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Viking Ocean Asia Cruise Reviews

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51

Very Good

33

Average

18

Poor

9

Terrible

4

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33 Viking Ocean Asia Cruise Reviews


dicknash avatar

dicknash

1 Review Written

Combining Auckland-Sydney and Sydney-Bali Cruises

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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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NickiBee

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

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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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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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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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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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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Tennis Sue

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Loved exploring the cities of China

We loved the Viking River Cruises so wanted to try the ocean cruise and also wanted to see China. For the most part we were very pleased. The cabin and service were excellent. The food was good but not excellent. ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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SheemaK

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Beautiful, well-run ship EXCEPT for the dining room service and food

This was our second Viking Ocean cruise with similar experiences on both. Viking Ocean's ships are beautifully designed and maintained. The entire ship feels like a comfortable, high end living room, with cozy ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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Yoda4516

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Beautiful ship, some disappointing excursions

This was our 14th cruise with Viking (9 river, 5 ocean). So, obviously, we have been very happy with them. We have come to expect beautiful ships and helpful polite staff and this trip certainly lived up to our ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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sanded55

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Great experience

Having been on several river cruises with Viking which we love doing, we thought we’d book an Ocean cruise with Viking for our ruby wedding anniversaries. . We were a bit frustrated before going on the cruise ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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lizchorlton

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Overall the anticipation was greater than reality.

Special birthday, new destinations, somewhere we have wanted to go for many years, a cruise seemed a good way to do it. Orion is a fabulous ship, the crew, facilities and comfort are first class. Travel ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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Mareblu

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Explorer Suites Comparison

This cruise, "Far Eastern Horizens", was chosen as a logical extension of "North Pacific Passage", from Vancouver to Tokyo, where Viking kindly upgraded us to a forward Explorer Suite. Because we booked (a fully ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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franheaton

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Lovely room

We chose this cruise because we had never been to Japan. We would have appreciated more lectures and information in depth about the places we visited. The excursions were satisfactory, but they were very crowded ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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revgerry

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Our shortened adventure

We chose this cruise due to the itinerary. Unfortunately, this cruise lasted only 4 days for us. My wife and I left the cruise in Sri Lanka on day 4 since she had to go to the hospital due to a serious infection ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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robinhood1

4 Reviews Written

37 Helpful Votes

Familiar Viking Experience but some details need attention

We really loved our Viking cruise and as Viking regulars appreciated the familiarity and excellent service from the very friendly staff. I will get the negatives out of the way straight away - there are ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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MexAlaViet

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

14 night Far East -- Mostly very nice cruise, some room for improvement

Started with this 2-week cruise from Hong Kong to Tokyo, then a week in Japan on our own. We did a Viking River (Grand European) last year so wanted to try one of their ocean cruises. Loved the Orion. ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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Wallyroo

3 Reviews Written

19 Helpful Votes

Getting better!

Hong Kong to Tokyo 16 days. This was are Second Viking cruise as previously sailed on V.Sea. We found Orion to be a better experience this time around. Orion did not seem so bland as Sea, certainly more pop of ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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jamessmng

2 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

Very relaxing cruise on a spacious mid size modern ship

This cruise was a little different from all the other ones that I've been to. It is more relaxing, and more intellectual. The ship is newly commissioned, mid size but spacious for the number of guests. Except in ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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BobandGinny

1 Review Written

12 Helpful Votes

Love the ship, Excursions were mixed bag

We are loyal Viking River cruisers (5 trips) and decided to give Viking Ocean a try. We have traveled on other ocean cruise lines. Generally, things went pretty well for us, though there were a few bumps during ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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Focused1

5 Reviews Written

57 Helpful Votes

First time on Viking: Great crew but disappointing accommodations

Have sailed on most lines over the past 25 years , most recently on Regent, Seabourn, Silversea. We were impressed with the consistently excellent service throughout the ship by the delightful crew. The ship’s ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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Luckycat1

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Overall very good cruise, some issues

I chose Viking for a cruise around New Zealand ending at Sydney, Australia because I wanted the experience that Viking provided. Viking caters to adults, does not have a casino and includes a number of things in ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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boba88

1 Review Written

Cruising on Viking Orion is definitely a wonderful experience

Our voyage on the Viking Orion from Bangkok to Bali was certainly one of the most memorable cruising we have the pleasure to partake. Viking has a way to pick the best crew, and this is no exception. As this is a ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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Anone

3 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Beautifully appointed ship. Included tours need work.

We chose this cruise because of the destinations on the itinerary & because some tours were included. We had travelled on Viking before...a river cruise. Some of the shore excursions were terrible...long bus ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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gschill

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Excellent ship, excursions ok

The ship was absolutely beautiful - new and very well designed. PRE-ARRANGED TRANSFER: Had a bit of a problem upon our midnight arrival in Bangkok when there was no one to meet us, despite assurances that there ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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CrusinCajn

1 Review Written

12 Helpful Votes

Shipboard experience 5, Excursions 2

We were on the 15 night Far East Discovery cruise from Beijing to Hong Kong! SHIP - Brand new and very luxurious. The decor suits the Viking brand and the crowd that these ships attract. One never feels like ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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