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Explorer of the Seas

Explorer of the Seas

launched 2000

tonnage 137,308

length 1,020 m

crew 1,185

capacity 3,114

There’s never been a cruise ship like this. Enjoy one-of-a-kind features like an ice skating rink, the Royal Promenade and a rock-climbing wall. There was only one way to accommodate all of these innovative ideas. We built a bigger cruise ship. The 138,000-ton, 3,114-guest Explorer of the Seas offers more space for every guest – plus enhanced staterooms, expanded dining options and exceptional recreational facilities.

Johnny Rockets

MEET YOU AT THE DINER, DADDY-O
Founded on the belief that “everyone deserves a place where they can escape from today’s complicated world and experience the uncomplicated goodness of classic Americana,” Johnny Rockets® has been serving up delicious American fare to diners around the world since 1986. Its menu features fresh, never frozen, made-to-order hamburgers, sides, shakes and desserts. So, no matter where you are onboard or in the world, you’re always surrounded by good food and simple pleasures at Johnny Rockets.

 

Windjammer

THROW YOUR APPETITE TO THE WIND
At Windjammer Marketplace, you’ll get to explore the world dish by dish. Start your day with a sampling of delicious breakfast offerings, including all of your breakfast favourites, indulgent fresh pastries, juices and much more. At lunch time, choose from a wide variety of signature specialities – like fresh-pressed paninis, pastas, salads, soups, sandwiches, hearty dishes and various carving stations. And you can cap it all off with something sweet from the dessert station. For dinner, you’ll get to choose from stations piled high with tantalising dishes from around the world, featuring favourites such as freshly grilled steaks, roast chicken and seafood dishes. Don’t forget about the decadently sweet delights, including a chocolate fountain – all part of a menu that changes daily.

Chops Grille

A CUT ABOVE THE REST
For over a decade, the chefs at Chops Grille have proudly presented quality, hand-cut steaks at this hallmark Royal Caribbean restaurant. Now, they give you a fresh twist on a favourite, with a revamped menu that brings contemporary flair to traditional steakhouse offerings. Most intriguing: our exceptional prime meat. This prime beef is joined by Maine lobster, grilled branzino and other succulent dishes paired with addictive side dishes and irresistible desserts.

 

Room Service

KNOCK KNOCK, IT’S NOSHES
If you’re craving convenience, pick up the phone and dial up delicious in-room dining any time – day or night. Enjoy breakfast in bed with a fresh omelette or a steaming stack of pancakes. Or a delectable dinner in the comfort of your stateroom after a long day of adventure onboard and ashore. You can treat your taste buds without having to set foot outside your door. Fees may apply, but continental breakfast, when served, is always complimentary.

Cafe Promenade

IN A STREET FOOD MOOD
When it comes to sharing a little leisure time with family and friends, there’s no better place than Café Promenade. Simply pick a table with a view, get a cup of coffee, grab a little something to eat, then sit back and relax. Whether you’re in search of snacks, pastries or sandwiches throughout the day and into the night – or just looking to quench your thirst with a great selection of drinks – you’ll find it at Café Promenade.

Starbucks

MAKE YOUR SEA DAY A GRANDE
Your favourite morning ritual is joining you onboard. Get all your Starbucks® favourites – from Macchiatos to Frappuccinos®. You’ll enjoy an extensive menu of drinks and pastries for whenever the mood strikes you. So you won’t have to go a single day without your morning iced coffee or your mid-afternoon flat white.

Giovanni’s Table

AL DENTE INDULGENCE
Rustic Italian dishes are served with contemporary flair at Giovanni’s Table, a Royal Caribbean® favourite. This casual trattoria serves up a seemingly endless selection of Italian classics, like Gnocchi Al Gorgonzola, Melanzane alla Parmigiana, Risotto, Bolognese and many more. From the mouth-watering fresh pasta to the carefully-braised meats and stews, you can tour all of Italy without ever leaving the ship.

Playmakers Bat & Arcade

SCORE AN INCREDIBLE TIME
It’s always game on at Playmakers℠ Sports Bar & Arcade, where you can catch your home team live on dozens of screens or face off against your friends. With a menu of game day favorites and icy-cold draughts on tap, anything you order is a winner. Like the signature Playmakers Burger, the buffalo wings, or the four-scoop Touchdown Sundae

 

Izumi Sushi & Hot Rocks

A FAR EAST FEAST
From sushi to sashimi and tableside preparation using Hot Rocks, Izumi offers guests an exotic Asian-inspired dining experience. At Izumi, items are charged a la carte. You’ll enjoy a wide variety of hot and cold appetizers, entrees, desserts and more, all made-to-order with intense flavors, the best ingredients and impeccable presentation. Now that’s fresh.

Main Dining Room

ELEGANT INDULGENCE
Sweeping, multi-level ambience, world-class cuisine and the most attentive staff at sea – welcome to our Main Dining Room. Each morning choose from continental and American breakfast favourites, served at your table from professional waiting staff. On sea days, stop in for lunch and enjoy specialities that span the globe, from classic burgers to sophisticated dishes from all over the world. Dinner is an unforgettable affair featuring extraordinary personal service from your dedicated waiting staff in a fantastic experience and a new menu each evening – think dishes like sautéed Maryland-style crab cake, baked French onion soup and braised beef short rib.

