Viking® announced the launch of its newest ocean ship, the 930-guest Viking Neptune®. The 2022-2023 Viking World Cruise, is a journey from Fort Lauderdale to London that spans 138 days, 28 countries, and 57 ports, with overnight stays in 11 cities.
“With the arrival of the Viking Neptune and her identical sister ship, the Viking Mars, this year—along with the debut of our two new expedition ships and new river ships—we are proud to firmly establish Viking as the leading small ship travel company.”Torstein Hagen, Chairman of Viking
A Voyage of Discovery
Set sail on an epic journey of discovery as you traverse the globe. Explore the world’s majestic cities and immerse yourself in local cultures during overnight stays in 11 ports. Discover the idyllic isles and the faraway lands of the South Pacific and the colonial treasures of Asia. From the Arabian Peninsula to the Red Sea, witness several millennia of history, and revel in the romance of Paris and the royal history of London, England’s iconic capital.
Viking’s ocean ships have a gross tonnage of 47,800 tons, with 465 staterooms that can host 930 guests. Viking Neptune will join the award-winning fleet of identical sister ships, which includes Viking Star®, Viking Sea®, Viking Sky®, Viking Orion®, Viking Jupiter® and Viking Venus®. Viking Mars® will be delivered in May 2022; Viking Saturn® will be delivered in early 2023.
Viking Health & Safety Program
Viking requires all guests and crew to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Furthermore, Viking has full-scale PCR laboratories installed onboard its ocean and expedition ships. Utilizing the PCR laboratories onboard Viking ocean and expedition ships—and a strong network of dedicated shoreside labs for Viking river ships in Europe—all guests and crew receive up to daily quick and easy non-invasive saliva PCR tests.
A complete overview of the Viking Health & Safety Program can be found at: www.viking.com/health-safety.