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We were very well looked after by Clean Cruising, great communication and a very personal feel to their service. Excellent!"
- Kurt G

Why Clean Cruising?

  • Family owned & operated
  • Australian based team
  • Same consultant from start to finish
  • Free printed documentation and ticket wallet
  • Combine with flights, hotels, insurance and save
  • Flexible payment options including Interest Free* finance and layby

Explorer of the Seas has an overall score of 4.2 out of 5
based on 434 guests we surveyed after their cruise.

Category Overall Cabin Dining Entertainment Service
Average rating

4.2

4.4

4.2

3.9

4.5

Fast track Explorer of the Seas cruise reviews & ratings below.

Reviewed by Overall Cabin Dining Entertainment Service
Verell T
27 Jun 2019
Sandra B
1 May 2019
John T
23 Apr 2019
Roselind W
19 Apr 2019
Barbara C
18 Apr 2019
Thistle A
17 Apr 2019
Jean D
17 Apr 2019
Arthur J
17 Apr 2019
Gigi S
3 Apr 2019
Glynn M
2 Apr 2019
Ken H
2 Apr 2019
Rosemary B
2 Apr 2019
Michael and lindy C
2 Apr 2019
Wolf G
2 Apr 2019
Karen T
25 Mar 2019
Carolina B
22 Mar 2019
Darren M
21 Mar 2019
Janet T
21 Mar 2019
Bradley B
16 Mar 2019
Janine R
15 Mar 2019
Mary C
14 Mar 2019
Paul R
7 Mar 2019
Jennifer E
6 Mar 2019
Jacqueline H
5 Mar 2019
Christine D
5 Mar 2019
Evalynn M
5 Mar 2019
Rosslyn O
5 Mar 2019
Josie M
5 Mar 2019
Josie M
5 Mar 2019
Maureen V
23 Feb 2019
Bridgette E
21 Feb 2019
Patricia W
20 Feb 2019
Kevin H
20 Feb 2019
Glenda H
20 Feb 2019
Anna B
19 Feb 2019
Pat S
19 Feb 2019
Julie H
19 Feb 2019
Edward M
18 Feb 2019
Alejandra T
15 Feb 2019
Carole V
15 Feb 2019
Peter M
15 Feb 2019
Tom C
13 Feb 2019
Joanne B
13 Feb 2019
William V
13 Feb 2019
Joanne B
13 Feb 2019
Brian M
13 Feb 2019
Margaret T
13 Feb 2019
Michael K
11 Feb 2019
Judy D
5 Feb 2019
Liam G
5 Feb 2019
Liela J
5 Feb 2019
Mario W
5 Feb 2019
Kerry C
5 Feb 2019
Jean P
26 Jan 2019
Patrizia G
21 Jan 2019
Lynette P
21 Jan 2019
Masumi J
19 Jan 2019
Kerry M
16 Jan 2019
Kelli S
11 Jan 2019
Jennifer C
11 Jan 2019
Kim W
11 Jan 2019
Alan J
10 Jan 2019
Clark K
10 Jan 2019
Katie W
10 Jan 2019
Caroline P
10 Jan 2019
Kelvin B
10 Jan 2019
Grzeskiewicz E
3 Jan 2019
Ross P
2 Jan 2019
Ajeet R
24 Dec 2018
Mandar V
23 Dec 2018
Ronald H
23 Dec 2018
Linda D
21 Dec 2018
Graeme D
16 Dec 2018
Sue L
12 Dec 2018
Alison P
12 Dec 2018
