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South Pacific Sojourn

Ship: Viking Orion  
Departure: Sunday, November 14, 2021
Nights: 28 nights
Returns: Sydney
One Way Trip
One
way trip
Duration
28
Nights
Days at Sea
8
Sea Days
Ports
17
Ports
Countries Visted
6
Countries
  • Itinerary

    South Pacific Sojourn

    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 Sunday, November 14, 2021 Bangkok (Laem Chabang), Thailand Embark 12:00 AM
    View of Bangkok (Laem Chabang), Thailand

    Bangkok, the capital, largest urban area and primary city of Thailand, is about a two-hour trip from Laem Chabang Port. The city is situated at the mouth of the Chao Phraya River. It is a place where the past, present, and future live harmoniously together, as reflected by the luxury hotels and gleaming skyscrapers that grace the skyline alongside dazzling, historical temples. The city's wealth of cultural landmarks and attractions in addition to its notorious entertainment venues has made it synonymous with exoticism. Read more about Bangkok (Laem Chabang), Thailand

    2 Monday, November 15, 2021 Bangkok (Laem Chabang), Thailand 12:00 AM 5:00 PM
    View of Bangkok (Laem Chabang), Thailand

    Bangkok, the capital, largest urban area and primary city of Thailand, is about a two-hour trip from Laem Chabang Port. The city is situated at the mouth of the Chao Phraya River. It is a place where the past, present, and future live harmoniously together, as reflected by the luxury hotels and gleaming skyscrapers that grace the skyline alongside dazzling, historical temples. The city's wealth of cultural landmarks and attractions in addition to its notorious entertainment venues has made it synonymous with exoticism. Read more about Bangkok (Laem Chabang), Thailand

    3 Tuesday, November 16, 2021 Scenic Cruising: Gulf Of Thailand
    4 Wednesday, November 17, 2021 Cruise The Andaman Sea
    5 Thursday, November 18, 2021 Kuala Lumpur (Kelang), Malaysia 8:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Kuala Lumpur (Kelang), Malaysia

    Kuala Lumpur - or KL as it is known - is situated midway along the west coast of the Malaysian Peninsula, and as the nation's capital city it is the focal point of the new Malaysia. The city truly brings together Malaysia's past and present and its varied cultures. Visitors can appreciate the evocative British buildings as well as the unbounded spirit of progress that symbolises Malaysia's unhesitating leap into the future. Indeed it is home to the Petronas Twin Towers, among the tallest twin towers in the world. Read more about Kuala Lumpur (Kelang), Malaysia

    6 Friday, November 19, 2021 Singapore, Singapore 8:00 AM 5:00 PM
    View of Singapore, Singapore

    Singapore is an island nation located at the southern tip of the Malay Peninsula. It lies 137 km N of the Equator, just south of the Malaysian state of Johor. One of the few remaining city-states in the world, Singapore is a thriving cosmopolitan city that is brimming with diversity and has a multiplicity of culture, language, arts and architecture and a world famous variety of cuisine. You'll find historic sites like the Thian Hock Keng temple, superlative shopping, including gargantuan malls, and numerous beaches. Read more about Singapore, Singapore

    7 Saturday, November 20, 2021 Cruise The Java Sea
    8 Sunday, November 21, 2021 Jakarta, Indonesia 8:00 AM 12:00 AM
    View of Jakarta, Indonesia

    Jakarta, located on the NW coast of Java at the mouth of the Ciliwung River, is the capital and largest city of Indonesia. Greater Jakarta is the eleventh largest city in the world with more than 23 million people, and like most of the big cities in the developing countries, it does suffer from urbanisation problems. However many of the locals speak some English and are always friendly and willing to assist visitors if they ask for help. The old town, Kota Tua, is home to Dutch colonial buildings, Glodok (Jakarta’s Chinatown) and the old port of Sunda Kelapa, where traditional wooden schooners dock. Read more about Jakarta, Indonesia