Schooner Bar

THE SCHOONER THE BETTER Is the pianist playing your song? Join the fun at Schooner Bar, where a nautical theme, warm decor and perfectly mixed cocktails come together. Cosy up in a seat under the mast, by the portholes or right by the gleaming grand piano. The sing-along’s starting soon.

Diamond Club

LOUNGE FOR OUR MOST LOYAL Loyalty definitely has its privileges. Royal Caribbean® created the exclusive Diamond Club lounge to thank our valued Diamond, Diamond Plus and Pinnacle Club Crown & Anchor® Society members for their continued loyalty. From concierge access to complimentary continental breakfast, and even complimentary cocktails at happy hour, our most loyal guests enjoy special perks in a space reserved just for them.

Solarium Bar

SUN, SERENITY & SIPS Relaxation can be thirsty work. While you’re soaking up the vibe of the adults-only Solarium, grab a refreshment from Solarium Bar, where friendly bartenders serve wine, beer, cocktails and chilled umbrella drinks perfect for sipping beneath your poolside umbrella.

Suite Lounge

TOP SHELF PRIVILEGES It’s serenity with a twist of lime. Reserved exclusively for guests of Grand Suite-level accommodation and above, the Suite Lounge presents complimentary continental breakfast and evening drinks. So from croissants to Cosmos, we’ve got your cravings covered.

English Pub

PINTS AND POURS FOR EVERY SHORE As lively as London, this is a brilliant spot to grab a pint. And you’ve got lots to choose from. The impressive beer list runs from ales to lagers, with UK-themed cocktails and an inspired collection of spirits as well. Come for the British racing decor and stay for the live music.

Pool Bar

SPLISHY. SPLASHY. FROZEN DAIQUIRI. How about a drink as colourful as the Caribbean sunset? You don’t have to stray too far from your poolside lounge to enjoy a frozen Mojito, exotic Mai Tai, Virgin Daiquiri, cool imported pilsner and many more.

Playmakers Bar & Arcade

SCORE AN INCREDIBLE TIME It’s always game on at Playmakers℠ Sports Bar & Arcade, where you can catch your home team live on dozens of screens or face off against your friends. With a menu of game day favorites and icy-cold draughts on tap, anything you order is a winner. Like the signature Playmakers Burger, the buffalo wings, or the four-scoop Touchdown Sundae

R Bar

SHAKING UP THE CLASSICS Distinct, sophisticated and retro, R Bar serves up classic cocktails garnished with a vintage vibe. Whether your drink of choice is a dry gin martini, an Old Fashioned or even a speciality drink.

The Flowrider

SURF’S UP! MAKE WAVES AT THE FLOWRIDER® Everyone from experienced pros to complete beginners can ride the waves without even leaving the ship at this fast-paced surf simulator.

Rock Climbing

FEEL ON TOP OF THE WORLD Our iconic Rock Wall is a feature on all of our ships, and boasts some of the best views onboard when you reach the top.

Vitality Spa

With a wide variety of indulgent massage, facials, pedicures, and even acupuncture, there’s no better way to treat yourself onboard.

Gym

Keep active at our state of the art fitness suite.

Fitness Classes

Stretch out some yoga or pick up the pace with an energetic spin class- there’s so much to choose from .

Solarium

This tranquil space is one of the best sun-traps onbvoard and is perfect for relaxing, with calm pools and comfortable loungers to enjoy.

Whirlpool

Wind down with a leisurely dip in our fabulous whirlpools- perfect after a day of exploring onboard or onshore!

Pools

COOL OFF AT THE ONBOARD POOLS There are a choice of pools to enjoy on Explorer of the Seas®, whether you want to swim some laps or simply relax and do some sunbathing!

Adventure Oceans

Our our award-winning kids’ club has fantastic games and activities for kids of all ages – Aquanauts (3-5 years), Explorers (6-8 years), or Voyagers (9-11 years), will have tons of fun and make new friends along the way!

Arcade

Blips, bleeps, clangs and cheers. Play to win in a classic arcade atmosphere with timeless games like Pacman and table hockey, plus the latest games like Guitar Hero, Fast and Furious, Drift and more

Teen zone

COOL STUFF ESPECIALLY FOR TEENS We have dedicated activities for teens aged 12-14 and 15-17. They can enjoy special spa treatments, pool parties, discos, sports tournaments and much more. Read what Josie, aged 17, had to say at our Blog

Play to Win

IT’S GAME ON AT THIS FUN-PACKED HANGOUT Devour some enemies on the old-school classic PacMan, or show off your skills on Guitar hero – from vintage favourites to the latest trends, the onboard video arcade has it all.