Marianne Y
1 Dec 2018
Andrew V
1 Dec 2018
Graham W
1 Dec 2018
Belinda L
24 Nov 2018
Sandra anne M
21 Nov 2018
James S
20 Nov 2018
Melissa G
20 Nov 2018
Barbara A
20 Nov 2018
Vera B
20 Nov 2018
John P
20 Nov 2018
Vicki R
19 Nov 2018
Reda H
18 Nov 2018
Ian C
13 Nov 2018
Janis W
12 Nov 2018
Vicki R
12 Nov 2018
Vicki R
11 Nov 2018
Jeannie W
11 Nov 2018
Hsinglung C
11 Nov 2018
Noel H
2 Nov 2018
Carol B
1 Nov 2018
Robert H
1 Nov 2018
Alan B
31 Oct 2018
Christine D
24 Oct 2018
Caroline G
30 Sep 2018
Meredith B
26 Sep 2018
Denise P
25 Sep 2018
Kerryn D
25 Sep 2018
Judith P
24 Sep 2018
Louise C
21 Sep 2018
Kellie S
19 Sep 2018
Phillip G
19 Sep 2018
Mary S
19 Sep 2018
Kathleen N
18 Sep 2018
Beverley L
18 Sep 2018
Allen L
18 Sep 2018
Heather G
18 Sep 2018
Janet C
18 Sep 2018
Lyndall H
18 Sep 2018
Bev B
18 Sep 2018
Janet F
18 Sep 2018
Mary G
18 Sep 2018
Graham R
18 Sep 2018
Kerry T
18 Sep 2018
Ben T
22 Jun 2018
Jenny P
18 Jun 2018
Sandra T
5 Jun 2018
Margaret H
13 May 2018
Kylie C
27 Apr 2018
Sylvia W
19 Apr 2018
Gregory M
13 Apr 2018
Gayle H
12 Apr 2018
Nicola H
12 Apr 2018
Ravneet K
12 Apr 2018
Leanne M
12 Apr 2018
Sue D
12 Apr 2018
Leisa M
2 Apr 2018
Mary K
2 Apr 2018
Constance G
2 Apr 2018
Heather D
1 Apr 2018
Barbara m O
23 Mar 2018
Yvonne W
23 Mar 2018
Trish W
13 Mar 2018
Joan B
9 Mar 2018
Helen M
9 Mar 2018
Annette H
9 Mar 2018
Diane H
9 Mar 2018
Ricky S
9 Mar 2018
Christine H
25 Feb 2018
Kerrie L
25 Feb 2018
Mrs debra T
25 Feb 2018
Michelle K
17 Feb 2018
Carol W
16 Feb 2018
Priscilla C
13 Feb 2018
Connie L
7 Feb 2018
Kimberly N
6 Feb 2018
Stephen C
4 Feb 2018
Lisa T
4 Feb 2018
Angela S
3 Feb 2018
Elise L
3 Feb 2018
Brad L
3 Feb 2018
Fay P
29 Jan 2018
Rima W
25 Jan 2018
Piero D
24 Jan 2018
Angelo S
24 Jan 2018
Marylene D
19 Jan 2018
David R
18 Jan 2018
Mark D
17 Jan 2018
Adriana C
17 Jan 2018
Pauline F
16 Jan 2018
Ada R
16 Jan 2018
Tony D
16 Jan 2018
Lilliza H
15 Jan 2018
Warren M
11 Jan 2018
Roger M
11 Jan 2018
Keiran D
10 Jan 2018
Delene B
10 Jan 2018
Therese P
7 Jan 2018
Donalyn H
29 Dec 2017
Dong V
28 Dec 2017
Rachel H
28 Dec 2017
Tanya W
28 Dec 2017
Russell V
28 Dec 2017
Keitha M
23 Dec 2017
Anthony P
19 Dec 2017
Roger M
19 Dec 2017
Moriece H
16 Dec 2017
Andrzej L
9 Dec 2017
Nola H
9 Dec 2017
Suwanna C
9 Dec 2017
Mary M
6 Dec 2017
Tracey C
5 Dec 2017
Rita S
4 Dec 2017
Diane B
30 Nov 2017
Janet H
30 Nov 2017
