In Auckland


America’s Cup Sailing – A unique opportunity to participate as crew on an authentic America’s Cup Yacht. Join Explore for a thrilling 2 hour sailing experience or a 3 hour match race. Take the helm, exert energy on the grinders or simply sit back and enjoy the action as we sail the beautiful Waitemata Harbour. The America’s Cup is the world’s oldest and most prestigious sporting trophy and ultimate yachting regatta. Usually the domain elite professional yachties, Explore’s America’s Cup yachts offer the unique opportunity for everyone to participate in sailing these grand-prix racing machines. No experience necessary.


Harbour Sailing and Dinner Cruises – Enjoy the city of Sails on board our relaxed sailing excursions, offering a uniquely local Auckland experience with an intimate atmosphere. Our impressive fleet of large, purpose built yachts sail the sheltered waters of Auckland’s Waitemata Harbour. The harbour is a boating paradise and our cruises have become a must do attraction for both visitors and locals alike. Sail where the wind takes you while enjoying Auckland city highlights, including sailing under the Harbour Bridge and other well-known landmarks along the harbour's edge. The crew’s local knowledge will give you the best harbour sailing experience Auckland has to offer. Sit back and relax or get involved and help the crew sail.


Join us for an afternoon lunch, or dinner cruise and experience Auckland, the city of Sails from the water.

In the Bay of Islands


Cruise among the 144 islands while revelling in the stunning scenery and abundant wildlife. At Hamilton Island, experience unique Whitsunday Island activities in idyllic surroundings. 

Explore Group is a tourism industry leader and delivers exceptional experiences every day for its local and international customers.