Explorer of the Seas® is a truly spectacular ship. As the name suggests, this new and improved vessel travels all over the globe. Wherever your destination is, you’re bound to be wowed by her onboard amenities and remember your cruise on Explorer of the Seas for years to come.
From the Australasian charms found down under to the exclusive attractions of North America, Explorer of the Seas will take you there in style.
Fast becoming trademarks of the Royal Caribbean® brand, Explorer of the Seas is equipped with the ever-popular Royal Promenade and a rock climbing wall, ideal for those wishing to scale new heights during their voyage. Equally as exciting is the most recent addition to the onboard amenities, the FlowRider®. This surfing simulator allows novices the opportunity to hone their wave-catching skills from the safety of the ship’s deck.
For those who prefer to work up a sweat in a more traditional fashion, the fully-stocked gym and fitness centre is complemented by an array of sports courts and leisure facilities. And once you’ve got that pulse racing, you can slow things down again with a soak in the whirlpool, a spell in the sauna or some well-earned relaxation time in the adults-only solarium.
Of course, burning off all those calories will have worked up quite an appetite, but not to worry – the plethora of restaurants and cafes onboard serve all manner of cuisine. From steaks to souffles and everything in between, you won’t go hungry on Explorer of the Seas.
Undoubtedly you’ll want to wash all that fine dining down with a tipple or two. The range of themed bars and lounges provide ample opportunity for all cruisers, from the boogie atmosphere found at Bolero’s Latin Lounge to the serene scenes on show in the Sky Bar. Meanwhile, if you’re in the mood for a little flutter, you can flirt with Lady Luck at Explorer of the Seas’ very own Casino Royale®.
Four main types of stateroom are available – Suites/Deluxe, Balcony, Outside and Inside – each with 24 hour service provided by an attendant. A total of 19 cabin types are currently available, including accessible and family rooms.
The most spacious and luxurious of all suites, these include extra touches such as private balconies and a personalised concierge service.
Throw open the doors and let the ocean air invigorate you. Take in the view all the way to the horizon in a luxurious stateroom with a private balcony.
Even after a day of activity there’s no need to lose your sea view – Outside Staterooms give you a panoramic window on the world.
Comfort and little luxuries are the order of the day in these cosy and affordable Interior Staterooms.
Whatever you’re in the mood for, you can tempt your taste buds with delicious food and drink at a variety of fantastic venues onboard Explorer of the Seas®.
This elegant 3 story restaurant is the perfect place for a special occasion, with a menu of fine dining and our trademark excellent service.
1950s style diner, offering fast, friendly service. A traditional burger joint serving a range of hamburgers, hotdogs, milkshakes and sodas, indoor and outdoor seating is available, with jukeboxes adding to the ambiance.
Self-service buffet breakfasts and lunches, with restaurant service during the evenings. Casual atmosphere combined with a changing evening menu makes Windjammer one of the more popular eateries onboard.
Be transported to an Italian trattoria at this rustic venue, where the signature flavours of Tuscany and delicious fresh ingredients combine to make a truly special dining experience.
The traditional japanese dishes at Izumi will impress you with their pure, delicate flavours, freshness of ingredients and impeccable presentation. Diners can choose from popular sushi rolls, sashimi, Hot Rock (Ishiyaki) Plates, sukiyaki and more.
Royal Caribbean’s popular signature steakhouse, featuring grade-A premium cuts of steak cooked to your specifications, plus fresh seafood, hearty side dishes and signature desserts in an upscale, contemporary setting.
This café on the Royal Promenade offers specialty coffees, snacks and pastries in the morning and sandwiches and cookies throughout the day and night.
From traditional cruise favourites to innovative, first at sea activities; the entertainment onboard offers something for all ages and preferences.
The exciting Casino Royale offers, roulette, black jack, poker and slot machines, with lessons, games and tournaments for players of all abilities.
Located in the heart of the ship; 2 football pitches long and 4 decks high – the Royal Promenade is lined with boutiques, as well as 24-hour casual dining and drinking options.
Standing five decks high (from orchestra pit to domed ceiling), the impressive Palace Theatre showcases contemporary musical stage productions, West End style shows and stand up comedians.
Studio B is a multi-purpose complex housing a wide range of activities – from ice skating to cooking demonstrations and classes.
