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Cruising into 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 15 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.

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Whether you want to visit the hobbit holes at Hobbtion, a local tour around Tauranga or the cultural & volcanic experience that is Rotoura - you will find plenty for everyone after you leave your ship.


Cruise schedule

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Every year the Port sees cruise ships from Australia, the Pacific Islands, North America and Europe, pass through the Tauranga harbour.

Check the cruise schedule for the full arrival schedule.

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Taste our local produce and wine, or learn about our kiwifruit and movie industries or our region’s history.  You can explore parks, rivers, beaches, gardens, native bush, shops, restaurants, wildlife, and more,
with our friendly local tour guides.

Check out our local tours»


Rotorua tours

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Experience the earth’s forces on a geyser tour or learn about Maori history and culture.  Visit pristine sparkling lakes or relax in natural
hot springs, or for the adrenalin junkie Rotorua is an adventure playground full of fun activities. 

Take a tour beyond Tauranga»


How to book shore excursions?

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Whether you chose to book a shore excursion onboard your vessel, in advance by checking out the tours on offer from our website, or on your cruise ship's arrival to our new welcoming facility, you will find that there are plenty of great trips to chose from in our region.


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