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Explora Journeys Cruises

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Explora Journeys Explora I, exterior 1

About Explora Journeys Cruises

Explora Journeys is the luxury brand from cruise giant MSC Cruises which will start out with one ship, Explora I, in 2023, followed by three identical ships each year afterwards.

With 922-passengers and 461 all-balcony suites, the ships come in very much at the larger end of the luxury segment.

The 14-deck vessels will have four swimming pools, including one with a retractable roof; nine dining "experiences" and a crew to guest ratio of 1.25 to 1.

MSC's owners, the Aponte family, have long harboured ambitions to have a dedicated luxury brand and Explora Journeys has their hand all over it, with the logo designed by Alexa Aponte-Vago, CFO of the MSC Group, daughter of founder Gianluigi Aponte and wife of Chairman Pierfrancesco Vago.

And concept -- "for guests who want to stay longer, leave later, and travel deeper,” -- and European design, is also part of that vision.

Their aim is to "reinvent the classic cruise experience for the next generation of cruise travellers".

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Explora II

10 Night
A Journey Into Creole Culture And Sainted Harbours

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Explora II

14 Night
An Extended Journey Of Caribbean Melodies And Abc...

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Explora I

10 Night
A Journey To The Romantic Regions Of Tuscany And P...

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Explora I

9 Night
A Journey To Pirate Lairs And Whale Sanctuaries

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7 Night
A Journey Into The Elegance Of The Eastern Caribbe...

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7 Night
A Journey To The Southerly Latitudes Of The Lesser...

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8 Night
A Journey To Temples, Blue Lagoons, And Marine Res...

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7 Night
A Journey To European Forts And Spanish Outposts

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7 Night
A Journey To The Playground Of The Maya

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11 Night
A Journey Into Creole Culture And Sainted Harbours

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7 Night
A Journey Of Reggae, Reefs And Magical Mayan Ruins

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17 Night
An Extended Journey Of Central American Treasures...

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A Journey From Chic French Beaches To Rain-foreste...

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A Journey To Boho-chic Beaches On Rum-casked Islan...

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21 Night
An Extended Journey From Caribbean Isles To Centra...

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Explora Journeys Cruises Cruiser Reviews

Great ship

Room service was great for breakfast and lunch The restaurants overall were really good, and service was excellent.Overall the ship itself is beautiful, exceptionally clean and great staff.Read More
Justlimin

10+ Cruises

Age 54s

Stunning Explora1

The ship design, the well trained and positive crew delivering exemplary service, the mix of interesting ports, the brilliant cuisine and the engaging entertainment and activities have all blended to make a highly recommended Cruise experience.Small touches ( eg Steiner binoculars available in every suite, heated bathroom floors, beach towels at the gangway as you go ashore, reliably excellent coffee served by well trained baristas provided from all F&B outlets, generous supply of towels around all 3 pools and 7 jacuzzis, double as well as single, deck loungers) set the brand apart.Read More
Escoa

10+ Cruises

Age 77s

A great choice for really slow cruising.

From the first images the ships looked great, but the info was coming in slow and the silence before the actual sailing was killing us.As our TA kept reminding us, my wife and I were among the first Belgians to book a cruise on Explora, almost as soon as this Panama sailing was announced.Read More
Belgian cruiser1

First Time Cruiser

Age 61s

Explora Journeys is a world-class Company with world-class Employees!

That cruise ended today (3/18/24) in Barbados and we have extended for another 10 days, so at the end of those 10 days we will have finished our second 28-day cruise on Explora I during this first quarter of 2024.There is no doubt that Explora Journeys is a great Company and that Explora I is an amazing ship, but one should not overlook (and I cannot overstate) the amazing commitment from each Crew Member to ensure that every single Passenger is well attended and is truly happy.Read More
Jim and Dana

2-5 Cruises

Age 63s

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