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Explora V

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Setting sail in 2027, Explora V promises to be an incredible experience for anyone embarking on an exciting voyage on this luxurious Explora Journeys vessel. With opulent amenities and accommodation alongside sensational spots to dine and drink, including the exquisite Anthology restaurant and the stylish Malt Whisky Bar, you’ll be spoilt for choice every day you’re on the seven seas. Powered by Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG), this cruise ship is set to sail to some of the world’s most incredible – and unique – destinations; although, with the sumptuous Ocean Wellness Spa onboard, you wouldn’t be blamed for wanting to stay onboard and enjoy everything Explora V has to offer.

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Ship Stats and Features

Year Entered Service 2027
Tonnage 63,900
Number Of Decks 14
Number Of Pools 4
Number Of Restaurants 6
Crew 640

Ship Facilities


Whether you’re looking for a formal fine dining experience or a casual spot to indulge in some tasty treats, Explora V will not disappoint. Boasting an array of truly excellent eateries, including the captivating Chef’s Kitchen experience, your tastebuds will be on their own incredible voyage from the first forkful until your final bite. Craving the finest French cuisine? Explora V has you covered. What about some flavour-full Mediterranean seafood? Yeah, Explora V has some of the best seafood available on the seven seas for you to enjoy too. No matter your mood, or your preferences, your dining experiences aboard Explora V will be a delight.

Dining options on Explora V, specifically, include:

  • Anthology - available at an additional cost, this refined Italian restaurant offers excellent eats in an intimate yet elevated atmosphere.
  • Sakura - offering authentic flavours from Thailand, Japan, and Malaysia, this unique restaurant is the perfect place to go for your Pan-Asian cuisine fix.
  • Marble & Co. Grill - modelled after a sophisticated European steakhouse, you’ll find a fantastic selection of the finest cuts of meat available in this upscale dining venue.
  • Med Yacht Club - a relaxed dining venue with a Mediterranean menu, where all dishes are carefully prepared with the finest and freshest ingredients available.
  • Emporium Marketplace - with a world of flavours just a forkful away, this all-day dining venue celebrates cuisines from around the world with an ever-changing selection of sensational dishes.
  • Fil Rouge - a French fine dining venue that brings traditional flavours to an impressive array of international dishes.

While on Explora V, you’ll also be able to take advantage of 24-hour In-Suite Dining; a limited selection of menu items from each dining venue will be available to order and enjoy in the comfort of your cabin with this option.


Sailing on Explora V really is a delight, and that’s not just because of all the delicious dishes available in the dining venues. Explora Journeys’ impressive vessel boasts an incredible selection of entertainment options with venues and amenities catering to all tastes and moods. From live music performances and DJ sets in the Astern Lounge to enriching and informative talks in the Journeys Lounge, there’s always going to be something worth looking forward to onboard.

And, in the evenings (or beforehand if you want, you are on holiday after all) you can grab a drink or two in one of the bars onboard, all of which have their own unique atmosphere and entertainment opportunities. On Explora V, these options include:

  • Crema Cafe - inspired by Europe’s all-day cafe culture, this comfortable venue is the perfect place for a hot drink and a tasty pastry during the daytime.
  • Lobby Bar - sitting fairly centrally, this sophisticated bar is the heart of the ship and a great place to grab a delicious drink or two throughout the day and into the evening.
  • Explora Lounge - with stunning 270-degree sea views, this informal lounge is easily one of the best places onboard to grab a drink and marvel at the stunning scenery around you.
  • Malt Whisky Bar - take a tour of the world’s whisky regions in this refined bar with mixology masterclasses and a relaxed atmosphere.
  • Journeys Lounge - an evolving entertainment venue with a stage that transforms as the day continues, you’ll find plenty of live entertainment and incredible drinks here.
  • Astern Lounge - with space for a stage that hosts an excellent array of entertainment, you won’t regret enjoying something tasty in this relaxed lounge.

If that isn’t quite enough for you, you’ll also find smaller bars besides the intimate Atoll Pool, the adults-only Helios Pool, and inside with The Conservatory Pool. And, on the top deck, you’ll find Sky Bar; this is the perfect place to lounge and relish in some sensational sea views with your favourite drink.

Things to do

When it comes to finding things to do on Explora V, you’ll find yourself with more than enough options to make those sensational sea days even more special. If you want to treat yourself to some pampering, why not check out the sumptuous treatments at the Ocean Wellness Spa? Or, if you want to work up a sweat while at sea, you can always spend some time in the state-of-the-art Fitness Centre – which has exercise machines both inside and outside, perfect if you don’t want to miss out on any ocean views during your time on Explora V.

If you’re after something a little more interactive and immersive, Explora Journeys hosts several masterclasses while sailing; the mixology masterclass is often a popular choice, as is the wine, whisky, and spirit tasting sessions. The onboard Casino is always a great place to spend some time, too; trying your luck at the table games always promises to bring a little bit of excitement to your time aboard Explora V.

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