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Tours & Transport

There’s so much to see and do in the Bay of Plenty that a guided tour is a pretty good idea. Ensure you don’t miss out on any highlights, history or photo opportunities with these experienced tour operators.

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Hinterland Tours

Tauranga

Our main focus is making sure that your ‘experience is of top quality’. We honestly enjoy what we do and we are passionate about New Zealand and the Bay of Plenty area. We think, what an amazing place to live.

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Zealandier Tours

Tauranga

Fully guided luxury, small group sightseeing tours of New Zealand. You will see the very best sights with local experts. We offer a range of tours to fit with your days available and regions wished to visit. South Island tours are the most popular.

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Amazing Day Tours

Tauranga

Irene your guide will custom design your shore excursions and this has been most popular with many people who want to pack more into their day with a personalized guide in a smaller vehicle.

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Driving Miss Daisy

Tauranga

Driving Miss Daisy is an independent private transport service offering tours, outings and shopping trips throughout the Bay of Plenty. Let us take you on a personalised trip with outstanding service and companionship. Wheelchair accessible vehicles.

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Learning Journeys

Tauranga

We have been helping teachers and students organise trips since 2001. Our trips include adrenaline filled action tours for International Students studying here in New Zealand, curriculum linked…

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Royale Coachlines

Tauranga

Royale Coachlines have modern coaches and buses of varying seating capacities to suit your needs

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Action Stations

Tauranga

Action Stations specialises in creating education based camps for primary through to exciting adventure based camps for college and everything in between.

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Dial A Cab BOP Ltd

Tauranga

For the best taxi cab fare prices in Tauranga City and Mt Maunganui, give us a call today!

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New Zealand Cabs

Tauranga

New Zealand Cabs has been operating in the Tauranga area for over 10 years and is proud to provide a superior taxi service to the Bay of Plenty region.

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Rad Car Hire Tauranga

Tauranga

RaD Car Hire Tauranga are here to assist with your rental vehicle requirements, you will find our vehicle selection and pricing options amazing. Cars, People Movers,Vans, Trucks and Luggage trailers all available. We are open seven days & keen to help at anytime

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Glow Worm Kayaking Experience

Tauranga

We start this trip by meeting at the beautiful Lake McLaren. As the evening takes hold and it gets darker, we move up the lake and into a river system when the glow worms start to come out for the night. We finish up the evening by paddling back down the lake in the pitch black.

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Amazing Rotorua

Tauranga

​• Looking for a Cruise Ship shore excursion that will show you the best of the sights in this region? • Can you get all this at a reasonable cost? • Yes with Amazing Day Tours come and join us for the day and let us share our amazing region with you.

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Accessible New Zealand

Tauranga

We ensure that all your needs are met so you can relax with our friendly, knowledgeable, experienced guides on hand throughout your stay.

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Waimarino Glow Worm Kayak Tour

Tauranga

Relax on the edge of tranquil Lake McLaren, enjoy locally produced refreshments while watching the ducks paddle. At dusk our guides will lead you onto the lake to watch the sun set over the hills. Gently paddle into the night and discover the magic of the enchanting glow worm canyon.

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Sun Air Scenic Flights

Tauranga

Our friendly, experienced pilots can fly you over steaming White Island, an active marine volcano, or over the Rotorua lakes to the barren hulk of Mt Tarawera.

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Waimarino Scenic Lake McLaren Kayak Tour

Tauranga

Enjoy a Kayak Tour experience on the wonderful calm Lake McLaren where serenity takes a new name.

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Russian Speaking Tourist Guide

Tauranga

Experienced Russian speaking guide is available across the Bay of Plenty, New Zealand.

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Pacific Auto Rentals (Car & Van Rentals)

Tauranga

Pacific Rental Cars is a family run business with a strong customer service focus. We offer quality, affordable car rentals in Tauranga and Mount Maunganui, New Zealand.

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Wicked Wanders

Tauranga

A relaxing small group tour connecting you with the natural beauty of Tauranga and the Bay

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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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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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Kiwi-as tours and Adventures

Tauranga

Kiwi-as adventures owned and operated by New Zealand born 'kiwi guy' offering tailor made tours, from Tauranga to areas in the central North Island- Rotorua, Taupo, Waikato , Coromandel. We can organize a day trip from your hotel giving you a unique experience to see some places off the off the beaten tourist track to give you a true 'kiwi experience'

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V8 Trike Tours

Tauranga

V8 5.8 litre Chevrolet 5-seat Trike offering tours around the Bay of Plenty. Also available for private hire, weddings, funerals, parties or any special occasion. Please call for tour suggestions and pricing.

