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 Explorer of the Seas

Marginally larger than her sister ships and thus the largest passenger liner ever built until the QM2 and the new Freedom class Royal Caribbean ships, this 137,308 gt giant is truly a floating city. Rock climbing, ice skating, minigolf and inline skating; all this - and much more - is featured aboard this spectacular megaliner. Explorer of the Seas now sails to the Eastern and Western Caribbean from Miami, year-round.

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Family Friendly
Shore Excursions

 Professional Reviews

Royal Caribbean InternationalExplorer the Seas Review7-Day Eastern CaribbeanTom Ogg, 2006-04-30NOT FOUND

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53users found this review helpful.
Joanie Ogg, CTC, MCC, 2005-04-10Western Caribbean

Boomer The Explorer of the Seas Group Beginnings I was the more

21users found this review helpful.
Zamgwar, 2004-02-14

While my tan is still dark, my waistline still swelled, and my memories clear I more

60users found this review helpful.
Tom & Mary Milano, 2001-02-10Eastern Caribbean

This is a very long, comprehensive review. We suggest you print it so you can read it more

205users found this review helpful.

 User Reviews

  • Name Age # of Cruises Desitination
  • Doug Keating 36 1 Western Caribbean

    I am glad that I did not check the reviews of this cruise before I booked it. So many complaints about the quality of the food posted here! I brought my family of 4 little children, more

    1 users found this review helpful.
  • Simon Crockford 43 7 Western Caribbean

    This was our 6th Cruise with RCI and our second on Explorer of the Seas. I am not going to describe the public room and cabins in detail as this has been done very well already but more

    1 users found this review helpful.
  • Judith Allen 36 1 Western Caribbean

    My friends & I, a group that amounted to over 200, had a wonderful time on the Explorer. The crew was very helpful, hospitable, and skillful at their assigned tasks. I more

    1 users found this review helpful.
  • Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines Explorer of the Seas 7 Day Western Caribbean "Sea Dawg" Holcomb I recommend and urge you to read and compare reviews of RCI's Radiance, more

    8 users found this review helpful.
  • Michele 32 1 Western Caribbean

    My boyfriend and I and our two daughters (ages 9 and 10) took our first cruise aboard the Explorer of the Seas. All in all we had a wonderful time, but we also probably would not do more

    7 users found this review helpful.
  • Pat 55 2 Western Caribbean

    Beautiful ship and immaculately clean. Service was excellent. Cabin Steward was accommodating and yet never visible. Entertainment was ok. Food in the main dining room was lacking more

  • Rick and Trisha Fiene Late 20's 3 Eastern Caribbean

    This eastern Caribbean cruise was an anniversary trip for my wife and me. I had never been on a cruise before but this was my wife’s third. When my wife suggested we take a cruise I more

    3 users found this review helpful.
  • Marina Romano 31 4 Western Caribbean

    Hello everyone. We just returned yesterday from our First Royal Caribbean Cruise on Explorer of the Seas. (Western Caribbean Itinerary). I’ll write my observations and helpful tips more

    2 users found this review helpful.
  • Tiffany Rafferty 18 5 Eastern Caribbean

    I shall begin with a brief overview of how we came to choosing Royal Caribbean cruises and to be more specific the Explorer of the Seas ship. My family and I were looking in the more

    5 users found this review helpful.
  • Brian Kemp 45 2 Western Caribbean

    Just got back from 8 glorious days on the Explorer of the Seas, with unforgettable excursions to Belize, Costa Maya, Cozumel and Grand Cayman. Turned out that this past week more

    1 users found this review helpful.
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Ship Summary
  • Operator:Royal Caribbean Int.
  • Capacity (double occupancy):3114
  • Builder:Kvrner Masa-Yards
  • Full Capacity:3840
  • Inaugurated:2000
  • Space Ratio:44.1 / 35.8
  • Gross Tonnage:137,308gt
  • Crew:1180
  • Length:1,021 ft. / 311 m