Explorer Of The Seas deck plans

Deck layouts, review of facilities, activities, amenities

Explorer Of The Seas deck plan review at CruiseMapper provides newest cruise deck plans (floor layouts of the vessel) extracted from the officially issued by Royal Caribbean deckplan pdf (printable version).

Each of the Explorer Of The Seas cruise ship deck plans are conveniently combined with a legend (showing cabin codes) and detailed review of all the deck's venues and passenger-accessible indoor and outdoor areas. A separate link provides an extensive information on Explorer Of The Seas staterooms (cabins and suites), including photos, cabin plans and amenities by room type and category.

Explorer of the Seas (built 2000, last refurbished in 2015, scheduled refurbishment 2018) is of the Voyager-class Royal Caribbean ships – together with AdventureMarinerNavigator and Voyager.

Explorer of the Seas cruise ship deck plan has a total of 1557 staterooms for 3114 passengers (max capacity is 3840 guests), served by 1180 crew/staff. The ship has 14 passenger accessible decks, 15 lounges and bars, 4 swimming pools, 7 jacuzzies, 14 elevators.

Explorer Of The Seas deck plan changes 2015 refurbishment review

The list of Explorer ship deck plan changes after the 2015 refurbishment (in March) includes:

  • Chef’s Table (gourmet, private dining package experience)
  • On deck 2 (starboard) the Board Room was replaced by 4 new oceanview cabins.
  • On deck 3, the Chamber disco was replaced 19 new interior cabins. Also here (aft portside) were added 5 new oceanview cabins, plus another 15 cabins (starboard) taking space from the Art & Photo Gallery. The gallery itself was renamed to Focus, and the Dining Room – from “Magellan”  to “Sapphire”.
  • On deck 4, the Chamber disco (level 2) was transformed into the Giovanni’s Table (Italian trattoria restaurant). Also here, the Eco-learning station and the Aquarium Bar (portside section) were replaced with The Tavern (sports bar). The Dining Room was renamed from “Da Gama” to “Sapphire”.
  • On Promenade Deck 5, the Maharaja’s sho lounge was redesigned and renamed “Star Lounge”. Also here, the Champagne Bar (wine bar) was replaced by R-Bar. The Dining Room was renamed from “Columbus” to “Sapphire”.
  • On deck 6, one new inside cabin was added (number 6137) and the Business Services office was replaced with Next Cruise.
  • On deck 7, one new inside cabin was added (number 7139) and some of the balcony room categories were changed. Categories were also changed on deck 8.
  • On deck 9, one new inside cabin was added (number 9237) and category changes were made.
  • On Navigation Deck 10, one new inside cabin was added (number 1233) and category changes were made.
  • On Lido deck 11, an outdoor theater) (Jumbotron /huge movie screen) was installed. Also here, the Portofino (Italian restaurant) was replaced by the Chops Grille (steakhouse). The Island Grill is now part of the Windjammer buffet.
  • On Spa Deck 12, the Royal Caribbean’s signature Nursery was added. Also here (forward, around the ShipShape Spa) new Spa cabins were added in categories Panoramic Oceanview and Balcony. Aft on the deck, Adventure Beach was replaced with the Outdoor Youth Area.
  • On deck 13, the In-line roller track was removed and the Royal Caribbean’s signature FlowRider (surf simulator) was added
  • On deck 14, the “Diamond Club” lounge replaced the “19th Hole” (sports bar). This is a signature venue for “Crown & Anchor” members only. Also here, two multipurpose rooms (Cloud Nine, Seven Hearts) were replaced by the Izumi (Asian restaurant).
  • Digital signage (wayfinders) on several decks were installed. These touch-screen boards allow you to know your way around the ship.
  • Wi-Fi coverage was upgraded to shipwide.
  • Cabin amenities were upgraded with new flat TVs added in all cruise staterooms.

The ship’s scheduled for 2018 drydock refurbishment will result in the following deck plan changes:

  • On Sports Deck 13, the RCI’s signature waterslides “Cyclone” and “Typhoon” will be installed (next to the FlowRider simulator).
  • On Spa Deck 12 (aft), the new “Slashaway Bay” kids aqua park will be added. This is a new-design interactive water play area with cannons and geysers. It will replace the Outdoor Youth Area (aka “back deck”).
  • The new water park and the duo of waterslides were first introduced on the ships Liberty of the Seas and Harmony of the Seas (Oasis-class).

Deck layouts

  • Deck 02

    Explorer Of The Seas Deck 02
  • Deck 03

    Explorer Of The Seas Deck 03
  • Deck 04

    Explorer Of The Seas Deck 04
  • Deck 05 - Promenade-Lobby

    Explorer Of The Seas Deck 05 - Promenade-Lobby
  • Deck 06

    Explorer Of The Seas Deck 06
  • Deck 07

    Explorer Of The Seas Deck 07
  • Deck 08

    Explorer Of The Seas Deck 08
  • Deck 09

    Explorer Of The Seas Deck 09
  • Deck 10 - Bridge

    Explorer Of The Seas Deck 10 - Bridge
  • Deck 11 - Lido-Pool

    Explorer Of The Seas Deck 11 - Lido-Pool
  • Deck 12 - Spa

    Explorer Of The Seas Deck 12 - Spa
  • Deck 13 - Sports

    Explorer Of The Seas Deck 13 - Sports
  • Deck 14 - Izumi

    Explorer Of The Seas Deck 14 - Izumi
  • Deck 15

    Explorer Of The Seas Deck 15

Explorer Of The Seas deck plans are property of Royal Caribbean. All deck layouts are for informational purposes only and CruiseMapper is not responsible for their accuracy.