There's never been a cruise ship like this. Enjoy one-of-a-kind features like an ice-skating rink, the Royal Promenade and a rock-climbing wall. There was only one way to accommodate all of these innovative ideas: build a bigger cruise ship. The 138,000-ton Explorer of the Seas offers more space for every guest - plus enhanced staterooms, expanded dining options and exceptional recreational facilities.
Images are representative of facilities onboard. Actual configurations and interiors may vary.
Redefine exhilarating when you sail with Royal Caribbean
Cruise: Swim with stingrays in the Cayman Islands. Breathe in
history at Gaudí’s Sagrada Família Cathedral. Sing
along with onboard Tony Award-winning musicals. Learn new stunts on
the FlowRider surf simulator... we invite you to do it all! With 22
ships in its fleet, Royal Caribbean knows exactly what you’ll
need for the cruise of a lifetime. Contact us today to learn about
spectacular offerings sure to make your 2019 or 2020 Royal
Caribbean sailing unforgettable.
Take advantage of Royal Caribbean Cruises Suite program for
Oasis and Quantum-Class ships. Along with well-appointed
accommodations, Royal Suite Class will offer a range of exclusive
amenities based on three, tiered service levels. Premium features
Royal Genie, certified by the British Butler Institute to meet
guests' every need;
free VOOM, the fastest internet at sea;
complimentary specialty dining; an
ultimate beverage package;
preferred seatingat select onboard venues; and
upgraded room amenities.
Optional roundtrip airfare from your city
Optional shore excursions
All fares are quoted in US Dollars.
Information and pricing is subject to change without notice. While we do our very best to ensure that information and pricing appearing in this website is complete and accurate, we cannot be responsible for incomplete and inaccurate representations, which may or may not be under our control. In the event of a pricing error, misrepresentation or omission, we reserve the right to adjust the pricing or make any other corrections.
Mystery Island (Aneityum)
Ile des Pins
Explorer of the Seas
Year Built: 2000 Year Refurbished: 2017 Year Entered Present Fleet: 2000 Previous Name: Country of Registry: Bahamas
Tonnage (GRT): 137,308 Guests (Lowers): 3,286 Total Guests: 4,290 Passenger Decks: 15 Number of Crew: 1,185 Officers' Nationality: International Cruise/Hotel Staff Nationality: International
Medical Emergencies Pregnancy PolicyAccess Department Smoking Policy
Smoking in public areas is only permitted in designated smoking
sections, which vary by ship. Generally, smoking is permitted
outdoors on only one side of the ship, and on all private
oceanfront balconies, including Loft Suite balconies. To assist in
locating areas where smoking is permitted,you will find visible
signage posted within all smoking areas and ashtrays that are
provided for your use.
For safety reasons smoking is NOT permitted inside any stateroom
or on private balconies that overlook The Boardwalk or Central
Park. Smoking is NOT permitted in any dining venues, food outlet,
theater, hallway, corridor, Central Park, The Boardwalk or the
Pipe or cigar smoking is only permitted within the Cigar Lounge
on applicable ships.
Special Dietary Needs - Advance Notice Required
Vegetarian Meals(including Indian-style vegetarian) are
available on all menus in the Dining Room and Windjammer Cafe every
day. Guests do not need to make a special request for these meals.
Lactose-free/soy milk, Ensure, and kosher mealsare available
at no extra charge. Guests will need to notify RCCL at least 45
days prior to sailing (90 days for European/South American
Kosher for Passovermeal requests MUST be received 90 days in
advance in order to be accommodated.
Guests should contact their travel agent and request that
special meal requests be noted in their reservation details.
Special meal requests that are received less than 45 days prior to
sailing (90 days for European/South American itineraries) are
dependent on the ship's product availability. Royal Caribbean will
try to accommodate requests to the best of their ability.
Please note: Baby food is available via the Gifts and Gear page
via the Babies To Go program and infant formula is not provided on
Guests may not bring on board any food items other than baby
food and/or dry, nonperishable snack items (cookies, crackers,
chips, energy bars, etc).
Wheelchair Access & Special Needs
Guests are encouraged to notify Royal Caribbean of special needs
at the time of booking, in order to guarantee availability of
specific equipment or services. Please provide:
60 days advance notice if you need sign language interpreting
services during your cruise.
30 days advance notice if you need special equipment or
services (see list below) to accommodate your disability during the
If Royal Caribbean does not receive enough advance notice, they
will make reasonable efforts to provide requested equipment and/or
services within the timeframe allotted.
Guests must provide 72 hours advance notice if they are
traveling with a group of 10 or more passengers with disabilities.
Equipment and Services Requiring Advance Notice:
60 days prior to sailing
Sign language interpreting services
30 days prior to sailing
Raised toilet seat
Service animal relief area
Large print materials
Visual-tactile alert system
Assistive listening device
Oxygen supply delivery
Dialysis supply delivery
Internet Café Library Multi-Level Atrium Art Gallery Bar(s)/Lounge(s) Chapel / Wedding Chapel Show Lounge Casino Nightclub Card Room Game Arcade
In-Stateroom Movies Private Safe Direct Dial Phone Hair Dryer Minibar and/or Refrigerator Showers and/or Bath Tubs Sitting Area Suites
Dining Style: Flexible Dining Options Alternative Specialty Restaurant(s)
24-hour Room Service Dining Style: Open Seating Café/Coffee Bar Dining Style: Formal Nights and Casual Evenings
Elevators Beauty Salon Boutique(s) (duty-free) Concierge Desk Infirmary / Medical Center Safe Deposit Boxes Dry Cleaning/Laundry Business Services
Please click on the appropriate deck below for more information.
Information provided within these pages has been updated as of January 2019. While we do our best to ensure that stateroom descriptions and deckplans appearing in this website are complete and accurate, we cannot be responsible for inaccurate representations, which may or may not be under our control. Please reconfirm stateroom accommodations and deck placement prior to booking.