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4.5 Editor's Rating
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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I booked Explorer of the Seas while on board Oasis during a cruise in February 2014. I'm still a rookie to Royal ... Read more
02/15
I had heard some stories about long lines and delays boarding in Canaveral at the new terminal, but it seems that they ... Read more
02/15
I have only been on one cruise - a Carnival ship 27 years ago. My 17 year old daughter had never been on one. This was ... Read more
We have been on 8 cruises - 5 Carnival, 1 Princess, 2 Royal Caribbean. Royal Caribbean is by far the worst when it ... Read more
Fun Vacation!!!!! mike18510
02/15
Our trip started with a few days in Cocoa Beach at the Best Western, nice enough place overlooking the sand for about ... Read more

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A Piece of Ship jgallagh44
01/15
Boarding went well, about 20 minutes from time we arrived at terminal 1 in Port Canaveral. We had lunch in the ... Read more
A mixed bag skelpsk
01/15
Great ship: sailed with an even keel in gale force winds; Lots of onboard amenities with at least 6 hot tubs and an ice ... Read more
We read reviews before our vacation. We doubted a lot, but we decided to try. We returned yesterday and so happy, like ... Read more
We are experienced cruisers, both on RCI and other companies. We have always been pleased with our RCI cruises but this ... Read more
01/15
I am beginning to notice some defeciencies that Royal Caribbean will need to address. I still like their mission, at ... Read more

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This awsome Southern Caribbean itinerary included visits to Aruba, Bonaire and Curacao with a beach barbecue at Labadi, ... Read more
01/15
This was our sixth Caribbean Cruise and the first time we embarked from Port Canaveral. We were impressed with the new ... Read more
We cruised out of the new cruise terminal out of Port Canaveral it was a very easy embarkation from the time we got to ... Read more
First Time and Loved It!! goingtocarolina
01/15
This was our very first cruise and we chose the Explorer of the Seas because of where it sailed to and the dates we ... Read more
01/15
I must say this is our first time traveling with Royal Caribbean,, previously we sailed 3 times on Carnival with NO ... Read more

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To start off, my family and I have been on over 12 cruises in the past four years, mainly with Carnival and a couple ... Read more
01/15
EMBARKATION Embarkation went smoothly once we got dropped off by our shuttle. There is a serious problem with traffic ... Read more
Great short getaway for the winter in the warm caribbean waters. My second time on the Explorer OTS is showing its ... Read more
01/15
Embarkation was a breeze. We were in our cabin within 15 minutes of arrival. The cabin was one of the largest we have ... Read more
Last fall after visiting Universal Studios for a week my wife who is a big Harry Potter fan wanted to go back for ... Read more

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12/14
First the downs. My disabled husband and I took a 5 day Bahamas cruise on Explorer of the Seas for a little ... Read more
Needs Rehab Caribbean Fun
12/14
I was exited to sail on the Explorer as we had sailed on its sister ship 3 times, The Mariner of the Seas a few years ... Read more
As an avid family cruiser, this being number 10 our family had high expectations as this was our first Royal Caribbean ... Read more
Excellent Vacay Taflach
12/14
This was my husbands 2nd cruise ( first on Carnival). He said he would never do it again and I begged him to try ... Read more
Good cruise to relax cruisetiludrop
12/14
With four sea days and not much planned activities aboard ship be prepared to entertain yourself. We had no issue with ... Read more

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