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Things to do in the Bay of Plenty

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Water activities

Explore the harbour on boat cruises, go kayaking on the Pacific Ocean or try white water rafting.

Fun on the water»

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If you're keen for a big adrenaline rush the Bay of Plenty is ready to take your breath away.

Book an adventure»

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Spend some time in the Bay's beautiful gardens and parks, or relax in a spa or thermal pool.

Attractions in the Bay»

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To help get the most out of your visit to the Bay of Plenty book a tour with a local so that you get to know the region better than you could on your own.

Tour options»

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Walks and tramping

You could spend weeks exploring all the tracks and walks in our region.  Check out our walks info, pack a picnic and get outdoors.

Get moving»


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Nature and animals

Get up close and personal with dolphins or visit local bird gardens and animal parks.

Get closer to nature»

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On wheels

Try a 4WD adventure, where you can take the wheel and shake things up on mind-boggling terrain or take a tour to experience one of the region’s mountain bike trails.

Roll on to listings»

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Culture, art, and heritage

Find the best places to go to buy arts and crafts, take in cultural attractions or view local art at a variety of galleries.

Learn something»

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In the air activities

Enjoy all the sights of the region on a flightseeing adventure or try skydiving in one of the best drop zones in the country.

Touch the sky»

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Visit one of the regions great spas or hot pools for a real treat.



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