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Explora Journeys 2023

01 December, 2022

Explora Journeys has unveiled its program of onboard entertainment and activities. Activities, events, experiences and rituals onboard offer exceptional entertainment options for guests, helping them to relax into an Ocean State of Mind. Instead of a single main event, they can freely enjoy any experience they wish whenever they choose.

Guests can enjoy pre-and post-dinner poolside chill-outs in the Astern Lounge or contemporary pop inspired by Scott Bradlee’s Postmodern Jukebox in the Explora Lounge. They can head to the Journeys Lounge for a laidback, candlelit evening of music inspired by the route the ship is sailing. There is also always music to accompany a coffee or a drink in the Lobby Bar.

Here's what to expect:


  • Ombré Sunsets: Guests can hone their photography skills in the Explora Lounge.
  • The Spirit of Whiskey: A tutorial from mixologists in the Malt Whiskey Bar, where guests try their hand at making signature drinks.
  • Melodic Master Class: Resident artists will share their talents and discuss songwriting, improvisation and composition.


  • Captain’s Log… Secrets of the Sail: Guests join the captain or bridge officers on a walk around the deck.
  • Bal Mythos: At the stroke of midnight, guests can don handcrafted masks of local deities and dance to the resident Bacchus Band and singers.
  • Midnight Wayfinder: With guitar music and storytelling under the stars or around the Conservatory Pool, guests learn how sailors have long relied on the sea, wind and stars to bring them safely to shore.
  • Inferno: A nod to the glamour of Manhattan’s Studio 54, Soul Train and Europe’s 1970s discos, where guests can enjoy cocktails and dance the night away.


  • An Evening by Candlelight: Guest musicians and vocalists perform in the main lounges, creating a range of experiences from classical music to movie soundtracks.
  • Decadence: The themes of this experience switch from lounge to lounge, with live music and immersive performances.
  • Le Jazz: Guests on journeys that include France can enjoy a Parisian jazz club experience, accompanied by French martinis and canapés.
  • Let the Good Times Roll: Jiving to New Orleans jazz cabaret is an essential part of the Caribbean itinerary, with a French Creole menu, absinthe cocktails and music.


  • Ocean State of Mind: Every morning, guests can participate in guided meditations against a backdrop of sky and ocean.
  • Sundial Salutation: This twice-daily, movement-based wellness ritual is held in the morning and at sunset.
  • Midday Melodies: Every day onboard Explora I, the Atrium comes alive with acoustic music.
  • Sunset Aperitivo: Signature drinks and canapés associated with the ports of call are served in the bars and lounges, each with its own sonic vibe.
  • Moonrise: Every 28 days, guests clad in shades of silver and ivory gather to honor the full moon, sipping signature cocktails and dancing to live music.


  • The Book Club: Occasional journeys will have a particular book relating to the region in which the ship is sailing, culminating in a reading with the author.
  • Single Origin: Led by a barista, guests get familiar with local coffee cultures through tastings relevant to the countries they visit.
  • Artisanal: Courses on destination-themed crafts representative of local heritage, from textiles and tapestries to baskets and chocolate making, are taught by a local expert.
  • Dance the Day Away: On select journeys, guests can enjoy an afternoon of learning some of the region’s movement culture, accompanied by local dance music. Sessions are led by local experts, resident artists and the international host.
  • The Creative’s Journey: Behind-the-scenes stories and iconic moments in stage and cinema are discovered through talks by resident and guest artists, together with other prolific talents. Among them are writers, directors, producers, actors, musicians, choreographers, costumiers, and set and lighting designers.

For more information, visit explorajourneys.com.

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