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Viking Orion
First launched
2018
First launched
Passengers
930
Passengers
Ports Visited
55
Ports visited
Cruises from $482 per day
$482
From Price per day
Total Gross Tonnage of Viking Orion
47,800
Gross Tonnage

Viking Orion Cruises

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.

The ship docks close to port towns and cities, and with a maximum of 930 guests lost time waiting for shore excursions is minimal. The Norwegian heritage of the ship is evident with the light wood grains throughout that show their natural beauty. Colourful textiles such as rugs and tapestries recall the patterns of early Norwegian artists and craftsmen. Subtle accents of leather handrails and touches of slate and teak express warmth and character. Read more

There are displays of Viking heritage and artworks. Public areas are spacious, relaxing, and child-free. And for quietude your stateroom is sound-proofed. Everything in the ship's presentation has been well thought through and executed

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Ship Specification

Maiden voyage: 2018
Number of decks: 9
Tonnage: 47800
Cabins: 465
Passengers: 930
Number of crew: 545
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Onboard Experience

  • Dining

    Dining on the Viking Orion

    Of the 10 dining venues, The Restaurant seats 284 and serves three full meals changing daily. The menu includes regional cuisine and always-available American classics enhanced with locally sourced ingredients. Alcoholic drinks are inclusive at all meals. The glassed-in dining room opens to the promenade and views of passing scenery. Read more

    All tables are for six persons. There are three alternative restaurants. At Manfredi’s Italian chianti by the carafe, freshly prepared pastas and generous antipasto are accompanied by fresh seafood. At The Chef’s Table sommeliers and culinary masters create the perfect pairing of food and wine during a multi-course tasting. World Cafe has open kitchens and buffet-style meal service, with deli, pasta and wok stations, sushi bar and desert choices. Dine inside, or al fresco on the Aquavit Terrace. For breakfast try Mamsen in the Explorer's Lounge, with Norwegian specialties. For casual dining try lighter meals at the Pool Grill. Each afternoon the very English Wintergarden provides tea and pastries, backed by the strains of a string quartet. Twenty-four hour room service offers everything from breakfast to signature dishes. There's an on-board cooking school for guests who wish to learn how to prepare local specialties.

  • Bars

    Bar on the Viking Orion

    The higher-deck forward-viewing Explorers' Lounge features floor-to-ceiling panoramic windows and a Nordic atmosphere designed with epic explorations in mind. The Atrium is a social centre with live music, drinks, conversation and private reading.)

  • Entertainment

    Entertainment on the Viking Orion

    Viking sponsors Our Culture Curriculum, an exclusive onboard program that brings local history to life, with lectures on history and art, tasting of vintage wines from the destinations, informative port talks, enriching Destination Performances featuring folkloric shows, and musicians playing regional and classical music. Venues include the Star Theatre seating 450, with movies, lectures and performances.)

  • Activities

    Activities on the Viking Orion

    On-shore ventures have been specially selected, with at least one excursion complimentary for each guest at every port. On-board you'll have a wide selection of table board games, lecture presentations, and in-cabin movies.)

  • Health & Fitness

    Fitness on the Viking Orion

    On-board you'll have a wide selection of personal fitness and beauty regimes.)

Covid Safety

The health and wellbeing of passengers and crew is of the utmost importance for Viking Cruises and for us at Clean Cruising. Health and safety policies are constantly under review and being enhanced to reflect the latest advice from health authorities and leading-edge innovations. Initiatives including universal health screening and COVID-19 testing pre-embarkation, hospital grade-air filtration systems, increased sanitation measures, extended ship to shore safety, social distancing practices aboard, additional medical staff and facilities, daily temperature checks and contingency planning in case of suspected cases.

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Destination & Ports

Visited Ports

Highlights

  • From Veranda Staterooms to the abundance of extra perks and amenities in the spacious Explorer Suites, there’s no finer way to travel.

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  • The Culture Curriculum, an exclusive onboard program, brings local history to life with lectures on history and art, tasting of vintage wines from your destinations, restaurant menus inspired by local cuisine, informative port talks, enriching destination Performances featuring folkloric shows and musicians playing regional and classical music.

Cabins

Each stateroom on the Viking Orion features a private balcony, complementary 24h room service, luxury toiletries, free Wi-Fi, 42in flat-screen LCD 3D TV, interactive TV system with movies on-demand, mini-fridge, drinking water, security safe, mini-bar, king bed, hairdryer, showers, heated floor, anti-fog mirrors, binoculars, direct dial satellite phone and cellular service (pay), luxury linen, robes and slippers. Staterooms have elegant decor in calm colours and a beautifully appointed en-suite. All guests have a great view from their private veranda.

There are five categories of stateroom, and 18 classes. Veranda and Deluxe cabins start at a good-sized 25 sq.m. The higher suites are larger and come with more of the finer extras, such as welcome champagne, shoe-shine, and more guaranteed access to specialty dining. As for sizes, Penthouse Verandas are 31 sq.m., Penthouse Junior Suites are 38 sq.m., Explorer Suites 70 sq.m., and the Owner's Suite 135 sq.m. The latter includes a boardroom. Staterooms display fine Scandinavian designs and materials. You'll appreciate the oversize glass-enclosed walk-in shower and premium Freyja toiletries. Note that the higher the suite, the earlier pre-sailing bookings can be made for excursions, salons and restaurants, so get in early. Also higher suites allow for earlier embarkation.)

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  • Verandah

    Verandah on the Viking Orion Verandah 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 & cell service. Security safe, hair dryer, 110/220 volt outlets. Wi-Fi. Interactive TV & movies-on-demand. 24-hour room service

  • Deluxe Verandah

    Deluxe Verandah on the Viking Orion Deluxe Verandah 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 & 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 ?

  • Penthouse

    Penthouse  on the Viking Orion Penthouse  on the Viking Orion

    Cabin Types

    PS1, PV3, PV2, PV1

    Average Cabin Size – 27.3 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 5.6 m2

    Size including veranda: 405 sq. ft. At 11:00 a.m. embarkation. At 11:00 a.m. priority stateroom access. Priority shore excursion reservations: 87 days prior. 3 guaranteed priority reservations at each specialty restaurant (80 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.

  • Suite

    Suite on the Viking Orion Suite on the Viking Orion

    Cabin Types

    OS, ES3, ES2, ES1, PS3, PS2

    Average Cabin Size – 45.3 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 14.9 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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Legend

  • Restrooms
  • Wheelchair accessible stateroom

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