The Viking Octantis is the first of Viking’s two new state-of-the-art expedition vessels, both designed with Antarctica in mind. The Hangar is a game-changer for expedition cruising, allowing passengers to easily and safely disembark at the different destinations. It also provides an extra layer of comfort for guests, as the Hangar is climate-controlled and offers protection from wind and waves. Additionally, the ship’s spacious suites boast large windows, perfect for taking in the stunning views of Antarctic landscapes.
Viking Octantis also features a range of upgraded amenities and services, including two infinity pools, a luxury spa and tree sauna, and five restaurants. With its modern design, cutting-edge technology, and emphasis on luxury, it’s no wonder that Viking Octantis is already receiving rave reviews from cruise industry watchers. It truly sets a new standard for expedition cruising in Antarctica. With its arrival, Viking is paving the way for a new era in Antarctic exploration and adventure.
Finally, Viking has also made sure to prioritize sustainability and safety, with the latest navigational systems and lifeboats onboard. The result is a unique and unforgettable experience for its passengers, who are sure to have the cruise of a lifetime.
Passengers aboard Viking Octantis can also enjoy a host of onboard amenities to make their experience as comfortable and enjoyable as possible. Passengers can relax in a heated tiled pool with a retractable roof, or take advantage of the well-equipped fitness center for their daily exercise. Other amenities include two saunas, a hair salon and beauty spa, two bars, and multiple specialty restaurants. Viking Octantis also offers the convenience of 24-hour room service, a library stocked with books and magazines, Wi-Fi access throughout the ship, laundry services, and much more. A dedicated concierge is also available to assist with any needs or questions. With a plethora of amenities and features, it’s easy to see why Viking Octantis is becoming a top choice for polar expedition cruises.
Viking Octantis also features an array of activities and entertainment, including lectures and presentations by onboard experts, classes and workshops on photography, astronomy, and other topics. There are also multiple nightly entertainment options in the form of live music, cabaret-style shows, and lighted dance floors. In addition, passengers can also enjoy onboard yoga classes, guided fitness walks around the ship and in port, discos, and other activities. With all of these exciting activities and amenities, Viking Octantis is sure to be an unforgettable experience.
Viking Octantis is also equipped with state-of-the-art navigation and communication systems, including GPS, radar and satellite phones to keep passengers in touch with the outside world. The ship is outfitted with a wide range of safety and security systems, including fire suppression systems, emergency exit routes and lifeboats. All of this helps to ensure a safe and comfortable voyage for everyone onboard.
Fares for 12-night Antarctica trips start at $14,995 per person, not including taxes and fees.
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