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Explorer of the Seas®

Mobility Scooters & Power Chairs
  • 3 and 4 wheel scooters
  • Left and right hand controls
  • Standard size up to 250 lbs
  • Heavy-duty size up to 350 lbs
  • Bariatric size up to 500 lbs
Manual Wheelchairs
  • Standard 18 inches wide up to 250 lbs
  • Heavy-duty 22 inches wide up to 350 lbs
  • Bariatric 26 inches wide up to 700 lbs
  • Beach wheelchairs
Oxygen Equipment & Accessories
  • Portable battery-powered concentrators
  • Liquid oxygen
  • Cylinders in many sizes
  • Standard concentrators
Patient Lifts & other Mobility Aids
  • Hospital beds
  • Recliner Chairs
  • Hearing-impaired kits
  • Bed & bath safety equipment

 

 

Explorer of the Seas® Accessibility

  • 26 accessible staterooms.
  • Accessible staterooms have wider doors, roll-in showers, grab bars and turning spaces.

Ship Details

  • Double Occupancy: 3,114
  • Maximum Occupancy: 3,835
  • Tonnage: 138,000
  • Length: 1,025 feet
  • Beam: 158 feet
  • Cruise Speed: 22 knots
  • Ship's Registry: Bahamas
  • Inaugural Date: October 28, 2000
  • Refurbished 2010

 

Accessible Stateroom Features

  • Stateroom door width: at least 32 - 34 inches
  • Bathroom door width: at least 32 - 34 inches
  • No doorsill to get into stateroom
  • Ramped bathroom thresholds
  • Bathroom grab bars
  • Lowered sink and stateroom vanity
  • Roll-in showers
  • Fold-down shower bench
  • Hand-held showerheads
  • Lowered closet rod
  • Refrigerator in stateroom (upon request)
  • Commode height 17 - 19 inches
  • Commode chairs available
  • Accessible balconies (selected staterooms)
  • Lowered safes for easy access

Boarding

  • Gangways are wide enough to accommodate most wheelchairs and scooters.
  • There is an accessible route to the tendering platform.

Restrooms

  • There are accessible public restrooms available with automatic doors.

Decks

  • All decks have elevator access except Deck 15 (stairs and chair lift access only).

Food & Beverage

  • All dining and bar venues offer wheelchair seating.

Recreational Facilities

  • Lift at main pool and whirlpool
  • Lower playing tables in Casino
  • Forward and rear wheelchair seating in Palace Theater; elevator to forward seating
  • Forward and rear wheelchair seating in Studio B; platform lift to the ice floor
  • Miniature Golf
  • Cinema
  • Basketball Court
  • Jogging Track
  • Rock Climbing Wall
  • Video arcade
  • Adventure Ocean Youth Center
  • Teen Center
  • Peek-a-Boo Bridge
  • In-line Skating

Spa & Fitness Center

  • Wet treatment room with roll-in shower
  • Dry treatment room
  • Fitness equipment
  • Sauna
  • Changing Room
  • Restroom
  • Steam Room

Other Features

  • Lowered counter at Guest Relations
  • Amplified Phones
  • Assistive listening systems in Palace Theater and Studio B
  • Braille/tactile public room signage
  • Braille/tactile elevator buttons and audio call signals
  • Braille deck numbers on staircase handrails
  • Braille/tactile stateroom numbers
  • Beauty Salon
  • Art & Photo Gallery
  • Card Room
  • Internet Café
  • Library
  • Conference Center
  • Business Center

Non-Accessible

  • Solarium Pool (stair access)
  • Golf Simulator
  • Skylight Chapel (stairs and chair lift only)

 

 

This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm details directly with Royal Caribbean International.