    9 Monday, November 22, 2021 Jakarta, Indonesia 12:00 AM 2:00 PM
    View of Jakarta, Indonesia

    Jakarta, located on the NW coast of Java at the mouth of the Ciliwung River, is the capital and largest city of Indonesia. Greater Jakarta is the eleventh largest city in the world with more than 23 million people, and like most of the big cities in the developing countries, it does suffer from urbanisation problems. However many of the locals speak some English and are always friendly and willing to assist visitors if they ask for help. The old town, Kota Tua, is home to Dutch colonial buildings, Glodok (Jakarta’s Chinatown) and the old port of Sunda Kelapa, where traditional wooden schooners dock. Read more about Jakarta, Indonesia

    10 Tuesday, November 23, 2021 Semarang, Indonesia 8:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Semarang, Indonesia

    Semarang, on the N coast of Java, is the capital of the Province of Central Java and one of the largest cities in Indonesia. Northern Semarang has a lot of old Dutch colonial buildings, especially in the area called The Old City. Here is found the fascinating Dutch fortress that is pentagonal in shape, and nearby the Lawang Sewu building, once a company head office for the Dutch East Indies, with an old locomotive, to name but a few of about 50 old buildings that recall the history of colonialism. Benowo waterfall is located near Mount Ungaran, Read more about Semarang, Indonesia

    11 Wednesday, November 24, 2021 Surabaya, Indonesia 8:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Surabaya, Indonesia

    Surabaya is Indonesia’s second largest city and the capital of East Java. It is located on the NE coast of Java, sheltered by the island of Madura in the Java Sea. This is “the city of heroes”, whereby during a battle between Indonesian nationalists and British/Dutch forces in 1945 Indonesia galvanised its claims to independence. The city’s 800-year recorded history includes sultanates, Dutch East India Company trading, and Japanese occupation. Read more about Surabaya, Indonesia

    12 Thursday, November 25, 2021 Denpasar (Bali), Indonesia 6:00 PM 12:00 AM
    View of Denpasar (Bali), Indonesia

    Bali is an Indonesian island at the western-most of the Lesser Sunda Islands, lying between Java to the west and Lombok to the east. It is one of Indonesia’s 33 provinces, with the provincial capital at Denpasar towards the south of the island. Bali is home to the most of Indonesia's Hindu minority, and also the largest tourist destination in the Archipelago. Activities on offer include white water rafting, jungle trekking, river kayaking, mountain cycling and scuba diving. Read more about Denpasar (Bali), Indonesia

    13 Friday, November 26, 2021 Denpasar (Bali), Indonesia 12:00 AM 11:00 PM
    View of Denpasar (Bali), Indonesia

    Bali is an Indonesian island at the western-most of the Lesser Sunda Islands, lying between Java to the west and Lombok to the east. It is one of Indonesia’s 33 provinces, with the provincial capital at Denpasar towards the south of the island. Bali is home to the most of Indonesia's Hindu minority, and also the largest tourist destination in the Archipelago. Activities on offer include white water rafting, jungle trekking, river kayaking, mountain cycling and scuba diving. Read more about Denpasar (Bali), Indonesia

    14 Saturday, November 27, 2021 Lembar, Indonesia 7:00 AM 2:30 PM
    View of Lembar, Indonesia

    Lembar is a port in Tawun Harbour on the island of Lombok, located 100 km E of Bali in Indonesia. The island has been promoted as "an unspoiled Bali" for quite some time, with beautiful beaches and the large, looming volcano of Mount Rinjan (3600m). In Lembar are idyllic conditions for snorkelling amongst pretty coral formations and many colourful fish, swimming, or just relaxing on the island's white sandy beach. Traditional fishing boats known as perahu with their twin outriggers and floating fishing houses are features of the surrounding waters. Read more about Lembar, Indonesia

