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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

203users found this review helpful.

 User Reviews

  • Name Age # of Cruises Desitination
  • Gina Trigona 30 10+ Western Caribbean

    I'm so tired of hearing everyone whine!!!! I looked on some other reviews and I just can't stand it. We just came back from the Explorer of the Seas and now are planning to take the 10 day...read more

  • Ara 43 1 Western Caribbean

    This was our family’s first cruise. My wife and I, our two daughters (16 and 15) and our son (13) flew from Philadelphia to Miami the day of the departure. The flight out of Philadelphia...read more

  • Martijn Nathan 18 3 Eastern + Western Caribbean back to back

    Month: July, 26th, 2003 14 day Eastern- and Western Caribbean cruise on Explorer of the Seas (back to back) Introduction Last year my parents celebrated their 25th wedding...read more

  • Ryan Tallent 17 3 Eastern Caribbean

    About me: Hi my name is Ryan and I love cruises. I have been on a total of 3 cruises, I went on the carnival Sensation when I was in 5th grade, I went on carnival victory when I was...read more

    5 users found this review helpful.
  • Sam and Vickie Matheny 67 and 48 7 Western Caribbean

    This vacation was number five with Royal Caribbean. It was our 5th visit to this part of the world so we knew what to expect. There were, however, a few changes. Boarding was much slower...read more

  • Greg Smith 32 2 Eastern Caribbean

    This was the "Precious moments" cruise and over 1500 passengers, myself, my wife my parents, 2 aunts, an uncle, and my sister were on board her and in the precious moments group....read more

  • Edward Rodman 51 1 Western Caribbean

    Simply an awesome experience. The ship is magnificent. The food and service were phenomenal. If you like beaches, Labadee was amazing. I could have done without Jamaica, Caymans were the...read more

  • Vivek Sagar 33 2 Western Caribbean

    A simply amazing ship and it's very clean considering it's 2 years old. Some of the highlights are 1) the rock climbing wall- it was my first time and my arms and shoulders were sore...read more

  • Scott Smetana 30 2 Eastern Caribbean

    Hopefully you are as excited as I was when waiting for your cruise. Here are some helpful hints for the Explorer of the Seas. Maybe you’ll like my review so much that you’ll print it and...read more

    7 users found this review helpful.
  • Paul & Debbie Willer Paul- 50, Debbie- ? 1 Western Caribbean

    Day 1- Arrived into Miami International Airport at noon, took a cab ($18) to the port and the porters who took our luggage promptly pleasantly greeted us. Being we had a reserved suite, we...read more

    2 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