Why Viking

Life on board

Whether on board or in our offices, you are family. At Viking, everyone is treated with dignity and respect. Beyond our company culture, we also offer a range of benefits and rewards.​

Mississippi ship

The Mississippi ship travels along the Mississippi River, between New Orleans, LA and St. Paul, MN on board a new 386-guest ship. 

Crew members typically work a schedule based on their home residence:
  • US Mainland: 10-12 weeks-on,  3-4 weeks-off 
  • Guam: 16 weeks-on,  3-4 weeks-off 
  • Puerto Rico: 12 weeks-on,  4 weeks-off .

Expedition ships

Our state-of-the-art expedition ships travel to over 400 ports across all 7 continents. Crew members work for 6 months, followed by 2 months off.