Viking Cruises

Port Guide

Ultimate Guide to White Bay Cruise Terminal

White Bay Cruise Terminal (WBCT) is one of two dedicated cruise passenger terminals in Sydney Harbour – one of the world’s most beautiful ports of call for cruise ships. 

WORDS BY Nuelan Magbanua . Dec 19 2023
Tips & Advice

Best European river cruises for 2024

European river cruises continue to rank among the most popular cruise options for travellers and cruise enthusiasts.

WORDS BY Nuelan Magbanua . Dec 14 2023
News

Viking launches brand new Mediterranean to Mumbai sailing

Viking has released a brand new itinerary that connects Barcelona with Mumbai, on this Indian and Europe Grand Passage sailing.

WORDS BY Tallis Boerne Marcus . Sep 27 2023
Features

Voyages for history lovers

Next year marks the 80th anniversary of D-Day, and river cruise lines are commemorating the event with dedicated voyages for history lovers. What was once a scene of death and destruction is now a place […]

WORDS BY Tallis Boerne Marcus . Sep 19 2023
News

Viking launches its latest ship the Viking Saturn

Viking has officially launched its newest ship, the Viking Saturn in New York. In a celebration filled with dignitaries and friends of the brand, the ship was blessed by Anne Ziff, the Chairman of the […]

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Jun 8 2023
News

Passengers evacuated after fire breaks out on Viking Orion

Passengers were evacuated from the Viking Orion when a fire broke out onboard as it was moored in Sydney Harbour’s White Bay. A Viking spokesperson said, “We can confirm that a small fire occurred in […]

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Feb 3 2023
News

The best ship launches of 2023

It’s a big year for cruise ship launches with a throng of new premium and contemporary ships, but there is a massive lineup of luxury vessels. Some of the highlights include the last of the […]

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Jan 13 2023
News

Why what happened aboard the cruise ship struck by a “rogue” wave should not deter you from expedition cruising

By Peter Lynch, Editor in Chief Just two weeks ago, I was sailing on Viking Polaris in Antarctica. It was an amazing journey filled with unrepeatable experiences, including standing on an island no human had […]

WORDS BY Peter Lynch . Dec 7 2022
News

Has Viking got the answer to Australia’s crisis over Covid and cruising

By Peter Lynch, Editor in Chief On board Viking Polaris in Antarctica We’re aboard Viking Polaris in Antarctica along with some 300 passenger and 200 crew. Apart from spectacular scenery and amazing service, there is […]

WORDS BY Peter Lynch . Nov 19 2022
News

Viking unveils 138-day World Cruises on two ships in 2023-2024

Viking has unveiled its 2023-24 World Cruises on Viking Sky and Viking Neptune which will offer identical 138-day itineraries sailing to 28 countries and calling at 57 ports. Viking said that its new world cruises […]

WORDS BY Teresa Ooi . Aug 27 2021
News

Viking Orion sailings in Australia cancelled in early 2022

Viking has cancelled sailings onboard Viking Orion in Australia next year because of continuing uncertainties around cruising in local waters in early 2022. Viking Orion’s other itineraries including Asia and Alaska, Far East and Alaska, […]

WORDS BY Teresa Ooi . Aug 20 2021