Viking Ocean Cruises


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
Tips & Advice

The best value spa at sea

Vacations are all about relaxing and getting recharged, and a big part of it is getting pampered at the spa. So you don’t want to add to the stress by trying to work out where […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Apr 5 2019

Viking Ocean Cruises signs contracts for two new ships

Viking and Fincantieri have signed contracts for two of six new ships to be delivered in 2024 and 2025. The new ships will have a similar design to their current fleet with the inclusion of […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Mar 7 2019

Viking Orion creates a buzz as it arrives in Australia

Australia’s newest homeported ship, the Viking Orion, is making her way towards Sydney this week – and causing quite a stir among premium competitors. The brand new small ship – she carries 930 passengers – […]

WORDS BY Peter Lynch . Dec 7 2018

Viking Ocean cruises launches its sixth ship

Viking today announced its sixth ship – the 930-guest Viking Jupiter floated out. Scheduled for delivery in early 2019, the arrival of Viking Jupiter will officially make Viking the largest small ship ocean cruise line in the […]

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . May 11 2018

Viking Ocean Cruises adds another six ships to its fleet

The line that conquered Europe’s rivers by sheer weight of numbers, launching so many ship it made the Guinness Book of Records, has now announced a record six new ocean ships. Viking Cruises ordered the […]

WORDS BY Peter Lynch . Mar 8 2018

Dare to compare: three lines seeking Australia’s luxury $$$

by Teresa Ooi and Peter Lynch Australians looking for small-ship luxury cruises will be spoilt for choice in 2018 as the sector booms and lines bring more vessels to Sydney. But cruisers had better be […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Feb 16 2018

Viking Ocean Cruises to send new ship to Asia and Australia

The growing luxury cruise market in Australia is to be joined by award-winning Viking Ocean Cruises, which will  be sending a new ship to Asia and Australia. Company chairman Torstein Hagen said the line would […]

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Oct 20 2016

Viking Ocean ships heads to Australia

Viking Ocean Cruises announced the Viking Sun will be visiting Australia on a 141 day cruise, visiting 35 counties and 66 ports. She will depart Miami on December 15, 2017 and call at Cuba and […]

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . May 4 2016