Olive or Twist (Lounge & Bar, 45 seats) is a jazz club with its own bar, dance floor and bandstand for live performances. Here are also held Explorer Academy classes (daily), martini tastings and the “Murder Mystery” (dinner show). Nightly, the lounge also offers “silent disco” (headphones being provided).
Viking Crown Lounge & Bar is an indoor observation lounge (capacity 134 seats) with slanted windows and comfortable seating. The Crow’s Nest (70-seat observation room) offers top-ship panoramic views along the Explorer of the Seas itinerary routes. This is among the ship’s best vantage points for taking pictures and enjoy the ports of call arrival and departure maneuvers.
Diamond Club (32 seats) is an exclusive lounge & bar for Diamond, Diamond Plus and Pinnacle Club passengers (by the RCI’s loyalty program). This exclusive lounge is open 24-hours, has a full-service bar and offers complimentary amenities and concierge service.
Suite Lounge (Concierge Club, 26 seats) is an exclusive lounge & bar for Grand Suite and above passengers and for Diamond Plus and Pinnacle Club guests (by the RCI’s loyalty program).
Both exclusive lounges are open 24-hours and offer complimentary amenities and concierge service (between 8:30 – 11:30 am, and between 5 – 8:30 pm). The amenities and services provided include: personalized stationary, served Continental breakfast (8 – 10 am), Hors d’oeuvres and petit fours (served, respectively, before and after dinner), complimentary self-service bar (free drinks), reservations (specialty restaurants, shore excursions/tours, Beach Cabanas), Salon/Spa appointments, show ticketing assistance, media borrowing (music and movies on disks), business services (faxing, copying), private party arrangements.