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Viking Ocean Cruise Reviews for Luxury Cruises to Australia & New Zealand

Viking Ocean
Ship
Australia & New Zealand
Departure Port

Traveler rating

Excellent

21

Very Good

4

Average

4

Poor

1

Terrible

1

Cruise type

Luxury Cruises

31

Senior Cruises

19

Romantic Cruises

5

Family Cruises

3

Entertainment Cruises

3

31 Viking Ocean Cruise Reviews for Luxury Cruises to Australia & New Zealand


Insanityx4 avatar

Insanityx4

7 Reviews Written

37 Helpful Votes

Magical Mystery Cruise

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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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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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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


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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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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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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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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shielsja

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Joy

I also found not all passengers were treated the same. I think if you socialized with the crew you were treated better. If you spent time later in the evening with then and participated in their games, they greeted ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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cparkan

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Beautiful ship, poor service, missed ports of call

My wife and I go on a cruise almost every year. We have cruised with Crystal, Regent, Ocena, Princess, Cunard, Holland America over the years. Crystal has always been our preferred cruise line. We chose this cruise ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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All4lm

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Amazing first trip on Viking!

We love to cruise on the small luxury ships - Silversea, Regent, Seabourn (no children!) and this was our first time on Viking primarily due to the time of year and the destination. We were truly impressed and we ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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tomjscan

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Beautiful, well appointed ship with outstanding service.

Our experience on the Orion lived up to Viking River Cruise Standards in every way. Onboard entertainment was surprisingly good for such a small ship [ 900+ passengers]. The Viking Band performed every night in the ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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kttwalker48

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

It was delightful. All three lecturers were excellent as were the destinations.

We selected our destination first, then we chose Viking because of the limited number of passengers and Because there is no casino, no photographers trying to sell pictures, no pressure to buy other items, no ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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Vintagegal4Ever

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Small ships are THE way to go - if you can afford it

As we all know, luxury does not come cheap. After years of sailing predominantly on Holland America with some side forays into Princess and a few other lines, we decided to try Viking for our most recent cruise. ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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ollie46j

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Beautiful ship 2nd class treatment

The Viking Orion is a beautiful new ship we have been on 1 Of it’s sister ships The food was very good to outstanding The housekeeping was excellent The problem lies in being treated As a second class ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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p1969912

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

General Overall Review and Comments - Viking Orion - Australia

The ship was glorious, the crew was very kind and attentive, the music, artwork, planetarium, movie under the stars, the speakers, afternoon tea, dining, a well pampered facial, accommodations and so much more were ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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MaggieMay2017

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Downunder holiday

Amazing trip down under on Viking Orion. From the Sydney Harbor bridge climb and Opera house tour to welcoming in the new year in Auckland the most beautiful scenery you could imagine. Included tours were mostly ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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Etexvrc

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Recent Viking Orion Australia/N.Z. Cruise

Our 4th Viking Ocean cruise (on four different ships). It's been interesting to see the minor 'tweaks' to each edition of ship that Viking has rolled out. But overall the Viking Ocean ships are amazing in ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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WayneBryan

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

A flawless two weeks on an impeccably beautiful ship

With two weeks to utilize at the holidays, and with the desire to catch a restful break from daily routine while also getting to see some of the wonders of Australia and New Zealand, the Viking Orion offered the ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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NotSoYouKnow

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Viking Ocean Cruise needs to learn from Viking River Cruises

Have enjoyed previous Viking River Cruises so much we wanted to try the Viking Ocean Cruise and wanted to see Australia before we got too old to travel that distance. We found the Viking Ocean Ships professionalism ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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Off Shore

14 Reviews Written

52 Helpful Votes

Excellent Cruise...Except for the Included Tours

We have sailed on Viking Ocean before, and will do so again. Check-in and debarking was excellent. We had a PS3 cabin, which was worth the money. The food was quite good; although they should have more green ...
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Sail Date November 2018


Jean H avatar

Jean H

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

There was nothing about our cruise that was not delightful.

We have always wanted to see Australia and New Zealand, but we were overwhelmed with where to go and when. While we had one cruise we found awful, on another line, we decided to try Viking due to no casino, no kids ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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Sjwarner1

1 Review Written

New Zealand and Australia

Visiting New Zealand was on my bucket list. The trip was a way to celebrate my retirement. I was impressed by the beauty and cleanliness of the ship. Every room had an outside balcony. The food was made from fresh ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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kannet

1 Review Written

Great cruise, even better extension program

Love Viking, have done 2 ocean & a river. This cruise did not disappoint. Friendly staff, lovely ship, great food. Exactly what we've always experienced on Viking. Not a fan of the Chef's Table menu, but that's a ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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