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Celebrity Xploration Review

-- / 5.0
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6 reviews
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Christina Janansky
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Editors' Note: Celebrity Xploration is being purchased by Lindblad Expeditions and will begin sailing under a new name with that company in 2025.

Celebrity Xploration is one of three vessels operated by Celebrity Cruises in the Galapagos. It was acquired by the cruise line in 2016, refitted with new decor and bedding and started service for Celebrity in 2017.

The 16-passenger boat offers eight cabins, indoor and outdoor dining areas, two bars, a lounge and a sun deck Jacuzzi.

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Passengers: 16
Crew: 10
Passenger to Crew: 1.6:1
Launched: 2007

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Celebrity Xploration Cruiser Reviews

Galapagos is Amazing

The Xploration is good bc you get more time snorkeling bc the ship is smaller and is closer to the sites than the other 2 Celebrity ships.Read More
Talktomitra

2-5 Cruises

Age 55s

Amazing and intimate experience in the Galapagos

There are many ships to choose from and I think the Xploration was the perfect choice for us. We chose it because of size: the boat can hold 16 guests, but we were a group of only 13.Read More
Src4

6-10 Cruises

Age 40s

Five stars for the itinerary, the landtours and the naturalist only, not for the ship

We picked the Xploration as we believed (and still believe) for Galapagos a small ship and a small group of people gives the better experience. The expeditions were great!Read More
KarlGermany

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

Excellent service, fascinating destinations & activities, great naturalist guide

The Celebrity Xploration was ideal for this-- extremely comfortable accommodations, excellent food and service, and lots of fun activities-- including hiking and diving each day to see specific scenesRead More
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