Departs: Sat, Dec 8, 2018
Arrives: Tue, Dec 18, 2018
Ports of Call
Sydney | Noumea | Loyalty Island (Lifou) | Port Vila | Mystery Island | Isle Of Pines | Sydney.
- TV for in-cabin entertainment
- In cabin safe
- Full breakfast
- Buffet or a la carte lunch menu
- Buffet or 4 course a la carte dinners
- Musical stage shows and entertainment
- Special guest entertainers
- Latest release movies (in cabin and on big screen)
- Choice of Bars and Lounges
- Fully supervised children's programs for ages 3 to 17 years
Kirsty - Product & Operations Mgr
"Check out which ports are famous for what souvenir so you don't purchase everything at the first port of call. Leave plenty of room in your suitcase for your shopping, or pack a carry bag to load with your purchases. The extra bag is also handy for any items you need to "declare" so you don't have to open your main suitcase!"
Terms and conditions for this cruise
$1459total per person Show cabin types
Balcony StateroomOcean View Stateroom with Balcony Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King, measuring 72.5 inches wide by 82...
$1750total per person Show cabin types
Spacious Balcony StateroomSpacious Ocean View Stateroom with Balcony Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King, measuring 72.5 inches wide by...
$2333total per person Show cabin types
Junior SuiteJunior Suite w/Balcony Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King, measuring 72.5 inches wide by 82 inches long,...
Ocean View Stateroom with Balcony Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King, measuring 72.5 inches wide by 82 inches long, private balcony sitting area with sofa and a private bathroom. Rates vary from deck to deck. (164 sq. ft., balcony 51 sq. ft.) Also includes minibar, vanity area, hair-dryer, TV, phone, vanity table with an extendable working surface for laptop computers and 110/220 electrical outlets. Some have a Pullman bed and/or sofa bed and can accommodate 3-4 guests. Some can also accommodate a rollaway bed or Play Yard.
Spacious Balcony Stateroom
Spacious Ocean View Stateroom with Balcony Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King, measuring 72.5 inches wide by 82 inches long, private balcony, sitting area and a private bathroom. Rates vary from deck to deck. (179 sq. ft., balcony 52 sq. ft.) Also includes minibar, vanity area, hair-dryer, TV, phone, vanity table with an extendable working surface for laptop computers and 110/220 electrical outlets. Some have a Pullman bed and/or sofa bed and can accommodate 3-4 guests. Some can also accommodate a rollaway bed or Play Yard.
Junior Suite w/Balcony Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King, measuring 72.5 inches wide by 82 inches long, private balcony, private bathroom with bathtub and a sitting area. (264 sq. ft., balcony 75 sq. ft.) Also includes minibar, vanity area, hair-dryer, TV, phone, vanity table with an extendable working surface for laptop computers and 110/220 electrical outlets. Some have sofa beds and can accommodate 3-4 guests. Some can also accommodate a rollaway bed or Play Yard.
Please note: All prices featured are per person (unless otherwise stated), and include non commission fares (taxes, fees and port expenses). Prices and availability are subject to change due to changes made by the Cruise Companies. Prices quoted are based on payments made via BPAY or bank transfer. Visa and Mastercard payments incur a 1.5% transaction fee.
Ports of Call
Day 1Sydney Depart: Sat, Dec 8, 2018 @ 17:00
Day 2At Sea
Sun, Dec 9, 2018
Day 3At Sea
Mon, Dec 10, 2018
Arrive: Tue, Dec 11, 2018 @ 08:00
Depart: Tue, Dec 11, 2018 @ 17:00
Day 5Loyalty Island (Lifou)
Arrive: Wed, Dec 12, 2018 @ 08:00
Depart: Wed, Dec 12, 2018 @ 17:00
Day 6Port Vila
Arrive: Thu, Dec 13, 2018 @ 08:00
Depart: Thu, Dec 13, 2018 @ 17:00
Day 7Mystery Island
Arrive: Fri, Dec 14, 2018 @ 08:00
Depart: Fri, Dec 14, 2018 @ 17:00
Day 8Isle Of Pines
Arrive: Sat, Dec 15, 2018 @ 08:00
Depart: Sat, Dec 15, 2018 @ 17:00
Day 9At Sea
Sun, Dec 16, 2018
Day 10At Sea
Mon, Dec 17, 2018
Day 11Sydney Arrive: Tue, Dec 18, 2018 @ 06:30
Explorer Of The Seas Restaurants, Bars & Eateries
Explorer Of The Seas Onboard Entertainment
If activity is what you are looking for, then this is the ship for them. Like all of the other Voyager-class ships, Explorer of the Seas has a rock-climbing wall that allows guests to view their destinations from 200 feet above sea level. Explorer of the Seas also features an ice-skating rink, Royal Promenade (open 24 hours), 9-hole miniature golf course, golf simulators, two Centrums, theme bars, restaurants, and much more.
