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Cruise Critic's Review 4.5 out of 5+ star 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 ... read more
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Explorer of the Seas Cruise Reviews: 1138

Cruise Region Date Member Rating
MUST TRY by Dolcess1

The Explorer of the Seas is a true delight. It is beautifully designed, easy to navigate, and ... continue

Bahamas 01/14 Not Rated
Pretty bad experience by gregp12

This was our cruise #15 so we have some experience and had certain expectations. That last thing ... continue

Eastern Caribbean 12/13 2.0 out of 5+
Happy New Year!!! by galatea27

We left on a rainy Sunday and arrived at the entry of Port Bayonne. Unfortunately it took over ... continue

Bahamas 12/13 4.0 out of 5+
Royal Caribbean Explorer of the Seas - Christmas Cruise 2013 by lady2300

I'm rating our trip a 3 out of 5 but it is due to a lot of factors - some out of RCCL's ... continue

Bahamas 12/13 4.0 out of 5+
Fun but chilly New Years cruise by surikatina

This was our 5th RCCL cruise and first time on the Explorer.

There were five of us; me, ... continue

Bahamas 12/13 5.0 out of 5+
Fantastic New Year's Cruise by abc374

Had another great family vacation with Royal Caribbean. Interesting leaving from a cold port. We ... continue

Bahamas 12/13 5.0 out of 5+
First Cruise- Lived up to our BIG expectations!! by mapleleafvoyage

Hi all... This was our first cruise, so I have nothing to compare anything to.

But, I ... continue

Eastern Caribbean 12/13 5+ out of 5+
Shuffleboard anyone? by manishmakid

The cruise itself was pretty good, not great, but good enough that we'd consider sailing with RC ... continue

Bahamas 12/13 4.0 out of 5+
Great Ship-Great Crew by NJ Jon 2009

Had a great experience on the Explorer. Food was outstanding. Service level was terrific. Cabin ... continue

Bahamas 12/13 5.0 out of 5+
Great Cruise - I couldn't think of a complaint and I tried! by KaraokeKingNorm

This is my first post on Cruise Critic so I really can't be very discriminating, but giving a ... continue

Eastern Caribbean 12/13 5.0 out of 5+
Another great cruise by MillbrookMom

We are a family of 4 (2 adults, 2 teen boys). This was our 3rd time on the Explorer, our 4th RCL ... continue

Eastern Caribbean 12/13 5+ out of 5+
10 Night Explorer of the Seas by plaidside

My wife and I just came off a 10 day cruise on the Explorer last week. This was our tenth time ... continue

Eastern Caribbean 12/13 5.0 out of 5+
The Explorer still has it by krazy_dave

I chose this cruise (my first ever) mainly for the itinerary and convenience of the departure ... continue

Eastern Caribbean 12/13 5.0 out of 5+
LOVE the Explorer!!! by starboard gal

This was my 3rd trip on Explorer, and I have one more booked before she leaves us in November ... continue

Eastern Caribbean 11/13 5+ out of 5+
Another great cruise! by nsb06751

We were on this ship 5 years ago and the crew were wonderful as always. She's an older ship ... continue

Eastern Caribbean 11/13 5.0 out of 5+
Wonderful Thanksgiving Cruise on the Explorer of the Seas by BriBooVa

This was probably one of our top 3 cruises to date. This was our fourth time on the Explorer of ... continue

Eastern Caribbean 11/13 5.0 out of 5+
Excellent Cruise on the Explorer of the Seas by jv_nyc

My husband and I sailed on the Explorer of the Seas on the November 23, 2013 sailing from ... continue

Eastern Caribbean 11/13 5+ out of 5+
Awesome crew & service made up for lackluster ports & entertainment by klemeci

We sail out of Bayonne each Thanksgiving and meet up with other cruise friends we met on board. ... continue

Eastern Caribbean 11/13 5.0 out of 5+
Three IS the Charm by SSVacation

What a great cruise, our third time on the Explorer and it just keeps getting ... continue

Eastern Caribbean 11/13 5+ out of 5+
A very relaxing cruise by WifesChef

This was our 3rd trip on the Explorer of the Seas within a year. She is a beautiful ship, ... continue

Eastern Caribbean 11/13 5.0 out of 5+
Explorer of the Seas by MEGRN

Great cruise Royal hit is out of the park for us. Embarkation was smooth efficient. We had ... continue

Southern Caribbean 11/13 Not Rated
Disappointed by Rlaubertsr

This is only our second cruise, so by no means are we an expert. My expectations on RCI were set ... continue

Eastern Caribbean 11/13 3.0 out of 5+
Not Disney... by Seanie210

Having previously travelled only on one cruise (Disney Magic, 2012) we decided to choose RC as ... continue

Eastern Caribbean 11/13 3.0 out of 5+
My first cruise and I loved Royal Caribbean Explorer of the Seas by barbchris6864

I loved this cruise and was sad to get off the ship. I could have stayed longer. The Windjammer ... continue

Eastern Caribbean 11/13 5+ out of 5+
Three Time Explorers by mman

We recently sailed for the third time on Explorer of the Seas and had a great ... continue

Eastern Caribbean 11/13 5.0 out of 5+
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