Overview
Cruises

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.

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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*
20190507
07 May 19
7 Night Western Europe CruiseExplorer Of The SeasBarcelonaSouthampton$1,309Select-54%
20190514
14 May 19
10 Night Canary Islands CruiseExplorer Of The SeasSouthamptonSouthampton$2,351Select-61%
20190531
31 May 19
9 Night Norwegian Fjords CruiseExplorer Of The SeasSouthamptonSouthampton$1,457Select-60%
20190609
09 Jun 19
14 Night Italian Mediterranean CruiseExplorer Of The SeasSouthamptonSouthampton$2,420Select-79%
20190623
23 Jun 19
14 Night Scandinavia & Russia CruiseExplorer Of The SeasSouthamptonSouthampton$3,551Select-66%
20190707
07 Jul 19
14 Night Scandinavia & Russia CruiseExplorer Of The SeasSouthamptonSouthampton$999,999Select
20190721
21 Jul 19
14 Night Mediterranean Adventure CruiseExplorer Of The SeasSouthamptonSouthampton$2,658Select-76%
20190804
04 Aug 19
14 Night Scandinavia & Russia CruiseExplorer Of The SeasSouthamptonSouthampton$7,910Select-50%
20190818
18 Aug 19
13 Night Mediterranean Tour CruiseExplorer Of The SeasSouthamptonSouthampton$2,856Select-75%
20190831
31 Aug 19
13 Night Canaries & Azores CruiseExplorer Of The SeasSouthamptonSouthampton$2,395Select-69%
20190913
13 Sep 19
8 Night Norwegian Fjords CruiseExplorer Of The SeasSouthamptonSouthampton$1,312Select-75%
20190921
21 Sep 19
14 Night Italian Mediterranean CruiseExplorer Of The SeasSouthamptonSouthampton$2,024Select-69%
20191025
25 Oct 19
11 Night Sunshine In The Canaries CruiseExplorer Of The SeasSouthamptonSouthampton$1,642Select-78%
20191105
05 Nov 19
14 Nt Southern Caribbean TransatlanticExplorer Of The SeasSouthamptonMiami$2,089Select-46%
20191119
19 Nov 19
5 Night Western Caribbean CruiseExplorer Of The SeasMiamiMiami$607Select-57%
20191124
24 Nov 19
5 Night Western Caribbean CruiseExplorer Of The SeasMiamiMiami$793Select-46%
20191129
29 Nov 19
9 Night Southern Caribbean CruiseExplorer Of The SeasMiamiMiami$1,144Select-44%
20191208
08 Dec 19
5 Night Western Caribbean CruiseExplorer Of The SeasMiamiMiami$999,999Select
20191213
13 Dec 19
9 Night Southern Caribbean CruiseExplorer Of The SeasMiamiMiami$1,012Select-46%
20191222
22 Dec 19
5 Night Western Caribbean Holiday CruiseExplorer Of The SeasMiamiMiami$945Select-47%
20191227
27 Dec 19
9 Night Southern Caribbean HolidayExplorer Of The SeasMiamiMiami$2,382Select-38%
20200105
05 Jan 20
5 Night Western Caribbean CruiseExplorer Of The SeasMiamiMiami$664Select-46%
20200110
10 Jan 20
9 Night Southern Caribbean CruiseExplorer Of The SeasMiamiMiami$1,082Select-51%
20200119
19 Jan 20
5 Night Western Caribbean CruiseExplorer Of The SeasMiamiMiami$650Select-46%
20200124
24 Jan 20
9 Night Southern Caribbean CruiseExplorer Of The SeasMiamiMiami$1,020Select-33%
20200202
02 Feb 20
5 Night Western Caribbean CruiseExplorer Of The SeasMiamiMiami$664Select-46%
20200207
07 Feb 20
9 Night Southern Caribbean CruiseExplorer Of The SeasMiamiMiami$1,383Select-45%
20200221
21 Feb 20
9 Night Southern Caribbean CruiseExplorer Of The SeasMiamiMiami$1,298Select-50%
20200315
15 Mar 20
5 Night Western Caribbean CruiseExplorer Of The SeasMiamiMiami$736Select-46%
20191005
05 Oct 19
6 Night France & Spain CruiseExplorer Of The SeasSouthamptonSouthampton$1,200Select-26%
20191018
18 Oct 19
7 Night Dutch & French AdventureExplorer Of The SeasSouthamptonSouthampton$1,254Select-26%
20200527
27 May 20
9 Night Greek Isles CruiseExplorer Of The SeasCivitavecchia (Rome)Civitavecchia (Rome)$1,981Select-33%
20200605
05 Jun 20
9 Night Greek Isles CruiseExplorer Of The SeasCivitavecchia (Rome)Civitavecchia (Rome)$2,068Select-33%
20200614
14 Jun 20
7 Night Greek Isles CruiseExplorer Of The SeasCivitavecchia (Rome)Civitavecchia (Rome)$1,540Select-33%
20200621
21 Jun 20
7 Night Western Mediterranean CruiseExplorer Of The SeasCivitavecchia (Rome)Civitavecchia (Rome)$1,541Select-33%
