Viking Ocean Cruises’ Viking Star is a state-of-the-art ship featuring all the comforts and luxury you would expect from a top rated cruise line. With only 930 guest capacity, this smaller ship is designed to be able to access out-of-reach ports that larger cruise liners cannot. The atmosphere on board is relaxing and minimalistic, with Scandinavian-style lounges and beautiful nautical architecture.
Accommodation on board the Viking Star boasts lots of different options, go with the Veranda Class with its Viking Explorer beds and luxury linens or splash out on an Explorer Suite with priority access to heaps of activities, along with a welcome bottle of Champagne and a King-size bed.
Dining options are also aplenty and include the authentic Italian restaurant Manfredi’s offering fresh cuisine in beautiful surroundings and the Chef’s Table – something out of the ordinary with new dishes and wines.
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Come aboard the Viking Star and discover one of 80 cabin categories on a total of 10 decks that can accommodate 930 passengers. Whether 25 m² or 70 m² - everyone will find their perfect cabin here. Choose your dream cabin and feel at home on board the Viking Star!
Get on board the Viking Star and enjoy an intimate cruise holiday, sailing to some of the most exotic and exciting destinations. Being a small ship, Viking Star can take you to ports less discovered. Embark in Reykjavik, Iceland and explore the glaciers, volcanoes and the dramatic landscapes of the country, peruse down to the British Isles and the Mediterranean or sail across the Atlantic to New York. The ship’s itineraries also include Hawaii, California, British Columbia, Canada and the fascinating Panama Canal. The cruise length varies from 8 to 36 nights.
The onboard shops offer a selection of Viking merchandise, like books, clothing and jewellery, as well as anything you may need to make your cruise holiday more comfortable.
All staterooms on board the Viking Star boast a private balcony, every cabin is designed with elegance, comfort and Scandinavian features in mind. Book a budget-friendly Veranda Cabin and enjoy free Wi-Fi, premium toiletries, heaps of space, a full mini-bar and much more. Feel like paying a little extra for even more room and an array of bonus extras? No problem, the ship offers a range of higher category cabins and Suites. The Explorer Suite features two rooms, including a living room with a spacious dining area, priority embarkation and stateroom access, a bathtub, complimentary laundry and more. Go with the Owner’s Suite and take advantage of all of the above, plus a private library, wine and music collections and more.
Explore the cultures you are visiting through destination-focused dining. The Restaurant, the ship’s main dining area, features ever-changing menus of local dishes, also made out of locally-sourced ingredients. The Kitchen Table provides an opportunity to immerse yourself in local flavours and learn how to cook the dishes. For fantastic al fresco dining, check out the Aquavit Terrace – the biggest outside dining area at sea, it is part of the World Café serving delicious seafood dishes and other international favourites. Make sure you visit Mamsen’s – the Norwegian restaurant offering national specialities for breakfast and lunch. Dinner at the Chef’s Table will be the highlight of your cruise, experience a beautiful tasting of mouthwatering dishes that are perfectly paired with wine.
Viking is all about the destinations you visit, and so is the onboard entertainment. Enjoy fascinating local history lectures given by the ship’s resident historians, and make sure you sign up for the Port Talks telling you all about the city you are about to disembark at. Your cabin TV will show you short films on the hidden gems and traditions of the destination, and the onboard Library is well-stocked with themed books, all hand selected by Heywood Hill. Watch performances and listen to world-class guest lecturers to understand the cultures even better. The cruise line has paired up with TED to bring you the famous talks, you can watch them during onboard screenings or on your cabin TV.
Experience the Nordic wellness at the onboard Spa that offers traditional treatments as well as innovative massages, facials, body wraps and more. Relax in the sauna or check out the Snow Grotto for ultimate refreshment. Get your energy levels up at the well-equipped Fitness Centre, or go up to the Sports Deck and take part in yoga lessons with spectacular views. The Sports Deck also features a walking track, a golf putting green and a shuffleboard. The main pool boasts a retractable roof, meaning you can go for a relaxing swim no matter the weather.