RV Irrawaddy Explorer

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Services & Amenities
  • FREE Wi-fi throughout the ship
  • Early riser breakfast available daily
  • Free coffee, tea & hot chocolate available 24 hours a day; cookies and snacks every afternoon
  • Fitness room with treadmill, stationary bicycle, free weights, plus walking/jogging track on Solaris deck
  • Souvenirs and sundries available
  • Reading room offering a selection of books and magazines. See our reading list
  • Playing cards and selection of games available
  • Cocktail lounge serving from noon until last guest retires
  • Nightly entertainment featuring onboard pianist, with local performers coming aboard in select ports
  • Twice-daily housekeeping service with evening turndown
  • Beauty Salon on board
  • Elevator between Navigator, Explorer, and Odyssey decks, plus hydraulic chairlift to the open-air Solaris deck

Enjoy this vessel on these Vantage trips:

Ship Statistics:

  • Built: September 2014
  • Length: 188 ft
  • Suites: 28
  • Passenger capacity: 56

The all-suite RV Irrawaddy Explorer is built to sail along the Irrawaddy River. All 28 suites on board offer views of the river, and include a vanity, built-in closet, a safe, individually controlled air conditioning, and bottled water. Bathrooms are stocked with fine bath and body products, a hair dryer, bathrobe, and slippers. Onboard facilities include a sun deck, lounge with full-service bar, dining room, spa, fitness center, and gallery.

Amenities (Applicable to all categories): 

  • Spacious suites from 273 square feet to 409 square feet
  • Luxury honeycomb cotton spa robes
  • Spa-quality slippers
  • Spa-quality bath amenities
  • In-room electronic safe
  • Individual climate control
  • Luxury cotton linens with duvet
  • Premium mattresses
  • Convertible bed configuration (not applicable to Mandalay and Kipling Suites)
  • Bottled water replenished daily
  • Wireless Internet in all public areas (with limited singals)
  • Make-up mirror
  • Multi-configuration plugs (220V; converter needed for U.S. appliances)
  • Generous closet space
  • iPhone docking station with alarm clock
  • Hair dryer
  • Flat-screen LCD television
  • Panoramic floor-to-ceiling glass French doors
  • Balcony (Mandalay Suites, Kipling Suites, and Orwell Suites only)
  • French balcony (Maugham Suites)

Additional Amenities for Mandalay and Kipling Suite

  • Complimentary laundry service
  • Complimentary evening canapés for Mandalay Suite only

Complimentary on Excursions: 

  • Shore excursion program series including all admissions
  • Shoe cleaning after excursions
  • Cold towel service after excursions
  • Welcome drink following excursions
  • VOX listening devices for duration of cruise program

Dining & Entertainment: 

  • Expertly trained culinary staff providing buffet breakfast, buffet lunch, and seated dinner in one single seating
  • Complimentary coffee, water, tea, soft drinks, local beer, and free flow house tine (wine with dinner only)
  • Series of cultural performances, educational talks, cooking demonstrations, and ship tours
  • Welcome Reception & cocktail before dinner
  • Farewell Reception & cocktail before dinner
  • Themed dinners
  • Spacious air-conditioned lounge with nightly entertainment

Your Onboard Vantage Team (Providing a better than 2-to-1 crew to passenger ratio): 

  • Total: 34 crew staff
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