Come and visit the home of blokart and have a blast on the land sailing machine, which has taken the world by storm. Super easy to use and great fun, these machines are awesome when the wind blows.…Learn more
This stunning coastal paradise offers plenty of options for everyone to enjoy a perfect holiday break. From the beach to the mountains, fine dining to outdoor food markets, you’ll create special memories here you will never forget.
Our White Island Volcano Adventure is truly a unique experience, visiting a continuously active, living and breathing volcano is an essential destination for all who visit New Zealand.
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.Learn more
Mauao is an iconic landmark and traversing its 3.4km base track is New Zealand’s single most popular walk. Allow 45 minutes and plenty of time to enjoy the crashing ocean waves and views across to Tauranga and Matakana Island.
This small island sits just off Mount Maunganui’s Main Beach. In the past it’s been a Maori pa, a quarry, a marine aquarium and a tourist attraction called Leisure Island. Now it’s a protected reserve and a great place to enjoy a walk.
It won’t take long for you to fall in love with Ohope. From the moment you drive over the hill from Whakatane and catch a glimpse of the serene blue ocean, you instantly relax. This small beach resort is home to around 3000 people but thousands more visit this slice of paradise every year to enjoy a weekend getaway or holiday in the sunshine.
This outdoor shopping centre is a 10min drive down Cameron Rd from Tauranga’s CBD. If features a large supermarket, petrol station, homeware stores, small retailers and superb fresh food outlets. Free parking is available right outside.
This stylish outdoor shopping complex on Tauranga’s northern city fringe is open seven days a week and features a range of boutique stores, large retail chains, popular cafes and professional service providers. Free parking is available.
During your travels through the Bay of Plenty and in particular Mount Maunganui, visit the Classic Flyers Historic Aviation Museum for an attraction to visit that combines a unique historic aviation museum with a first class cafe & bar.
Bethlehem Coachlines have vehicles from 12 to 53 seats. Budget to Luxury and drivers that can cater for all your needs. We specialise in Cruise ship day shore excursions, airport and Hotel transfers, educational journeys and fully guided tours.Learn more
Nestled amongst lush park-like grounds, and perfectly situated to take advantage of the Bay of Plenty’s lakes, rivers, mountains and beaches, Awakeri Hot Springs offers a beautifully peaceful holiday park, just 10 minutes drive from Whakatane.
Tauranga’s flagship shopping mall in Mount Maunganui is home to 100 different retailers including fashion, department stores, electrical, gifts, health, beauty and more. A children’s indoor playground and free parking is also available.