Explorer of the Seas

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Explorer of the Seas Ship Profile

  • Launched: 2000
  • Size: 138,194
  • Capacity: 4,029
  • Itinerary: Australia, South Pacific, and Alaska
  • Good For: Families, Solo Travelers, Couples, and Millennials
  • Popular Amenities: FlowRider surfing simulator, Giovanni’s Table Italian restaurant, Johnny Rockets, Adventure Ocean youth program, 15 bars, clubs, and lounges, and a solarium adults-only pool.
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Explorer of the Seas lives up to its name, traveling to various places across the Pacific Ocean during different times of the year.  The ship features an ice skating rink with ice shows, a rock climbing wall, 6 whirlpools, and the cruise line’s signature steakhouse, Chops Grille.