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The Bay of Plenty’s scenic location and natural resources provide an ideal place to test your adventurous spirit. Explore the great outdoors and choose from lots of fun and exhilarating activities.

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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 Adventure Park

Tauranga

Bring your family, swimsuits, barbecue supplies or picnic and make a day of it with our Supreme adventure park pass options, or if you’re short on time, come down and rent a kayak by the hour.

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Experience Comvita

Tauranga

A unique NZ story. Share Nature - Share Life

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Tauranga Tandem Skydiving

Mt Maunganui

Experience the exhilaration of freefall from up to 12,000 feet with Tauranga Tandem Skydiving.

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Blokart Recreation Park

Papamoa

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.…

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Hibiscus Surf School

Mt Maunganui

Hibiscus Surf School began in the spring of 2004 and continues to provide quality surf instruction to all levels of surfers, from beginner to advanced.

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Adrenalin Forest

Tauranga

Affordable fun for the whole family, a wicked adrenalin rush adventure park in a beautiful forest setting in TECT All Terrain Park 20minutes from Rotorua and Tauranga. over 25 flying foxes and 100 different challenges to overcome.

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Game On Activities

Tauranga

Having a birthday party or desperately wanting to do something different? Come & experience our new Paintball Target Shooting Golf Course.

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LoadedNZ

Tauranga

Been looking for fun things to do in Tauranga? Look no further than Loaded NZ!

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Aerius Helicopters White Island Volcano Tour

Tauranga

Once in a lifetime opportunity to land and walk in the crater of New Zealand's most active volcano Words cannot express the experience that is walking on the active crater floor of White Island. The unique lunar landscape is an integral part of the Pacific ring of fire.

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Aerius Helicopters White Island Scenic Flight

Tauranga

White Island is an active volcano in the middle of the sea. Located 52 kilometres off the Bay of Plenty coastline, White Island is a link in a chain of volcanoes called the Pacific Ring of Fire.

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Aerius Helicopters Hobbiton Movie Set

Tauranga

Fly to the Hobbiton Movie Set where you will be guided through the 1,250 acre working sheep and cattle farm to the site used in the Lord of the Rings and Hobbit movies.

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Aerius Helicopters Tarawera and Rotorua Lakes Scenic Flight

Tauranga

Enjoy the views of the Tauranga region before heading over vast expanses of flourishing native and pine forests to the many and varied geothermal areas of the Rotorua.

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Aerius Helicopters Whangamata and Waihi Goldmine Scenic Flight

Tauranga

Fly past the iconic Mount Maunganui as we head along the coast to the isolated Coromandel town of Whangamata. You will see the wind swept beach of Matakana Island along with the vast inner Tauranga harbour.

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WILDSIDE ADVENTURES MOUTOHORA/ WHALE ISLAND CRUISE SNORKEL

Tauranga

Join us sailing by large 12 person catamaran to the waters of Moutohora Island, a wildlife reserve home to rare birds, penguins and seals. Snorkel the waters surrounding the island, light lunch & refreshments inclusive. Enjoy a hot soak or swim in Sulphur Bay a natural hotwater beach.

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Wildside Adventures Moutohora Island Snorkeling

Whakatane

Sail by large 12 person catamaran to waters of Moutohora Island a wildlife reserve home to endangered birds, seals and penguins. Snorkel the pristine waters surrounding the Island looking at the various marine life. Finish off with a hot soak or swim at Moutohora Islands very own hotwater beach.

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Arataki Cultural Walking Trails

Mt Maunganui

Arataki: to lead, to point out, to guide. Experience guided walking trails using our mobile app and proximity technology to receive cultural information about sites of significance around the Mauao…

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Motu Trails

Opotiki

Whether you're a casual cyclist, a serious mountain biker or gravel rider, a runner, a walker or a family, Motu Trails offers you a stunning outdoors experience. Motu Trails is one of the great…

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O'Neill Surf Academy NZ

Mt Maunganui

​O’Neill Surf Academy NZ is a respected surf company operating across Northland, Matakana Coasts, Orewa & Mount Maunganui. We promote surf lessons, surf tours, school & holiday camps, corporate team building, family surf days, beach education, surf culture and adventure.

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Wildside Adventures East Coast Tour

Tauranga

Enjoy snorkeling the unspoilt marine environment and kayaking the beautiful bays of the unspoiled East Coast. One - two days. Longer trips by arrangement. Accommodation, Transportation, Equipment inclusive. Meals can be organised for an extra cost.

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Avantiplus Koops Cycles

Tauranga

We are a local bike shop that offers both bicycle hire & sales. We have full size range of bikes suitable for all types of riding. All bikes are supplied with helmets and locks Hiring a bike is the…

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Amped Motos

Papamoa

Bring the kids to NZs first off-road electric motorbike park and see them ride a real motorbike in a safe & fun environment. Their confidence will soar as they ride over real dirt bumps and past the checkered flag.

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TECT All Terrain Park

Te Puke

Imagine a giant outdoor adventure park where you can create your own dream playground...

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Orokawa Bay Walk

Waihi Beach

This popular walk starts at the northern end of Waihi Beach. Wind around the coastal headlands to reach Orokawa Bay and enjoy a picnic on the beach in the shade of giant pohutukawa trees. Allow 45 minutes each way.

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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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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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Mount Maunganui Surf Academy

Mt Maunganui

At Mount Maunganui Surf Academy we teach surfing and surfing only. This means we can concentrate on teaching to the best level possible and guarantee you will find the whole experience a life…

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Tauranga Aero Club

Mt Maunganui

Flying Club offering aviation minded folks social and participation involvement in their chosen hobby.

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Baywave TECT Aquatic & Leisure Centre

Tauranga

Baywave is one of the Bay of Plentys top regional attractions, drawing in over 230,000 visitors every year!

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Rocktopia

Mt Maunganui

Rocktopia is now open at 9 Triton Ave, Mount Maunganui We offer 26 fun climbs with 31 new challenges on our Clip N Climb walls There is also 18 climbing walls and 2 boulder caves at Rocktopia. These walls were built by climbers for climbers and have produced some of the best climbers in the world today At Rocktopia we also have the world famous vertical slide and Leap OF Faith jump

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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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Salt Spray Surf School

Ohope

Learning to surf the waves is truly an exhilarating experience and there is no better place to learn then the white sands of Ohope Beach.

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Kiwi Jet Boat Tours

Whakatane

Depart from the Matahina Dam to experience, ignibrite cliffs, willow lined farmland, white water rapids, a scenic weeping gorge arriving at the Aniwhenua Falls. This is a real jet boating experience!

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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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Katikati Bird Gardens

Tauranga

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

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Fish and Dips Charters

Tauranga

Our specialty is soft bait fishing; we will show you how it's done, rods, reels and ice to keep you catch fresh are provided.

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Equine Sporting Clays

Te Puke

Enjoy the thrills and challenges of clay bird shooting at SKB Sporting Field. Our clay targets simulate the habits of wild game pheasant, rabbit, duck and more.

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Elements Watersports

Tauranga

Windsurfing, Sailing, Powerboating, Kitesurfing and more! With dedicated kit for all levels and locations, our team are ready to get you out on the water safely and easily using proven methods

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Discovery Surf School

Mt Maunganui

Discovery Surf School provides surfing lessons of the highest quality for all ages and abilities in a fun and safe environment.

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Mossop's Honey

Tauranga

Mossop's is a New Zealand family business that has been producing and packaging top quality honeys for 70 years. Buzz in and check out our fascinating LIVE BEE DISPLAY!

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