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Viking Ocean Asia Cruise Reviews

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115 Viking Ocean Asia Cruise Reviews


SabreSailor avatar

SabreSailor

2 Reviews Written

28 Helpful Votes

Really Disappointed

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I've waited a few months to write this review; I didn't want to overreact, but rather give some time for reflection. We have sailed with HAL 13 times, and once each with Windstar and Paul Gauguin. We like great ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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Badger2

4 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Tokyo to Vancouver via Russia and Alaska

We had originally booked a shorter cruise of the inside passage when we found this longer cruise for less money because it was a repositioning cruise. I was able to show my wife beautiful parts of Japan before ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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dwd62748

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Excellence at Every Turn

We had sailed on Orion once before and knew it to be a lovely ship with excellent facilities, good food and thoughtful, attentive service. Seeing Japan was new to us and Orion offered a number of interesting stops. ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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dicknash

1 Review Written

Combining Auckland-Sydney and Sydney-Bali Cruises

We had been planning a trip to New Zealand and Australia for a long time. It involved a lot of research. During our land tour travels in Europe and Morocco we had met many Aussies and Kiwis and have kept in touch ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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maureendwyer

1 Review Written

Love, love love Viking Ocean!!

Our son and his wife were recently posted to China, we were going to wait a few more months before going but our very good friends had booked this trip and asked us to join them. We had done a river cruise with ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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chloerb

1 Review Written

Absolutely best cruise ever!

My husband and I were looking to do something special to celebrate our 25th wedding anniversary. We wanted a memorable event, and particularly a cruise. So we narrowed our choices down to travel to the Galapagos ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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GVHarrier

1 Review Written

Wonderful cruise from Hong Kong to Tokyo

We were particularly interested in visiting Japan and this cruise turned out even better than what was expected. Several months prior to cruise the itinerary was changed. South Korea was cancelled and replaced with ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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NickiBee

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Fabulous way to visit Southeast Asia (Hong Kong, Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand)

We chose Viking Ocean Cruise for this trip because we previously cruised with them and trusted we would receive the same amazing cruise experience. Below is a summary of our overall experience: Ship and cabin: 5 ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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Btiger1426

3 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Great way to travel

Japan has always been on my bucket list. And Viking provided a very comfortable way to do that. The cabins are spacious and provide you with everything you’ll need. There is a comfortable bed, plenty of storage ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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The Spielmans

2 Reviews Written

Once again, Viking has delivered an exceptional vacation.

Ship was very clean, food was great, staff were incredible. Entertainment and activities were superb. The choice of food for every meal was amazing, not one bad experience with dining. Dining staff were ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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Jimbo-19

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

A great way to experience Asian culture

We had taken several trips to Europe and felt that we wanted to experience the Asian culture for a change. The cruise allowed us that experience. The ship provided us with very comfortable living quarters while ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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KCRC

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Excellent service, superior enrichment talks with top notch excursions

Itinerary was perfect for us with concentration on Japanese ports. We wanted to sail with Viking since we only have booked with Oceania. Service is outstanding with Viking. As for restaurants, the Chef’s Table ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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uplandbobw

1 Review Written

Far East Discovery

The cruise was everything we hoped it would be. From the moment we arrived in China Viking handled everything for us. The hotel in Bejing was first class. The tours provided were wonderful and the guides did all ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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GailME

1 Review Written

Viking Orion + New Zealand & Australia = a winning combination!

We thoroughly enjoyed a Viking river cruise of the Rhine several years ago and were looking for an opportunity to travel with Viking again. A trip to New Zealand and Australia had been on our "wish list" for quite ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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bravokilo

2 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Bothersome Magnificent

The vessel, food, and staff are magnificent. The vessel is extremely handsome without being ostentatious. Space per passenger is extraordinary; didn't feel crowded. Buffet almost always had extraordinary ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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MS RS

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Very disappointed, very misleading cruise description

We had expected better based on other travelers comments, cruise description and cost. To begin with the description of the cruise was misleading, it was described as spending two days in Bali, when in ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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davidt53

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Disappointed and Feeling Deceived

We took the 12 night trip from Bangkok to Bali. The disembarkation port is more than 2 1/2 hours away from the city of Bangkok by taxi. This made making a visit to Bangkok after boarding the ship an expensive and ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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alan5151

4 Reviews Written

97 Helpful Votes

Beautiful ship, not quite 5*

We were on the 12 day BKK > Bali leg. a) The Ship We should say up front we were wowed by the ship : immaculate and beautiful, and kept pristine by a dedicated staff. Although at 930 guests is one of the ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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z8c192

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Highlights of Southeast Asia

We chose this cruise line and destination for the reasons: 1. we were looking for a cruise line that limit the children 2. no "nickel and dime" cruise 3. always wanted to visit SEA but was not sure where ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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Arthurg

2 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Should Have Been Better

Viking rated #1! Not for this cruise. Short amount of time in Bangkok. Included tour was much too short. For a city like Bangkok, more time is needed. Next stops, Kuala Lampur and Singapore needed much more time. ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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cayman5433

1 Review Written

12 Helpful Votes

Bangkok to Slums of Asia

This itinerary was very poorly designed. Long 2-3 hour bus rides on excursions, through Indonesia slums and hot old buses. Stayed two days in Jataka, nothing to see but cheap for Viking to dock, Singapore was ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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CruisingClarks

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Experience on Orion in SE Asia was mixed

We cruised from Hong Kong to Bangkok. The ship (Viking Orion) is fabulous, the ports are quite a mix, and the passengers are generally not very nice people. We enjoyed the ship, especially the Explorer's Dome ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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Snoopy55

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Brief look at struggling countries

I went on this trip to get a sense of SE Asia first hand. We have been on many Viking ocean and River cruises, so the ship, cuisine, level of service and accommodation and amenities were as usual -excellent. ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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travelstewart

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Unsurpassed Viking Hong Kong to Tokyo Cruise

We decided to do another Viking Cruise to celebrate my husband's retirement. He chose a cruise from Hong Kong to Tokyo with a 2 day extension in Hong Kong before our cruise began. Viking offered 2 Hong Kong included ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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MikeCPhx

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Exciting Asian Port Cities

Cruise provided 1) enjoyable and educational excursions. 2) a lot of history. 3) a good understanding of modern China. 4) a great sense of hstory of Okinawa. All accommodations,food, spa and exercise equipment ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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