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488 Baltic Sea Viking Star Baltic Sea Cruise Reviews


JujuMary avatar

JujuMary

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Northern lights seen!

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We chose this cruise because it has always been a dream to see the Northern Lights and have also wanted to try out Viking Ocean cruises. (Got a good deal from travel agent) From start to finish the whole ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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fairweathertraveller

3 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

A great experience with Viking Star!

Having experienced their river cruise previously, wanted to try the ocean version with Viking. I was not disappointed by the experience. I found the company extremely professional in their approach to just about ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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Lincoln explorer

2 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

First time with Viking: it will not be the last

This was our first booking with Viking Ocean Cruises, and really this was due to the fact that they were the only cruise company in Norway during February. Having sailed with many 5/6 star operators including ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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kenpinkham

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

I got to see the wonderous northern lights and go on a reindeer sleigh ride.

Viking Star sailed to Norway above the Arctic Circle and gave us the opportunity to realize a dream and experience the northern lights. And we did see them--TWICE! We most enjoyed the optional excursion to visit ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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marynoonan

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

In search of the Northern Lights

The adventure of a cold vacation in beautiful Norway, with the chance of seeing the Northern Lights was a draw. Great time on a beautiful ship, full of cozy places to read, visit and explore.The Spa was fun and so ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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lovetotravel555

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Awesome Cruise Experience

This Viking Ocean Cruise was wonderful. Every staff member was kind, helpful and caring. Our stateroom was excellent, great bedding, shower was large with glass doors, bathroom had heated floors, a great built in ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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DBROB

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Great cruise

We booked the cruise for a chance to see the Northern Lights, and we were fortunate enough to see them on 3 occasions on various days; although not undulating and luminous as one would hope, they were still quite ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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4THELUVOFTRAVEL974

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Proof again that Viking is Superior in Cruising the Oceans

The Northern Lights were on our bucket list so we were excited to do this cruise. The winds were too strong to make it into Bodo so we cruised onward. Viking was unaware of the Sami Festival culminating the weekend ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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Kat9lives

4 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

In search of the Northern Lights

Our first cruise on Viking Ocean and the Viking Star did not disappoint. A beautiful ship and the staff was excellent. BRINSLEY as cruise director did a great job and was very organized. The guest lecturers were ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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Traveling650

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

The planetarium in Tromso's norther lights show was outstanding.

We had done a Viking River Cruise and wanted to try the ocean cruise and see the Northern Lights. The ship was outstanding; the decor was very nice and not overdone. There were plenty of activities for all. The ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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Khollar

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Outstanding Expedition to the Arctic

Seeing the Northern Lights has long been on our wish list for travel. After having a wonderful experience with Viking on a Danube River cruise a couple of years ago, we started looking at this cruise up the coast ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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Barbie21144

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Missed two ports, but still a great cruise

We chose this cruise for our anniversary (and to get away from the cold weather) and also because this cruise would take us to countries we'd never been to before, Unfortunately, the cruise began just a couple of ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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Ktfromlv

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Search for the Northern Lights

A friend had the Northern Lights on her Bucket List and I gladly accepted the offer to join her on this cruise. It all started out great until our first night at sea. The ocean wasn’t that rough, but the ship was ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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Cambridge MA

1 Review Written

Great cruise line!

I'v been on a Viking cruise before and was very impressed. I love the relatively small size-- no lines for anything. No children/rowdy college students. Beautiful rooms. Excellent service. The food at the main ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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VL-Mike

1 Review Written

Baltic Honeymoon

This was recommended by our travel agent because of Viking's reputation and the itinerary which included St Petersbourg and Norwegian Fjords with desirable "included" tours at each port. There were many choices of ...
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Sail Date August 2017


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Happy explorer

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Surpassed all expectations

Loved our trip from beginning to end. We had been really keen to visit the Baltic ports and in particular St Petersburg and finding a cruise without unnecessary days at sea which included Norwegian fjords was such ...
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Sail Date July 2016


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Wiredwright

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Homelands for 50th anniversary

We went on the Viking Star to see all the great places we went to. Loved the Viking river cruise we took in 2014, so wanted to try an ocean cruise. Viking is the best in every way: accommodations, excursions, ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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goawaygirl

1 Review Written

Sailing through the fjords especially Geiranger

We wanted to see Norway and Fjords. Scotland was an added bonus. The included excursions were well run and the optional excursions were great. Unfortunately we were traveling with two other couples and were not ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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ozgard1

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Excellent cruise - Viking Homelands

Past good experience with Viking so wanted to take this cruise with them. This was our 1st ocean cruise with them, previously 3 river cruises. As previously the ships are spotless, with a friendly, helpful and ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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A2RRL

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Excellent ship, excellent cruise!

We did the Vikings Homelands cruise on the Viking Star. We were impressed with the excellent food options, the onboard entertainment, and the choices of sidetrips. For us, seeing Swan Lake performed in St Petersburg ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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Geannie

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

A Spectacular Voyage Into the Midnight Sun

Everything about cruising with Viking was worry free and delightful. We were met at the airport by Viking staff that took care of our luggage and escorted us to the coach that delivered us to the ship. Embarkation ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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mamobley

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Educational, Interesting and Enjoyable

There were so many interesting locations to view and visit while enjoying luxurious service, dining and comfort. Viking spoils their passengers. Service is impeccable and wonderful selection of restaurants onboard. ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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Ksuevine

4 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

FUNtastic

Fantastic dining, fabulous musicians (Viking Trio). Outstanding excursions and itinerary. Comfortable stateroom. Viking ocean exceeded our expectations. Having been on more than a dozen cruises, we are pretty ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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Rdscarr

1 Review Written

Mediterranean Odyssey 13 day cruise

Always wanted to see the Mediterranean countries, particularly Italy. This was a wonderful cruise starting in Barcelona, Spain and ending in Venice, Italy. Viking Cruise Lines was a awesome experience. The ship ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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woochval

1 Review Written

Business class air transfer with Icelandair was not acceptable

Every aspect of the cruise would have been perfect if not for the return flights from Bergen to Seattle. We paid for business class. Viking put us on Icelandair and made us fly through Reykjavik. My wife and I ...
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Sail Date July 2018


Viking Star Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins5.04.8
Dining5.04.7
Entertainment3.04.2
Public Rooms5.04.8
Fitness Recreation5.04.3
Family1.0N/A
Enrichment4.04.4
Service5.04.8
Value For Money5.04.4
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