Explorer of the Seas

Departing Sydney and Fremantle, Explorer of the Seas is the pride of the Royal Caribbean fleet and offers a cruise ship experience unlike any other. Boasting 15 decks of outstanding on board facilities, Explorer of the Seas also features a number of unique facilities including an ice skating rink, rock-climbing wall and water park. Measuring 311m in length and with a gross tonnage of 137,308 GT the Explorer of the Seas can reach a maximum speed of 24 knots even when at its maximum passenger capacity of 3,114. Explorer of the Seas offers cruises around South Australia, New Zealand, the South Pacific and Asia.

While on board Explorer of the Seas, passengers can enjoy visits to a number of ports of call including Melbourne, Hobart, Adelaide and Fremantle as well as Auckland, Bay of Islands, Tauranga, Napier, Picton, Wellington, Dunedin, Milford Sound, Noumea, Lifou, Isle of Pines, Mystery Island, Port Kelang, Langkawi, Phuket and Singapore. With the only way to cope with all the amazing on board facilities being a bigger ship, Explorer of the Seas offers more space, superior staterooms and an advanced range of dining options.

For this ship's full list of cruises visit Explorer of the Seas Cruises.

Explorer of the Seas - Ship Facilities

Food & Drink

  • Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream
  • Johnny Rockets
  • Sorrentos Pizzeria
  • Poolside Bar
  • Schooner Bar
  • Cafe Promenade
  • Sky Bar
  • Champagne Bar
  • Vintages Wine Bar
  • The Pub
  • Dining Room
  • Chops Grille
  • Portofino Italian Restaurant


  • Children's Club
  • On Air Club
  • Photo Gallery
  • Disco
  • Boleros Latin-Themed Lounge
  • Casino Royal
  • Theatre
  • Cabaret & Stage Production


  • Whirlpool
  • Sauna
  • Solarium
  • Conservatory
  • Day Spa
  • Fitness Centre


  • Gym
  • Yoga
  • Pilates
  • Jogging Track
  • Deck Sports
  • Volleyball
  • Basketball


  • Adventure Ocean Youth Facilities
  • Ice Skating Rink
  • Inline Skating
  • 9-Hole Mini Golf
  • Country Club with Golf Simulator
  • Rock Climbing
  • H2O Zone Water Park
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Sports Pool
  • Sports Court
  • Card Room
  • Library


  • Promenade Deck
  • Royal Promenade
  • Atrium
  • Concierge
  • Business Services
  • Conference Facilities
  • Photo Gallery
  • Photo Shop
  • Art Gallery
  • Wedding Chapel

Explorer of the Seas - Ship Specifications

Gross Tonnage137,308 GT
Length311 m
Width38.5 m
Draft8.5 m
Max Speed24 knots
Crew1180 - 1 crew per 2.5 passengers
Passenger Cabins1559 - including 26 wheelchair accessible rooms