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RCL Explorer of the Seas


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Detailed Ship Information: Explorer of the Seas The Ship. Built in 2000, the Explorer of the Seas is a member of the Voyager class of cruise ships. At about 137,000 tons, she carries approximately... Read More

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5 Night Western Caribbean Cruise
Starting in Miami with stops in Cozumel, Puerto Costa Maya
2019 Sails: Nov 19


5 Night Western Caribbean Cruise
Starting in Miami with stops in Nassau, Labadee
2019 Sails: Nov 24, Dec 8, 2020: Jan 5, Jan 19, Feb 2, Feb 16, Mar 1, Mar 15, Mar 29


5 Night Western Caribbean Holiday Cruise
Starting in Miami with stops in Nassau, Labadee
2019 Sails: Dec 22


5 Night Eastern Caribbean & Bahamas
Starting in Miami with stops in Nassau, Labadee
2020 Sails: Nov 29, Dec 13, Dec 27, 2021: Jan 10, Feb 7, Mar 7, Apr 4


5 Night Eastern Caribbean & Perfect Day
Starting in Miami with stops in Labadee, Perfect Day at Cococay
2021 Sails: Jan 24, Feb 21, Mar 21


6 Night France & Spain Cruise
Starting in Southampton with stops in Vigo, Gijon, Le Havre
2019 Sails: Oct 5


6 Night Western Mediterranean Cruise
Starting in Civitavecchia with stops in Villefranche, Barcelona, Valencia, Cartagena
2020 Sails: Jul 20


6 Night Western Mediterranean Cruise
Starting in Civitavecchia with stops in Villefranche, Barcelona, Valencia, Cartagena
2020 Sails: Jul 26


7 Night Dutch & French Adventure
Starting in Southampton with stops in Hamburg, Rotterdam, Amsterdam, Le Havre
2019 Sails: Oct 18


7 Night Greek Isles Cruise
Starting in Civitavecchia with stops in Santorini, Kusadasi, Mykonos, Capri
2020 Sails: Jun 14, Aug 9


7 Night Western Mediterranean Cruise
Starting in Civitavecchia with stops in Valencia, Palma de Mallorca, Barcelona, Villefranche, La Spezia
2020 Sails: Jun 21, Aug 23


7 Night Greek Isles Cruise
Starting in Civitavecchia with stops in Santorini, Mykonos, Piraeus, Capri
2020 Sails: Jun 28, Aug 16


8 Night Norwegian Fjords Cruise
Starting in Southampton with stops in Bergen, Flam, Geiranger, Alesund, Stavanger
2019 Sails: Sep 13


8 Night Greek Isles Cruise
Starting in Civitavecchia with stops in Messina, Mykonos, Santorini, Piraeus, Naples/Capri
2020 Sails: Jul 12


8 Night Greek Isles Cruise
Starting in Civitavecchia with stops in Messina, Mykonos, Piraeus, Santorini, Naples
2020 Sails: Aug 1


9 Night Southern Caribbean Cruise
Starting in Miami with stops in Labadee, Willemstad, Kralendijk, Oranjestad
2019 Sails: Nov 29


9 Night Southern Caribbean Cruise
Starting in Miami with stops in Labadee, Kralendijk, Oranjestad, Willemstad
2019 Sails: Dec 13


9 Night Southern Caribbean Holiday
Starting in Miami with stops in Labadee, Oranjestad, Kralendijk, Willemstad
2019 Sails: Dec 27


9 Night Southern Caribbean Cruise
Starting in Miami with stops in Labadee, Oranjestad, Kralendijk, Willemstad
2020 Sails: Jan 10, Jan 24, Feb 21


9 Night Southern Caribbean Cruise
Starting in Miami with stops in Labadee, Kralendijk, Oranjestad, Willemstad
2020 Sails: Feb 7


9 Night Greek Isles Cruise
Starting in Civitavecchia with stops in Messina, Valletta, Mykonos, Santorini, Piraeus, Capri
2020 Sails: May 27


9 Night Greek Isles Cruise
Starting in Civitavecchia with stops in Souda, Mykonos, Santorini, Kusadasi, Piraeus, Naples/Capri
2020 Sails: Jun 5


9 Night Greek Isles Cruise
Starting in Civitavecchia with stops in Souda, Mykonos, Kusadasi, Santorini, Piraeus, Capri
2020 Sails: Aug 30


9 Night Greek Isles Cruise
Starting in Civitavecchia with stops in Siracusa, Souda, Mykonos, Piraeus, Santorini, Naples
2020 Sails: Sep 18


9 Night Greek Isles Cruise
Starting in Civitavecchia with stops in Messina, Valletta, Santorini, Mykonos, Piraeus, Capri
2020 Sails: Sep 27


9 Night Greek Isles Cruise
Starting in Civitavecchia with stops in Messina, Valletta, Mykonos, Santorini, Piraeus, Capri
2020 Sails: Oct 16


9 Night Southern Caribbean Cruise
Starting in Miami with stops in Labadee, Kralendijk, Oranjestad, Willemstad
2020 Sails: Nov 20, Dec 4, Dec 18, 2021: Jan 1, Jan 15, Mar 26


9 Night Southern Caribbean Cruise
Starting in Miami with stops in Labadee, Oranjestad, Bonaire, Willemstad
2021 Sails: Jan 29