    15 Sunday, November 28, 2021 Komodo Island, Indonesia 7:30 AM 2:30 PM
    View of Komodo Island, Indonesia

    Komodo Island may be closed to visitors throughout 2020, following which numbers may be limited to 5000 annually. The decision will be made in mid 2019. Komodo Island lies in the Wallacea Region of Indonesia, identified by Conservation International as a global conservation priority area, and is located in the centre of the Indonesian archipelago between the islands of Sumbawa to the west and Flores to the east. It makes up part of the Komodo National Park that consists of generally young, oceanic volcanic islands that are constantly rising, eroding and subsiding in the sea. Read more about Komodo Island, Indonesia

    16 Monday, November 29, 2021 Cruise The Timor Sea
    17 Tuesday, November 30, 2021 Darwin, Australia 1:00 PM 12:00 AM
    View of Darwin, Australia

    The new Darwin cruise ship terminal at Fort Hill Wharf is adjacent to the convention centre, only one kilometre from Darwin’s CBD. Modern amenities, hotels and parking are there, plus a mini-market with beautiful local productions – Aboriginal art and crafts, diamonds and opals, and eateries, distinctive of the Top End. Darwin is a home port for the small luxury vessels Coral Princess and Coral Discoverer that explore the Kimberley coast to Broome. A score of cruise ship lines include Darwin in their itineraries for Australia, Indonesia, South-East Asia and World Cruises. Read more about Darwin, Australia

    18 Wednesday, December 1, 2021 Darwin, Australia 12:00 AM 1:00 PM
    View of Darwin, Australia

    The new Darwin cruise ship terminal at Fort Hill Wharf is adjacent to the convention centre, only one kilometre from Darwin’s CBD. Modern amenities, hotels and parking are there, plus a mini-market with beautiful local productions – Aboriginal art and crafts, diamonds and opals, and eateries, distinctive of the Top End. Darwin is a home port for the small luxury vessels Coral Princess and Coral Discoverer that explore the Kimberley coast to Broome. A score of cruise ship lines include Darwin in their itineraries for Australia, Indonesia, South-East Asia and World Cruises. Read more about Darwin, Australia

    19 Thursday, December 2, 2021 Cruise The Arafura Sea
    20 Friday, December 3, 2021 Thursday Island, Australia 12:00 PM 6:30 PM
    View of Thursday Island, Australia

    Thursday Island, or 'T.I.' as it's usually known, is the name of the island and the town that is the administrative and commercial centre of the Torres Strait Islands. The island group is off the far north Queensland mainland in Torres Strait, just 39 km north of Cape York Peninsula. The lucrative pearling industry founded in 1885 attracted workers from around Asia, particularly South Pacific Islanders, and this has resulted in a fascinating cultural mosaic. Green Fort Hill provides views over the town of Thursday Island, and provides fascinating insights into the local history that dates back to 1880 when it acted as the defence centre for Australia. Read more about Thursday Island, Australia

    21 Saturday, December 4, 2021 Cruise The Coral Sea
    22 Sunday, December 5, 2021 Cairns, Australia 8:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Cairns, Australia

    Whether you're snorkeling or diving on the Great Barrier Reef or exploring the luscious Daintree Rainforest, Cairns is a great base for you to start your tropical north Queensland adventure. The Cairns esplanade is the main hub with a host of lovely cafes and restaurants, waterfront boardwalks and also a swimming lagoon. A perfect meeting spot if you're catching up with family or friends. Head out on a day trip to the Great Barrier Reef which departs from Cairns. Read more about Cairns, Australia

    23 Monday, December 6, 2021 Townsville, Australia 8:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Townsville, Australia

    Townsville is a city on the NE coast of Queensland, Australia. Adjacent to the central section of the Great Barrier Reef, the city has direct access to the beach. It lies in the dry tropics region, with old gold mining towns, rainforest waterfalls and a relaxed Queensland ambience that add up to 'life in Townsville'. A couple of notable 'must-dos' include viewing the city and Magnetic Island from Castle Hill that overlooks the CBD. Read more about Townsville, Australia

    24 Tuesday, December 7, 2021 Whitsundays, Australia 8:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Whitsundays, Australia

