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Explorer of the Seas

Royal Caribbean International
Explorer of the Seas

Is it adventure you seek or a restful retreat from life on land? Royal Caribbean's Explorer of the Seas® is home to an array of innovations that give you whatever type of holiday you desire. Climb a rock wall that overlooks the sea or find your adventure on the basketball court, ice-skating rink or mini-golf course. If it's zen you seek, achieve it poolside or at the relaxing VitalitySM Spa. Liven up your nights on the Royal Promenade, with parades, dancing and duty-free shopping deals. And bring along some friends – with spacious public areas, enhanced staterooms and a spectacular three-storey dining room, this ship has room for your whole crew.

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