Explorer Inflatable Boats New Zealand

About Us

Explorer NZ is a New Zealand based inflatable boat manufacturing company in its second decade of operation. We specialise in:

  • Water jet technology;
  • PVC and Hypalon inflatable boat manufacture;
  • Re-tube and repair of inflatable boats.

Our ethos is to create safe, emission efficient products through innovation, design and leading edge technology.

Our Goals are to:

  • Improve the safety and reduce the environmental impact of our water craft through the use of waterjet technology
  • Reduce the  horse power (Fuel usage) required to operate by more than 15%
  • Total use of Diesel and 4 Stroke power that meets OECD and US – EPA emission standards”

We have the expertise to achieve this.

A number of the key personnel in the Explorer NZ team have over 25 years industry experience in the design and manufacturing of Rigid Inflatable Craft for recreational and commercial applications.

Through this experience we are leaders in:

  • The use of composite technology to produce extremely strong, light weight, efficient water craft.
  • Jet and conventional hull performance and engine design


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