Explora journeys

Launched in 2023, Explora Journeys represents the ambition of the MSC Group and the Aponte family to redefine luxury ocean travel for discerning luxury travellers. This truly unique operator flawlessly combines destination-led discovery with unbeatable onboard experience. Coining the phrase ‘Discover the Ocean State of Mind’, guests can expect journeys inspired by nature and the love of the sea, with a focus on personal discovery and wellness.


6* Luxury All-Inclusive Cruising
Elegant European Atmosphere
Bespoke Culinary Experiences
Wellness-Focused Travel
Great for Discerning Luxury Travellers
Awe-Inspiring Itineraries


About the Ships

Set sail in timeless elegance to explore divine destinations and out-of-this-world experiences aboard Explora I and II – the first and second of six luxury best-in-class ships. Merging European-style design and the latest technologies with exceptional service, Explora Journeys have pushed the boundaries of modern cruising. Uncover destinations on and off the beaten path and make the most of late-evening departures, and overnight port stays, allowing you to make the most of your time at each port.



Across the vessels, there’s a perfect blend of intimate and vibrant spaces, brought to life by the world’s foremost superyacht and luxury hospitality designers. With 461 ocean-front suites, penthouses and residences, boasting floor-to-ceiling windows and your personal, private terraces, there really is no finer way to travel. With unrivalled space and privacy – and 24-hour service, everything is taken care of so guests can spend more time making memories.



 Explora Journeys bring personality and sophistication to dining at sea. With 9 diverse culinary experiences, brought together by culinary and beverage experts, expect a journey of art, immersion, and of course - taste. At Sakura, enjoy an authentic Pan-Asian Dining experience, at the Med Yacht Club, tuck into the fresh flavours of the Mediterranean and at Anthology, savour a tasting menu designed by the world’s most celebrated guest chefs. 



The ocean-inspired wellness philosophy of Explora Journeys, encourages us to embrace the mystical power of the sea to invigorate our senses and lift our spirits. In The Spa – a space dedicated solely to treatments and wellness facilities that enhance guest relaxation and rejuvenation – embark on your own sensory journey in the experience shower and salt cave. And the Ocean Wellness Fitness spaces are designed to motivate guests, helping them to lower stress levels, improve sleep quality and enjoy elevated energy.