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Time to Explore
Large Luxury Choices 
Still Friendly

Join us in this 10th Anniversary journey and enjoy the 15 decks offering room for 3.300 passengers. The ship has 1.643 cabins and suites with balcony. Standard cabins are spacious and have ample wardrobe space.

the features

Let’s start with getting
our facts and figures right

Launched: 2000
Flag: Bahamas
Capacity: 3.300 passengers (double cabin occupation)
Crew: 1.180
Cabins: 1.643
Tonnage: 138.000 tons
Length: 311 meters
Beam: 49 meters
Draft: 8 meters
Top speed: 24 knots
Electrical current: 110/ 220 Volts
15 decks for passengers

Download deck map


enjoy flowrider

You can’t stop the waves,
but you can learn to surf

or ride a big one!


Everyone from experienced pros to complete beginners can ride the waves without even leaving the ship at this fast-paced surf simulator. The surf’s always up on the 40-foot-long FlowRider® surf simulator.



ice skating

Ice skating while
sailing on the high seas


Everyone will enjoy a whizz around the ice rink onboard Explorer of the Seas®, and if you need some inspiration, the spectacular choreographed shows featuring professional ice dancers will take your breath away.



the pools

No sharks in sight

Resort amenities include three outdoor pools - the perfect setting for relaxing, cooling off in the water and making new friends under the sun.

+ 3 swimming pools
+ 7 whirlpools
+ 1 nudist sun deck






sports and fitness

Commit to stay fit!

Get sporty at the climbing wall. Work out in the expanded gym with panoramic views of the sea.

Challenge a mate to a game of table tennis, or go for a sunrise jog around the decks. There are plenty of options on board to stay active, have fun and keep fit.

+ Climbing wall
+ Gymnasium
+ Running track
+ Minigolf


the Suite Lounge

If you are staying in a Royal, Owner or Grand Suite, enjoy free access to exclusive Suite Lounge. 

It has an inside lounge with private bar and buffet, and a terrace, all with panoramic views.




the bars

There is a bar around every corner.

With eleven bars plus poolside service, there are plenty of comfortable spots to enjoy a drink on board.

So take a friend up to the panoramic Viking Crown Lounge for a quiet conversation as the sea slips by, or gather a group at the R Bar to enjoy a few tunes before dinner. For the talented or simply fun loving, there is nightly karaoke as well.

+ R Bar
+ Crown and Kettle Pub
+ The Tavern
+ Casino Bar
+ Schooner Bar
+ Solarium Bar
+ Viking Crown Lounge
+ Star Lounge


the Royal Theatre

It’s showtime! Sit down and watch the greatest performances at sea!


Royal Caribbean is known for is its excellent theatre shows. Marvel at the spectacles offered every evening by the ship's international team of professional dancers and singers, along with our own artists that will join us, same as previous years.



the restaurants

Where are you eating today?


With eight restaurants on board, you’ll never go hungry.  The Explorer of the Seas features a 3 storey à la carte dinner restaurant, a full buffet with extended opening hours, and a late night snack buffet. Besides these complimentary restaurants, it also features 5 specialty dining restaurants for which a fee is applicable. 

+ Main Dining Room (à la carte)
+ Windjammer Market Place (buffet restaurant)
+ Café Promenade (late night snacks)
+ Chef's Table (fee applicable)
+ Chops Grille (fee applicable)
+ Giovanni's (fee applicable)
+ Izumi (fee applicable)
+ Johnny Rockets (fee applicable)


the casino

Catchy Casino Slots await you!
Let’s play!

Bring your 007 luck (or just your love for the thrill of the game)
to the ship’s casino. Who knows - you might win big!. 
Black Jack, Roulette, Poker, slot machines, … it is all there …