9 Night Southern Caribbean Cruise
Starting in Miami with stops in Labadee, Oranjestad, Willemstad, Bonaire
2021 Sails: Apr 9


10 Night Greek Isles Cruise
Starting in Civitavecchia with stops in Messina, Valletta, Mykonos, Kusadasi, Santorini, Piraeus, Naples/Capri
2020 Sails: May 7


10 Night Greek Isles Cruise
Starting in Civitavecchia with stops in Messina, Souda, Mykonos, Kusadasi, Santorini, Piraeus, Naples/Capri
2020 Sails: May 17


10 Night Greek Isles Cruise
Starting in Civitavecchia with stops in Messina, Valletta, Mykonos, Kusadasi, Santorini, Piraeus, Capri
2020 Sails: Sep 8


10 Night Greek Isles Cruise
Starting in Civitavecchia with stops in Messina, Valletta, Mykonos, Kusadasi, Santorini, Piraeus, Naples/Capri
2020 Sails: Oct 6


11 Night Sunshine In The Canaries Cruise
Starting in Southampton with stops in Funchal, Tenerife, Las Palmas, Lanzarote, Vigo, La Coruna
2019 Sails: Oct 25


12 Night Holy Land Cruise
Starting in Civitavecchia with stops in Limassol, Ashdod, Haifa, Kusadasi, Piraeus, Capri
2020 Sails: Oct 25


13 Night Canaries & Azores Cruise
Starting in Southampton with stops in Ponta Delgada, Funchal, Las Palmas, Tenerife, Lanzarote, Lisbon
2019 Sails: Aug 31


14 Night Italian Mediterranean Cruise
Starting in Southampton with stops in Gibraltar, Villefranche, Civitavecchia, Livorno, Genoa, Malaga, Lisbon
2019 Sails: Sep 21


14 Night Southern Caribbean Transatlantic
Starting in Southampton with stops in Castries, Bridgetown, Roseau, St. Johns, Miami
2019 Sails: Nov 5


14 Night Spanish Transatlantic Cruise
Starting in Civitavecchia with stops in Valencia, Malaga, Cadiz, Nassau, Miami
2020 Sails: Nov 6


About RCL Explorer of the Seas

Explorer of the Seas

The Ship. Built in 2000, the Explorer of the Seas is a member of the Voyager class of cruise ships. At about 137,000 tons, she carries approximately 3,100 passengers, and features a wide variety of amenities and entertainment options. Cruisers can expect a mega-cruise-ship experience.

Dining. The Explorer of the Seas offers a variety of dining options. The main dining room offers both traditional assigned times and seatings, as well My Time Dining where cruisers can pick their dining time and change their reservations daily. In addition to the Lido Deck buffets, diners can also make reservations for Portofino, which serves upscale Italian food for an additional fee. Casual dining and snacks are also available at Johnny Rockets and Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream. Free room service is also available most of the day (with a small charge during the wee hours).

Daytime Activities. A vast range of activities are available on the Explorer of the Seas. These include an ice rink, miniature golf and a rock-climbing wall. The ship features four salt-water pools (including one indoor pool just for adults and one for kids — the Adventure Beach Kids pool) as well as six hot tubs. Duty-free shopping is available onboard, as are other entertaining activities and get-togethers throughout the day. An Internet cafe and Wi-Fi are available as well. Royal Connect Phones (available for a small fee) help passengers stay in touch with each other on board, and even help parents track their kids’ whereabouts.

Spa and Fitness. The full-service Vitality at Sea Spa features saunas and steam rooms, and a fine selection of spa treatments, including couples massage suites and individual treatment rooms. All of the basic massages and treatments are offered, plus more-exotic procedures including 24-karat gold facials, Botox injections, acupuncture and teeth whitening. Sports and exercise opportunities include a full-sized basketball court, and a running and inline-skating track. The fitness center includes a large gym with cardio and resistance equipment; as well as group fitness classes, including cycling, kickboxing, yoga and Pilates.

Nighttime Entertainment. Explorer of the Seas offers plenty of nightlife. Cuisers can attend ice skating shows, standup comedy shows and Broadway-style theater. Bars, lounges and dance clubs feature varied styles of music. Voyagers can try their luck at the ship’s large casino when the ship is at sea. Poker games and tournaments are also staged throughout each voyage.

Kids

Royal Caribbean’s kids programs provide fun and learning for children from babies to teens.

Royal Babies® and Royal Tots® are 45-minute interactive playgroup sessions developed by early childhood experts at Fisher-Price®.

The complimentary, award-winning Adventure Ocean® Youth Program is let led by accredited, experienced counselors with four-year degrees in education, recreation or a related field. Onboard, kids aren’t just kids. They’re scientists exploring the insect world, eye-patched pirates, or the next great athlete to take the gold at the Wacky Olympics. With interactive programs and activities designed just for their age group, Adventure Ocean gives kids the chance to imagine themselves embarking on a whole new adventure.

Teens and Twens
The teen and tween program (12-14 and 14-17) isn’t a structured set of classes or rules — these almost adults deserve a vacation all their own. Kids can join pre-planned events throughout the day or simply hang out in teen-only spaces — with Adventure Ocean staff who keep the good times coming. Activities include rock climbing, dodgeball, video game tournaments, barbecues, movie nights, talent shows and even a DJ Academy.

Kids and teens can enjoy activities into the late evening with extended hours in the Adventure Ocean and teen-only spaces. An hourly rate applies after 10 p.m.


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