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Viking Ocean Cruise Reviews for Luxury Cruises to Asia

Viking Ocean
Ship
Asia
Departure Port

Traveler rating

Excellent

18

Very Good

19

Average

9

Poor

3

Terrible

2

Cruise type

Luxury Cruises

51

Senior Cruises

22

Romantic Cruises

5

Entertainment Cruises

5

Repositioning Cruises

3

51 Viking Ocean Cruise Reviews for Luxury Cruises to Asia


dwd62748 avatar

dwd62748

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Excellence at Every Turn

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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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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

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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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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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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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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Ricey

2 Reviews Written

13 Helpful Votes

3rd Cruise on Viking and still loving it!!

We choose this cruise because we had not been to China before. We were keen to do another Ocean Cruise after doing a Viking River Cruise the year before. The embarkation process was very smooth and we were on the ...
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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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Ed Rogalin

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Greatest Ship I've Sailed On

Chose this cruise because we wanted to visit Japan, Eastern Russia and the Behring Sea. The ship was second to none, and I've sailed on many ocean cruises: 4 times on Princess (reasonably good for the money, but ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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Rosieogradie

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Orion New Zealand & Australia

Could not get the flight I wanted, even though I took Air Plus. Flight home was delayed 2 hours, so United dumped all luggage at LAX stopover and cancelled all connecting flights. We had a scheduled 3 hour layover, ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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Rileyprime

1 Review Written

12 Helpful Votes

Take another ship

First of all, this idiot company planned an itinerary which would have brought us to a Korean port on a national Korean Holliday, something that should have been known well in advance. Then after paying for the ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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jyhar

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Seasoned cruiser but our first time on Viking Ocean

The itinerary matched exactly the route (North Pacific) we desired especially Tokyo embarkation and Vancouver disembarkation ports. We had sailed on many Viking River cruises and we were confident that Viking Ocean ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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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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NanciEA

4 Reviews Written

48 Helpful Votes

Our Favorite Cruise to Date

We have cruised on numerous ocean cruises over the past ten years including Princess, Regent, Oceania, and National Geographic. Viking Ocean will now be our "go to" cruise line unless we are seeking an expedition ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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Yosel

1 Review Written

31 Helpful Votes

Underwhelming

I was attracted by the destinations and the hype surrounding Viking Ocean Cruises. The ship is beautifully equipped with all modern facilities. Like a beautiful woman until the true character is exposed. The Ship ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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