The Explorer of the Seas

Explorer of the Seas Cruise Review to Other (Asia/Africa/Middle East)
Experience: 7+ cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 17

Overall Rating:

4 out of 5
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Explorer of the Seas

14 Night Suez Canal Southbound (Barcelona To Dubai)

Sail Date: October 09, 2015

Ship: Explorer of the Seas

Cabin Type: Oceanview

Cabin Number: 7202

Traveled As: Couple

Reviewed: 3 years ago

Review Summary

The cruise was very relaxing and I was impressed at how smooth all the days at sea were. Been on many cruises with different cruise lines and usually there is at least one not so smooth sea day. I was glad that Captain did the safe thing and did not go to Israel, however we were very disappointed. They kept us well informed on what was going on both with not going to Israel and what we needed to do if there was a pirate attack.The excursions that we took were good and informative. The disembarkation was not pleasant.


it is a worthwhile cruise to take. We enjoyed Dubai and stayed a couple of days before we flew home. We could have used at least a couple of more days.

Ship Experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5


3 out of 5

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
The cabin was nice and it was always in good order. The steward was always friendly and helpful.

Ports Of Call

Barcelona, Spain

5 out of 5

Souda (Chania), Crete

5 out of 5

Ashdod, Israel

1 out of 5
Didn't get to go because of the unrest. Sad face is for people not being able to live together peacefully.

Aqaba (Petra), Jordan

5 out of 5

Dubai, U.A.E.

5 out of 5
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