Judith B
30 Nov 2017
Amie D
23 Nov 2017
Chris P
23 Nov 2017
Robyn W
23 Nov 2017
Kevin E
23 Nov 2017
Martin A
23 Nov 2017
Ari J
13 Nov 2017
D B
13 Nov 2017
Victoria D
7 Jun 2017
Christopher P
6 Jun 2017
Denise A
2 Jun 2017
Roger E
30 May 2017
Ellen W
19 May 2017
Dimitrios D
10 May 2017
Luke D
28 Apr 2017
Maureen B
27 Apr 2017
Bob S
24 Apr 2017
Murray S
24 Apr 2017
Susan R
13 Apr 2017
Jean C
11 Apr 2017
Jean C
11 Apr 2017
Judith B
3 Apr 2017
Rebecca K
1 Apr 2017
Norma K
1 Apr 2017
Chris L
1 Apr 2017
Brian T
1 Apr 2017
Elizabet W
28 Mar 2017
Keith B
23 Mar 2017
Mal I
21 Mar 2017
Cameron K
21 Mar 2017
Joseph N
20 Mar 2017
Robert L
19 Mar 2017
Ray G
19 Mar 2017
Janice Y
18 Mar 2017
Debbie J
18 Mar 2017
Debbie J
18 Mar 2017
Peter M
18 Mar 2017
Debbie M
18 Mar 2017
Janice Y
18 Mar 2017
Robyn L
18 Mar 2017
Richard B
18 Mar 2017
Angus J
16 Mar 2017
Gwenda W
11 Mar 2017
Ken L
8 Mar 2017
Lydia C
7 Mar 2017
Nerina E
6 Mar 2017
Darren H
6 Mar 2017
Magno D
6 Mar 2017
Mel A
6 Mar 2017
Jose M
6 Mar 2017
Dawn F
6 Mar 2017
Violeta R
6 Mar 2017
Paula M
6 Mar 2017
Harry B
6 Mar 2017
Paul B
6 Mar 2017
Brian S
17 Feb 2017
Jamille B
16 Feb 2017
Siddhartha M
16 Feb 2017
Sharyn P
16 Feb 2017
Marisa D
13 Feb 2017
Fay L
9 Feb 2017
Carol F
7 Feb 2017
Carol F
7 Feb 2017
Narelle L
2 Feb 2017
Tracy B
28 Jan 2017
Tracy B
28 Jan 2017
Sally B
27 Jan 2017
Chu L
27 Jan 2017
David N
27 Jan 2017
Sally B
27 Jan 2017
Chu L
27 Jan 2017
David N
27 Jan 2017
Julie B
16 Jan 2017
Julie B
15 Jan 2017
Melissa T
7 Jan 2017
Melissa T
7 Jan 2017
Byron P
5 Jan 2017
Byron P
5 Jan 2017
Alek M
29 Dec 2016
Alek M
28 Dec 2016
Linda D
28 Dec 2016
Linda D
28 Dec 2016
Cliff C
27 Dec 2016
Ivabelle B
27 Dec 2016
Cliff C
27 Dec 2016
Ivabelle B
26 Dec 2016
Robert S
26 Dec 2016
Robert S
26 Dec 2016
John B
24 Dec 2016
John B
24 Dec 2016
Vlado M
12 Dec 2016
Vlado M
12 Dec 2016
Sharon R
11 Dec 2016
Sharon T
10 Dec 2016
Marcus D
10 Dec 2016
Marcus D
10 Dec 2016
Jeanne W
3 Dec 2016
Jeanne W
3 Dec 2016
Lorraine R
2 Dec 2016
Mona M
2 Dec 2016
Lorraine R
2 Dec 2016
Fran P
2 Dec 2016
Mona M
2 Dec 2016
Frances P
1 Dec 2016
Suzette M
1 Dec 2016
Suzanne P
1 Dec 2016
Terry H
1 Dec 2016
Marjorie jeanne L
1 Dec 2016
Sue M
1 Dec 2016
Suzanne P
1 Dec 2016
Terry H
1 Dec 2016
Marjorie jeanne L
1 Dec 2016
Rosalie W
24 Nov 2016
Rosalie W
24 Nov 2016
Susan R
23 Nov 2016
Susan R
22 Nov 2016
