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Australia & New Zealand

Ship: Viking Orion   
Departure: Tuesday, December 2, 2025
Nights: 14 nights
Departs: Sydney
Returns: Auckland
+ Viking Inclusive Value Offer
One Way Trip
One
way trip
Duration
14
Nights
Days at Sea
4
Sea Days
Ports
9
Ports
Countries Visted
2
Countries
  • Itinerary

    Australia & New Zealand

    Ports of call

    To find out more about the itinerary for this cruise, select the itinerary items below.

    Day Date Port of Call Arrival Departure
    1 Tuesday, December 2, 2025 Sydney, Australia Embark 12:00 AM
    View of Sydney, Australia

    Sydney, the capital of New South Wales is located on the east coast of Australia. It is the most popular city to visit as it is best known for the iconic Sydney Harbour, amazing beaches, lush national parks and world-class restaurants. With Sydney Harbour Bridge and Sydney Opera House located around Circular Quay, Darling Harbour and the beautiful botanic gardens to the west and Australia’s iconic Bondi Beach to the east, Sydney is certainly one place you don’t want to miss out on! Read more about Sydney, Australia

    2 Wednesday, December 3, 2025 Sydney, Australia 12:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Sydney, Australia

    Sydney, the capital of New South Wales is located on the east coast of Australia. It is the most popular city to visit as it is best known for the iconic Sydney Harbour, amazing beaches, lush national parks and world-class restaurants. With Sydney Harbour Bridge and Sydney Opera House located around Circular Quay, Darling Harbour and the beautiful botanic gardens to the west and Australia’s iconic Bondi Beach to the east, Sydney is certainly one place you don’t want to miss out on! Read more about Sydney, Australia

    3 Thursday, December 4, 2025 Sail The Gippsland Coast
    4 Friday, December 5, 2025 Melbourne, Australia 8:00 AM 11:00 PM
    View of Melbourne, Australia

    Melbourne, the capital of Victoria, is also known as the cultural, culinary and sporting capital of Australia. Set on the Yarra River, the city is home to world-class sports facilities, museums, galleries and theatres and many revered restaurants. The Central Business District (CBD) has become renowned for its tiny laneways, boutique shopping, street art and impeccable barista-made coffee. Read more about Melbourne, Australia

    5 Saturday, December 6, 2025 Scenic Sailing: Bass Strait
    6 Sunday, December 7, 2025 Hobart, Australia 7:00 AM 4:00 PM
    View of Hobart, Australia

    Hobart is the capital of Australia’s island state of Tasmania. Tasmania is located at the southernmost part of Australia. Hobart was founded in 1803, making it the 2nd oldest city in the country, after Sydney, New South Wales and was first established as a penal colony for British convicts. Read more about Hobart, Australia

    7 Monday, December 8, 2025 Sail The Tasman Sea
    8 Tuesday, December 9, 2025 Scenic Sailing: Foveaux Strait
    9 Wednesday, December 10, 2025 Dunedin, New Zealand 9:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Dunedin, New Zealand

    Dunedin is the principal city of the Otago Region of New Zealand. It was founded in 1848 by Scottish migrants, and today the city still contains many Scottish relics, including a statue of the Scottish Bard Robbie Burns. Fine examples of working heritage include the Speight’s Brewery, the Gasworks Museum and the very popular Taieri Gorge Railway. Read more about Dunedin, New Zealand

    10 Thursday, December 11, 2025 Christchurch, New Zealand 8:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Christchurch, New Zealand

    Christchurch, in the Province of Canterbury, is the largest city of the South Island of New Zealand. It is located mid-way down the island's east coast just north of Banks Peninsula, on the edge of the Canterbury Plains. It is a vibrant, cosmopolitan place with exciting festivals, theatre, modern art galleries, great shopping and award-winning attractions. Read more about Christchurch, New Zealand

    11 Friday, December 12, 2025 Wellington, New Zealand 8:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Wellington, New Zealand

