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Summary

From May to September of 2018, Explorer of the Seas will be sailing 7 night round trip cruises from Seattle to Alaska visiting Juneau, Skagway and Tracy’s Arm Fjords.  From there she will head South where 2018/19 will be her final summer season in Australian waters.  Departing out of Sydney she will cruise Explorer of the Seas has seven to fourteen night South Pacific itineraries including stops in New Caledonia, Vanuatu and tropical Fiji as well as a small number of itineraries that head up or down Australia’s east coast.  View Explorer of the Seas cruises in Australia and the South Pacific.

Once she has completed her Australian cruising season, Explorer of the Seas will make her way north via Asia and the UAE to cruise in Europe.  Cruising out of Southampton, watch out for cruises to the Canary Islands and the Norwegian Fjords.  As the weather cools, Explorer of the Seas gives you the opportunity to warm you toes in the waters of the Caribbean.  Departing from Miami, five night cruises will get you exploring the Bahamas and Haiti in the western Caribbean, while a nine night voyage can get you into the southern countries of Aruba and Curacao.

Best Deals

Book on the One Big Sale to enjoy up to half off the second passenger*. Plus book a local cruise on Explorer of the Seas for up to 6 or more nights that departs for and/or returns to Australia and enjoy up to US$1,200 shipboard credit per stateroom*.

View all Explorer Of The Seas cruises, view a selection of Royal Caribbean cruise deals, or view more options for Royal Caribbean cruises.

Is it adventure you seek, or a restful retreat from life on land? Royal Caribbean’s Explorer of the Seas is home to an array of innovations that give you whatever type of vacation you desire. Catch a wave on the FlowRider surf simulator, or climb a rock wall that overlooks the sea. Find your adventure on the basketball court, ice-skating rink or mini-golf course. If it’s zen you seek, achieve it poolside or at the relaxing Vitality Spa. Liven up your nights on the Royal Promenade, with parades, dancing, and duty-free shopping deals. Enjoy spacious public areas, enhanced staterooms, new virtual balconies, and a spectacular three-story dining room with new dining experiences, this ship has room for your whole crew.

Kids & Families

  • Complimentary Explorer of the Seas‘ Adventure Ocean Youth Program
  • Teen lounge areas and disco
  • Family-friendly activities including games, contests, enrichment classes and lectures

Entertainment & Shopping

  • NEW Diamond Club for Royal Caribbean Crown & Anchor Society members to enjoy
  • NEW Digital Wayfinders and signage
  • Complimentary Broadway-style entertainment in the Main Theater
  • Complimentary ice-skating shows in Studio B
  • 9,623 square foot Vegas-style Casino Royale with 287 slots and 16 tables
  • 15 bars, clubs, and lounges that never have a cover, including Champagne Bar, Crown & Kettle Pub, and The Chamber nightclub
  • Variety of name-brand, duty-free shopping on the Royal Promenade including jewelry, perfumes, apparel and shopping for teens and kids

Dining Options

  • Main Dining Room with complimentary, multi-course dining for breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • More complimentary options including Windjammer Cafe, Jade Sushi and Asian-fusion cuisine, Cafe Promenade for coffee and pastries/snacks, and room service*
  • NEW Giovanni’s Table Italian trattoria and Izumi Japanese Cuisine*
  • NEW Royal Caribbean’s signature steakhouse, Chop’s Grille*
  • Casual dining and snacks at Johnny Rockets and Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream*

*Late night service charge applies to room service orders between midnight and 5:00 a.m. Additional charges apply for specialty dining venues. Specialty beverages, beer, wine and soda are charged separately and are offered at current bar menu prices.

Rest & Relaxation

  • NEW Staterooms with real time virtual balconies
  • Vitality Spa with 100+ treatments including medi-spa treatments and acupunture
  • 3 pools including the Solarium, an adults-only retreat
  • 6 whirlpools
  • State-of-the-art Fitness Center, with classes including yoga and tai chi

*During inclement weather and select hours, Explorer of the Seas’ personnel may permit the Solarium Pool to be used by persons under age 16 provided they are directly supervised by a parent or guardian.

Action & Adventure

  • FlowRider
  • Rock wall
  • Ice-skating rink
  • Mini-golf course
  • Basketball court
  • Running Track

