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Celebrity Xploration: Intimate expeditions to the Galapagos
Celebrity Xploration from Celebrity Cruises is an upcoming 16-guest expedition ship that offers 7-night Galapagos cruises packaged with a number of pre- and/or post-cruise experiences. She debuted in March 2017.
Look for intuitive service and creature comforts galore on this intimate ship. Xploration is ideal for family get-togethers, getaways with friends and group members (friends, relatives, fellow hobbyists) who want to explore together. Celebrity Xploration features itineraries with ports of call no other cruise ship visits.
Where Celebrity Xploration sails
Celebrity Xploration guests go on 5- and 7-night round-trip luxury cruises in the Galapagos region throughout the year. In addition, Celebrity's new Xperiential Galapagos packages features interactions with locals, multi-night hotel stays and an expanded list of destinations, including Darwin Bay, Puerto Villamil, Black Turtle Cove, Wall of Tears and Chinese Hat Islet.
What's included in your fare
Celebrity promises that Xploration will offer "excellent service and food, intimate setting for exotic voyages, together with many of the amenities found on larger ships." Celebrity Xploration cruise fares include beer, liquor, soft drinks, house wine and all gratuities and shore excursions.
Dining options feature a main dining room with elegant yet casual ambience. Guests can also enjoy an Early Riser continental breakfast and lunch under the open air shade canopy including specialty drinks and music. On special nights, they can choose Dinner Under the Stars.
Activities on board
The relaxing indoor atmosphere of the lounge is perfect for watching a documentary, reading or having a cocktail. This is also the area where naturalist briefings take place. The Sun Deck is idealfor stargazing, whale watching or relaxing in the whirlpool.
Celebrity Xploration has eight spacious, all ocean view, fully air-conditioned staterooms. The four cabins on the Upper Deck feature interconnecting doors, and the four cabins on the Main Deck boast private balconies. All amenities offer an intimate atmosphere and all the gear you'll need, such as wetsuits, snorkeling equipment and binoculars, included to help guests fully experience the most amazing archipelago in the world.
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