Viking Ocean Cruises

Ship Guide

Cruise Passenger Ultimate Guide: Viking Orion

Viking Orion has started its summer season down under via a 14-night Australia & New Zealand sailing from Sydney. Find out everything you need to know.

WORDS BY Nuelan Magbanua . Dec 23 2023
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

Viking Ocean takes out honours in Conde Nast awards

Viking has continued a year of good news, being voted both Best Ocean Line and Best River Line by Conde Nast Traveller in their readers choice awards. Viking took out both of these honours for […]

WORDS BY Peter Lynch . Oct 5 2022

Three cruise lines reveal start date for sailings from the United Kingdom

Three cruise lines revealed they will resume operations in the United Kingdom, ranging from short breaks and week-long cruises. Viking, Cunard and today, MSC Cruises announced it would start cruises around the British Isles this […]

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Mar 19 2021
Tips & Advice

Ultra-luxe Regent Seven Seas says its less expensive than premium lines

Regent Seven Seas, owner of ‘the most luxurious ship ever built’ and arguably the most ultra-luxe line, says its cruises can be less expensive than some premium lines. In a surprising series of claims which […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Nov 22 2019

Six continents, 51 countries and 111 ports – Viking’s record breaking world cruise

Viking Cruises’ Ultimate World Cruise departed London last weekend and will attempt to set the Guinness World Record for the “longest continuous passenger cruise”. The Ultimate World Cruise on the Viking Sun is on a […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Sep 2 2019

Cruise Season 2019: New itineraries for Australia and NZ

The countdown has begun  for Australia’s cruise season – and there is plenty on offer this year that’s new. Cruise lines are becoming more inventive, visiting new ports, planning different itineraries and creating never-before-experienced shore […]

WORDS BY Teresa Ooi . Aug 8 2019

Aussies booking fast on Viking’s Mumbai to Mediterranean itinerary

A new route from Mumbai to the Mediterranean offered by Viking Ocean Cruises, has seen a record-breaking number of Australians book the trip. The deluxe line is offering a sailing in 2020 as well as […]

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Jul 26 2019

Is it cheaper to retire at sea? We tell you how you can do it

There has been a boom in retiring at sea – it’s increasingly becoming more common to find retirees spending their well-earned money sailing the seven seas. So much so, that there are a number of […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Jun 7 2019

Viking’s “generosity” stops Aussies joining US$10 million lawsuit

When Stephen and Judith Medcalf joined the Viking Sky to see the Northern Lights in Norway, they were looking for some rest and relaxation after a close relative’s death. Instead, they had one of the […]

WORDS BY Teresa Ooi . May 24 2019
Tips & Advice

The best and cheapest cocktails at sea

“It’s never too early for a cocktail.” Thank Sir Noel Coward for this advice – now you have the perfect excuse to indulge while you’re on vacation. Cruise lines don’t need an excuse. They have […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . May 2 2019