Explore Group Unique Experiences in Amazing Places. Explore is a multi-award winning, progressive and sustainable company offering an exciting range of cruises with operations in Auckland and the Bay of Islands, New Zealand, as well as Hamilton Island & Airlie Beach, Australia. On Auckland Harbour experience sailing our authentic America’s Cup yachts or cruise on one of our lunch or dinner cruises. In the Bay of Islands, experience the abundant wildlife and stunning scenery including the Hole in the Rock and our special island stop over at Otehei Bay. Come and see why we are the best boutique cruise operator in the bay! Explore Group strives to be a tourism industry leader and deliver exceptional experiences for our customers every day.