Call free 0800 197 8050 We are open today between 9am and 8pm

Home / Cruise Lines / Marella Cruises / Marella Explorer / Sail the Irish Sea Cruise

Sail the Irish Sea Cruise

  • Departure DateMon 30th Aug 2021
  • Marella Cruises Marella Explorer
  • 11 Night Cruise From Southampton
  • Call us on

Itinerary

  • Southampton
  • Torquay
  • Holyhead, UK
  • Greenock
  • Belfast
  • Liverpool
  • Dublin
  • Cobh
  • Southampton

What's Included

  • Drinks & Tips Included

Platinum Trusted Service Award 2021

Average Customer Rating: 4.9/5Independent Service Rating based on verified reviews.Read all reviews
Feefo Platinum Trusted Service Award

Very helpful and professional.

Brilliant service and very professional. It was so good to speak to a person on the phone instead of communicating via emails. I would thoroughly recommend them and will be using them again

Ms Harding / August 2021

seemed so simple to sort and book

We had 2 very good representatives, they sorted everything out for us and our friends who wanted the same holiday. The paperwork followed quickly so we could check everything was as we wanted.

Mrs Wogan / August 2021

OUR CRUISE.....CANNOT WAIT....

Booked a 3 night stay in New York then a 9 night cruise to Bermuda, Curacao, Aruba and Fort lauderdale and added on a 2 night stay in Miami Kylie was fantastic sorting it all out for us. She sorted out cabins for us giving us all different options we ended up booking a infinite Verenda cabin on deck 7 on the New ship Celebrity Beyond that is coming out next year .....Excellent service well done Kylie and thanks for all your help... Would definitely recommend speaking to Kylie to book your holiday....We are so looking forward to this cruise as many of our holidays been cancelled due to covid.

Mrs Stonehouse / July 2021

Read All Reviews

Speak to a Cruise Expert

Day 1 - Southampton

Arrive: Mon 30 August 2021 / Depart: Mon 30 August 2021

Located on the South Coast, Southampton is perfectly placed for southbound cruises to the Mediterranean and Channel Islands, in addition to having excellent road, rail and air links.

Day 2 - Torquay

Arrive: Tue 31 August 2021 / Depart: Tue 31 August 2021

Torquay is a seaside town at the east end of the Great Ocean Road coastal drive, southwest of Melbourne, Australia. It’s known for surf beaches like Bells Beach and Jan Juc Beach. The Surf Coast Walk trail starts at Point Impossible Beach and heads southwest via Point Danger Marine Sanctuary, with its limestone reef and sea slugs. In town, the Australian National Surfing Museum displays surf memorabilia.

Day 3 - At Sea

Day 4 - Holyhead, UK

Arrive: Thu 02 September 2021 / Depart: Thu 02 September 2021

Holyhead is a town in Wales and a major Irish Sea port serving Ireland. It is also a community and the largest town in the Isle of Anglesey county, with a population of 13,659 at the 2011 census.

Day 5 - Greenock

Arrive: Fri 03 September 2021 / Depart: Fri 03 September 2021

Greenock is a town and administrative centre in the Inverclyde council area in Scotland and a former burgh within the historic county of Renfrewshire, located in the west central Lowlands of Scotland. It forms part of a contiguous urban area with Gourock to the west and Port Glasgow to the east.

Day 6 - Belfast

Arrive: Sat 04 September 2021 / Depart: Sat 04 September 2021

Belfast is Northern Ireland’s capital. It was the birthplace of the RMS Titanic, which famously struck an iceberg and sunk in 1912. This legacy is recalled in the renovated dockyards' Titanic Quarter, which includes the Titanic Belfast, an aluminium-clad museum reminiscent of a ship’s hull, as well as shipbuilder Harland & Wolff’s Drawing Offices and the Titanic Slipways, which now host open-air concerts.

Day 7 - Liverpool

Arrive: Sun 05 September 2021 / Depart: Sun 05 September 2021

Liverpool is a maritime city in northwest England, where the River Mersey meets the Irish Sea. A key trade and migration port from the 18th to the early 20th centuries, it's also, famously, the hometown of The Beatles. Ferries cruise the waterfront, where the iconic mercantile buildings known as the "Three Graces" – Royal Liver Building, Cunard Building and Port of Liverpool Building – stand on the Pier Head.

Day 8 - At Sea

Day 9 - Dublin

Arrive: Tue 07 September 2021 / Depart: Tue 07 September 2021

Dublin, capital of the Republic of Ireland, is on Ireland’s east coast at the mouth of the River Liffey. Its historic buildings include Dublin Castle, dating to the 13th century, and imposing St Patrick’s Cathedral, founded in 1191. City parks include landscaped St Stephen’s Green and huge Phoenix Park, containing Dublin Zoo. The National Museum of Ireland explores Irish heritage and culture.

Day 10 - Cobh

Arrive: Wed 08 September 2021 / Depart: Wed 08 September 2021

Cobh is a town in Ireland, on an island in Cork city’s harbour. It’s known as the Titanic’s last port of call in 1912. Titanic Experience Cobh is a themed attraction in the former White Star Line ticket office. More displays on the liner are in the Cobh Heritage Centre, which also explores how Cobh became an embarkation point during Ireland’s mass emigrations. North of town, huge Fota Wildlife Park is on Fota Island.

