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Marella Explorer

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Marella Explorer

One of Marella Cruises’ family-friendly ships, alongside Marella Discovery and Marella Voyager, Marella Explorer boasts some of the cruise line's most innovative and exciting features, meaning that a holiday onboard this fantastic ship is guaranteed to be one to remember. From tempting dining options to entertainment for all ages, as well as itineraries which transport you to beautiful ports of call, your voyage is made even more indulgent thanks to all-inclusive cruising. With everything you could need included in your cruise fare, all that's left to do is sit back, relax and enjoy the ride.

Wondering what you'll eat during your Marella Explorer cruise? No need to worry as with lots of different restaurants to try you can dine somewhere different each night of your cruise:

  • Latitude 53- expect delicious dishes, attentive table service and exceptional views out of the floor-to-ceiling windows at the ship's main dining room
  • The Dining Club- fine dining is at your fingertips at this elegant restaurant, ideal for those wanting to enjoy an extra-special date night
  • Umi Sushi- see fresh sushi and other Japanese delicacies prepared right before your eyes
  • Vista- an modern Italian restaurant that brings the taste of Italy to the ocean
  • The Market Place- when you're not quite sure what you want to eat, head to the buffet restaurant where the world truly is your oyster
  • Kora La- dine at this Pan-Asian restaurant for a culinary journey that you don't even need to step off the ship to enjoy
  • Surf & Turf Steakhouse- perfectly prepared meat and fish are on offer at this sophisticated steakhouse
  • Snack Shack- feeling peckish? Grab a snack to go at this beach-themed eatery
  • The Mediterranean- serving everything from Spanish tapas to authentic Italian pizzas, this contemporary restaurant serves up a taste of the Mediterranean

Daytime Entertainment

When you're not embarking on unforgettable shore excursions, make sure to check out what the ship has to offer. Head to the pool for a fun afternoon of relaxing, as well as watching live entertainment on the stage that runs through the centre of the pool.

For family fun, challenge each other to a game of table tennis, a turn on the mini-golf course, or check out the Gamer Zone where you'll find a mix of retro and modern games to play. On the other hand, for something more leisurely, the onboard cinema shows hit films throughout your cruise.

Inside Marella Explorer you can also enjoy a spot of retail therapy at the Broad Street Shops or a relaxing coffee at The Coffee Port, along with a sweet treat - you are on holiday after all!

Evening Entertainment

Whether you'd like to spend your evening relaxing with a drink in hand or sitting back and watching high-energy live performances, Marella Explorer has an entertainment venue that will light up everybody's evening.

Broadway Show Lounge is home to the ship's main live entertainment, hosting dazzling performances that you'll want to see night after night. If you want to stay with the excitement, Indigo Casino invites you to take a spin on the card tables and slot machines, and when you're not yet ready to go to bed, head to the Indigo Club for a live DJ, themed nights and even silent discos. Alternatively, for something a little more relaxed, enjoy a film under the night sky courtesy of Movies by Moonlight.

What's more, when it comes to choosing a bar to drink at, you're sure to find the perfect atmosphere:

  • Squid & Anchor- a welcoming, cosy venue that will make you feel just like you're in a British pub
  • Aperitif- treat yourself to a glass of bubbly at this speakeasy-inspired bar
  • Indigo Bar- panoramic views and tempting cocktails make Indigo Bar one of the best spots onboard
  • The Shack- an al fresco bar serving beer, wine and frozen cocktails to help you cool down
  • The Lounge- with it's changing colours, live piano music and delicious drinks, you won't want your night at The Lounge to end


Take a cruise with Marella Explorer and see how an ocean adventure is the perfect holiday to spend with your family. As well as fun activities to bring everyone together, kids can also spend some time with others their age thanks to the clubs available onboard. M Club is on hand for younger kids where everything from pizza making to arts and crafts, and competitions will keep them entertained for hours. Meanwhile, teenagers will be delighted to have their own exclusive area - the Hideout. From games consoles to an air-hockey table and even a terrace, you'll never have to worry about them being bored!

Stay in shape during your time on the popular Marella Explorer cruise ship by making the most of the fully-equipped, state-of-the-art gym, or even taking an exercise class if you fancy it. After pushing yourself with fitness onboard, be sure to make the most of the stunning Champneys Spa facilities. This classic British company has teamed up with Marella to bring you some fantastic facilities, including a salon, wellness centre, and relaxation room. Not to mention their full treatment menu, which features massages, facials, wraps, and acupuncture to name a few.

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