    Wellington, New Zealand's capital city, is situated on the SW tip of the North Island, and is set on the edge of a stunning harbour surrounded by rolling hills. As the political centre of New Zealand, it houses Parliamentary buildings as well as the bulk of foreign diplomatic missions. However, it is also renowned for its cafe-culture, as there are more cafes per capita than in New York City, and they rival the world’s top culinary destinations for flavour and variety. Read more about Wellington, New Zealand

    12 Saturday, December 13, 2025 Napier, New Zealand 8:00 AM 2:00 PM
    View of Napier, New Zealand

    Napier is a port city in Hawkes Bay on the east coast of the North Island of New Zealand. It is known as the 'Art Deco' capital of the world because following the earthquake which almost levelled the city in 1931 the rapid rebuilding was strongly influenced by Art Deco architecture. The building style of clean simple lines and bas-relief decoration was not only at its height of popularity, it also suited the needs of the city. Read more about Napier, New Zealand

    13 Sunday, December 14, 2025 Rotorua (Tauranga), New Zealand 8:30 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Rotorua (Tauranga), New Zealand

    Rotorua (Tauranga) is a centre of tourism and a place of extraordinary natural beauty. It is a smallish city on the shores of a lake of the same name, in the crater of an ancient volcano in the Bay of Plenty region of the North Island of New Zealand. The entire area is thermally active, and the smell of sulphur, a 'rotten eggs’ smell that is never far, results in the nicknames 'Sulphur City' and 'Rottenrua'. Read more about Rotorua (Tauranga), New Zealand

    14 Monday, December 15, 2025 Auckland, New Zealand 7:00 AM 12:00 AM
    View of Auckland, New Zealand

    Auckland, one of New Zealand's most populous cities, is located on the North Island of New Zealand. Auckland, known as Tamaki Makaurau, is based around twin harbours called Waitemata and Manukau Harbour extending up to volcanic hills to the west. Auckland has so much to offer when you combine an urban environment, stunning diverse landscapes and warming polynesian culture. Read more about Auckland, New Zealand

    15 Tuesday, December 16, 2025 Auckland, New Zealand 12:00 AM Disembark
    View of Auckland, New Zealand

    Auckland, one of New Zealand's most populous cities, is located on the North Island of New Zealand. Auckland, known as Tamaki Makaurau, is based around twin harbours called Waitemata and Manukau Harbour extending up to volcanic hills to the west. Auckland has so much to offer when you combine an urban environment, stunning diverse landscapes and warming polynesian culture. Read more about Auckland, New Zealand

  • Ship

    Viking Orion Overview

    Viking Orion

    Viking’s all-inclusive cruises mean guests are freed from concern about additional costs. The ship – while not the destination – provides a super level of luxury; and on shore the focus is on the food, culture and customs of ports.

  • Cabins

    Viking Orion Cabins

    Suite

    Suite

    Suite on the Viking Orion Suite on the Viking Orion

    Cabin Types

    OS, ES3, ES2, ES1, PS3, PS2, PS1

    Average Cabin Size – 43.3 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 13.7 m2

    Size including veranda: 757+ sq. ft. At 11:00 a.m. embarkation. At 11:00 a.m. priority stateroom access. Priority shore excursion reservations: 97 days prior. 3 guaranteed priority reservations at each specialty restaurant (90 days prior to departure). King-size Viking Explorer bed with luxury linens. Large flat-screen LCD TV. Mini-bar with alcoholic beverages, soft drinks, water amp; snacks, replenished once daily. In-suite binoculars, coffee maker amp; cashmere blanket. Luxury robes, slippers amp; toiletries. Direct dial satellite phone amp; cell service. Security safe, hair dryer, 110/220 volt outlets. Wi-Fi. Interactive TV amp; movies-on-demand. 24-hour room service. Laundry, dry cleaning, shoe shine amp; pressing. Bottle of champagne. *Stateroom configuration varies depending upon location on each deck

    Penthouse

    Penthouse

    Penthouse on the Viking Orion Penthouse on the Viking Orion

    Cabin Types

    PV3, PV2, PV1

    Average Cabin Size – 26.0 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 5.4 m2

