Meet a sample of their extensive fleet of ships

including River, Ocean, and Expedition Class vessels


River Cruises


The Viking Mississippi

  • 386 guests
  • Year built: 2022
  • 5 decks
  • Crew: 147
  • Length: 450 ft
  • Features include a sun terrace, Infinity Plunge Pool, 2-story panoramic views, 2 restaurant options

Sails the Mississippi River


The Viking Longships

  • Average 190 guests
  • Average 53 crew
  • Average length: 443 ft

With over 50 longboats sailing the rivers of Europe and Egypt, each ship offers a similar experience on board including sun deck, outdoor activities, indoor exercise rooms, library, laundry service, restaurants, and lounges.


The Viking Saigon

  • 80 guests
  • Year built: 2022
  • 3 decks
  • pool with 360 degree views
  • floor to ceiling views in lounge and restaurant
  • Spa & fitness center
  • Specifically built to sail the Mekong River

Ocean Cruises


The Viking Star

  • 930 guests
  • Year built: 2015
  • 9 decks
  • Length: 745 ft
  • Class: small ship

Sails to : Hawaii, Iceland, Norway, Mediterranean, Greece, USA Eastern coastline, Scandinavia, Italy, Spain, Atlantic Ocean crossings


The Viking Orion

  • 930 guests
  • Year built: 2015
  • 9 decks
  • Length: 745 ft
  • Class: small ship

Sails to: Australia, Alaska, Bali, Japan


The Viking Vela

  • 998 guests
  • Year built: coming in 2024
  • 9 decks
  • Length: 784 ft
  • Class: Small ship

Sails to: British Isles, Scandinavia, Iceland

Expedition Cruises


The Viking Polaris

  • 378 guests
  • Year built: 2022
  • 6 decks
  • Crew: 256
  • Length: 665 ft
  • Class: Polar Class 6

Sails to: Antartica, Great Lakes, South America


The Viking Octantis

  • 378 guests
  • Year built: 2022
  • 6 decks
  • Crew: 256
  • Length: 665 ft
  • Class: Polar Class 6

Sails to: Antarctic, Great Lakes, South America, the Arctic

Where do they cruise?

  • Mississippi River
  • Eastern USA coastline
  • Alaska
  • Hawaii
  • Europe
  • Mediterranean
  • Scandinavia
  • British Isles
  • South America
  • Panama Canal
  • Australia / New Zealand
  • Japan
  • Antarctica
  • Arctic

Why Viking Cruise Lines

Voted #1 for oceans, rivers, & expeditions but the readers of Travel + Leisure and Condé Nast Traveler in July 2023 and October 2022.  Viking travels the world and in consistent fashion. Their comfortable rooms, grand spaces, and wide variety of itineraries makes them a popular go-to cruise line for any sort of cruise travel.

Rivers: You can journey into the heart of Europe, Asia, Egypt, the Upper and Lower Mississippi, and beyond on a culturally immersive scenic cruise. Whether you yearn to see the castle-lined Rhine, romantic Danube, historic Seine or vineyard-laced Douro, your river cruise with Viking will be memorable.

Oceans: Viking Ocean Voyages highlight the history, culture, and seldom-seen sights of both inland and coastal destinations on one seamless itinerary. Enjoy a Thinking Person’s Cruise that only Viking can provide, on board ships designed for discovery and delight.

Expedition: The Viking expedition fleet may be small, but mighty. Taking you to the polar regions, it is a profound experience to set eyes upon Antarctica for the first time.  Or explore closer to home and discover the natural wonders, outstanding natural beauty, historic cities of the Great Lakes.  The Viking expedition ships are purpose built to be just the right size for both small and large ports.

Sample Staterooms


Viking Orion / Deluxe Veranda


Viking Octantis / Nordic Junior Suite

Viking Star veranda stateroom

Viking Star / Deluxe Veranda


Viking Mississippi / Junior Suite

Sample Cruises