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63 Viking Ocean Viking Sea Luxury Cruises Cruise Reviews


Karebear1959 avatar

Karebear1959

1 Review Written

This West Indies Explorer cruise had weather issues.

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We chose this cruise explicitly because there were no “at sea days”. We chose Viking because of stellar reviews with no casinos nor children. Being a very new boat, just 4 or 5 years old added to the allure. ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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Lindasueg

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

WOW! What a Homelands voyage!

Our Viking Ocean cruise began in Bergen Norway and ended in Stockholm Sweden. Doris and I have traveled often together but neither of us had been to the countries included in this cruise. One main reason I chose ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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rwcgl83

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Another outstanding Viking experience!

We chose this cruise based on the itinerary and our desire to get out of the Northeast in the late winter. It was also a plus to have a short flight to Florida and to stay in the same time zone. One of the things ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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RHunt8218

1 Review Written

Outstanding staff, good food, mixed excursions

This was our third cruise with Viking, one river cruise, one Adriatic ocean cruise. The ship staff from the valet to the captain were outstanding. Always friendly & helpful. The ship was great, too. Easy to navigate ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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bannatyne

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Mixed Feelings

First ever ocean cruise. Chose Viking because of an awesome French river cruise 2 years ago. The thought that went into this ship's design is amazing. The carpentry, the meeting coves and the spa additions are ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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dcbltg

1 Review Written

Island Bucket List

Our friends and we both have a bucket list of trips. We all wanted to see some of the West Indies we'd not gotten to on our other trips. It seemed perfect. The ship size is perfect. We are not into zip lining ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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Laurajane456

1 Review Written

Excellent Service

We chose this cruise because of the itinerary. We always wanted to visit St Petersburg. Also we had been on a Viking River cruise and were impressed with ship and service. The Viking Sea crew are superb ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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DeckDog

2 Reviews Written

21 Helpful Votes

Perks, Quirks & Irks

This was our first experience with Viking and, though all-in-all a good cruise, we departed feeling like there was room for some improvements. Viking’s reputation and recent ratings speak for themselves, so my ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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nbortnik

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Look out!

For the past 20 years, my husband and I cruised at least 2-3 time per year. We have been on Royal Carnelian many times, Princess, and finally graduated to Regent and Oceania. We absolutely love Oceania, even their ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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Tim78

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Good cruise on the ever growing line

We had been on the ocean ships before so knew what to expect. The boat is not that old the décor the same as other of the ocean ships. The layout virtually identical. So that makes a great experience or does it? ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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newsome 1

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Great cruise

Small ship with under 100 guests and adult only. Booking through to leaving the ship was extremely well organised. We had a penthouse balcony cabin which gave excellent space for clothes as well as a sofa and ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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Islandgirl02564

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Trade Routes of the Middle Ages

After having a wonderful experience on Mediterranean Odyssey in March, 2017, we wanted to take another Viking ocean cruise. On that cruise, we had perfect weather, excellent service and food, were upgraded from a ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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debbyLA

4 Reviews Written

14 Helpful Votes

West Indies cruise Jan

We had cruised December last year on Viking Sea to Cuba. Our friends from cold northern US wanted to go to the Caribbean and this cruise had a different island per day with no sea days. We got cabins on 5th ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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Roycal

4 Reviews Written

48 Helpful Votes

Very nice ship

Ship. Words that come to mind about the ship: refined, tasteful, understated, quiet, slow-paced. This description could also be about fellow passengers, with the addition of "very friendly" and "good company." At ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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128 Cocomo

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Great Ship....ok excursions

We had been on a wonderful cruise on the same ship last year and LOVED it. The room was a nice size...all rooms have verandas. The fridge is stocked each day, the bathroom floor is heated, the staff is excellent, ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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gldnpear

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Lovely cruise on the Viking Sea!

This was our second time on the Viking Sea. First trip was to the Caribbean, this one the New England Explorer. Great service as always. Beautiful ship and cabin. Food was excellent. We were a bit unhappy ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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DrBanjo

6 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

Delightful Cruise on the Lovely Viking Sea

This was our third sailing on the Viking Sea, and my wife and I have become very fond of this spectacularly beautiful, well-designed, and immaculately-maintained ship! The staterooms are setup just right to ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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HRBGOLD

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

The Viking Sea and Experience of a Lifetime

The ship was lovely. Common areas resembled living rooms or casual seating so you felt like you were at home. The broad expanse of windows in the Explorers Lounge was one the favorite gathering spots. The ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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lovemlady

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Winter Relief

My husband and I chose Viking to tour the West Indies because of a previous excellent experience on a Viking river ship on the Grand European Tour in 2017. It was also a wonderful respite during our long and cold ...
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Sail Date January 2018


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Erye

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Beautiful ship / beautiful countries

My husband and I wanted to try a Viking Ocean cruise. We have been on several Viking River cruises and have thoroughly enjoyed them. We had never been to Iceland, Norway or Scotland so this was the perfect cruise ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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RoninsonCrusoe61

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

The Most Elegant Ship at Sea

We decided to fly to Miami from Heathrow the day before and then on to San Juan the next morning. The package we were offered initially meant flying to Miami and then on to San Juan in one day which meant arriving ...
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Sail Date February 2018


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landtraveler

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Relaxing with great service

The cruise was perfect in that it got us out of the cold and gave us 10 days in the warmth and sunshine of the Caribbean. The service was great, the staterooms beautiful and well taken care of. There was nothing ...
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Sail Date February 2018


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ACastillo

1 Review Written

Amazing Destinations

In the interest of full disclosure this was my first cruise...so i have nothing to compare it to. I had read about illnesses pn another cruise line before I went and my husband had been on a cruise long ago ...
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Sail Date January 2018


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sherylann

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

First Time to South America and the Caribbean

We chose Viking for this cruise because we had enjoyed both the river and ocean cruises in Europe that we have taken with Viking. The friendly staff and crew made this trip memorable. It is exciting to go new ...
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Sail Date November 2017


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zwavedave

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Fantastic on board experience - shore excursions lacking

We love Viking. The ships are immaculately maintained, the crew holds itself to very high standards, and the dining is exceptional. The Viking Sea is no exception to this. However, we were very disappointed with our ...
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Sail Date October 2017


Viking Sea Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins5.04.8
Dining5.04.7
Entertainment3.54.2
Public Rooms5.04.9
Fitness Recreation4.54.4
Family1.0N/A
Enrichment4.04.4
Service5.04.8
Value For Money5.04.5
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