About Explorer Tours

We are one of the most popular service in New Zealand.

About Us

our story

The compass and Explorer logo represents ambitious travel and adventures to new and interesting places. We cater to International groups, Corporate travel and education based transport. Our customers come from all walks of life with varied interests. Being a New Zealand owned business, we often find ourselves assisting our customers to tailor make tour packages, setting up technical visits, activities, meals and accommodation.We love going to rarely visited places, trying new things, eating great locally produced food and sharing New Zealand’s splendour with like-minded people at leisure and in comfort. Our small team of dedicated staff come from all sorts of back-grounds, are always willing to help and each have their own interesting story to tell.

The Explorer brand is about personalised service and going the extra mile. Our office staff and drivers selected to work in our team all share this vision & all have a passion for travel.

Explorer is proud to be a corporate sponsor of the Life-flight Rescue Helicopter and the Westpac Helicopter rescue services 2009-2015 inclusive, a portion of every hire is donated to this worthy New Zealand cause. You never know when you will need their help.

We are also sponsor for the special children Christmas party 


The most difficult step of any journey is the first

We are passionate about travel

Explorer Tours is a privately owned and operated company. We are passionate about traveling and providing excellent service to all our existing and new customers. Explorer was founded in 2001 and continue to provide great value travel for international travelers, sports & corporate groups not just around Auckland but New Zealand wide. The main depot is located in central Auckland. You will find our vehicles covering the whole country year round.

Why Choose us

New Zealand travel in a Luxury tour coach, we are Qualmark endorsed. Bus hire and party bus hire at an affordable price. Safety and reliability is important to us. See our testimonials from our many happy customers.

The value we place on our customers safe travel combined with overall satisfaction cannot be over emphasized. Many of our customers send feedback which helps us to see how we are doing and provide even better customer experience.

What about pricing?

Don’t worry. We provide very nice deals and the most competative price just for you!
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