Collection: Viking Binoculars

Viking Binoculars are the perfect companion for viewing any subject in greater detail, whether you are taking them for a walk in the countryside or just watching wildlife in the garden. Offering exceptional optical performance, high build quality, and excellent value!

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Viking Binoculars

In the world of binoculars where precision is paramount, Viking Optical stand out as offering incredible quality and value for money. With deep roots in the bird watching community and a passion
for wildlife, Viking offer an fantastic viewing experience at a range of price points. Whether you’re looking for a pair 8x42 Binoculars or some lightweight
Compact Binoculars they consistently provide excellent choices for a range of budgets. Little known outside of birdwatching we’ll give you an overview of this comprehensive brand delving into their history, some of their most popular models and everything else you might need to know.

History of Viking Optical

Established several decades ago, Viking Optical has consistently pushed the boundaries of optical quality and value for money. Established in 1986 as a premium independent optical importer and distributor in the UK,
Viking has grown from strength to strength, successfully tendering an exclusive optical partnership to manufacture the RSPB Binoculars.

We have visited their premises in Suffolk so have seen their service and repair facility first-hand. The knowledge, passion, and commitment of their staff to quality control translates to a care for their brand and their products that benefit anyone who purchases a Viking Binocular.

Today, their after sales and warranty service stands as the gold standard for us and the feedback we receive from our customer about their experiences of dealing with Viking are praiseworthy.

Key Features of Viking Binoculars

Viking Binoculars are designed to meet diverse range of needs and use cases. Here are some of the standout features that make them a top choice:

1. Lens Quality

The lenses in Viking Binoculars consistently impress often crafted from higher-quality glass than similarly priced models from other manufacturers. This is crucial for activities like bird watching, where identifying fine details can make all the difference. Most of their optics also feature multi-coated lenses to enhance light transmission, providing brighter and clearer images even in low-light conditions.

2. Robust Construction

Built to withstand the rigours of outdoor use, Viking Binoculars are a reliable choice for their durability. Their rugged construction ensures that they can endure harsh weather conditions, making them ideal for adventures in any environment. Most of their models are nitrogen-filled so waterproof and fog-proof, ensuring reliable performance in all conditions.

3. Ergonomic Design

Comfort is a key consideration in the design of Viking Binoculars. The ergonomic design ensures a comfortable grip, allowing for extended use without fatigue. Adjustable eye cups and a diopter adjustment
feature cater to users with different vision requirements, providing a personalised viewing experience.

Pros of using Viking Binoculars

We have received so many 5-star reviews from our customers for Viking Binoculars so have compiled some of the key advantages that are mentioned repeatedly:

1. Enhanced Viewing Experience

Many customers note a vast improvement between their old binoculars and a new pair of from Viking Optical. Bright, crystal-clear viewing experience, with sharp, bright images allowing you to see your subject in impressive detail.

2. Ideal for Bird Watching

Viking Binoculars are great for bird watching with many models available in the preferred 8x42 configuration. Suitable for a wide range of activities. From bird watching and hiking to stargazing and marine exploration, these binoculars excel in various scenarios. The different models and specifications ensure that there's a perfect pair of Viking Binoculars for every activity.

3. Durability and Reliability

When you invest in Viking Binoculars, you're investing in a product built to last. The robust construction and high-quality materials ensure that they can withstand the toughest conditions. This durability translates to reliability, giving you peace of mind knowing that your binoculars will perform when you need them most.

4. User-Friendly Design

The ergonomic design and user-friendly features make Viking Binoculars a pleasure to use. The comfortable grip, adjustable settings, and intuitive controls ensure that you can focus on your viewing experience without any distractions. This ease of use makes them accessible to both beginners and seasoned users.

5. Excellent Value for Money

While Viking Binoculars d positioned as a premium product, they offer excellent value for money. The combination of high-quality optics, durable construction, and versatile features make them a worthwhile investment. With Viking Binoculars, you get a product that delivers exceptional performance and longevity, providing great return on investment.

Most Popular Models

Here are some of the popular models of Viking Binoculars that have received numerous 5-star reviews and become bestsellers:

1. Viking Vistron Binoculars

The Viking Vistron series is a flagship ED model, which feature extra-low dispersion glass for brighter and clearer images. We were so impressed with them in our field tests that we’ve made them our Best Buy Binoculars for Bird Watching. The lightweight and ergonomic design, optical quality make them incredible value for money. Available in 8x32, 8x42, or 10x42.

2. Viking Badger Binoculars

The Viking Badger series are an excellent mid-range pair of binoculars that are packed with features and offer excellent optical performance for their price range. Available as full-size binoculars, there are also compacts available too. They are ideal for bird watching and nature observation. The lightweight and ergonomic design make them easy to carry and use for extended periods.

3. Viking Osprey Binoculars

The Osprey is really the flagship range of Viking Binoculars, offering top-of-the-line optics and advanced features. These binoculars are favoured by more serious bird watchers and wildlife enthusiasts for their exceptional image quality and precision. The high-definition lenses and rugged construction make them a top choice for serious users.

Tips for Choosing the Right Viking Binoculars

With so many options available, choosing the right pair of Viking Binoculars can be a daunting task. Here are some tips to help you make an informed decision:

1. Determine Your Needs

Consider the primary use for your binoculars. Are you planning to use them for bird watching, hiking, stargazing, or marine activities? Different activities require different specifications, so identifying your needs will help narrow down your options.

2. Consider Magnification and Objective Lens Size

The magnification and objective lens size determine the binoculars' performance. Higher magnification provides more detail but can reduce the field of view and brightness. A larger objective lens allows more
light in, improving image brightness but also making the binoculars bulkier. Balance these factors based on your specific needs.

3. Test for Comfort and Ergonomics

Ensure that the binoculars are comfortable to hold and use. Look for models with adjustable eye cups, a smooth focusing mechanism, and a comfortable grip. If possible, try them out in person to see how they feel in your hands.

4. Check for Durability Features

Look for features like waterproofing, fog-proofing, and rugged construction. These ensure that your binoculars can withstand harsh conditions and last longer, providing reliable performance over time.

5. Read Reviews and Seek Recommendations

Read reviews from other users to get insights into the performance and reliability of different models. Seek recommendations from experts or experienced users to find the best Viking Binoculars for your needs.


Viking Binoculars have earned their reputation as a top choice for bird watchers for a reason. Their commitment to quality, innovation, and wildlife conservation makes them a standout in the world of optical instruments. With superior optics, robust construction, and user-friendly features, Viking Binoculars offer an unparalleled viewing experience. Whether you're exploring nature, observing wildlife, or simply enjoying the great outdoors, Viking Binoculars are your perfect companion. Invest in a pair today and see the world in a whole new light.