Meet Viking Star – a Different Type of Cruise Ship

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In 2013, Viking River Cruises announced that they would launch a line of ocean ships in 2015. First up, the 930-guest Viking Star.

Enter Viking Ocean Cruises

Viking Star sailing through Venice.
Viking Star sailing through Venice.


Classified as a “small ship,” the all-veranda Viking Star has a gross tonnage of 47,800 tons, boasts 465 cabins and will accommodate 930 passengersViking Star is one of three ocean cruise ships on order; the remaining two ships, Viking Sea and Viking Sky, are currently under construction. The cruise experience differs from other lines because it includes a lot of amenities.

The Ship

  • All Veranda Staterooms five stateroom categories
  • Two Pool Choices, pool with retractable dome and a glass-backed infinity pool, cantilevered off the stern
  • Snow Grotto, where snowflakes gently descend from the ceiling through chilled air.
  • Explorers’ Lounge, two-deck Explorers’ Lounge at the bow is the perfect spot for taking in scenery through double-height windows
  • Dining Choices,  The Restaurant and the World Café, The Chef’s Table, Manfredi’s Italian Restaurant and The Kitchen Table
  • Entertainment: three deck atrium, the Star Theater and a piano lounge where
Infinity Pool on the stern of Viking Star.
Infinity Pool on the stern of Viking Star.

What’s Included:

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Shore excursions
  • Beer and wine
  • 24-hour room service
  • All port charges and government taxes
The “snow grotto” at sea.
The “snow grotto” at sea.


  • 15 Days, St. Petersburg to Bergen
  • 15 Days, Bergen to Barcelona
  • 13 Days, Barcelona to Venice
  • 10 Days, Venice to Istanbul
Viking Star in Istanbul.
Viking Star in Istanbul.

photo: Viking Ocean

Price Viking Star

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