Australia's Top Cruise Site

Passengers Booked

3 1 0 0 0 0 +
  • Viking Sun

  • The Infinity Pool

  • The Atrium

  • Main Pool

  • The Viking Living Room

  • The Spa

  • The Theatre

  • Wintergarden

  • The Restaurant

  • Pool Grill

  • Manfredi'S Italian Restaurant

  • The Chef'S Table

  • World Café

  • Aquavit Terrace

  • Mamsen's

  • Wintergarden

  • Penthouse Junior Suite

  • Explorer Suite Veranda

  • Explorer Suite Bathroom

  • Deluxe Veranda

Viking Orion - Viking Ocean Cruises

Viking Orion itinerary and upcoming sailing dates
Dec 16 2018 Australia and New Zealand , 14 Nights from $9113
Jan 13 2019 Australia and New Zealand , 14 nights from $13378
Feb 10 2019 Australia and New Zealand , 14 nights from $17307
Mar 10 2019 South Pacific Sojourn, 28 nights from $22399
Aug 19 2018 Passage to India , 20 Nights from $8143
Sep 8 2018 Across the Bay of Bengal, 15 Nights from $11341
Sep 23 2018 Bangkok to Hong Kong, 14 nights from $12069
Oct 7 2018 Hong Kong to Beijing, 14 nights from $8046
Nov 18 2018 South Pacific Sojourn, 28 nights from $22399
Nov 18 2018 Bangkok to Bali, 12 nights from $8140
Nov 30 2018 Komodo and the Australian Coast , 16 Nights from $10614
Dec 30 2018 Australia and New Zealand, 14 nights from $13378
Jan 27 2019 Australia and New Zealand, 14 nights from $11632
Feb 24 2019 Australia and New Zealand , 14 nights from $13233
May 5 2019 Tokyo to Vancouver, 22 Nights from $21526
+ Show more

Viking Orion Overview

Written By:

Check out these Viking Ocean Cruises deals – Search for the lowest ticket prices!

Deluxe Veranda

  • Size including veranda: 270 sq. ft.
  • 11:00 a.m. embarkation
  • 2:00 p.m. stateroom access
  • 1 guaranteed priority reservations at each specialty restaurant: 60 days prior
  • Priority shore excursion reservations: 67 days prior
  • Priority booking of spa treatments: 60 days prior
  • Mini-bar with soft drinks, water & snacks, replenished once daily
  • In-suite binoculars, coffee maker & cashmere blanket
  • Purified water refilled daily
  • King-size Viking Explorer bed with luxury linens
  • 24-hour room service
  • Luxury robes, slippers & toiletries
  • 42" flat-screen LCD TV
  • Interactive TV & movies-on-demand
  • Security safe, hair dryer, 110/220 volt outlets
  • Direct dial satellite phone & cell service
  • Wi-Fi
Ship Key Map

Dining Venues

Viking Ocean Cruises offer many exciting dining choices, each with breathtaking views. From sophisticated regional dishes and chef’s selections with wine pairings to rustic Italian cuisine and global fare.

