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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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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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Wildside Adventures Moutohora Island Sailing Snorkeling Cruise

Tauranga

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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BayStation Blokart Sailing

Tauranga

A Blokart is a small three-wheeled kart that is easy to manoeuvre, and a whole heap of fun. Despite being referred to as 'land yachts' no sailing experience is required, meaning everyone can have a go.

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BayStation Electric Drift Trikes

Tauranga

BayStation is home to the only Electric Drift Trikes in the Bay of Plenty. Become a pro drifter on our purpose built indoor drift track, where you no longer need to worry about the weather.

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Skydive Tauranga

Tauranga

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!

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Escape Rooms

Tauranga

We are the only up to 90 min Escape Game in NZ.

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"Glass-sperience"

Tauranga

"Glass-sperience" is an entertaining and interesting "How It's Made' tour which showcases three of the many techniques that are used in a Kilnforming and Flameworking glass studio.

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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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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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Arataki Cultural Walking Trails

Tauranga

Listen to mountains, rivers, and landmarks speak. Seamlessly receive info about sites of cultural significance at the Mauao base track, using our custom app and proximity tech.

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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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LoadedNZ

Tauranga

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

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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 Hot Pools

Tauranga

Nestled under Mount Maunganui, the Mount Hot Pools are the perfect place to sit, relax and enjoy the views of the Mount.

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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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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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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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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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Flummox Escape Rooms Tauranga

Tauranga

We have created some of the very best escape rooms in New Zealand that are designed to be immersive and create some team bonding in a totally fun and enjoyable way!

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