Viking Cruises has been one of the fastest growing companies in the cruising industry. Discover the Baltic, Northern Europe, the Mediterranean, North America, and the Caribbean with Viking Ocean Cruises.
The renowned Viking Ocean Cruises are making waves across Europe and breaking records for their fast growth and contemporary design. With a maximum capacity of just 930 passengers, each Viking ship ensures that passengers are offered an intimate cruising experience, while also benefiting from a ship design which allows direct access to most ports.
Whether you are a first timer or an experienced cruiser, you will find the perfect balance between relaxing opportunities and stimulating enrichment activities. You can cruise with peace of mind, knowing that every port of call includes guided shore excursions with your cruise fare.
Cruises on board Viking Ocean Cruises are packed with ports and plenty of time for substantial exploring of the destinations. The Viking Ocean Cruises ships have a blend of river oriented facilities along with ocean ship facilities making them stand out from the other companies. Enjoy their Nordic inspired Spa with a snow grotto.
Most things on board are included in the price, but if you do need to pay for something, payments will be made via your onboard account that is then settled at the end of the sailing. The onboard currency is US Dollars.
Smoking is allowed only in designated outside smoking areas, generally on the starboard side of Deck 8. Staterooms, including balconies, are strictly non-smoking.
The dress code is easy going. Days call for casual clothing, so you can wear whatever makes you feel good. Evenings are spent in elegant casual attire, which includes slacks, skirts, pants, collared shirts, sweaters and dresses – jeans are not allowed. Dining at the World Café, you are welcome to stay in your casual outfit. There are no formal nights.
In addition to style and comfort on board, the brand prides itself on its destination focused dining. Immerse yourself in local culture and cuisine starting on board. Regional delicacies and locally-sourced produce will be served at the restaurants across the fleet. Another great thing about Viking Ocean Cruises is that all meals at absolutely all restaurants are included in the price. Go with the main dining room – the Restaurant for regional specialities and international dishes, or check out Manfredi’s Italian for a taste of Tuscany or Rome. Extraordinary food perfectly paired with fine wine is served at the Chef’s Table. Try Norwegian specialities for breakfast, lunch or dinner at Mamsen’s or pop in to the World Café for some excitement of live cooking and fresh sushi and seafood.
Viking Ocean Cruises does all to try and enrich your onshore experiences, thus, providing onboard entertainment that supplements its routes and programmes. Listen to an open discussion or have a one-on-one meeting with one of the resident historians. Enjoy a cultural performance that is iconic of your next destination. Learn how to make local cuisine dishes at one of the cooking classes. Sit in on a port talk or lecture. The brand has also paired up with the Metropolitan Opera’s Live in HD and Oslo’s Munch Museum to bring you world-class opera performances at the onboard Theatre and interactive events showcasing the works of Edvard Munch. TED Talks are also screened on board as well as on stateroom TVs.
The Spa is a great place to be after an active day of exploring a port city or on those days at sea. There is a big array of treatments on offer, a lot of which boast a Nordic flair, others – exotic and innovative. Refresh your senses at the Snow Grotto, or sweat your stress out at the Sauna. Fitness regimes can be continued with at the very well-equipped Fitness Centre on board. No matter what destination you are visiting, hot or cold, you will be able to enjoy the Main Pool. It is heated and boasts a retractable roof above it, so come rain or snow, you can still go for a swim or a soak to feel recharged and revitalized after.
Please note that Viking Ocean Cruises is an adult only cruise line and no children under 18 are allowed on board.
The price of a Viking Ocean cruise includes all of the following: