Cruise Offer

Milwaukee/Thunder Bay
7-night Great Lakes Explorer Cruise
June 18, 2022
Viking Cruises: Viking Octantis
Milwaukee/Thunder Bay
Vacation Offer ID 1380043
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Ship Info

Cruise Inclusions

  • Explore the largest freshwater ecosystem on earth—the Great Lakes
  • Watch for wildlife, from bald eagles to moose, bears and beavers
  • Hike through stunning forests in this pristine environment
  • Learn about Canada’s colonial past and the St. Lawrence River
  • Kayak in stunning Georgian Bay—a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve
  • View the world-class collection of the Milwaukee Art Museum
  • Explore tranquil, scenic Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore
  • Transit engineering marvels like the Welland Canal and Soo Locks

Available Add-Ons

  • Optional air add-ons are available from Viking Cruises' designated gateway cities in the U.S. and Canada, and include all government fees and taxes.
  • Pre- or Post- cruise hotel stay
  • Optional shore excursions
7-night Great Lakes Explorer Cruise
  • Destination Guide
  • Suggested Shore Excursions
Destination Arrival Departure

Milwaukee 06/18/2022

Arrive and meet your fellow travelers and expedition leaders on board your ship, which is docked on the shores of Lake Michigan. Get settled in and attend a briefing for the following day.,
06/18/2022 06/18/2022
Mackinac Island

Mackinac Island 06/19/2022

Enjoy an exciting day on idyllic Mackinac Island, located in the Straits of Mackinac, which link Lake Huron and Lake Michigan. This charming island is well known as a haven for pedestrians and bicyclists; motor vehicles are banned here, and the only way to access the island is by boat. Take a sightseeing excursion by horse-drawn carriage to important historical sites. Or, choose to dine at the elegant Grand Hotel, a Victorian-era building with the world's longest front porch. Alternatively, explore the forested shores of Mackinac Island by kayak.,
06/19/2022 06/19/2022
Lake Superior/Georgian Bay
06/20/2022 06/20/2022
Lake Superior/Georgian Bay
06/21/2022 06/21/2022
Lake Superior/Georgian Bay

Lake Superior/Georgian Bay 06/22/2022

Spend three days exploring Little Current, Killarney, and Parry Sound in Georgian Bay, part of a UNESCO World Network of Biosphere Reserves. Hike the Cup and Saucer Trail, a land of perpendicular cliffs and dense hardwood forests, and paddle among the many uninhabited islands in a kayak. Take a RIB tour, or land on one of the islands with a zodiac for undisturbed bird- and wildlife-watching.,
06/22/2022 06/22/2022
Soo Locks

Soo Locks 06/23/2022

Pass through the Soo Locks in the St. Mary's River, heading from Lake Huron into Lake Superior. Observe the massive gates of this ingenious feat of engineering as they close, then watch as the water flows in through the gravity-fed valves to bring your Viking Expedition ship up to the level of Lake Superior.,
06/23/2022 06/23/2022
Thunder Bay

Thunder Bay 06/24/2022

Relive the region's history at Fort William, an accurate recreation of an early 19th-century fur trading post, or hike the trails of Sleeping Giant Provincial Park, an area of tabletop mountains, sweeping vistas, and towering granite cliffs. Explore the unusual natural phenomenon of Ouimet Canyon, which shelters a unique, fragile ecosystem. Then, discover the roaring Kakabeka Falls, tucked away in a pristine boreal forest setting.,
06/24/2022 06/24/2022
Thunder Bay

Thunder Bay 06/25/2022

Disembark your ship and return home, or extend your exploration with a discovery of Churchill, the "Polar Bear Capital of the World".,
06/25/2022 06/25/2022
Viking Cruises: Viking Octantis
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Information provided within these pages has been updated as of January 2020. While we do our best to ensure that stateroom descriptions and deckplans appearing in this website are complete and accurate, we cannot be responsible for inaccurate representations, which may or may not be under our control. Please reconfirm stateroom accommodations and deck placement prior to booking.


Owner's Suite (OS) Call for Price
Owner's Suite
  • Category: OS
  • Deck 6
Explorer Suite (ES) 13,695
Explorer Suite
  • Category: ES
  • Deck 6
Nordic Junior Suite (NS) 10,595
Nordic Junior Suite
  • Category: NS
  • Deck 4
Nordic Penthouse (NP) 9,195
Nordic Penthouse
  • Category: NP
  • Deck 4


Deluxe Nordic Balcony (DN1) 7,495
Deluxe Nordic Balcony
  • Category: DN1
  • Deck 4
Deluxe Nordic Balcony (DN2) 7,395
Deluxe Nordic Balcony
  • Category: DN2
  • Deck 3
Deluxe Nordic Balcony (DN3) 7,295
Deluxe Nordic Balcony
  • Category: DN3
  • Deck 3
Nordic Balcony (N1) 7,095
Nordic Balcony
  • Category: N1
  • Deck 2
Nordic Balcony (N2) 6,995
Nordic Balcony
  • Category: N2
  • Deck 2

All fares and offers are for new bookings only, as of May 1, 2014, are subject to availability, may not be combinable with other offers except Viking Explorer Society Travel Credit and Referral Rewards Credit, are capacity-controlled and may be withdrawn at any time without prior notice.

Cruise fares listed are cruise only in U.S. dollars, per person, based on double occupancy. Cruise fares listed are valid for U.S. and Canadian residents only. Cruise ship fuel surcharge may apply. 2-for-1 fares are based upon published full brochure fares; cruise fares do not include pre-paid charges, optional facilities and service fees, and personal charges, as defined in the terms and conditions of the Passenger Ticket Contract. Full brochure fares may not have resulted in actual sales in all stateroom categories and may not have been in effect during the last 90 days. Promotional fares may remain in effect after the expiration date. Viking reserves the right to correct errors or omissions and to change any and all fares, fees and surcharges at any time. Please call for the most up-to-date prices, as pricing and availability may change at any time. The cruise ship fuel surcharge is additional revenue to Viking River Cruises, as are any additional charges relating to currency fluctuation other than for fully paid cruise fares and full fares, which fluctuations are beyond our control. Additional terms and conditions may apply. Complete terms and conditions may be found in the Passenger Ticket Contract.

All fares are quoted in US Dollars.

Deck 6

Stateroom Key

  • Owner's Suite (OS)
  • Explorer Suite (ES)
Deck 5
Deck 4

Stateroom Key

  • Nordic Junior Suite (NS)
  • Nordic Penthouse (NP)
  • Deluxe Nordic Balcony (DN1)
Deck 3

Stateroom Key

  • Deluxe Nordic Balcony (DN2)
  • Deluxe Nordic Balcony (DN3)
Deck 2

Stateroom Key

  • Nordic Balcony (N1)
  • Nordic Balcony (N2)
Deck 1
Deck A
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