    Size including veranda: 338 sq. ft. 11:00 a.m. embarkation. 1:00 p.m. stateroom access. Priority shore excursion reservations: 77 days prior. 2 guaranteed priority reservations at each speciality restaurant (70 days prior to departure). King-size Viking Explorer bed with luxury linens. Large flat-screen LCD TV. Mini-bar with alcoholic beverages, soft drinks, water amp; snacks, replenished once daily. In-suite binoculars, coffee maker amp; cashmere blanket. Luxury robes, slippers amp; toiletries. Direct dial satellite phone amp; cell service. Security safe, hair dryer, 110/220 volt outlets. Wi-Fi. Interactive TV amp; movies-on-demand. 24-hour room service. Shoe shine amp; pressing. Bottle of champagne.

    Deluxe Veranda

    Deluxe Veranda

    Deluxe Veranda on the Viking Orion Deluxe Veranda on the Viking Orion

    Cabin Types

    DV6, DV5, DV4, DV3, DV2, DV1

    Average Cabin Size – 20.8 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 4.3 m2

    Size including veranda: 270 sq ft. 11:00 a.m. embarkation. 2:00 p.m. stateroom access. Priority shore excursion reservations: 67 days prior. 1 guaranteed priority reservations at each specialty restaurant (60 days prior to departure). King-size Viking Explorer bed with luxury linens. Large flat-screen LCD TV. Mini-bar with soft drinks, water amp; snacks, replenished once daily. In-suite binoculars, coffee maker amp; cashmere blanket. Luxury robes, slippers amp; toiletries. Direct dial satellite phone amp; cell service. Security safe, hair dryer, 110/220 volt outlets. Wi-Fi. Interactive TV amp; movies-on-demand. 24-hour room service.

    Veranda

    Veranda

    Veranda on the Viking Orion Veranda on the Viking Orion

    Cabin Types

    V2, V1

    Average Cabin Size – 20.8 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 4.3 m2

    Size including veranda: 270 sq. ft. 11:00 a.m. embarkation. 3:00 p.m. stateroom access. Priority shore excursion reservations: 60 days prior. King-size Viking Explorer bed with luxury linens. Large flat-screen LCD TV. Luxury toiletries. Direct dial satellite phone amp; cell service. Security safe, hair dryer, 110/220 volt outlets. Wi-Fi. Interactive TV amp; movies-on-demand. 24-hour room service.

  • Deck Plans

    Deck Plans for Viking Orion

    Legend

    • Restrooms
    • Wheelchair accessible stateroom
  • Promotions

    Current promotions for Viking Orion

    Viking Inclusive Value Offer

    Viking Inclusive Value Offer

    Includes:
    • One complimentary shore excursion in every port of call
    • Unlimited free Wi-Fi (connection speed may vary)
    • Enrichment lectures & destination performances
    • Alternative restaurant dining at no extra charge
    • 24-hour room service
    • Beer, wine & soft drinks with onboard lunch & dinner
    • 24-hour specialty coffees, teas & bottled water
    • Self-service launderettes
    • Port taxes & fees

    Terms & Conditions apply.

    Viking Ocean Cruises Savings Offer

    Viking Ocean Cruises Savings Offer

    Save up to $2,000 per couple of select Viking Ocean Voyages (savings included in the displayed pricing)*
    Includes:
    • One complimentary shore excursion in every port of call
    • Unlimited free Wi-Fi (connection speed may vary)
    • Enrichment lectures & destination performances
    • Alternative restaurant dining at no extra charge
    • 24-hour room service
    • Beer, wine & soft drinks with onboard lunch & dinner
    • 24-hour specialty coffees, teas & bottled water
    • Self-service launderettes
    • Port taxes & fees

    Terms & Conditions apply.

Cabin Availability

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Veranda at the Viking Orion

Veranda

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Deluxe Veranda

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Penthouse at the Viking Orion

Penthouse

From $14995
Suite at the Viking Orion

Suite

From $18995

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