Explorer of the Seas 2012: Explorer of the Seas Cruise Review by jimbob98

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Explorer of the Seas 2012

Sail Date: March 2012
Destination: Eastern Caribbean
Embarkation: Other
The WIBG "Wibbage" 94.3 Spring cruise with over 200 radio listeners. That is a lot of people to keep happy. Royal Caribbean did another outstanding job.

Five busloads made it through embarkation in less than an hour's time. My third trip on the Explorer - fantastic crew, great service, very friendly as always.

Food was consistently very good in the MDR and with only a very few exceptions very good in the Windjammer as well. Johnny Rockets was a nice treat.

Ship is older, but very well maintained. Very clean.

No tendering on this cruise - very much appreciated.

Almost no problems with lines or crowds. A full boat, but we never had to wait in long lines like past cruises.

RCL group activities were very well done - private cocktail parties, 60's dance party, trivia, photos.

Overall a big success! Everyone in my group was VERY pleased and we would certainly do this cruise again. Less

Published 04/03/12

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Port and Shore Excursions

Beautiful beaches! Did a private beach excursion to the most beautiful beach I have ever seen! LOVED IT! Everyone was very impressed with this stop.
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Scenic Railway

Railway was one of the nicest experiences of the trip. Well worth the price.

One of my favorite islands! Did a private sailboat excursion, then the water taxi to town for shopping. This is the place to buy everything. Beautiful and clean.

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