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Viking Ocean Viking Orion Luxury Cruises Cruise Reviews

Viking Ocean
Viking Orion
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179 Viking Ocean Viking Orion Luxury Cruises Cruise Reviews


Mike1733 avatar

Mike1733

2 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Viking Ocean does not disappoint

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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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FREEZZA

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

ALASKA BY LAND AND VIKING CRUISE

Alaska still holds, for travellers, the experience of the Great Outdoors of wild forests, mountain sky lines, fast and slow flowing water ways. Wild life abounds in their natural habitat that will hold you in that ...
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Sail Date August 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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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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kenhannan12065

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Alaska - Inside Passage

This was our 3rd Viking Cruise, but our first Ocean Cruise. We wanted to experience Alaska, but in "Viking style", without gambling, large crowds, and with a focus on history and culture, gourmet dining, excellent ...
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Sail Date June 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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bteng

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

My first Viking cruise and many more to look forward to

Alaska was wonderful, but it was the Viking Orion that gave us a fabulous vacation. This is only my second cruise. I never wanted to cruise after my only other cruise experience on a Royal Caribbean ship 20 years ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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PhotoDigi

3 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Wonderful experience

My wife and I have been on numerous Viking cruises. We have been on three river cruises and this was our third ocean cruise. We have never been disappointed. The ships are beautiful and a size that is not ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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voyagerpunaise

5 Reviews Written

15 Helpful Votes

Fantastic Sights

I lived in Alaska as a child so I was super excited to go back and see it as an adult. I have sailed with Viking 7 times before the Alaskan cruise and absolutely love what Viking has to offer. After we arrived in ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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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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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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pmce

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Viking is simply the best for adults!

We chose this cruise because we had loved our river cruise with Viking and wanted to try our first ocean cruise with them. We liked the idea of a smaller ship and no kids. The itinerary sounded good and we were ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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linconrad

1 Review Written

First Time Cruisers

Friends invited us to join them on Inside Passage. We were reluctant since we had never been on a cruise. The trip surpassed all expectations. After spending four days in Vancouver, the departure city, we ...
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Sail Date July 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


Viking Orion Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins5.04.7
Dining5.04.5
Entertainment4.04.1
Public Rooms5.04.8
Fitness Recreation5.04.4
FamilyN/A
Enrichment5.04.4
Service4.54.7
Value For Money5.04.2
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