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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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 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 seminar...read 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 will...read more

58users 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 at...read more

204users found this review helpful.

 User Reviews

  • Name Age # of Cruises Desitination
  • Mary Staley 45 4 Western Caribbean

    Royal Caribbean has raised the bar with its Voyager Class of ships and especially with Explorer of the Seas. This magnificent vessel is not just a ship; it's a destination in itself!...read more

    2 users found this review helpful.
  • Zamgwar 49 4 Eastern Caribbean

    While my tan is still dark, my waistline still swelled, and my memories clear I will endeavor to return the kind favors of the many that have gone before me, by passing on my impressions...read more

    4 users found this review helpful.
  • Steve Hoylman 52 1 Eastern Caribbean

    We traveled on Explorer of the Seas, departing Miami on Saturday, February 7, 2004 on an Eastern Caribbean route returning to Miami on Saturday, February 14, 2004. Ports visited on this...read more

    7 users found this review helpful.
  • Princess Rock 40s NOT FOUND Western Caribbean

    We enjoyed the cruise and it was fun being with first-timers. They couldn't believe all the food and pampering. Our friend said he only envisioned buffets but our waiter/assistant waiter...read more

    1 users found this review helpful.
  • Gary Ingram 59 5 Eastern Caribbean

    This is my third cruise review and I have very mixed feelings about this cruise. There were things I liked and enjoyed and maybe too many negatives that cause my mixed feelings. I have...read more

    7 users found this review helpful.
  • Robert M. Fitch 43 2 Eastern Caribbean

    Our recent cruise was to be a very special event as it was my In-Laws 50th Wedding Anniversary and my wife and her two sisters had planned this cruise for them. My Father-In-Law is in a...read more

    2 users found this review helpful.
  • Francis Cortez 35 4 Eastern Caribbean with a 10 month old daughter!

    Just returned from the cruise today from Royal Caribbean's Explorer of the Seas and had a wonderful time. The unique thing I would like to discuss is the fact that my wife and I cruised with...read more

  • Ronald Epstein 40 2 Eastern Caribbean

    This is actually my second cruise with Royal Caribbean. Last year I sailed on VOYAGER OF THE SEAS resulting in a vacation beyond my wildest dreams. I never thought I would enjoy a cruise,...read more

    8 users found this review helpful.
  • Brad Poulter 24 2 Western Caribbean

    Explorer of the Seas was my second cruise, so I had some idea of what my cruise experience should be. In addition prior to choosing Explorer of the Seas I did extensive research and watched...read more

    3 users found this review helpful.
  • Vincent & Mary Finelli 68 39 Western Caribbean

    The timing of this cruise gave us the opportunity to witness some extraordinary moon rises over the sea --- with a red gold shimmer on the water, which erupted into a perfect full golden...read 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