Celebrity Xploration®

This stylish luxury catamaran is exactly where you want to be for the ultimate adventure around the gorgeous Galapagos Islands. Celebrity Xploration® was built exclusively for cruising off the beaten track in one of the most astounding archipelagos in the Pacific Ocean, where you can follow in the footsteps of Charles Darwin and explore like the seafarers on The Beagle.

With 97% of the Galapagos land mass being a National Park, and the surrounding waters having been designated a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve, on board Celebrity Xploration®, you can experience some of the world’s most fascinating and best-maintained habitats in absolute refinement.

Celebrity Xploration® boasts a superb stateroom, a myriad of places to take in stunning views, complimentary snorkelling equipment, room service, and a sun deck, complete with a hot tub, that you will only want to leave for the exceptional naturalist-led excursions offered daily.

  • Occupancy 16
  • Tonnage 319 tons
  • Length 98 ft (29.80 m)

Deck Plans

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Sun Deck
Upper Deck
Main Deck

Life on Board Celebrity Xploration®

Sail in style and luxury on board Celebrity Xploration® – experience a cruise adventure of a lifetime as soon as you embark. Not only will you witness stunning views of the sea, but the catering for your voyage will be delivered to the highest of standards that you can expect from a Celebrity vessel.


From lavish buffet breakfasts on the weather deck to sumptuous lunches and al-fresco dinners under the canopy of the sun deck, all curated by a Michelin-starred chef, your dining experience on board Celebrity Xploration® is sure to be unforgettable.

  • The Dining Room on the Weather Deck
  • Unlimited beverages
  • Locally sourced ingredients
  • Buffet breakfasts and lunch
  • Al fresco meals – continental breakfast and lunch
  • The Lounge Bar
  • A la carte dinner


With a focus on exploration, adventurous excursions and breathtaking sightseeing, Celebrity Xploration® provides the perfect place to relax, with a drink or a book, on the sun deck or the cosy stateroom after a long day of escapades.

  • Sun Deck
  • Library
  • Hot tub
  • Complimentary snorkelling equipment
  • Complimentary wetsuits
  • On-board bilingual naturalist


On board Celebrity Xploration®, you will find no shortage of entertainment in the natural world around you, with island excursions and flora and fauna that need to be seen to be believed.

  • Unrivalled natural scenery
  • Guided tours by Galapagos National Park naturalists
  • Documentaries
  • Snorkelling
  • Off-the-beaten-path adventures
  • Daily naturalist briefings
  • Star gazing
  • Whale watching
  • Movies

Cabins & Suites

The accommodation on board Celebrity Xploraton® is split into two luxurious options: superb Junior Suites and amazing Ocean View Staterooms. So, after a long day spent exploring, whether on deck or at sea, why not allow yourself to unwind in your high-end and utterly pampering cruise suite or stateroom?

Junior Suite

Soak in sunsets on the equator from your private veranda in these elevated accommodations.

Every Suite on Celebrity Xploration Will Include

  • Two lower beds, convertible to Queen
  • Dual voltage 110/220 AC
  • Plentiful storage space in on-suite bathroom & wardrobe
  • Flat screen TV’s
  • Direct-dial telephone
  • Individual safe
  • Desk
  • Thermostat-controlled air conditioning
  • Private refrigerator stocked with choice of beverages
  • Wi-Fi (available in public areas)
  • Room service (breakfast, lunch & dinner upon request)
  • Luggage delivery at boarding
  • Duvet cover
  • Pillow menu
  • 300 thread count, 100% Egyptian cotton linens
  • Hair dryer
  • Complimentary use of premium bathrobes
  • Complimentary beach towel service
  • Binoculars for use

Elite Ocean View Stateroom

The Elite Ocean View Stateroom lets you explore the islands that inspired Darwin’s theory of evolution while you’re immersed in modern luxury.

Celebrity Xploration® FAQ’s

How many cabins does Celebrity Xploration® have?

Celebrity Xploration® has four Junior Suites and four Elite Ocean View Staterooms.

What is included in the price of a cruise on board Celebrity Xploration®?

The price of a cruise on board Celebrity Xploration® covers food and beverages, gratuities for staff and guides, and daily shore excursions to enjoy the beauty of the Galapagos Islands.

Is there Wi-Fi on board?

Basic Wi-Fi is included for all guests.

How many guests can Celebrity Xploration® accommodate?

Celebrity Xploration® can accommodate up to 16 guests on each cruise.

Are alcoholic drinks included in the price?

Yes, all drinks are included with a cruise on board Celebrity Xploration®, including all alcoholic beverages.

Are there age restrictions for drinking alcohol?

Yes – you must be at least 21 to consume alcohol on board Celebrity Xploration®.

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