    Bordered by the Great Barrier Reef in the calm waters of the Coral Sea, the 74 tropical islands of the Whitsundays lie midway up the Queensland coast. A secluded haven of natural wonders, they are Australia's answer to the cruising grounds of the Caribbean. A visit to the Whitsundays - surrounded by natural beauty, dotted with secluded beaches, and friendly towns from which to explore - is a wonderful experience. It’s no wonder that some of the largest ships on World Cruises anchor here, alongside white-sailed yachts and coral-viewing boats. Read more about Whitsundays, Australia

    25 Wednesday, December 8, 2021 Cruise The Australian Coast
    26 Thursday, December 9, 2021 Brisbane, Australia 8:00 AM 11:00 PM
    View of Brisbane, Australia

    For those with a little more time to spend in and around Brisbane, Head down south to the Gold Coast - only an hour away - where you can experience the iconic Surfers Paradise main beach, shop at the unmissable Pacific Fair, hold a koala and pat a kangaroo at the nearby Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary or hop on the AquaDuck for a family fun tour of the Gold Coast. Heading north-west from Brisbane, you will come across the picturesque Maleny and Montville. These towns are perfect for a day-trip or a couple of nights located high on the Blackall Range, with magnificent views of the Sunshine Coast. They are home to lovely cafes and restaurants, once-off boutique purchases and art galleries. Read more about Brisbane, Australia

    27 Friday, December 10, 2021 Cruise The Australian Coast
    28 Saturday, December 11, 2021 Newcastle, Australia 12:00 PM 7:30 PM
    View of Newcastle, Australia

    A top-ten city in Lonely Planet's 'Best in Travel 2011' guide, Newcastle, surrounded by eight beaches, is situated 162 km N of Sydney at the mouth of the Hunter River. Presently the largest coal exporting harbour in the world, it is also an elegant and attractive city, full of historic buildings and interesting walks. Make sure you take note of the Historic Markers in the CBD as they are integral to the many walks that take you to fascinating places. These include the oldest theatre district in Australia, the Former Police Station that has been beautifully restored, the Coal Mining Monument that was once hit by shells from a Japanese submarine, and the lighthouse on the artificial promontory. Read more about Newcastle, Australia

    29 Sunday, December 12, 2021 Sydney, Australia 6:30 AM Disembark
    View of Sydney, Australia

    Getting around Sydney is easy and accessible. You can jump on a train from Sydney airport to Circular Quay in approx.18 minutes, ride the hop on hop off bus around the city that offers multiple stops including Sydney Tower, Botanic Gardens, Australian Powerhouse and Maritime Museums, Sydney Opera House and Harbour Bridge or the Bondi bus. If travelling on the water is more your style, catch a ferry to visit Sydney’s amusement park, Luna Park, visit the buzzing Manly Beach wharf which is linked to the Corso mall or cruise west of the city to join a Haunted History, Crooked Character or Convict Precinct tour at UNESCO’s World Heritage Site, Cockatoo Island. The best times to visit Sydney are September through November and from March to May as they offer the most comfortable temperatures, around mid 20°C. Read more about Sydney, Australia

  • Ship

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    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

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    Cabin Types

    PV3, PV2, PV1, DV6, DV5, DV4, DV3, DV2, DV1, V2, V1

    Average Cabin Size – 22.2 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 4.6 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 & snacks, replenished once daily. In-suite binoculars, coffee maker & cashmere blanket. Luxury robes, slippers & toiletries. Direct dial satellite phone & cell service. Security safe, hair dryer, 110/220 volt outlets. Wi-Fi. Interactive TV & movies-on-demand. 24-hour room service. Shoe shine & pressing. Bottle of champagne.

    Suite

    Suite

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    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 & snacks, replenished once daily. In-suite binoculars, coffee maker & cashmere blanket. Luxury robes, slippers & toiletries. Direct dial satellite phone & cell service. Security safe, hair dryer, 110/220 volt outlets. Wi-Fi. Interactive TV & movies-on-demand. 24-hour room service. Laundry, dry cleaning, shoe shine & pressing. Bottle of champagne. *Stateroom configuration varies depending upon location on each deck

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