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The second of five in the revolutionary Voyager-class series that started with Voyager of the Seas in 1999, Explorer of the Seas follows the floating resort concept, boasting an a wealth of facilities, ...
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whatajoke2
1 Review
Member Since 2015
5 Forum Posts
All i can say is we had the Most amazing cruise holiday on the Explorer. Getting on the Ship in Sydney was about the ... Read more
dutchie6
2 Reviews
Member Since 2009
31 Forum Posts
Just returned from my 11 night cruise to New Zealand, with the 'Explorer of the Seas', and found this to be a ... Read more
mandi_moo
1 Review
Member Since 2016
This was our first cruise and after reading some mixed reviews we were a little apprehensive, plus my hubby was worried ... Read more
rossfold
1 Review
Member Since 2011
80 Forum Posts
Day-time and Evening entertainment was very poor compared to what we are used to on other Cruise Ships. The service ... Read more
psdisc
1 Review
Member Since 2016
This was our first cruise and I must say, we loved it. It took about 15-20mns from check in to on the boat which ... Read more

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memareds
1 Review
Member Since 2016
We took a 16 night cruise from Perth, Australia, and disembarked in Sydney. We chose the Explorer of the Seas because ... Read more
Libbywithnall
2 Reviews
Member Since 2001
110 Forum Posts
This was our 11th cruise and our 9th with Royal Caribbean. Overall we loved the cruise - the ship, the food, the ... Read more
aussie 14
4 Reviews
Member Since 2011
10 Forum Posts
I don't like writing negative reviews but RCCL really dropped the ball on this one. First time RCCL and the last. ... Read more
ozemu
1 Review
Member Since 2010
116 Forum Posts
After doing 22 previous cruises in the past, and not having any complaints, our latest two cruises being on the ... Read more
Chris Pozi
1 Review
Member Since 2016
Compared to Princess cruises RC is NOT good value for money. Sun Princess V Explorer of the Seas. The Sun ... Read more

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markandallan
1 Review
Member Since 2015
62 Forum Posts
We are doing a review of Explorer of the seas Xmas / New Years cruise as there where many, many highs but as with most ... Read more
patatie
3 Reviews
Member Since 2010
195 Forum Posts
GENERAL OBSERVATIONS The ship was overcrowded. There were insufficient staff and insufficient public spaces to ... Read more
one more
1 Review
Member Since 2011
163 Forum Posts
As we had not long ago got off the Explore of the Seas just 16 days prior we new a lot of what to expect. Sailed from ... Read more
Jayann1
1 Review
Member Since 2014
6 Forum Posts
I`ve cruised quite a bit with RCI and always enjoyed but this trip had a few negatives for me. Ship was good although ... Read more
Aza1972
4 Reviews
Member Since 2012
98 Forum Posts
Explorer of the Seas 3 Day Getaway Review Nov 29- December 2, 2015 First time with RCI My previous cruises have ... Read more

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lanabidny
1 Review
Member Since 2016
It was our 3d cruise with RCI. Nice big ship with potentially a lot of fun. We paid a little bit more then $100 per ... Read more
cruisin-m
7 Reviews
Member Since 2009
617 Forum Posts
Was really looking forward to this cruise and wanted to enjoy it so much, unfortunately Royal Caribbean made it very ... Read more
npezdek
1 Review
Member Since 2015
31 Forum Posts
(1) Impossible to communicate with the home office in Miami. Very poor customer service. (2) Check in at the port ... Read more
pomaussie
2 Reviews
Member Since 2012
87 Forum Posts
12/15
The cruise before ours had problems with Norovirus and storm damage, which meant that we were late boarding. We had ... Read more
Lunachick11
1 Review
Member Since 2015
4 Forum Posts
Wow
11/15
This was the first cruise from Sydney Australia for EOS. I had to be on her as I had read so much about her ... Read more

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down under cruise lovers
4 Reviews
Member Since 2014
2 Forum Posts
Cruise was part of the relocation of the boat from England to Sydney. Cabin was great being one of those built in ... Read more
down under cruise lovers
4 Reviews
Member Since 2014
2 Forum Posts
This was our 1st cruise with Royal Caribbean having previously traveled with most of the other major cruise lines. In ... Read more
Layn33
2 Reviews
Member Since 2012
139 Forum Posts
As a teacher, I am tied into having holidays during school vacations. I thought this one would be fine as it was the ... Read more
newygal
1 Review
Member Since 2015
From all of what I read, I was expecting more. The ship looked old and tired, very Art Deco, out dated. The drinks ... Read more
Nugget62
2 Reviews
Member Since 2014
1 Forum Post
Being my 7th cruise, 2nd on royal Caribbean, I thought we would have a better cruise than ever. We were disappointed. ... Read more

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