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Explorer of the Seas Cruise Review to South Pacific

Cruises: 1 cruise (first)
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 32

Overall rating:

4.8 out of 5
Explorer of the Seas

9 Night South Pacific (Sydney Roundtrip)

Sail date: February 12, 2018

Ship: Explorer of the Seas

Cabin type: Balcony

Cabin number: 9532

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 4 years ago

Review summary

This was our first cruise and overall we thoroughly enjoyed the experience with RC. We will be back again for sure.

Embarkation

5 out of 5
Was simple, quick and without any problems

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
Food in the dining rooms was great but the Windjammer was a bit up and down.

Main Dining Room

5 out of 5

Setting was clean and well managed, food was of a good variety and plenty of and the staff were A1, couldn't do more for you. (Tulasi & I Gede)

Main Dining Room

5 out of 5

Setting was clean and well managed, food was of a good variety and plenty of and the staff were A1, couldn't do more for you. (Tulasi & I Gede)

Main Dining Room

5 out of 5

Setting was clean and well managed, food was of a good variety and plenty of and the staff were A1, couldn't do more for you. (Tulasi & I Gede)

Main Dining Room

5 out of 5

Setting was clean and well managed, food was of a good variety and plenty of and the staff were A1, couldn't do more for you. (Tulasi & I Gede)

Main Dining Room

5 out of 5

Setting was clean and well managed, food was of a good variety and plenty of and the staff were A1, couldn't do more for you. (Tulasi & I Gede)

Main Dining Room

5 out of 5

Setting was clean and well managed, food was of a good variety and plenty of and the staff were A1, couldn't do more for you. (Tulasi & I Gede)

Main Dining Room

5 out of 5

Setting was clean and well managed, food was of a good variety and plenty of and the staff were A1, couldn't do more for you. (Tulasi & I Gede)

Main Dining Room

5 out of 5

Setting was clean and well managed, food was of a good variety and plenty of and the staff were A1, couldn't do more for you. (Tulasi & I Gede)

Main Dining Room

5 out of 5

Setting was clean and well managed, food was of a good variety and plenty of and the staff were A1, couldn't do more for you. (Tulasi & I Gede)

Main Dining Room

5 out of 5

Setting was clean and well managed, food was of a good variety and plenty of and the staff were A1, couldn't do more for you. (Tulasi & I Gede)

Main Dining Room

5 out of 5

Setting was clean and well managed, food was of a good variety and plenty of and the staff were A1, couldn't do more for you. (Tulasi & I Gede)

Main Dining Room

5 out of 5

Setting was clean and well managed, food was of a good variety and plenty of and the staff were A1, couldn't do more for you. (Tulasi & I Gede)

Main Dining Room

5 out of 5

Setting was clean and well managed, food was of a good variety and plenty of and the staff were A1, couldn't do more for you. (Tulasi & I Gede)

Main Dining Room

5 out of 5

Setting was clean and well managed, food was of a good variety and plenty of and the staff were A1, couldn't do more for you. (Tulasi & I Gede)

Main Dining Room

5 out of 5

Setting was clean and well managed, food was of a good variety and plenty of and the staff were A1, couldn't do more for you. (Tulasi & I Gede)

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5
All the shows, Pools, Gym, all the bars

Entertainment

5 out of 5
Shows were all of a very high standard. The cruise entertainment guy was fantastic and the karaoke guy was excellent

Palace Theatre

5 out of 5

Great venue, viewing and sound

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
The three main people were interacted with were Tulasi & I Gede (they worked wonderfully together and kept a fantastic atmosphere in a at times very busing and demanding environment) and our Room attendant Norwil who was always happy to assist and worked with a big smile anytime we saw him. He made us feel very welcome and went above and beyond every day.

Ship Quality

4 out of 5
Couldn't fault it. There is always room for improvement but it's something you could never master 100%.

Cabin / Stateroom

4 out of 5
Was pretty good. Spacious, clean etc. The cabin intercom didn't work to hear captains announcements though. Only a small thing.

Ship tip

The cabin was in a good location being level 9, forward on the port side. It gave you great access to the cafe and pools and a short walk to the dining rooms at the rear of the ship. We did the ship tour and this was fantastic in all areas but the bridge? It was a quiet time and there was no explanation of anything in the bridge by the bridge staff. This was a bit surprising given the high level of service in all other areas of the ship.

Ports of call

Sydney, Australia

5 out of 5

Port Vila, Efate, Vanuatu

5 out of 5
Fantastic really enjoyed. The added in location of Loganville whilst appreciated was not at the same standard as Vila itself.

Disembarkation

5 out of 5
Very simple and no problems

Traveler Photos

Tulasi & I Gede great service
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