... that it would be somehow inferior. But after a 10-day cruise on Viking Octantis, I'm here to tell you ...
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Sail Date: April 2022

Cabin Type: Nordic Junior Suite


Wonderful new ship with a very energetic crew

Review for a Caribbean - All Cruise on Viking Octantis

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60strave11er
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

Viking Octantis is a new ship with a purpose: interactive fun for the guests. It's built to cruise in Arctic/Antarctic waters, but it size allows it to go to other waters, such as the US Great Lakes and cruise where much larger ships do not. For starters, as an 'expedition' ship, the Octantis has significant gear aboard that enables its guests to experience their ports up close and personally. ...
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Sail Date: April 2022

Cabin Type: Deluxe Nordic Balcony

Traveled with disabled person


The most beautiful ship EVER.

Review for a Caribbean - All Cruise on Viking Octantis

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okiegreen
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

Brand new ship launched in January of 2022. A much more academic ride than we are used to. Much of the entertainment had to do with the sea. Books on the Antarctic and the Great Lakes were everywhere. The room was outstanding. Very comfortable and the opening window was excellent. It was like they added the room from the veranda into the room. Extra heated closet for the Artic gear was great ...
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Sail Date: April 2022

Cabin Type: Nordic Balcony


Caribbean Connections

Review for a Caribbean - All Cruise on Viking Octantis

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rklewisfam
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

We wanted to experience the new expedition ship, Viking Octantis. We chose this trip as it had several stops in the Caribbean before heading to NYC. We had a wonderful trip and enjoyed all that Octantis had to offer. While the entertainment was fine, it was not the same as one would find on a larger ship. We knew this from the start so were not disappointed, but that's why I rated the ...
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Sail Date: April 2022

Cabin Type: Deluxe Nordic Balcony


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