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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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1,315 Royal Caribbean Explorer of the Seas Cruise Reviews

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11/14
The Bayonne terminal was a bit of a nightmare; hopefully the new one is up and running when March rolls around. All of ... Read more
The Turkey Trip williamsk
11/14
Second time on this ship, 9 years apart, this time with kids. A different experience. The Explorer is still one of ... Read more
11/14
From the very beginning this cruise had big problems. Embakation was delayed over 3 hours, people standing in the hot ... Read more
Good Time bonmarche
11/14
We went on this cruise because our community hosted it. The food was good and our waiter was fabulous. The ship is ... Read more
Totally lovely cruise! The staff was very friendly and totally focussed on great service for their customers. ... Read more

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11/14
The room and wait staff were excellent as always. I was on this ship when it was the latest and greatest. Unfortunately ... Read more
11/14
On a chilly, damp November 1st morning we left Baltimore on a 3 hour bus ride to Port Liberty, NJ for a 2 week ... Read more
11/14
We are seasoned cruisers with RCI and Celebrity, cruised once with NCL in Febuary 2014, and we use this as a benchmark ... Read more
Where should i start.Getting into cape liberty was a mess. I think it was because a lot of people were beinging dropped ... Read more
Very Sad ABILLRICH
11/14
This was our 3rd time on Explorer twice out of New Jersey and this time out of Port Canaveral . Where to start the ship ... Read more

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11/14
On Nov. 15th we took a cruise on the Explorer of the seas out of Port Canaveral , Florida. If we could have eliminated ... Read more
I did not take this cruise with the intention of having a ship "wow" me. I knew beforehand the Explorer would be ... Read more
Explorer OTS repo from NJ to Port Canaveral – Nov 1 to 15, 2014 Friday, October 31, 2014 – Travel day ... Read more
Bayonne - embarkation. 1 hour queue to get to drop off, 1 hour check in through a large tent, avoid this port for at ... Read more
Disappointing Phillybeans
10/14
This was my fifth cruise and overall and by far the worst. It was my first time cruising with Royal Caribbean and may ... Read more

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10/14
Critique of Explorer of the Seas departing Port Liberty 10/9/14 Great time until debarkation. The Captain announced ... Read more
10/14
I have sailed with RCL 6 times before, 20 times total between 3 different cruise lines, and I have never experienced ... Read more
At 5:00 pm on Oct., 17th we received multiple texts and emails from RCCL that we will not be able to go to Bermuda due ... Read more
Our group consisted of 3 couples, all Crown & Anchor members (gold level). We chose this cruise partly because of ... Read more
My wife and I, and three other couples recently returned from a 5 day Royal Caribbean cruise to Bermuda. We have ... Read more

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10/14
We've been on many Royal Caribbean Cruises, this one was the most interesting cruise ever. This was our first time ... Read more
We were supposed to go to Bermuda on Explorer on 18 October. We were not notified by RCI or our travel agent at all ... Read more
This was the second time for me sailing on this ship since 2008 - this time with my boyfriend, and it was his first ... Read more
10/14
This is the 4th time my husband and I have sailed on the Explorer, and its the first time I can honestly say I was very ... Read more
Thanks Gonzalo ontheroad1072
10/14
I was traveling with 6 of my family members. Our itinerary changed from Bermuda to Canada 24 hrs before our departure, ... Read more

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