Art Collection

BRING HOME A MASTERPIECE Park West Gallery, the largest art dealer in the world, brings you their unparalleled arts programming during your vacation. Join the Park West Art Team, for a toast at their onboard events as they introduce you to contemporary and classic artists you’ll never forget. You can browse the ship’s gallery to find the perfect work of art to take home or explore Park West’s E-Gallery featuring over 10,000 available works from their archives. Let us show you just how exciting art can be!

Wine Tasting

A VINTAGE JOURNEY This is how aficionados are made. Join us for a deep dive into vintages and varieties during an exciting wine tasting class featuring some of the most famous vineyards in the world. Some of the wines offered are so exclusive, they are only found onboard Royal Caribbean® ships. You may discover a delicious California cab, Australian shiraz or Argentinian Malbec. Sip, swirl and become a connoisseur as you learn about one of the world’s most distinguished wineries during an event that takes your palate on a voyage of discovery. Ask your maître d’ for more details.

Sushi-Making Class

ROLL WITH IT Learn how to prepare your own Far East feast during a sushi-making class, where our chefs will walk you through the basics of creating a hand-rolled sushi lunch. Once you’ve mastered the skills, it’s time to dig in.

Dance Classes

SHALL WE DANCE? Salsa, hip hop, swing or ballroom. Learn the latest moves from instructors and bring your newfound skills to your favourite Royal Caribbean dance floor.

Guest Lectures

TOPICAL TALKS From stargazing to meditation, and a ton of topics in between, you’ll hear experts from different fields give insights and offer new perspectives during our Guest Lecture series. Fees may apply.

Art Auctions

ART AND SOUL Calling all art aficionados — get in on the action at the boldest art auction at sea. The excitement begins with a complimentary champagne toast at the Art Gallery, where you’ll get to browse pieces from a collection expertly curated by the Park West Gallery Art team. Then soak up the electricity in the room as the bidding ramps up to a fast and furious frenzy. Whether you’re a seasoned collector or a curious first-timer, our onboard art auctions are a great way to add some thrills to your day and take home a masterpiece you’ll treasure forever.

Scuba Diving Certification

BE A PRO BELOW THE WAVES Discover the underwater world on a PADI® scuba diving expedition – exclusively offered on Royal Caribbean cruises. PADI dive instructors will lead you on underwater adventures with a range of courses offered, so you can get certified right onboard. Fee applies.

Jewellery Making

A NEED TO BEAD Create handmade jewellery like a pro with new techniques and an array of eclectic beads and stones.

Learn a Language

CIAO, HOLA, SALUT! Immerse yourself in the language of the locals with foreign language lessons onboard. Learn greetings, phrases and questions so you can enjoy chatting with the local residents.

Library & Card Room

A NOVEL IDEA In the mood to curl up with a good book? Or show off your poker face? Our well-stocked Library and Card Room offers great reads across many genres. Plus tables for cards and board games.

Special Diets

We make every effort to accommodate our guests’ dietary requirements whenever possible. We can accommodate dietary needs such as: Food allergies, Gluten-free, Kosher, Low-fat, and Low-sodium.Lactose-free/soy milk, ensure, and kosher meals are available at no extra charge. All you have to do is notify us at least 45 days prior to sailing (90 days for European/South American Itineraries).

Dress Code

Shore Excursions
Casual wear is advised

Informal Evening wear
Ladies: Seasonal Dresses
Gentlemen: Light weight jackets, Shirt

Formal Evening wear
Ladies: Cocktails Dresses
Gentlemen: Dinner Jacket
* Extra clothing such as coats and shawls are advised to bring for warmth.

Gala Evening and Party wear
Semi Formal dressShore Excursions
Casual wear is advised

Informal Evening wear
Ladies: Seasonal Dresses
Gentlemen: Light weight jackets, Shirt

Formal Evening wear
Ladies: Cocktails Dresses
Gentlemen: Dinner Jacket
* Extra clothing such as coats and shawls are advised to bring for warmth.

Gala Evening and Party wear
Semi Formal dress code is advised for Ladies and Gentlemen.

Religious Sites
Modest clothing is advised
(Covered Knees/ Shoulders/ No low cut tops code is advised for Ladies and Gentlemen.

Disability Requirements

Onboard have accessible cabins for all our guests. We also have wheelchair availability, hearing and visual aids. Guests with hearing impairments can opt for TDD systems kits to be in their cabins. Guests with visual impairments are advised to travel with a Carer – we also allow healthy and travel-safe guide dogs on board.
We ask our guests with specific requirements to inform travel agents before booking so we can prepare accommodations.

Special Requirements

Any guest with a condition that may affect fitness to travel, or any other special need, is asked to provide full details by filling in the appropriate form at the time of booking, and may be asked to submit a doctor’s certificate. The Company can refuse the booking or the carriage of any guest who is deemed to be unfit for travel or whose condition may constitute a danger to themselves, the vessel, aircraft and/ or other Guest on the grounds of safety.
Any specific transport and/on lodging and/or assistance needs must be communicated at the time the reservation.
Our guests who are pregnant and have exceeded their 24th week are also not invited to sail. This is due to the lack of medical equipment needed to accommodate their needs.

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