The Champagne Bar is elegant, sophisticated and most importantly stocks some of the finest champagnes at sea. This venue is great for a special occasion, a pre dinner drink or just to celebrate that you are on holiday. Accompanying drinks will be an assortment of canapés.
Offering traditional ales and lagers within a great British pub atmosphere, this venue truly is a home from home.
The ship's pool bars make it easy to stay cool in the sun without having to stray too far from the deck chair. They offer a range of refreshing drinks and cocktails for passengers to enjoy.
This nautical themed bar is available on all Royal Caribbean ships. In the evening this is a popular place to be, with live piano playing and singing.
Passengers can grab a beer and catch all the big matches in the ship's Sports Bar. It's just like your favourite sports bar at home - only it's at sea!
Offering the best views at sea The Viking Crown Lounge is Royal Caribbean's signature bar. Located on the top deck, this glass lounge, offers unmissable panoramic great views.
Original art is displayed in the onboard art gallery as well as throughout the ship. To purchase something for your own collection, visit an onboard art auction.
Live music, dancing, and entertainment.
This dimly-lit lounge is perfect for sipping on a cognac.
Experience a 1960s vibe at the all-new R Bar, featuring iconic furnishings and classic cocktails — gimlet, martini, gin, whiskeys and more — all served by the ship’s resident mixologist. And be sure to try the drink specials, specially created to complement the Centrum’s nightly theme and aerial performance.
Peace, quiet, and your next great read – find it all at the well-stocked library, featuring a variety of genres, plus tables for cards and board games. Everything’s complimentary for your enjoyment.
Guests staying in Grand Suite-level rooms and higher, Diamond Plus and Pinnacle Club Crown & Anchor® Society members enjoy access to this lounge serving complimentary continental breakfast and evening drinks.
Watch first-run movies and big time sporting events the way they were meant to be seen - poolside, under the stars. A screen hoisted above the main pool area will showcase all the larger-than-life action.
Diamond, Diamond Plus, and Pinnacle Club Crown & Anchor® Society members enjoy access to this lounge, created to serve these loyal guests with concierge access, complimentary continental breakfast, and evening drinks.
The ship features a fantastic array of health and fitness facilities including a spa, fitness centre, rock climbing wall and much more.
A range of services and relaxation treatments are available from the Vitality Spa & fitness Centre. The salon, located within the spa area, offers haircuts, styling, manicures, pedicures and teeth whitening. Visit Vitality Spa for massages, reflexology, facials, bodywraps and acupuncture.
Health, fitness and beauty demonstrations are run by qualified professionals during most voyages. The Vitality Wellness Programme offers a holistic approach to well being, with seminars, expert advice, healthy menu options, fitness programmes and spa.
Passengers can also enjoy the ship's fantastic sporting facilities, which include: an ice rink, a golf simulator, a jogging track, as well as basketball and volleyball courts. Thrill seekers can also try out the impressive rock climbing wall.
The Solarium offers a calm, quiet, peaceful atmosphere for adults to relax in. Both in and outdoors, the lounge area can be covered during cooler weather by a large glass roof.
Ever thought about climbing a rock wall 200ft above sea level? With the ship's onboard rock wall this can become a reality. Passengers who take on the challenge will experience some of the best views at sea.
Your friends are never going to believe you surfed onboard a ship! Even the best beaches have bad days, but on the FlowRider®, surf’s always up. Plus, whether you’re boogie boarding or surfing, the FlowRider® is great fun for all ages and all skill levels.
Our 9-hole miniature golf course will entertain adults and children alike.
Warm up in one of the relaxing whirlpools or take a refreshing dip in one of the three swimming pools.
Run laps while taking in the view with tracks that are open to anyone.
Enrichment programs, or ‘Explorer Academy’ classes cover a wide range of topics, from wine tasting to casino tuition.
Royal Caribbean International's cruise ships offer a wide range of options for the whole family, as well as a great range of just-for-kids options.
The Adventure Beach family pool area offers deckchairs, a slide and pool for kids to splash around in to their hearts content.
Optix Teen Disco lets teens have the chance to relax, hang out, dance and have some fun away from mum and dad.
A play area with specially designed activities for kids from 3-17. Run by exceptional, energetic and college-educated staff.
Blips, bleeps, clangs and cheers. Play to win in a classic arcade atmosphere with timeless games like Pacman and table hockey, plus the latest – Guitar Hero, Fast and Furious Drift and more.