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Viking Ocean Australia & New Zealand Cruise Reviews

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83 Viking Ocean Australia & New Zealand Cruise Reviews


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TUCRUISE

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

A good cruise cut short

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Overall i like the Viking ocean ships. Clean, crisp norweigian style. Food choices good. Room layout very good. But this review is about my view of the way Viking handled the itinerary debacle caused by the ...
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Sail Date March 2020


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Insanityx4

7 Reviews Written

37 Helpful Votes

Magical Mystery Cruise

If I could rate Viking with a 10 star review, I would. We were on the 30 day Australia, Indonesia, Asia leg of the Ultimate World Cruise. When we signed up for the cruise we were worried about wildfires, volcanoes, ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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Mike1733

2 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Viking Ocean does not disappoint

Hello, we just got back from our Viking Ocean cruise from Australia and New Zealand on the Viking Orion. First let me tell you it was well worth the time Money and experience. We had a great time on the ship and ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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ekochman

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Improved tremendously by end of cruise

Viking is noted for being an above average cruise line. Unfortunately this particular cruise started out substandard for Viking. I made comments early on in our cruise and was really pleased with the quick feedback ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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Gropo

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Almost perfect

Auckland to Sydney. The only disappointment was the final day in Sydney being too short, and apparent confusion amongst Viking staff about water shuttles from wharf to attractions. Arrived Sydney at 1PM, and ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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mikedoolin

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

WOW!

We have been on five cruises before - Celebrity, Princess, Cunard and Norwegian. None of them compare to Viking (although Cunard is close). This cruise was pretty much flawless in every way you can imagine. ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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NancyTho

1 Review Written

It was wonderful! Just wanted more of the South Island of NZ!

We chose this cruise because we had long talked about going to Aus/NZ and with free airfare, it was time to go! A storm out of Antarctic kept us from stopping in the port of Dunedin, and fire danger cancelled out ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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dianeherrmann

1 Review Written

Surprising Bali and Australia

We chose this cruise because of the December sailing dates and because we wanted to snorkel at the Great Barrier Reef. It's our first Viking cruise, and we were not disappointed. From the pre-cruise stay in Nusa Dua ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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SteveMaryAnn

1 Review Written

Australia-NewZealand

We always wanted to tour these two countries and experience the culture. We are so fortunate to have completed this trip prior to the devastation caused by the fires in Australia and the horrendous terror incident ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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vistaober

1 Review Written

Wonders of Down Under

We have always had Australia and New Zealand on our wish list but the large cruise ships kept us away. We saw the size of the Viking ocean liners and it fit us to a t. Embarkation and debarkation was a breeze. We ...
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Sail Date February 2019


Charlie S avatar

Charlie S

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Our expectations of Viking have gotten too high?

We have been in love with Viking since our first River Cruise! We've been on 3 Ocean Cruises since. However, our last experience aboard Orion was not up to our expectations: The accommodations at both our pre- ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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Linda Sears

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Fabulous ship and crew

I was invited by family. I had never been to Australia and wanted to go. Viking had a good reputation. The food was excellent and I always enjoyed the wine service. All staff were friendly and helpful and made ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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lynncase

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Wildlife viewing - New Zealand/Australia

Australia and New Zealand were places we've never been before and it was a winter cruise with warm weather. We love the restaurants especially the Chef's Table, Manfredi's and The Restaurant. Also enjoy Mamsons and ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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Bkemlein

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Wonderful Cruise

We choose this cruise because of the pricing and the inclusion of the flight in the price. It was a trip of lifetime made within our reach. Also, Viking is a “no” children cruise line something we prefer. ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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CLK1951

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Home on the high seas

We chose this cruise because it was 30 days across southern Australia, across the Indian Ocean, and parts of South Africa. We had never been on a Viking Ocean Cruise before, only Rivers across Europe and China on ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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Kewi307

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Amazing Cruise around New Zealand

My travel partner and I had New Zealand and Australia on our must-do list. Previous Viking experiences in China and Germany led us to choose this cruise when it first became available. The food was extremely ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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tzombes

3 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Very disappointing

Having cruised all major shipping lines over the past 30 years, I was thrilled to find Viking Orion cruising from Australia 30th December, 2018. Having heard the standard of this ship was equal to the best I had ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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on_the_go_98765

3 Reviews Written

25 Helpful Votes

Use extreme caution when making reservations through Viking

This was our second Viking Cruise. Loved it the first time we cruised with Viking Sea; all went according to what we paid for and what we got. Our Penthouse Junior Suite (PJS 8007) was what we asked for and that ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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keryn and Dudley

1 Review Written

12 Helpful Votes

Australian & Komodo Coast

Chose this cruise for the destinations, which were wonderful. Ship was very clean and overall staff very friendly and attentive. Speciality Restaurants were of a very good standard. Spa was excellent. ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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Msdale

1 Review Written

11 Helpful Votes

Viking can’t do ocean cruises

I picked Viking For my ocean cruise because they did such a wonderful job on my river cruise in Europe. Unfortunately they are beginners on the ocean. The cruise was disappointing On many levels to the point of me ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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dedeblock

2 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

A heart breaking experience. Never will Cruise Viking again.

Before we departed on our trip, excursions were cancelled by Viking. So we arranged independent tours only to have to cancel these excursions because Viking cancelled 2 ports during our cruise. Imagine being on ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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billcon

2 Reviews Written

16 Helpful Votes

Great Ship, Great Crew

We chose this cruise because it included Australia and New Zealand. This is a beautiful, well appointed new ship. The crew was fantastic, the food, and the entertainment were very good. There is never a long wait ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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Sarababich

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Good trip but some issues

Overall I enjoyed our cruise on Viking Orion. My husband and I booked with Viking because we were tired of large ships with no private space and we didn't want to be nickled and dimed. We wanted an adult experience ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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fbowen

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Wonderful cruise, even better post cruise excursion

We have been on a Viking River cruise and really liked it. Have always had Australia/New Zealand on our list, so decided to try their ocean cruise. It was a great trip. It did not have the high budget shows, or ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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LibraryJo

4 Reviews Written

14 Helpful Votes

Beautiful ship; so-so entertainment; poor food service; poor excursion booking

We booked this cruise because of our previous experiences with Viking River and to join some friends. The process pre-cruise with booking excursions was horrible as most of the tours were listed as sold-out by the ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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