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Animals & Wildlife

The Bay of Plenty is home to some amazing wildlife both on land and at sea. There are many opportunities to see rare and precious creatures such as kiwi, whales, dolphins and more. Get outdoors and enjoy all that nature has to offer.

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Dolphin Seafaris

Tauranga

Dolphin Seafaris will take you on a marine adventure to watch or swim with wild dolphins in their natural habitat. 4-5 hour trips departing daily from Tauranga and Mount Maunganui in our stable and comfortable high speed launch.

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Waimarino Glow Worm Kayak Tour

Tauranga

Relax on the edge of tranquil Lake McLaren, enjoy locally produced refreshments while watching the ducks and swans go about their evenings preparations. At dusk our guides will lead you onto the lake to watch the sun set over the rolling hills. Gently paddle into the night and discover the magic of the enchanting glow worm canyon.

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White Island Tours with PeeJay

Whakatane

Join the White Island Tours crew aboard the luxury launch 'PeeJay' for a 6 hour adventure to explore New Zealand's only active marine volcano - White Island. Sitting just 49km off the coast, this is one of the world's most accessible live volcanos.

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Katikati Bird Gardens

Katikati

These beautiful and tranquil gardens are set directly on the edge of the inner Tauranga harbour. With water-lilly ponds, mature trees from around the world, flower gardens and natural wetlands the gardens are a delight all year round. And with many varieties of birds wandering free and in aviaries scattered throughout the gardens, this special corner of New Zealand is truely unique.

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Mount Tutu Eco-Sanctuary

Tauranga

Take a journey to Mount Tutu Eco-Sanctuary and enter a special world nestled in Native Rainforest. A secluded peaceful retreat 18 kms from Tauranga Info Centre or 12 kms up Ohauiti Road.

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Dolphin Blue

Tauranga

Dolphin Blue offers you dolphin watching tours departing from Tauranga City. Spend a day with us aboard Commander 1 locating and watching dolphins and other marine life.

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Kewpie Harbour Cruises

Tauranga

Experience the Beautiful Tauranga Harbour in a beautifully restored 52ft solid kauri classic ferry boat with Kewpie Scheduled One hour scenic Harbour Cruises.

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Marshalls Animal Park

Tauranga

Situated adjacent to McLaren Falls Park, Marshalls Animal Park‚Äč is a unique attraction with 35 acres of friendly animals and fun.

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Mossops Honey

Tauranga

Mossops are a family owned and operated business that are passionate about bees and producing top quality honey and honey products.

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Oropi Bushlands Horse Treks

Tauranga

Enjoy the peace and tranquillity of our beautiful farm. Catering to small groups from 1-6 riders, spend an hour or two of fun with your friends.

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Seatrek Charters

Tauranga

Seatrek is a Tauranga based marine charter company offering the opportunity to experience a wide variety of marine activities.

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Julians Berry Farm & Cafe

Whakatane

Julians Berry Farm and Cafe offers a unique New Zealand experience, and regarded as one of New Zealands hidden treasures. Something for everyone at this award winning attraction.

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Waimarino Scenic Lake McLaren Kayak Tour

Tauranga

Enjoy a Kayak Tour experience on the wonderful calm Lake McLaren where serenity takes a new name.

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Bay Explorer Island & Wildlife Cruise

Tauranga

Bay Explorer connects you to the amazing aquatic world. Revel in open space, fresh air and the adventure of a real ocean safari experience.

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Diveworks Dolphin & Seal Encounters

Whakatane

Encounter and Swim with huge pods of Dolphins and friendly Seals with occasional sightings Whales in the rich, warm blue Bay of Plenty waters near Whakatane and Moutohora, Whale Island a pristine wildlife sanctuary.

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McLaren Falls Park

Tauranga

McLaren Falls Park is popular for camping, fishing, kayaking, wedding photos, picnics, bush walks and summertime concerts. It is also home to one of the best botanical collections of trees in the…

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