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Explorer Of The Seas Deck Plans – Easily Explained

Are you looking for Explorer of the seas deck plans and planning to sail on board? If yes, then, it is one of the best cruises to sail the Caribbean.

It is one of the Voyager Class cruise ships, that sailed for the first time in 2000.

Explorer Of The Seas received a major upgrade in 2015. That added a flow rider, some staterooms, a movie screen by the pool, new restaurants, and R Bar.

It has 5 to 15 nights of US sailings from Miami. Where you will be sailing to the Eastern, Western, and southern Caribbean, as well as a perfect day at Cococay and Portugal and Spain.

In Europe, it sails from Venice to Greek Isles, Croatia, Italy, Spain, Portugal, Adriatic, and the Canary Islands.

However, you can check the updated itinerary from the official Royal Caribbean website

Explorer Of The Seas Deck Plans

There are 14 passenger decks onboard Explorer Of the Seas. With a total of 1,715 guest rooms, it can accommodate up to 3,114 guests. Now let’s explore the decks in detail.

Decks 2 and 3

Explorer Of The Seas Deck 2 And 3
Decks 2 And 3

Deck 2 forward houses a Loyalty deck, conference center, and plenty of staterooms.

Deck 3 forward is “The Palace Theatre”. Moving aft is some staterooms. To access midship deck 3, you need to climb to deck 4 and then use the stairs.

Midship deck 3, is Studio B, which has an ice rink and you will enjoy plenty of ice shows.

And Focus studio will offer you the photographs, that the cruise photographer captured.

And at the back is Sapphire Dining Room, the main complimentary dining room.

Deck 4

Explorer Of The Seas Deck4
Deck 4

Deck 4 forward is the mid-level of “The Palace Theatre” where you can enjoy plenty of amazing performances.

Moving aft on the starboard is the Schooner Bar, which is one of the best spots to enjoy cocktails and live piano music.

And the port hosts, Giovanni’s table, which offers premium Italian food for lunch and dinner.

Moving towards the back, you will find the Casino Royale, which hosts various games, and also have its own bar.

Next is the Tavern, your lobby bar, and the art gallery.

And the aft houses the mid-level of the dining room.

Royal Promenade | Deck 5

Explorer Of The Seas Deck 5
Deck 5

Starting from the back of the ship, we have the upper level of the Sapphire Dining Room. Moving forward is the Guest Services, Shore Excursions, and R bar.

Next are the Promenade shops where you can grab duty-free items. There you can shop for Royal Caribbean merchandise, some souvenirs, and other branded items.

Midship deck 5 is “Crown and Kettle Pub” that’s the British Pub that serves a variety of imported beers.

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Royal Promenade is the place, where you will find the Coca-Cola machines.

Next is the Ice Cream Parlor and the “Cafe Promenade”. It will serve you a quick breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and it’s all complimentary.

Want to smoke a Cigar, then head to the Connoisseur Club, which can accommodate up to 34 guests.

And the forward is the Star Lounge which hosts family feud nights, music competitions and amazing games, and more. Totally a fun venue to check on.

And outside is the observational deck.

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Decks 6, 7, 8, 9 And 10

Explorer Of The Seas Decks 6 To 10
Decks 6- 10 Are Staterooms

Are you looking for your staterooms, If yes, then you will probably find them on decks 6 to 10.

Here you will find Junior Suite, Balcony, Outside view as well as Interior Staterooms. On deck 6, you can also book the Next Cruise.

While deck 7 hosts a library, apart from staterooms. Deck 8 has a cyber cafe, deck 9 mid is the Concierge Club.

And if you are a suite guest, then head to Deck 10.

Pool Deck | Deck 11

Explorer Of The Seas Deck 11
Pool Deck

If you are looking for some water and other fun activities, then check out Deck 11.

Here forward is the “Vitality at Sea Fitness Center” where you will be working out. It’s a big gym with plenty of treadmills, weights, and other machines.

Moving aft is the “Solarium” an adults-only area. Guests aged 16 + are allowed to enter. Here you will find two hot tubs, a swimming pool, lounge chairs as well as a Solarium Bar.

After the Solarium, midship is the place where the water fun begins.

Here you will find 2 swimming pools with some hot tubs. You can also enjoy the movies under the outdoor screen and there is a pool bar as well.

Looking for some ice cream, then check out the “Arctic Zone”

Moving aft, the starboard hosts, “Chops Grille”, a specialty Classic American Steakhouse, that serves Lunch and Dinner.

And the “Windjammer” is your complimentary buffet to enjoy breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Here you will find plenty of international food varieties.

Deck 12

Explorer Of The Seas Deck 12
Deck 12

At the forward of Deck 12, is the Spa, the rest are some Ocean View, Balconies as well as Outdoor view suites.

Moving backward is the Sky Bar as well as a running track.

While aft of the ship is the Adventure Ocean, a complimentary venue for kids, which has multiple sections for different-aged kids and there is a nursery as well. Next is a Teen Disco, an arcade as well as an outdoor Youth Area.

Craving some burgers, then check out the Johnny Rockets, where you can enjoy complimentary breakfast.

Deck 13

Explorer Of The Seas Deck 13
Deck 13

Deck 13 is the sports zone. Here you will find the “Rock Climbing Wall”, a Sports Court, mini golf as well as Flowrider, which is your surf simulator.

Deck 14

Explorer Of The Seas Deck 14 and 15
Decks 14 and 15

Deck 14 hosts the Viking Crown Lounge. Here you will enjoy the Panoramic ocean views with your favorite cocktails.

And if you are a Crown & Anchor member then you will also find the Diamond club here as well.

Apart from that, the port hosts “Izumi” a Japanese specialty dining venue.

Deck 15

And deck 15 is the Skylight Chapel.

Overall Explorer of the seas will be one of the best Voyager Class cruises to sail the Caribbean and Mediterranean islands. And with plenty of things to do onboard, you will always find yourself busy enjoying the offered onboard activities.