Babitha M
16 Nov 2016
Babitha M
16 Nov 2016
Susan L
16 Nov 2016
Susan L
15 Nov 2016
Carlene B
15 Nov 2016
Allan H
15 Nov 2016
Rena D
15 Nov 2016
Carlene B
15 Nov 2016
Allan H
15 Nov 2016
Rena D
15 Nov 2016
Trent C
14 Nov 2016
Trent C
14 Nov 2016
Rachel P
12 Nov 2016
Roy P
12 Nov 2016
Lynette J
12 Nov 2016
Paul W
12 Nov 2016
Rachel P
12 Nov 2016
Frank D
12 Nov 2016
Karen M
12 Nov 2016
Roy P
12 Nov 2016
Lynette J
12 Nov 2016
Sylvia W
12 Nov 2016
Frank D
12 Nov 2016
Karen M
12 Nov 2016
Thomas P
8 Nov 2016
Thomas P
8 Nov 2016
Nicholas E
4 Nov 2016
Kathie C
4 Nov 2016
Nicholas E
4 Nov 2016
Roger N
4 Nov 2016
Lieselotte B
4 Nov 2016
Donald W
4 Nov 2016
Kathie C
4 Nov 2016
Roger N
4 Nov 2016
Lieselotte B
4 Nov 2016
Donald W
4 Nov 2016
Kathleen M
24 Oct 2016
Kathleen M
24 Oct 2016
Janette C
22 Jun 2016
Peter B
23 May 2016
Bahjet A
22 May 2016
Sandy P
30 Apr 2016
Sandra R
29 Apr 2016
Natalie L
26 Apr 2016
Bronwynn O
25 Apr 2016
Ann O
25 Apr 2016
Roger L
25 Apr 2016
Len M
21 Apr 2016
Carlene B
19 Apr 2016
Patrick B
17 Apr 2016
Carmel F
17 Apr 2016
Jane C
14 Apr 2016
Jim O
14 Apr 2016
Jenny S
14 Apr 2016
Patrick B
14 Apr 2016
Tony M
4 Apr 2016
Terri T
3 Apr 2016
Peter M
2 Apr 2016
Michelle K
1 Apr 2016
Nikolina K
1 Apr 2016
Robyn T
1 Apr 2016
Wendy D
1 Apr 2016
Christopher E
1 Apr 2016
Nicki R
28 Mar 2016
Anne H
24 Mar 2016
Cheryl T
23 Mar 2016
Shelley K
23 Mar 2016
Geoffrey M
23 Mar 2016
Marian D
23 Mar 2016
David H
23 Mar 2016
David C
8 Mar 2016
Carryl C
5 Mar 2016
Fraser M
1 Mar 2016
Suzanne J
27 Feb 2016
Ann L
27 Feb 2016
Kymberley R
26 Feb 2016
Phil B
26 Feb 2016
Sandra W
26 Feb 2016
Ashley S
26 Feb 2016
Gillian S
16 Feb 2016
Kerry H
16 Feb 2016
Anne C
16 Feb 2016
Maureen M
16 Feb 2016
Melissa L
16 Feb 2016
Michelle H
16 Feb 2016
Terry M
15 Feb 2016
John W
10 Feb 2016
Alexandria M
4 Feb 2016
Kevin W
16 Jan 2016
Alana C
11 Jan 2016
Angela Z
11 Jan 2016
Karen P
8 Jan 2016
Denise M
8 Jan 2016
Maureen W
8 Jan 2016
Tyrone T
8 Jan 2016
Amanda T
3 Jan 2016
Jodie C
28 Dec 2015
Kym D
28 Dec 2015
Liam M
21 Dec 2015
Dianne G
20 Dec 2015
Robert D
20 Dec 2015
Kellie N
20 Dec 2015
Ray E
19 Dec 2015
Deborah K
18 Dec 2015
Kaye F
18 Dec 2015
Jean W
18 Dec 2015
Jessica W
18 Dec 2015
Antoinette K
18 Dec 2015
Anne K
6 Dec 2015
James C
6 Dec 2015
Lenore S
5 Dec 2015
Peter S
4 Dec 2015
Peter S
4 Dec 2015
Sue M
4 Dec 2015
Susan D
4 Dec 2015

