The Viking Difference


Viking Star

  • A new, small ship—yet a great value
  • All-veranda staterooms, each with outdoor seating so you can see more during your journey
  • Great accommodations with a modern, Scandinavian-style design that is open and airy, with thoughtful practicality and understated elegance
  • Staterooms of equal or greater square footage than comparable competitors’ staterooms
  • King-size beds
  • Extra spacious showers
  • Great dining experiences with 11 dining venues
  • Specialty restaurants without any extra charge
  • More alfresco dining than any other ocean cruise vessel
  • All onboard meals custom-created with fresh local ingredients and choices of regional specialties as well as always available American classics

Viking Service

Enjoy world-class service built on our experienced Swiss-based catering and hotel management team from our award-winning river cruises.

Viking Enrichment

On board Cultural Enrichment for continued immersion in your destinations even while onboard:
  • Recommended reading
  • Onboard classes
  • Port guides
  • Enrichment lectures
  • Performances of music, art, cooking, dance, history and cinema

Viking Destinations

  • Itineraries made for exploration
  • Small ship size allows for docking closer to the center of many cities
  • More time in port allows time for guests to further explore the destinations they have come to see, including overnights in most ports of embarkation and disembarkation

Viking Inclusive Cruising

  • Complimentary enriching shore excursion in each port of call, led by knowledgeable local guides
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi  (Subject to certain usage policies)
  • Complimentary wine, beer & soft drinks with onboard dinner and lunch service
  • Complimentary 24-hour specialty coffees & teas
  • Specialty restaurants without extra charge
  • Complimentary self-service laundry facilities on multiple decks
  • All port charges & government taxes included
  • Complimentary 24-hour room service
  • No nickel and diming

Viking Value

Although you can never put a price on hospitality, all your included options have a value of over $2,400 per couple for an average cruise over other cruise lines. That is the power of Viking Inclusive Cruising.