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Explorer of the Seas Review

4.5 / 5.0
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2010 reviews
12 Awards

Explorer excellence!

Review for Explorer of the Seas to the Southern Caribbean
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Sailer Duane
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

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Sail Date: Oct 2022
The beef dishes were delicious!
Explorer in Aruba
Forward Centrum entrance to the Palace Theater
One of many World themed Explorer display cases throughout the ship
Ships funnel
One of four main staircases
Windjammer pumpkins!
Windjammer Halloween desserts
Windjammer Halloween entrance
Halloween desserts

This was our first ABC islands cruise and 2nd time on Explorer! The ship does not disappoint. The crew were amazing, super friendly and attentive. It's definitely fun to be on a Halloween cruise with the costume parades, ships decorations, Halloween desserts in the Windjammer! Interior of ship was spotless. Food in all dining areas tasty. Entertainment as always on Royal Caribbean was excellent. I was very impressed and would return on Explorer again. Cruise Director Elvis and the ships Captain were seen mingling throughout the voyage, greeting guests and always funny. Public rooms, stairs, corridors all in excellent shape. While the ship was unable to complete her full dry dock and refurbishment pre covid it certainly is still very well maintained. Our cabin felt new, the only area I could see that needed attention was a repainting of our balcony. This ship offers an amazing classic Royal Caribbean cruise experience for a low price.

Cabin Review

We were very happy with this stateroom for the three of us there was plenty of room and storage. The cabin was well maintained and the bathroom in excellent shape. The balcony was in need of fresh paint, but it did not detract from our enjoyment of this space.

Port Reviews


A great island tour, highly recommend for a first time visit


Beautiful beach day, loved Bonaire!!


Enjoyed an excellent Island tour, many wonderful shops within walking distance from the ship

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