20200628
28 Jun 20
7 Night Greek Isles CruiseExplorer Of The SeasCivitavecchia (Rome)Civitavecchia (Rome)$1,724Select-33%
20200726
26 Jul 20
6 Night Western Mediterranean CruiseExplorer Of The SeasCivitavecchia (Rome)Civitavecchia (Rome)$1,521Select-33%
20200801
01 Aug 20
8 Night Greek Isles CruiseExplorer Of The SeasCivitavecchia (Rome)Civitavecchia (Rome)$1,669Select-33%
20200809
09 Aug 20
7 Night Greek Isles CruiseExplorer Of The SeasCivitavecchia (Rome)Civitavecchia (Rome)$1,543Select-33%
20200816
16 Aug 20
7 Night Greek Isles CruiseExplorer Of The SeasCivitavecchia (Rome)Civitavecchia (Rome)$1,733Select-33%
20200823
23 Aug 20
7 Night Western Mediterranean CruiseExplorer Of The SeasCivitavecchia (Rome)Civitavecchia (Rome)$1,529Select-33%
20200830
30 Aug 20
9 Night Greek Isles CruiseExplorer Of The SeasCivitavecchia (Rome)Civitavecchia (Rome)$1,533Select-33%
20200908
08 Sep 20
10 Night Greek Isles CruiseExplorer Of The SeasCivitavecchia (Rome)Civitavecchia (Rome)$1,673Select-33%
20200918
18 Sep 20
9 Night Greek Isles CruiseExplorer Of The SeasCivitavecchia (Rome)Civitavecchia (Rome)$1,689Select-34%
20200927
27 Sep 20
9 Night Greek Isles CruiseExplorer Of The SeasCivitavecchia (Rome)Civitavecchia (Rome)$1,605Select-33%
20201006
06 Oct 20
10 Night Greek Isles CruiseExplorer Of The SeasCivitavecchia (Rome)Civitavecchia (Rome)$1,628Select-33%
20201016
16 Oct 20
9 Night Greek Isles CruiseExplorer Of The SeasCivitavecchia (Rome)Civitavecchia (Rome)$1,603Select-34%
20201025
25 Oct 20
12 Night Holy Land CruiseExplorer Of The SeasCivitavecchia (Rome)Civitavecchia (Rome)$2,397Select-33%
20201106
06 Nov 20
14 Night Spanish Transatlantic CruiseExplorer Of The SeasCivitavecchia (Rome)Miami$1,282Select-31%
20200507
07 May 20
10 Night Greek Isles CruiseExplorer Of The SeasCivitavecchia (Rome)Civitavecchia (Rome)$1,903Select-33%
20200517
17 May 20
10 Night Greek Isles CruiseExplorer Of The SeasCivitavecchia (Rome)Civitavecchia (Rome)$2,000Select-33%
20200712
12 Jul 20
8 Night Greek Isles CruiseExplorer Of The SeasCivitavecchia (Rome)Civitavecchia (Rome)$1,656Select-33%
20200720
20 Jul 20
6 Night Western Mediterranean CruiseExplorer Of The SeasCivitavecchia (Rome)Civitavecchia (Rome)$1,352Select-33%
20201120
20 Nov 20
9 Night Southern Caribbean CruiseExplorer Of The SeasMiamiMiami$1,271Select-26%
20201129
29 Nov 20
5 Night Eastern Caribbean & BahamasExplorer Of The SeasMiamiMiami$682Select-25%
20201204
04 Dec 20
9 Night Southern Caribbean CruiseExplorer Of The SeasMiamiMiami$1,269Select-26%
20201213
13 Dec 20
5 Night Eastern Caribbean & BahamasExplorer Of The SeasMiamiMiami$763Select-25%
20201218
18 Dec 20
9 Night Southern Caribbean HolidayExplorer Of The SeasMiamiMiami$1,528Select-26%
20201227
27 Dec 20
5 Night Eastern Caribbean Holiday CruiseExplorer Of The SeasMiamiMiami$1,044Select-26%
20210101
01 Jan 21
9 Night Southern Caribbean CruiseExplorer Of The SeasMiamiMiami$1,269Select-26%
20210110
10 Jan 21
5 Night Eastern Caribbean & BahamasExplorer Of The SeasMiamiMiami$693Select-25%
20210115
15 Jan 21
9 Night Southern Caribbean CruiseExplorer Of The SeasMiamiMiami$1,269Select-26%
20210124
24 Jan 21
5 Night Eastern Caribbean & Perfect DayExplorer Of The SeasMiamiMiami$731Select-25%
20210207
07 Feb 21
5 Night Eastern Caribbean & BahamasExplorer Of The SeasMiamiMiami$691Select-25%
20210221
21 Feb 21
5 Night Eastern Caribbean & Perfect DayExplorer Of The SeasMiamiMiami$890Select-28%
20210307
07 Mar 21
5 Night Eastern Caribbean & BahamasExplorer Of The SeasMiamiMiami$796Select-25%
20210321
21 Mar 21
5 Night Eastern Caribbean & Perfect DayExplorer Of The SeasMiamiMiami$857Select-26%
20210326
26 Mar 21
9 Night Southern Caribbean CruiseExplorer Of The SeasMiamiMiami$1,361Select-26%
20210404
04 Apr 21
5 Night Eastern Caribbean & BahamasExplorer Of The SeasMiamiMiami$796Select-25%