  • The Restaurant. The main dining venue, The Restaurant offers the highest onboard dining experience amid a clean and streamlined Scandinavian design. In an open and inviting atmosphere, breakfast, lunch and dinner are served with sweeping exterior views through all-glass walls—so your destination will always be close by. The menu includes regional cuisine and always available American classics enhanced with locally sourced ingredients, so you can explore new cultures through food.
  • Manfredi's Italian Restaurant. Manfredi’s offers the best of Italian cuisine, whether the farm-inspired heartiness of Tuscany or the famed flavors from the heart of Rome. Subdued, ambient lighting creates a warm and welcoming air in this traditional restaurant, recalling Italy’s beloved trattorias and a rich European heritage. Chianti by the carafe, freshly prepared pastas and generous antipasto are accompanied by fresh seafood and a true spirit of abbondanza. This restaurant’s private dining room provides an opportunity to have an intimate meal with family, business colleagues or newfound friends.
  • The Chef's Table. The sommeliers and culinary masters at The Chef’s Table create the perfect pairing of food and wine. During a multicourse tasting, they pour select vintages and serve thoughtfully prepared dishes made for each other. Drawing on the grapes and spices that have been enhancing gastronomic pleasures for centuries, your expert hosts will enlighten every sip and forkful with fascinating commentary as you experience a thrilling synergy of aromas and flavors. This restaurant’s private dining room provides an opportunity to have an intimate meal with family, business colleagues or newfound friends.
  • World Café. With live cooking, open kitchens and buffet-style meal service, the World Café provides a vibrant interactive experience and a wide range of international flavors in a casual environment. Guests can choose their favorite foods—from the deli, the pasta or wok station, sushi bar or dessert station—prepared and presented in a stylish setting. Dine indoors or al fresco at shaded wood tables on the Aquavit Terrace, both offering stunning panoramic views.
  • Aquavit Terrace. In the spirit of the revolutionary outdoor settings of Viking's award-winning river ships, Viking Ocean Cruises have created the Aquavit Terrace, providing more al fresco dining experiences than on any ship at sea. Located outside the World Café at the stern of the ship, the inviting terrace is transformed by night into a magical space where your destination is your dining room. By day, it’s a great place to dine and relax in the lounge area around the Infinity Pool.
  • Mamsen's. Located in the Explorers’ Lounge and named for “Mamsen,” the Hagen family matriarch, this venue offers Norwegian specialties for breakfast, lunch, an afternoon snack or evening treat. The array of menu items includes Scandinavian pastries and cakes; waffles, according to Mamsen’s recipes, served with either Norwegian goat cheese or jam; salmon gravlax and other open-faced sandwiches; and late-night split pea soup to warm the heart and soothe the soul.
  • Wintergarden. Late afternoon tea—that hallmark of English civility—is served in the Wintergarden. Freshly made finger sandwiches, richly textured scones and decadent desserts are presented on bountiful tiered carts, all from the kitchen of Viking's masterful pastry chef. In this elegant space under a canopy of Scandinavian trellised wood, you can participate in a calming tea ceremony or indulge in an afternoon tea service while enjoying the soft strains of a string quartet. With a park-like setting and panoramic views, it’s an inspiring respite after a day of exploration.
  • Pool Grill. For a relaxed lunch or an afternoon snack, the Pool Grill serves casual fare prepared to order. Or for a lighter meal, a small salad bar is available. A condiment bar lets you customize your meal to suit your tastes with sides from grilled mushrooms to savory red-cabbage slaw. The poolside atmosphere welcomes lounging and leisurely dips in the water; the nearby Pool Bar offers regional cocktails.
  • Room Service. Care to enjoy a quiet dinner in the comfort of your stateroom? A midnight snack? Or perhaps breakfast in bed? For your convenience, Viking Ocean Cruises offer 24-hour room service, 7 days a week, with many of Viking's signature dishes to choose from, such as the Chairman’s favorite Norwegian poached salmon with cucumber salad or Viking's classic Caesar salad.
  • The Kitchen Table. Immerse yourself in local culture and cuisine on an interactive culinary journey. At Viking's onboard cooking school, experience firsthand how Viking Ocean Cruises ships’ world-class chefs bring distinct, local flavors from market to table. On sea days, you’ll learn to cook dishes highlighting an upcoming destination and take home recipes so you can savor the flavors at home. On port days, you’ll handpick ingredients at a local market then learn how to prepare regional dishes and create elegant presentations for three courses. The Kitchen Table is a one-of-a-kind optional opportunity to shop, cook and eat with the masters.

Bars and Lounges

Explorer Lounge

Inspired by the trade routes of Vikings, the Explorers’ Lounge is the ideal place for guests to share their discoveries over an aquavit or a craft beer while sampling fine Scandinavian fare. Central to the Explorers’ Lounge is Mamsen’s, a casual gourmet deli inspired by Norwegian cuisine, from smoked salmon to open-faced sandwiches and locally sourced charcuterie and cheeses. The daily “Waffle Hour” provides mouth-watering samples of the beloved treat.

The Viking Living Room

  • The ideal setting for relaxation and conversation, The Viking Living Room draws guests together. Spacious seating, melodic piano tunes, live entertainment and planned activities foster rich camaraderie. And its well-curated Viking Library informs even the best-read traveler. Adorned with nautical touches from Viking days, including the clinker-built bar inspired by ancient longships, it is the most inspired living room at sea.

Viking Bar

Enjoy a cocktail in the Viking Bar, which is located on the ground floor of the atrium.


When you yearn for serenity, there is no better place on ship than a visit to the Wintergarden. This charming, airy space around the main pool is perfect for relaxing in clean, uncluttered Scandinavian-designed environment. Even here, our focus is on enrichment, as this is the place to witness a tea ceremony, or indulge in an afternoon tea service, complete with hand-selected teas, finger sandwiches and pastries.