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Viking Expeditions Viking Octantis Cruise Reviews for Expedition to the Caribbean

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"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.Additionally, the smaller size of the ship eliminated lines getting on and off the ship, waiting for elevators, or during meals...."Read More

Dmc53

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Beautiful ship but definitely for Antarctica

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

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

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

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

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


I liked it better than the other Viking Ocean Ships

Review for a Caribbean - All Cruise on Viking Octantis

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

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

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


Sea Excellence

Review for a Caribbean - All Cruise on Viking Octantis

Dmc53
6-10 Cruises • Age 50s

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


Outstanding!

Review for a Caribbean - All Cruise on Viking Octantis

jebee38
10+ Cruises • Age 80s

We chose this expedition because of previous experiences with Viking River Cruises. The expedition was outstanding in all respects: service, accomodations, dining and landings on the zodiacs. The staff, in all areas, was attentive and accomodating. Kudos to all from the Captain and Department Heads to to the Wait Staff, Cabin Attendents, and expedition and landing crews. This expedition ...
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Sail Date: April 2022


Caribbean Connections

Review for a Caribbean - All Cruise on Viking Octantis

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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