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Cruising in to the port of Tauranga

Your cruise ship will berth at the Port of Tauranga, a beautiful scenic harbour located in the seaside resort suburb of Mount Maunganui - just 10 minutes drive from the Tauranga City centre. Seek assistance from one of helpful cruise ambassadors that you might meet onboard, they'll tell you what you can do if you choose to go ashore.


Tours around Tauranga

Make the most of your day ashore by taking a tour around our region’s largest city. Visit popular tourist attractions and scenic spots, and sample our finest food and wine. We’ll make your day here one to remember.

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Tours to Hobbiton

Grab this once-in-a-lifetime chance to visit Hobbiton where many scenes from Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit movies were filmed. Hobbiton is just a 45min drive from your ship and joining an organised tour is the only way to get there.

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Tours to Rotorua

If you want to experience Maori culture and geothermal wonders, this is the port to do it. Rotorua is just a one hour drive away. You will be treated to a full day’s adventure before returning in time for your ship’s departure.

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Tours to Te Puia

New Zealand’s premier Maori cultural centre is a one hour drive from port. See the world-famous pohutu geyser and surrounding geothermal valley, visit a live kiwi enclosure, enjoy top cultural performances and learn all about Maori history.

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Tours to Whakarewarewa

Experience Rotorua’s living Maori village and be guided around this unique geothermal and cultural landscape. People have lived here for over five generations and they’re proud to share their history, traditions and way of life with you.

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