- Vessel: Explorer Of The Seas
- Year: 2000
- Beam: 157.50ft
- Cruising speed: 22kn
- Gross Tonnage: 138,000 tons
- Passenger Capacity: 3,114
- Art Auctions
- Duty Free Shopping
- Jogging Track
- Live Music
- Rock Climbing Wall
- Teen Areas
- Vitality Day Spa & Fitness Centre
19 passengers have reviewed this ship
"South Pacific Cruise"
Sailed with my wife , 3 daughters and one of their boyfriends on 8 day cruise on Explorer of the Seas to Noumea, Mystery Island and Mare from Sydney on 14th Feb 2017. Had 2 balcony cabins on Deck 9 next to each other and an inside on same deck across alleyway. From the moment we got on board till we got off we had a great time. Loved the food in both the Windjammer and the Sapphire Restaurant. Daughter and boyfriend ate twice in Giovannis and said food was great. he is a chef by trade and liked the food on the ship. Our cabin stewards were great. Nothing a problem. Table waiters in restaurant were the best. Looked after us so well. Entertainment. We went to all the shows and all were first class. Ice skating show was great. Found plenty of room to chill out on decks. So many bars etc that ship did not feel crowded. Islands were great especially Mystery Island and Mare. Noumea? Once is enough. Would i travel on Royal Caribbean again. Yes.Read more
David B - Feb 2017
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"Nice ship few disappointments. "
We cruised from Singapore to Fremantle on this ship. The crew were amazing so friendly & helpful. We did not eat in main dining room but loved Windjammer. The staff in here were incredible. The pool area is lovely with the live band & movies has everything you need. We did not find drinks too expensive & did not bother with drinks packages. Our 3 year loved the kids club & the staff in there. I went to the dsy spa twice one time was incredible & really worth it but second time I was really annoyed with the worker. I declared a condition i have & she kept telling my dr doesn't know how to treat my condition & some "herbal" drugs she was selling onboard would clear it. I asked where you can buy them but they aren't available in or allowed to be sent to Australia. She was very persistent & ruin my dayspa experience. Did not go back after this. Our only main complaints are RCI themselves assured us the kids pool & play area is still on board when is definitely is not & assured me there is free wifi for email only which there is not!! This is a very large ship but you don't notice this when onboard. Would definitely go on board again. Was a great family holiday & look forward to doing it again!Read more
Ashley M - Nov 2015
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"fun, fun, fun "
Royal Caribbean cruise ships are awesome, the staff, friendly with a smile. The food amazing, so much variety. The entertainment packed with so much talent, very entertaining. Over all top class cruise. Great staff and crew.Read more
Sharron - Jan 2016
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Wow. What a beautiful ship. We are from New Zealand and as we only get p&o Pacific pearl which thankfully will be retired early next year by leaving from Australia you get better ships. is dearer but you pay for what you get. Loved this ship. Wonderful for family's or couples. Would go again in a heart beat. only thing was in American dollars for on board spending so that made things dearer and felt drinks were quite dare as exchange rate and 15% tip added to each drink. So if big drinker buy package as tips included in price. However if not do not buy as you wont get your moneys worth. Such a beautiful ship and food was just fantastic. Room service food is free and wonderful. Will free except midnight till 5am in the morning then its $5. Great menu. In-house movies are a rip off $11.99 per movie. TV channels were the worst I have had on a cruise before. So Cons were drinks dare and movies and to many repeats on tv. Pro's are staff, they are fantastic. Shows and entertainment also fab. Food to dye for food has so many choices. Kids club fantastic you will have to drag your children out of there. Hint Worth giving them some cash in an envelope as a extra tip like I did.Read more
leanne M - Mar 2016
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We have cruised to New Zealand before and chose this cruise due to it going to Picton, Napier and Wellington. Wasn't much at Picton but Napier was a highlight. Loved the specialty restaurants on board but also had the best service in the main dining room from our wait staff. Has one of the new cabins on deck 12 and can highly recommend, close to pool, bars and lifts. Will look at doing another very soon. The cruise director was so good as were his staff. The adrenaline juckies were satisfied with the flow rider rock climbing and ice skating. Actually won a quiz. Travelled with first time cruisers and when they get home and start looking at the next cruise you know what a great time they had.Read more
Glenys M - Feb 2016
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