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Explorer of the Seas Review

4.5 / 5.0
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1960 reviews
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Enjoyed the theater productions

Review for Explorer of the Seas to the Southern Caribbean
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Debbie Diane
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

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Sail Date: Feb 2020
Cabin: Spacious Ocean View Balcony

I wanted to cruise the ABC islands without flying to San Juan, Seen this 9 night cruise from Port of Miami at a good rate. The only thing cruising from Port of Miami is it is so busy 8 ships in when we left and returned. This was our 11th cruise, so not new to cruising. The ship is old and has only one more cruise, as of now, before it goes in dry dock for refurbishing. The crew was excellent, food choice was great and good. In the main dinning room the servers and head waiter seen after my 10 year great grandson was tired of steak, they fixed him chicken fingers and fries!! The crew member in the Windjammer was so helpful in finding use seating for 6, when we first boarded. Bon remembered my name every time he seen me. My grandson and his wife enjoyed their evenings at the various places to party at night.We thoroughly enjoyed the theater productions. Our last cruise was on Carnival and they are still geared toward a young party crowd. Royal is my favorite, balcony cabins are larger, food and service in much better. Breakfast in the Windjammer or Main dinning room was always fresh and their breakfast fruit smoothies were delicious.

Cabin Review

Spacious Ocean View Balcony

As I said the ship is old and needs some repairs, but very comfortable and clean.

Port Reviews


We rented 2 jeeps, as their was 6 of us. Aruba is so easy to tour on your own. Royal car rental is great to work with. Have used them before when cruising to Aruba.


So friendly and reliable.


Just enjoy walking around, as it is a clean and friendly island.

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