A unique 4.5 star Tauranga hotel, located on and over the harbour with a relaxed ambience, flexible event venue options and waterfront dining. Situated in the Bay of Plenty region – one of New Zealand’s top holiday destinations.
Bay Explorer connects you to the amazing aquatic world. Revel in open space, fresh air and the adventure of a real ocean safari experience.
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.
Join the crew from White Island Tours for a 4-5.5 hour adventure to explore New Zealand's only active marine volcano – Whakaari/White Island.
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.
Kayaking adventures for independent travellers, family groups, businesses and schools. We offer guided tours, hires and tuition at a number of locations around Whakatane in the Bay of Plenty.
Nestled under Mount Maunganui, the Mount Hot Pools are the perfect place to sit, relax and enjoy the views of the Mount.
Award winning hostel, offering affordable accommodation with a fantastic atmosphere. Life is better at the Mount - We've got it all: The sun, the surf, and the sea. We offer FREE onsite car parking, FREE surfboards and FREE job placement all year round.
Enjoy breathtaking views expanding all the way from White Island to the Coromandel and Mount Ruapehu with a 20 minute scenic flight. And if that wasn’t enough to take your breath away, freefalling back towards Tauranga at 200km/h might help!
explore Whakatane's magical coast, paddling past eternally beautiful Otarawairere Bay and through rocky channels to hidden beaches. Enjoy the beautiful panoramas of the East Cape and out to White Island and expect wildlife encounters with gannets, rays and penguins and in winter, fur seals.
An unforgettable sightseeing adventure for everyone! Our tours are designed to capture the Bay of Plenty’s beauty. From a bite-sized 25-minute cruise to a three-hour experience, you’ll take in a slice of the most picturesque scenery in New Zealand.
The perfect cruise ship shore excursion. Experience this steaming volcanic landscape where the Tuhourangi / Ngati Wahiao tribe have lived for over 200 years. Image a living Maori village where the villagers have their homes set amongst erupting geysers, boiling mud. They use the natural geothermal resources to cook, bathe and heat their homes.
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.