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Viking Ocean Viking Orion Romantic Cruises Cruise Reviews

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54 Viking Ocean Viking Orion Romantic Cruises Cruise Reviews


Badger2 avatar

Badger2

4 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Tokyo to Vancouver via Russia and Alaska

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We had originally booked a shorter cruise of the inside passage when we found this longer cruise for less money because it was a repositioning cruise. I was able to show my wife beautiful parts of Japan before ...
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Sail Date May 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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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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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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cstevens6569

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Elegance and pampering at sea

I've always wanted to cruise Alaska but hate the large, 5000+ passenger cruise ships. Being a fan and loyal passenger with Viking River cruises, it was a no brainer to book with them when they announced their foray ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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peteowlsmith

2 Reviews Written

Nature, people, and mountains

One of three Viking cruises we did in 2019, and was most memorable for nature! The ship was five star comfort, crew and meals Michelin, and excursions fantastic. We strongly recommend Denali Post excursion. Our ...
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Sail Date May 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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cbrignac43

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Alaska

Love Viking. Always wanted to go to Alaska. Room is a little small. A/C is so so. Love the drink package, speciality restaurants, shore excursions. Internet a little slow. Crew is very nice. Food is great. Boat is ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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DReustle

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Top cruise line and ship

An outstanding cruise which combines a repositioning with multi country/culture adventure. Seeing Alaska, Russia and Japan all while gaining extra sleep every other day made this relaxing. This ship (like all the ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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DaveWrench

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Alaska

Always wanted to do an Alaska cruise. As this year was our 50TH wedding anniversary we chose to celebrate by going to Alaska with Viking. We were not disappointed. Overall I would rate the cruise as excellent. Up to ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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DisNerd Linda

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Loved all the inclusions!

The ship was immaculate, the food was superb, the spa was wonderful and the service without parallel! So nice to have free drinks and spa! Loved the pure water in my room every day! The special restaurants were ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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heres johnny

1 Review Written

13 Helpful Votes

Beautiful Alaska Canada And Viking Orion July 25th 2019 sailing

We Carefully Choose viking Orion for our Alaska cruise when first available in 2016 because of ships open vista views and as a small ship also very importantly the itinerary and full package details . As our first ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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carolcohenrota

1 Review Written

12 Helpful Votes

Top cruise, here’s why

We had been on many of the cruise lines in the past but really preferred the river cruise to the save my pool lounge chair mentality. So we thought we would give Viking Ocean cruise a try due to the number of ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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eaglewatchers

2 Reviews Written

13 Helpful Votes

93 days at sea: Viking Orion’s Grand Pacific Explorer

If you want a ship with a casino, climbing wall, giant water slide, etc., ignore this review and Viking Oceans. If you seek a family cruise with you and your (non-adult) children, look elsewhere. If you like ...
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Sail Date February 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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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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JimO1104

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Fantastic Cruise

Viking always is top notch cruise experience. The ship is always in immaculate condition has the most space per passenger I've experienced. You can sit by yourself at dinner if you choose because there's always ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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Manassas

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Another Fabulous Experience from Viking Cruises

We chose this cruise because it covered both the Western Med and the Adriatic Sea, going from Barcelona, Spain to Venice, Italy. Usually, you have to choose one or the other itineraries. We had cruised four times ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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BKPACE

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Amazing!

We chose this cruise because we wanted to visit the destinations of Venice, Croatia and Greece and explore the Adriatic region. Every detail of this trip exceeded our expectations. Our cabin , the penthouse ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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Lgrslp

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Wonderful Trip But Skip Onboard Harding Jewelers

We chose it because of Viking’s reputation. Also we really wanted to visit the countries on this trip. I learned quickly that all staff were eager to please. We had an awesome steward and housekeeping person. ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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kevinsac

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Almost to perfection, I’m not sure I’ll ever cruise on any other line again!

I have sailed a lot, probably close to100 cruises. On Cunard’s Queen Mary 2, I have spent over 360 days. But I was so impressed with everything about this voyage, I’m not sure I ever will go back to any other ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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1dmelvin

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Beautifully designed ship.

Wanted to be on a great ship without massive amount of passengers. We had been reading about this cruise line and finally booked and never regretted it. Beautifully designed ship. welcoming crew members. Excellent ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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kmamison

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Beyond our expectations!

This was our first cruise. We fell in love with the Viking experience and have already spoken of future locations to look into..... All around fantastic experience, couldn't imagine cruising with another line. ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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Jeffrey D

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Best cruise ever

We thoroughly enjoyed being on a Viking riverboat and wanted to try a larger, ocean going Viking ship. It was amazing. Not only was it absolutely beautiful but it seemed music was everywhere. The central area ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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Ajcrabb83

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Absolutely incredible in every way

We chose this cruise for our honeymoon and could not be happier with our choice!!! The ship was absolutely breathtaking, everything we could imagine was available and then some (ex. The bathrooms in the staterooms ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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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