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Mt Maunganui voted New Zealands best beach!

TripAdvisor has announced the winners of its Travellers' Choice Awards for top beaches. Mt Maunganui beach has been awarded New Zealand's Best Beach for the third year in a row, 2nd place in the South Pacific, and 25th best beach in the world!
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Win a double pass to Jimmy Cliff in concert at ASB Arena!

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 There are plenty of great places to stop along this popular tourist route including beautiful beaches, stunning bush, natural hot pools and bubbling mud. 

Bay of Plenty highlights

A one day itinerary that takes in some of the key activities and attractions the Bay has to offer.

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Pacific Coast Highway

Follow this touring route from Auckland via Coromandel, through Tauranga, and around the East Cape to find spectacular coastlines, beaches and local gems.

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 Follow this touring route from Auckland via Coromandel, through Tauranga, and around the East Cape to find spectacular coastlines, beaches and local gems.

 We’ll give you some great tips on how to make the most of your time ensuring you see the best we’ve got to offer. 

Action packed - three days

For adventure seekers we've got plenty to offer including jet boating, kayaking, blokarting and an aerial obstacle course.

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 A stopover at Tauranga port offers the chance to experience our  region’s highlights or take advantage of the port’s short distance from  Rotorua, Hobbiton, and the Coromandel. 
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Cruise to Tauranga

A stopover at Tauranga port offers the chance to experience our region’s highlights or take advantage of the port’s short distance from Rotorua, Hobbiton, and the Coromandel.

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