The Royal Caribbean Experience

Explorer of the Seas

The amazing Explorer of the Seas offers exciting entertainment and family-friendly activities for a fantastic cruise holiday of a lifetime. There’s a superb variety of high-quality dining options and brilliant themed bars and lounges where you can be thrilled by live shows and bands. Royal Caribbean’s excellent range of games, parties and fun educational programmes for kids of all ages, with dedicated rooms for youngsters and teens, means mums and dads can enjoy plenty of quality ‘adult time’. This is a ship that offers the most fabulous holiday experience for families, couples or single travellers.

Explorer of the Seas VISITS THE FOLLOWING REGIONS

Royal Caribbean Cruises
Statistics
Entered service 01/10/2000
Tonnage 137,308
Number of Decks 14
Passenger Capacity 3,114
Total Crew 1,181
Number of Cabins 1,557
Wheelchair Accessible Cabins Yes
Number of Pools 3
Number of Restaurants 2
Formal Nights Yes
Kids Club Yes
Service

Entertainment

As day gives way to the evening there’s enough variety on the Explorer of the Seas to pick a new entertainment experience each night of your holiday. The beautiful main Palace Theatre hosts the kind of glitzy and glamorous musical extravaganzas you’d normally only find in the West End and you’ll be amazed by the spectacular ice rink performances.

Entertainment includes

  • Palace Theatre
  • Studio B ice rink shows
  • Casino Royale
  • Outdoor movie screen

Dining

Many passengers on the Explorer of the Seas choose to take most of their meals in the main, three-tier restaurant’s Columbus, Da Gama and Magellan rooms. And who can blame them? This majestic dining hall offers the traditional cruise arrangement of set-time sittings or the opportunity to dine whenever you want, just turn up to be seated.

Many ships feature selected restaurants where additional charges apply and reservations are required.

Dining includes

  • Izumi
  • Giovanni’s Table
  • Chops Grille
  • Johnny Rockets
  • Windjammer Café

Bars & Lounges

Other creatively designed venues like the Schooner Bar with its nautical-themed decor, Maharajah’s and the English pub-style Crown & Kettle offer live bands, game shows, cabaret acts and comedians each night. Those who like to dance the night away head down to the Gothic influenced Chamber nightclub where DJs spin the latest chart tunes as well as timeless disco classics.

Bars & Lounges includes

  • Schooner Bar
  • Maharajah’s
  • Crown & Kettle
  • The Weekend Warrior
  • Chamber nightclub
  • Dizzy’s bar

Leisure & Activites

For those passengers who like to be active on their holidays, the Explorer of the Seas offers a wealth of opportunities to keep fit, have fun and probably try something you’ve never done in your life before.

Leisure & Activites includes

  • FlowRider
  • Vitality Spa
  • Ice skating rink
  • Rock climbing wall
  • Miniature golf
  • Golf simulator
  • High-tech gym
  • Shipshape Spa

Kids & Teens

The Adventure Ocean programmes for young guests is run by enthusiastic and qualified youth staff. Teens have their own activities and their own dedicated areas where they can hang out or join in competitions, dance and music sessions – that’s if they can tear themselves away from the waterslides at the Adventure Pool area.

Kids & Teens includes

  • Adventure Ocean programme
  • Royal Babies & Tots
  • Youth Zone

ship deck plans

YOUR INSIDE CABIN INCLUDES

Inside cabins on the Explorer of the Seas are air-conditioned and have twin beds that can convert into a queen-size bed, a sitting area and a private bathroom with shower.
There’s a mini-bar, hair-dryer, TV, phone, computer connection, dressing table with an extendable work surface for laptops. Some have Pullman beds and can accommodate 3-4 guests. Promenade cabins have bowed windows looking out onto the Royal Promenade area.

YOUR OUTSIDE CABIN INCLUDES

Outside cabins on the Explorer of the Seas are air-conditioned and have ocean view picture windows twin beds that can convert into a queen-size bed, a sitting area and a private bathroom with shower.
There’s a mini-bar, hair-dryer, TV, phone, computer connection, dressing table with an extendable work surface for laptops. Some have Pullman beds and can accommodate 3-4 guests.
There are larger outside cabins and family cabins that can sleep up to six people.

YOUR BALCONY CABIN INCLUDES

Balcony cabins on the Explorer of the Seas are air-conditioned and have a private, furnished balcony, twin beds that can convert into a queen-size bed, a sitting area and a private bathroom with shower.
There’s a mini-bar, hair-dryer, TV, phone, computer connection, dressing table with an extendable work surface for laptops. Some have Pullman beds and can accommodate 3-4 guests.

YOUR MINI-SUITE / SUITES CABIN INCLUDES

Suites on the Explorer of the Seas are air-conditioned and have furnished private balconies, twin beds that can convert into a queen-size bed, a sitting area and a private bathroom with shower and sitting area.
There’s a mini-bar, hair-dryer, TV, phone, computer connection, dressing table with an extendable work surface for laptops. Some have sofabeds and can accommodate 3-4 guests as well as a cot.
Some have concierge services, extra bedrooms and bathrooms, large screen TVs and DVD players.
Have a chat with your Imagine Cruising adviser about the range of suites available on this ship.

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