Day 11 - At Sea

Day 12 - Southampton

Arrive: Fri 10 September 2021 / Depart: Fri 10 September 2021

Located on the South Coast, Southampton is perfectly placed for southbound cruises to the Mediterranean and Channel Islands, in addition to having excellent road, rail and air links.

Marella Explorer From Marella Cruises

In summer 2018, we’ll be unveiling the latest addition to our fleet – and it’s the biggest one yet. Marella Explorer is stepping up to the plate, with more facilities than any of our other ships. This includes a bumper 10 restaurants and 10 bars, as well as an indoor cinema and a Sport & Family Deck. You can expect fleet favourites like Snack Shack and Kora La, plus brand new spaces like Indigo – a swanky bar, club and casino.

Ship Cabins

Inside

These cabins come in at around 16m2. Within that, you’ve got two single beds that can be converted into a queen-size, as well as an en suite bathroom with a shower and WC. There are also four-berth cabins, with twin beds and extra fold-down beds.

Single Inside Cabin

Single Cabins are spot on for solo travellers. They come with twin beds that can be converted into a queen-size and an en suite with a shower and WC. They’re a big hit with cruisers travelling alone or friends who prefer their own cabin.

Outside

Outside Cabins come with a porthole or picture window. They’re 17m2 in size, which includes two single beds. These can be pushed together to make a queen-size. Our three and four-berth cabins have twin beds, as well as a sofa bed or extra fold-down beds. Plus, the en suite bathrooms have a shower and WC.

Outside

All Outside Cabins come with a porthole or picture window. They’re 17m2 in size, which includes two single beds. These can be pushed together to make a queen-size. Our three and four-berth cabins have twin beds, as well as a sofa bed or extra fold-down beds. Plus, the en suite bathrooms have a shower and WC.

Single Outside

For solo cruisers, these cabins are just the ticket. They come with twin beds that can be converted into a queen-size and an en suite with a shower and WC. Plus, they’ve got the added bonus of a picture window, so you can take in the sea views. They’re usually booked by cruisers travelling alone or friends who prefer their own cabin.

Family Balcony Cabin

There’s plenty of room for the whole family in our Family Cabins. Size-wise, they’re 20m2, and sleep up to five people. Each one is fitted with a double bed, a sofa bed and a fold-down bed. You’ve also got an en suite bathroom with a shower and WC, as well as a furnished balcony.

Standard Balcony

It’s the sea views that make these cabins stand out. They're a sizeable 17m2, and you can make the most of them out on your furnished private balcony. Inside, there are two twin beds that convert into a queen-size one. If there are three of you, you’ll have a sofa bed, too. And the en suite bathroom lines up a shower and WC.

Standard Balcony

These cabins give you everything you get from a balcony cabin, and throw a bigger balcony into the mix. They measure up at 16m2, and you'll find them on Decks 9, 10 and 12, the cabins offer two beds that can be turned into a queen-size, along with an en suite bathroom with a shower and WC.

Standard Balcony

These cabins give you everything you get from a balcony cabin, and throw a bigger balcony into the mix. They measure up at 16m2, and you'll find them on Decks 9, 10 and 12, the cabins offer two beds that can be turned into a queen-size, a sofa-bed, along with an en suite bathroom with a shower and WC.

Executive Suite

If you want to go all out, book one of our Executive Suites on Deck 10. Each one measures up at a big 49m2, with enough room for four people. They come with a sofa bed and two twin beds, which can be converted into a queen-size. In the bathroom, there’s a shower and WC. A furnished balcony tops things off.

Junior Suite

You’ll have 22m2 to play with when you book one of our Junior Suites. They’re found on Deck 10 and 12, which means you’re guaranteed great horizon views from your furnished balcony. Each suite sleeps three, thanks to a sofa bed and two twin beds that can be made into a queen-size. The en suite bathroom has a shower and WC.
×

Filter Results

    • Next
    • Next

    Platinum Trusted Service Award 2021

    Average Customer Rating: 4.9/5Independent Service Rating based on verified reviews.Read all reviews
    Feefo Platinum Trusted Service Award

    Very helpful and professional.

    Brilliant service and very professional. It was so good to speak to a person on the phone instead of communicating via emails. I would thoroughly recommend them and will be using them again

    Ms Harding / August 2021

    seemed so simple to sort and book

    We had 2 very good representatives, they sorted everything out for us and our friends who wanted the same holiday. The paperwork followed quickly so we could check everything was as we wanted.

    Mrs Wogan / August 2021

    OUR CRUISE.....CANNOT WAIT....

    Booked a 3 night stay in New York then a 9 night cruise to Bermuda, Curacao, Aruba and Fort lauderdale and added on a 2 night stay in Miami Kylie was fantastic sorting it all out for us. She sorted out cabins for us giving us all different options we ended up booking a infinite Verenda cabin on deck 7 on the New ship Celebrity Beyond that is coming out next year .....Excellent service well done Kylie and thanks for all your help... Would definitely recommend speaking to Kylie to book your holiday....We are so looking forward to this cruise as many of our holidays been cancelled due to covid.

    Mrs Stonehouse / July 2021

    Read All Reviews

    Speak to a Cruise Expert

    The latest cruise deals straight to your inbox

    Book With Confidence