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Huntaway Farms Horse Trekking

Tauranga

Horse treks across a working beef cattle farm through wide open spaces and pristine native bush. Panoramic views from Mount Tarawera to White Island. Treks tailored to all abilities and country…

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Wildside Adventures Walks

Tauranga

Experience the unspoilt beauty of New Zealands forest. Fully Licensed passenger transport service inclusive.

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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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Thrifty Car Rentals

Tauranga

Thrifty Car Rentals​ provide the best car rental service in the Bay of Plenty. It’s really that simple!​

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Custom Day Tours

Tauranga

Custom Day Tours organise your custom day tours and shore excursions around the Bay of Plenty Rotorua, Hobbiton, Waitomo Caves, Mount Maunganui, Tauranga and beyond.

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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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Experience Comvita

Tauranga

A unique NZ story. Share Nature - Share Life

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Fat Boy Charters

Tauranga

Sightseeing can be carried out within the coastal limits including Mayor Island, Plate Island, Mottiti Island and other great destinations which also include the harbour area.

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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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Shore Trips and Tours

Tauranga

Shore Trips & Tours offer a range of private and small group tours and excursions tailored for the Cruise ships visiting Australia and New Zealand. With a team of friendly and professional driver/guides they will make your stay a warm and happy one.

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A1 Limos

Tauranga

A1 Limos "When Only The Best Will Do". We are based in Tauranga, New Zealand and we specialise in Luxury Limousine hire.

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ABC Rentals

Tauranga

We aim to make vehicle rental an enjoyable and economical experience, all our vehicles are maintained to the highest standards for your peace of mind on the roads. Short or long term hire of cars, minibuses and more. Local pick up and drop off. Friendly service, flexible times and great prices!

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Autoworld Rentals

Tauranga

At Autoworld Rentals we pride ourselves on being a small personalised rental car company and flexible to suit everyone's personal needs. For friendly, personal Kiwi service give us a call.

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Bay of Plenty Public Transport

Tauranga

The Bay of Plenty Regional Council subsidises regional public bus services making it affordable for all users within the Bay i.e. locals and tourists alike.

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Uzabus

Tauranga

When you need to Uzabus, we’ve got exactly what you need! When it comes to transporting large numbers, you can’t beat a bus. We have a huge range of options available from 61 seater coaches down to 10 seater mini vans, all with air conditioning.

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Bethlehem Coachlines

Tauranga

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.

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Deep Star Charters

Tauranga

Specialising in daily & overnight fishing trips all year round within walking distance of Tauranga CBD.

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Corporate Tours

Tauranga

Come aboard our air-conditioned 12 seater coach for a fun and relaxing tour. We visit the local beaches and Kiwi360 to experience kiwifruit. Then to Rotorua for a Maori culture performance, boiling…

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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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Gyrate NZ

Tauranga

Exhilarating​ open air flying in a Gyroplane suitable for adrenile junkies or sedate scenic tourists. Experience hands on control or soak up the Bay of Plenty from a bird's eye perspective.

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Johns Trips and Tours

Tauranga

Experience and knowledge of providing narrated/guided tours for visitors and cruise ship passengers over many years.

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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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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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Mossops Honey

Tauranga

Mossop's is a New Zealand family business that has been producing and packaging top quality honeys for 70 years.

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Rite Price Car Rentals

Tauranga

100% locally owned and operated family business. Our enthusiastic team can assist you in finding the Rite vehicle for your needs.

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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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Tauranga Marine Charters

Tauranga

Fishing Trips...we offer day trips or 24 hour trips, we can supply all you need and we work all year round from Tauranga in the beautiful Bay of Plenty.

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Tauranga Mount Taxis

Tauranga

Fast Efficient Friendly service. Part of the Nationwide Blue Bubble Group.

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Aerius Helicopters Mount and City Scenic Flight

Tauranga

Experience a different view of Mount Maunganui and Tauranga city. This flight will take you along the white sandy coastline to the Mount Main Beach. Fly around “The Mount” and over Matakana Island on your way to Tauranga city.

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