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The Bay of Plenty - As Seen on Screen!

The Bay of Plenty is the perfect place to relax and unwind with a loved one. Check out some of our top picks for the perfect couples getaway or honeymoon, featured on New Zealand's newest romantic reality TV3 series!

Eagle Ridge

Create memories to last a lifetime at luxurious Eagle Ridge.

Eagle Ridge is a secluded country estate, lodge and function centre nestled in the hills above Tauranga with breathtaking panoramic views of Mount Maunganui and the stunning Bay of Plenty!

Aerius Helicopters

A once in a lifetime opportunity to land and walk in the crater of New Zealand's most active volcano with Aerius Helicopters! Words cannot express the experience that is walking on the active crater floor of our geothermal giant, White Island.

The perfect bucket-list item to experience with your special someone!

Waimarino Glow Worm Kayak Tours

Relax on the edge of tranquil Lake McLaren, enjoy locally produced refreshments while watching the ducks paddle. At dusk, Waimarino's guides will lead you onto the lake to watch the pinks and blues of a romantic sun set over the hills.

Gently paddle into the night and discover the magic of the enchanting glow worm canyon...


Feeling active? Venture to the top of our most famous landmark, Mauao. This walk takes about 40 minutes and requires a good level of fitness. Choose from two scenic tracks to reach the 232m-high summit.

The view at the top is worth the effort - especially to watch the early morning sun rise over the pacific ocean!

Harbourside Waterfront Dining

Dining at Harbourside is about much more than treating the taste buds. Situated in an atmospheric historic building hugging Tauranga's water edge, Harbourside is about the setting as well as sensational cuisine and superb service.

Mount Maunganui Hot Pools

The Mount Hot Pools are iconic in the Tauranga region, popular with locals and visitors alike. Choose to enjoy the atmosphere of the main pools, complete with waterfalls and fountains, or treat yourself to a private pool and luxurious massage.

Created: 10 October 2017

Last updated: 11 October 2017