Discover Explora Journeys’ EXPLORA I

Explora Journeys is one step closer to delivering the Ocean State of Mind!
EXPLORA I reached a key milestone in her construction and touched water for the first time at the float out ceremony.
The ceremony was held at the Fincantieri shipyard in Monfalcone, Italy.
Exterior of the Explora Journeys ship

EXPLORA I will feature 461 oceanfront suites, penthouses and residences and with ten distinct culinary experiences, ten indoor and outdoor bar and lounge experiences with curated entertainment, four swimming pools with poolside dining and lounging, and generous outdoor decks, holistic wellness and fitness facilities and much more.

Travel the world, and taste it.

Nine distinct inclusive culinary experiences focused on healthy, delicious food from local, sustainable sources.

Your home at sea

  • Private terraces which are amongst the largest in the category
  • Large floor-to-ceiling windows with elegant interiors
  • Spacious walk-in wardrobe with a seated vanity area

Generous outdoor decks

  • Three outdoor pools and one indoor pool with retractable glass roof
  • 64 private cabanas
  • Several indoor and outdoor whirlpools
  • Poolside dining and lounging

Explora Journeys LobbyLounge & be entertained

  • Ten indoor and outdoor bar and lounge experiences with curated entertainment and intimate performances
  • Casino, art gallery and curated shopping experiences

Holistic wellness & fitness

  • Over 700 sq m (7,500 sq ft) of indoor and outdoor wellness facilities
  • Over 270 sq m (2,900 sq ft) of fitness facilities with the latest equipment

Explora Journeys, the new, luxury cruise brand is redefining ocean travel. EXPLORA I sets sail in Spring 2023!
To learn more, please contact an Avenue Two Travel advisor today!

City view of Positano in the evening blue hour. Italian village on the beautiful mediterranean Amalfi coast.

EXPLORA I will commence her inaugural Mediterranean Journey at the end of May 2023 with an 11-night journey from Barcelona to Athens. In her first year at sea, EXPLORA I will visit 132 ports in 40 different countries, including two destinations – Kastellorizo in Greece and Saint Pierre in Martinique – that have never been previously visited by any cruise ships.

Sea Turtle swimming underwater in Barbados

A deep-rooted commitment to the environment 

Explora Journeys is committed to create a positive impression on the destinations and communities visited by its ships. All four ships in Explora Journeys’ fleet currently on order will be equipped with the latest environmental and marine technologies and will feature the latest selective catalytic reduction technology to enable a reduction of nitrogen oxide emissions by 90 per cent, be equipped with shore power plug-in connectivity to reduce emissions in port and fitted with underwater noise management systems to help protect marine life.  All four vessels will also have a comprehensive range of onboard energy efficient equipment to optimise engine use to further reduce emissions.

Environmental supporting technologies

  • Hybrid-ready energy solutions
  • Waste-management and energy-saving solutions
  • No single-plastic used on-board and ashore

Explora Journeys offers the perfect blend of celebrated destinations and lesser known off the beaten path locations, focusing on a slower pace, spending more time in each destination, to ensure guests can feel fully exhilarated and immerse themselves in the local culture and environment, whilst not leaving their mark on the destination. EXPLORA I’s inaugural journeys collection includes the Mediterranean, Northern Europe, the United Kingdom, Iceland, Greenland, Canada, the East Coast of the United States of America, the Caribbean Sea, South America and Hawaii. Sailings start from six-night journeys and culminate in a spectacular 44-night Northern Europe Grand Journey.

Contact your Avenue Two Travel advisor today, to book your journey and discover Explora Journeys’ Explora I!

About Explora Journeys

Explora Journeys is redefining ocean travel for a new generation of discerning travellers. With the first of four luxury ships scheduled to set sail in 2023, remarkable itineraries will blend renowned destinations with lesser-travelled ports for a journey that celebrates discovery. Its ships are equipped with the latest in environmental-supporting and marine technologies, Explora Journeys will introduce a unique all-inclusive luxury travel experience for those who want to explore differently. Whether onboard or ashore, guests will reconnect with what matters most—themselves, their loved ones, and the world around them. With 461 oceanfront suites, every guest will enjoy sweeping sea views and a private terrace, while being spoilt for choice with nine distinct culinary experiences, four pools, private cabanas, a spa, and redefined entertainment.