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Grand Australia Circumnavigation

Ship: Viking Orion   
Departure: Friday, February 27, 2026
Nights: 31 nights
Departs: Sydney
Returns: Sydney
+ Viking Inclusive Value Offer
Return Trip
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Duration
31
Nights
Days at Sea
14
Sea Days
Ports
16
Ports
Countries Visted
2
Countries
  • Itinerary

    Grand Australia Circumnavigation

    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 Friday, February 27, 2026 Sydney, Australia Embark 7:00 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

    2 Saturday, February 28, 2026 Sail The Australian Coast
    3 Sunday, March 1, 2026 Brisbane, Australia 8:00 AM 5:00 PM
    View of Brisbane, Australia

    Brisbane, the capital of Queensland, located in the sunshine state as it boasts of having over 280 days of sunshine per year. Brisbane is known for its laid back and friendly atmosphere, sophisticated art galleries and museums, beautiful botanic gardens, premium shopping in the heart of the CBD and Moreton Bay. The Brisbane River, which flows through the city, gives you great access to both north and south via the famous CityCats. Read more about Brisbane, Australia

    4 Monday, March 2, 2026 Sail The Australian Coast
    5 Tuesday, March 3, 2026 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. Read more about Whitsundays, Australia

    6 Wednesday, March 4, 2026 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'. Read more about Townsville, Australia

    7 Thursday, March 5, 2026 Cairns, Australia 8:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Cairns, Australia

    Cairns is a Far North Queensland city located on the northeast coast of Australia. This laid-back city is just over a 2 hour flight from Brisbane, Queensland’s state capital. With a backdrop of rainforest mountains, Cairns is known to be the gateway of 2 iconic Australian sites, The Great Barrier Reef and the Wet Tropics Rainforest. Read more about Cairns, Australia

    8 Friday, March 6, 2026 Sail The Coral Sea
    9 Saturday, March 7, 2026 Sail The Arafura Sea
    10 Sunday, March 8, 2026 Sail The Timor Sea
    11 Monday, March 9, 2026 Darwin, Australia 12:00 AM 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. Read more about Darwin, Australia

    12 Tuesday, March 10, 2026 Sail The Timor Sea
    13 Wednesday, March 11, 2026 Pulau Rinca, Indonesia 12:00 PM 6:00 PM

    Rinca Island (pronounced ’rin-cha) is one of the westernmost islands in East Nusa Tenggara Province of Indonesia. Komodo Island lies immediately to the west, and the large island Flores to the east. Rinca, Komodo and Padar are the main islands of Komodo National Park. Read more about Pulau Rinca, Indonesia

    14 Thursday, March 12, 2026 Denpasar (Bali), Indonesia 12:00 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. Read more about Denpasar (Bali), Indonesia

    15 Friday, March 13, 2026 Denpasar (Bali), Indonesia 12:00 AM 5:00 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. Read more about Denpasar (Bali), Indonesia

    16 Saturday, March 14, 2026 Sail The Indian Ocean
    17 Sunday, March 15, 2026 Sail The Indian Ocean
    18 Monday, March 16, 2026 Sail The Indian Ocean
    19 Tuesday, March 17, 2026 Geraldton, Australia 8:00 AM 4:00 PM
    View of Geraldton, Australia

    Geraldton, located about 450 km north of Perth, boasts a beautiful coastline overlooking the Indian Ocean and rolling hills and breakaway ranges inland. The Chapman and Greenough Rivers frame the city to the north and south. This superb positioning, year-round sunny climate, combined with the friendly feel of a modern country town, makes for an enjoyable visit. Read more about Geraldton, Australia

    20 Wednesday, March 18, 2026 Fremantle, Australia 8:00 AM 9:00 PM
    View of Fremantle, Australia

    All cruise ships berth at the Fremantle Passenger Terminal on Victoria Quay, in the heart of Fremantle’s bustling commercial port. Fremantle is a day-out destination with historic buildings, eateries, tourist attractions and ferries up the Swan River to the City, and off-shore to Rottnest Island. Cars can set-down passengers and find long-term parking nearby. Read more about Fremantle, Australia

    21 Thursday, March 19, 2026 Margaret River, Australia 7:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Margaret River, Australia

    Margaret River is a town in the SW of Western Australia, located in the valley of the Margaret River, 277 km south of Perth, the state capital. It is located 9 km inland from the Indian Ocean. An exciting dimension to the Margaret River cruises, passengers come ashore at Busselton, which has at 1.8km the world’s longest jetty. Read more about Margaret River, Australia

    22 Friday, March 20, 2026 Sail The Indian Ocean
    23 Saturday, March 21, 2026 Albany, Australia 7:00 AM 5:00 PM
    View of Albany, Australia

    Albany is situated on the south coast of Western Australia's tourist region. It faces the Southern Ocean and is on the shores of King George Sound and Princess Royal Harbour. Being the site of the first European settlement, much of their legacy remains today with around 50 colonial buildings standing proudly as museums, galleries and restaurants. Read more about Albany, Australia

    24 Sunday, March 22, 2026 Sail The Great Australian Bight
    25 Monday, March 23, 2026 Sail The Great Australian Bight
    26 Tuesday, March 24, 2026 Adelaide, Australia 10:00 AM 8:00 PM
    View of Adelaide, Australia

    The Port Adelaide Passenger Terminal is 22 km from Adelaide city centre. Access is via a vehicle drop-off zone, or a 200 m walk to Outer Harbour railway station. Park cars nearby, but note there is no long-term parking. Read more about Adelaide, Australia

    27 Wednesday, March 25, 2026 Scenic Sailing: Bass Strait
    28 Thursday, March 26, 2026 Melbourne, Australia 8:00 AM 5:00 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

    29 Friday, March 27, 2026 Burnie, Australia 8:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Burnie, Australia

    Burnie, on the NW coast of Tasmania, is a regional city best known for its busy container port and major industries. It is becoming famous for the wealth of unexpected places for visitors to explore. The central business district provides a thoroughfare to the beach-side board-walk, while Burnie Park with its historic tearoom the 'Burnie Inn', a wildlife sanctuary and a walking track to Oldaker Falls, are close to the city centre. Read more about Burnie, Australia

    30 Saturday, March 28, 2026 Sail The Gippsland Coast
    31 Sunday, March 29, 2026 Eden, Australia 7:00 AM 2:00 PM
    View of Eden, Australia

    Eden is located at deep-water Twofold Bay on the Sapphire Coast, 476 km south of Sydney. The port berths ships to 325m. It is set in rugged beauty with golden sandy beaches and crystal waters to the east and forests and park lands to the west. Read more about Eden, Australia

    32 Monday, March 30, 2026 Sydney, Australia 7:00 AM Disembark
    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

  • 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

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    Viking Inclusive Value Offer

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    • 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
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    Save up to $2,000 per couple of select Viking Ocean Voyages (savings included in the displayed pricing)*
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    • 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

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  • Grand Australia Circumnavigation

    Cruiseline: Viking Cruises Ship: Viking Orion Departure: Friday, February 27, 2026 Nights: 31 nights Departs: Sydney Returns: Sydney

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