4 Dec 2015
Brad W
2 Dec 2015
Catherine K
1 Dec 2015
Wendy S
1 Dec 2015
Tony C
20 Nov 2015
Ingrid S
16 Nov 2015
Albert W
16 Nov 2015
Dianne H
16 Nov 2015
Tony C
15 Nov 2015
Margaret K
15 Nov 2015
Susan B
15 Nov 2015
Trevor B
15 Nov 2015
Tricia E
15 Nov 2015
Annette L
8 Nov 2015
Explorer of the Seas — Ship Review Rating: 4.2 out of 5 based on 434 ratings.
Explorer of the Seas

Royal Caribbean

Ship facts

Star rating: Explorer of the Seas star rating
Maiden voyage: 2000
Number of decks: 14
Tonnage: 137308
Cabins: 1557
Passenger capacity: 3114
Number of crew: 1181

What's onboard? ▼

  • Atrium social centre
  • Staterooms, room service
  • Royal Promenade
  • Shops, Souvenirs
  • COMPLIMENTARY DINING
  • Main Dining Room (with Family Time dining)
  • Windjammer Marketplace
  • Chops Grille (dinner)
  • Izumi Japanese (lunch, dinner)
  • Room service dining
  • Beverage packages
  • Anytime, or traditional set-time, dining options
  • COVER CHARGE DINING
  • Giovanni’s Table (lunch, dinner)
  • Johnny Rockets (lunch, dinner)
  • Noodle Shop (lunch, dinner)
  • CASUAL DINING
  • Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream ($)
  • Café Promenade
  • Bars, clubs, lounges (15)
  • ENTERTAINMENT
  • Broadway Production
  • 3D Cinema
  • Comedy, jazz, karaoke
  • Nightclub
  • Cinema Room
  • Casino
  • TECHNOLOGY
  • VOOM high-speed Internet mid-2016 (pay)
  • ACTIVITIES
  • Swimming pools (3)
  • Whirlpools (6)
  • FlowRider surf simulator
  • Solarium adults only/pool
  • Sun deck
  • Vitality Spa & Fitness
  • Basketball court
  • Ice-skating rink
  • In-line skating
  • Jogging track
  • Sports courts
  • Rock-climbing walls
  • Golf simulator
  • Mini-golf course
  • Games, contests, dancing
  • Internet, Wi-Fi (pay)
  • Enrichment lectures
  • Library/Card room
  • Conference Centre
  • Wedding packages, Chapel
  • UNDER 18
  • Youth Program, lounge
  • Babies & Tots activities
  • OTHER
  • Laundry, drycleaning (pay)
  • Mobile phone reception
  • Elevators
  • Wheelchair accessibility
  • Medical centre
  • No emotional support animals

What's included? ▼

  • Flight/s and/or transfers as specified
  • Gratuities for Australia and NZ sailings
  • Bar service charges included in Aus/NZ sailings
  • All main meals on-board
  • In-cabin breakfast at no charge
  • Coffee, tea, iced water, lemonade 24 hrs
  • Anytime or fixed sittings, & multi-venue dining
  • Use of ship facilities - indoor & outdoor
  • Entertainment - live music and/or shows, movies
  • Activities - organised & individual
  • Infant crèche, kids clubs & teen programs
  • Cruise Director & all English speaking staff
  • Special needs requests & service animals allowed
  • Ship-shore-ship transfers

What's excluded? ▼

  • Airfares, accommodation & transfers not specified
  • Shore & land excursions and meals not specified
  • Alternate specialty dining venues
  • In-cabin dining menu USD 7.95 per order
  • Alcoholic beverages, soft drinks
  • Casino gaming, bar expenses
  • Certain entertainment, fitness classes
  • Items & services of a personal nature
  • Medical services, vaccination costs
  • Laundry and/or valet charges
  • Wi-Fi, Internet, satellite/mobile phone & fax charges
  • Babysitting, individual or in groups (from 1 y)
  • Passport & visa fees
  • Insurances of all kinds
  • Increases in third party charges or taxes
  • Itineraries may change due to unforeseen circumstances
  • Cabins may change for operational reasons
  • GRATUITIES if NOT Australia or NZ sailings
  • USD 14.50 (USD 17.50 Grand suites and above) pp/day all ages
  • May modify at Guest Services on board
  • May pre-pay gratuity on booking
  • Customary land tour gratuities are welcome
  • Service charge 18% automatically added to bar, mini-bar, spa & salon services.
  • REMINDERS
  • Check passport valid for 6 months after end of voyage
  • Check stateroom ‘responsible adult’ requirements when booking
  • Confirm with bank and ship ahead of cruise your credit/debit card intentions
  • Check dress code: Formal, best black-tie look; Smart Casual, dress to impress; Casual, shorts for b’fast & lunch
  • Special needs, dietary requests, arrange at booking
  • Smoking on board in designated areas only
  • Check stateroom ‘responsible adult’ requirements when booking
  • Don’t bring electrical extension cords
  • Aerial drones allowed: not operated on board, only on shore when legal

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Happy Customers

Thank you for all your assistance really appreciated and my score is relevant to the service we received."
- Charles T