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Explorer of the Seas Review

4.5 / 5.0
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2092 reviews
12 Awards

Some good some bad

Review for Explorer of the Seas to the South Pacific
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6-10 Cruises • Age 50s

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Fitness & Recreation

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Sail Date: Dec 2015
Cabin: Superior Oceanview Stateroom with Balcony

Being my 7th cruise, 2nd on royal Caribbean, I thought we would have a better cruise than ever. We were disappointed.

The good

Anything we paid extra for: Giovannis delicious and great service. Chops Grille very nice steak.

Cabin Review

Superior Oceanview Stateroom with Balcony

Cabin D2

Good position but a bit of vibration.

Balcony sheltered.

Good stewardess.

Roomy with lots of storage.

Close to stairs at midship so fabulous position to access most areas.


Port Reviews

Sydney (Australia)

My home town

Isle of Pines (New Caledonia)

As it took over 7 hours to disembark due to the tender service or lack of it we only had a short visit to the beach. Disappointed it took so long. Also extra angry to hear ship staff were on the island and swimming while passengers were still on the ship. Get your act together.


Easier to get off but not a great port. Been here 3 times before and nothing changed.

Mystery Island

Tender service better because we set the alarm for 5-30am to get a tender ticket. Nice weather, beautiful beach, Vanuatu much better value, nice people. I loved this day the most on the cruise. Was glad we actually got to spend the day off the ship instead of waiting to get off.

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