Viking Celebrates Start Of Inaugural Season In North America’s Great Lakes. The 378-Guest Viking Octantis Becomes the Most Modern Vessel to Sail in the Region

Viking Octanis  is pictured here transiting the Welland Canal, a key section of the St. Lawrence Seaway connecting Lake Ontario and Lake ErieViking® continues to mark new milestones for its expedition voyages, as the new purpose-built Viking Octantis® kicks off its inaugural season in the Great Lakes.

Designed specifically to reach the Great Lakes region, the Viking Octantis recently completed a roundtrip through the Welland Canal—a key section of the St. Lawrence Seaway connecting Lake Ontario and Lake Erie—making it the largest passenger vessel ever to transit the canal.

The ship will remain in the Great Lakes until early October 2022, sailing a variety of itineraries between Toronto and Duluth. A second expedition vessel, the Viking Polaris®, will debut later this year and will join the Viking Octantis in the Great Lakes for the 2023 season.

Full story at PRNewswire

(Viking)



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