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Launched 28th Oct 2000


Occupancy 3114
Tonnage 138000
Length 1020
Total crew 1181
Space ratio 44.3

Long Caribbean Cruise

To: Caribbean

Southern Caribbean

To: Caribbean

Eastern Caribbean

To: Caribbean

Eastern Caribbean

To: Caribbean

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  • Ben And Jerry's Ice Cream
  • Cafe Promenade
  • Columbus Dining Room
  • Da Gama Dining Room
  • Italian Portofino Restaurant
  • Johnny Rocket's 50s Style Diner
  • Magellan Dining Room


  • 19th Hole
  • Casino Royale
  • Champagne Bar
  • Cloud Nine
  • Connoisseur Club
  • Crow's Nest
  • Crown And Kettle Pub
  • Dizzy's
  • Maharaja's
  • Optix Teen Disco
  • Schooner Bar
  • Seven Hearts
  • The Chamber Nightclub
  • Theatre
  • Viking Crown Lounge
  • Weekend Warrior

Health and Fitness

  • 3 Swimming Pools
  • 6 Jacuzzis
  • Basketball/ Volleyball Court
  • Rock Climbing Wall
  • Running Track
  • Shipshape Fitness Center And Spa


  • State Of The Art Conference Facilities


  • Golf Simulator
  • Ice Skating Rink
  • Internet Cafe
  • Ping Pong/ Billiards
  • Shopping
  • Shuffleboard

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Explorer of the Seas


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Royal Caribbean

The Explorer of the Seas is brought to you by Royal Caribbean International. This vessel saw its maiden voyage on the twenty-eighth of October, 2000 and has a total guest capacity of three thousand, one hundred and fourteen. On board you can enjoy the use of an ice-skating rink or spend an afternoon scaling the rock-climbing wall. You can also enjoy in-line skating facilities as you travel, and there is also full-size basketball court to make the most of. The golf simulators allow you to practice your swing as you cruise at a speed of just over twenty-three knots, whilst the nine-hole miniature golf course is a fun place to spend an afternoon with friends. You will also find a range of conference facilities on board, with an executive boardroom and a dedicated meeting space.

Latest cruise reviews for Explorer of the Seas

New England Exploration

by ransrider (September 2014)

From embarkation to debarkation, this New England/Canadian cruise on Royal Caribbean's Explorer of the Seas was fabulous. The first big surprise was when we opened our promenade cabin door (room 6255). The decor of the room provided a quiet calmness. The use of the c...

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Amazing Trip even with our ship being hit in port

by indy101 (September 2012)

Our trip was great with a couple of exceptions. #1 I'm not an agist but the ship was filled with many too many walkers, wheel chairs, electric scooters it actually became difficult to move freely in the close quarters of a ship. I have never had that issue before ...

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by odougspumpkin1 (December 2011)

beautiful ship, great food, staff very nice entertainment very good

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