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Free Return Flights on Viking’s 2017 Waterways of the Tsars River Cruise

Sydney (February 24, 2017) – To celebrate their 20th anniversary year, Viking River Cruises is giving guests the chance to discover Russia and some of its most iconic cities as no-one knows Russia like Viking Cruises where everything started in 1997. For a limited time only, guests can save up to $3,000 per couple on their 2017 cruises and receive free return economy flights.

The 13-day cruise includes 10 guided tours and an in-depth Culture Curriculum designed to give guests an authentic Russian experience whilst on shore. Guests will have the opportunity to visit the stunning Peterhof Palace, be immersed in lectures about Romanov Tsars, indulge in a Russian cooking class, try their linguistic skills in a Russian language class and enjoy a visit to Moscow’s iconic Red Square. During the trip, guests can also visit four UNESCO World Heritage sites including the beautiful Open Air Museum of Architecture in Kizhi, and enjoy Russian specialty dining on board the ship.

Starting from $9,149 per person, including return economy flights, this offer is strictly limited and available on 2017 departures until sold out.

Viking offers all guests Viking Inclusive Value, ensuring that passengers receive tea, coffee, wine and beer with lunch and dinner, a shore excursion in every port and Wi-Fi onboard at no additional cost.

Please contact Viking Cruises at 1300 845 464 (Australia) & 0800 447 913 (New Zealand) for additional information or booking support. Further details can also be found at the Viking Cruises Australia website:

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About Viking Cruises

Viking Cruises offers destination-centric river and ocean cruising designed for experienced travellers with an interest in geography, culture and history. Featuring on board cultural enrichment and included shore excursions, Viking’s journeys are competitively priced for genuine value. Debuting its maiden season of ocean cruising in 2015, the sophisticated state-of-the-art Viking Star hosts 930 guests on itineraries in Scandinavia and the Baltic; the Western and Eastern Mediterranean; the British Isles and the Americas. Viking will welcome Viking Sky and Viking Sun, the company’s third and fourth ship, in early and late 2017, respectively. Viking Spirit will be delivered in 2018; the yet-to-be-named sixth ship will be delivered in 2020. As the world’s leading river cruise line, since its 1997 inception the company has grown to a fleet of 64 river vessels (in 2016) offering scenic cruising along the rivers of Europe, Russia, China, and Southeast Asia. Viking has been honoured multiple times in Travel + Leisure’s “World’s Best” Awards and Condé Nast Traveller’s “Gold List” as well as recognised by the editors of Cruise Critic as “Best River Cruise Line,” with the entire Viking Longships® fleet being named “Best New River Ships” in the website’s Editors’ Picks Awards. Viking Cruises has recently been awarded as The World's Best Large-Ship Ocean Cruise Line by Travel + Leisure, 2016.

For additional information, contact Viking Cruises at 1300 062 326 (Australia) & 0800 447 913 (New Zealand) or visit To join the Viking Cruises community online, visit