Facts

  • Gross Tonnage: 138,000
  • Length: 1,025 ft
  • Max Beam: 157.5 ft
  • Draft: 29 ft
  • Cruising Speed: 22 knots
DateCruiseShipDepartureReturnMin PriceSave up to*
20181229
29 Dec 18
8 Night South Pacific CruiseExplorer Of The SeasSydneySydney$999,999Select
20190115
15 Jan 19
9 Night South Pacific CruiseExplorer Of The SeasSydneySydney$1,462Select
20190124
24 Jan 19
8 Night South Pacific CruiseExplorer Of The SeasSydneySydney$1,364Select-25%
20190201
01 Feb 19
8 Night Queensland CruiseExplorer Of The SeasSydneySydney$1,069Select-25%
20190209
09 Feb 19
6 Night Tasmania CruiseExplorer Of The SeasSydneySydney$883Select
20190215
15 Feb 19
14 Night South Pacific & Fiji CruiseExplorer Of The SeasSydneySydney$1,771Select
20190301
01 Mar 19
9 Night South Pacific CruiseExplorer Of The SeasSydneySydney$1,183Select
20190310
10 Mar 19
7 Night South Pacific CruiseExplorer Of The SeasSydneySydney$1,036Select-25%
20190317
17 Mar 19
12 Night South Pacific & Fiji CruiseExplorer Of The SeasSydneySydney$1,469Select-42%
20190329
29 Mar 19
15 Night Asia Repositioning CruiseExplorer Of The SeasSydneySingapore$2,167Select-40%
20190413
13 Apr 19
11 Night The Spice Route CruiseExplorer Of The SeasSingaporeDubai$2,754Select-30%
20190424
24 Apr 19
13 Night Suez Canal & MediterraneanExplorer Of The SeasDubaiBarcelona$1,587Select-27%
20190507
07 May 19
7 Night Western Europe CruiseExplorer Of The SeasBarcelonaSouthampton$1,024Select-65%
20190514
14 May 19
10 Night Canary Islands CruiseExplorer Of The SeasSouthamptonSouthampton$2,653Select-47%
20190524
24 May 19
7 Night France, Spain & Portugal CruiseExplorer Of The SeasSouthamptonSouthampton$1,601Select-62%
20190531
31 May 19
9 Night Norwegian Fjords CruiseExplorer Of The SeasSouthamptonSouthampton$1,741Select-52%
20190609
09 Jun 19
14 Night Italian Mediterranean CruiseExplorer Of The SeasSouthamptonSouthampton$2,728Select-48%
20190623
23 Jun 19
14 Night Scandinavia & Russia CruiseExplorer Of The SeasSouthamptonSouthampton$3,166Select-47%
20190707
07 Jul 19
14 Night Scandinavia & Russia CruiseExplorer Of The SeasSouthamptonSouthampton$3,004Select-47%
20190721
21 Jul 19
14 Night Mediterranean Adventure CruiseExplorer Of The SeasSouthamptonSouthampton$2,976Select-53%
20190804
04 Aug 19
14 Night Scandinavia & Russia CruiseExplorer Of The SeasSouthamptonSouthampton$3,285Select-48%
20190818
18 Aug 19
13 Night Mediterranean Tour CruiseExplorer Of The SeasSouthamptonSouthampton$3,217Select-44%
20190831
31 Aug 19
13 Night Canaries & Azores CruiseExplorer Of The SeasSouthamptonSouthampton$2,323Select-47%
20190913
13 Sep 19
8 Night Norwegian Fjords CruiseExplorer Of The SeasSouthamptonSouthampton$1,959Select-48%
20190921
21 Sep 19
14 Night Italian Mediterranean CruiseExplorer Of The SeasSouthamptonSouthampton$2,512Select-47%
20191025
25 Oct 19
11 Night Sunshine In The Canaries CruiseExplorer Of The SeasSouthamptonSouthampton$2,293Select-48%
20191105
05 Nov 19
14 Nt Southern Caribbean TransatlanticExplorer Of The SeasSouthamptonMiami$2,093Select-45%
20191119
19 Nov 19
5 Night Western Caribbean CruiseExplorer Of The SeasMiamiMiami$637Select-47%
20191124
24 Nov 19
5 Night Western Caribbean CruiseExplorer Of The SeasMiamiMiami$715Select-46%
20191129
29 Nov 19
9 Night Southern Caribbean CruiseExplorer Of The SeasMiamiMiami$1,032Select-44%
20191208
08 Dec 19
5 Night Western Caribbean CruiseExplorer Of The SeasMiamiMiami$618Select-46%
20191213
13 Dec 19
9 Night Southern Caribbean CruiseExplorer Of The SeasMiamiMiami$1,032Select-47%
20191222
22 Dec 19
5 Night Western Caribbean Holiday CruiseExplorer Of The SeasMiamiMiami$888Select-48%
20191227
27 Dec 19
9 Night Southern Caribbean HolidayExplorer Of The SeasMiamiMiami$1,762Select-28%
20200105
05 Jan 20
5 Night Western Caribbean CruiseExplorer Of The SeasMiamiMiami$646Select-46%
20200110
10 Jan 20
9 Night Southern Caribbean CruiseExplorer Of The SeasMiamiMiami$1,089Select-48%
20200119
19 Jan 20
5 Night Western Caribbean CruiseExplorer Of The SeasMiamiMiami$618Select-46%
20200124
24 Jan 20
9 Night Southern Caribbean CruiseExplorer Of The SeasMiamiMiami$1,089Select-28%
20200202
02 Feb 20
5 Night Western Caribbean CruiseExplorer Of The SeasMiamiMiami$646Select-46%
20200207
07 Feb 20
9 Night Southern Caribbean CruiseExplorer Of The SeasMiamiMiami$1,089Select-48%
20200216
16 Feb 20
5 Night Western Caribbean CruiseExplorer Of The SeasMiamiMiami$618Select-46%
20200221
21 Feb 20
9 Night Southern Caribbean CruiseExplorer Of The SeasMiamiMiami$1,089Select-48%
20200301
01 Mar 20
5 Night Western Caribbean CruiseExplorer Of The SeasMiamiMiami$999,999Select
20200306
06 Mar 20
9 Night Southern Caribbean CruiseExplorer Of The SeasMiamiMiami$999,999Select
20200315
15 Mar 20
5 Night Western Caribbean CruiseExplorer Of The SeasMiamiMiami$715Select-46%
20200329
29 Mar 20
5 Night Western Caribbean CruiseExplorer Of The SeasMiamiMiami$715Select-46%
20200403
03 Apr 20
9 Night Southern Caribbean CruiseExplorer Of The SeasMiamiMiami$1,159Select-49%
20191005
05 Oct 19
6 Night France & Spain CruiseExplorer Of The SeasSouthamptonSouthampton$1,216Select-26%
20191018
18 Oct 19
7 Night Dutch & French AdventureExplorer Of The SeasSouthamptonSouthampton$1,769Select-25%

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