THINGS TO DO
Waimarino Adventure Park is a tranquil paradise situated on the banks of the Wairoa River just 10 minutes from Tauranga City. This water and adventure park is great for all ages you can spend the whole day here mainly focused around Kayaking, Waimarino also has rock Climbing walls, low ropes course, warm thermal pool, picnic tables and BBQ facilities and much more making for a great day out!
Experience the BEST DAY EVER cruise with Bay Explorer there are full day and half day cruises available to suit your needs. You will explore the pristine waters of Bay of Plenty; watch marine wildlife as you make your way out to one of the surrounding islands. Here you have the opportunity to go for a swim, SUP (stand up paddle board) or Kayak around the bay during the stopover lunch will be cooked (bring your own food for the BBQ) then head back to Tauranga, again keeping an eye out for the marine wildlife along the way.
Looking for a relaxed way to explore the region while indulging in some of New Zealand’s best craft beer? Let Brewbus take you on a road of discovery with our own ‘crafted’ range of tour options into the heart and soul of this naturally growing New Zealand phenomenon.
You’ll meet the creators; you’ll learn about their beers; you’ll taste their finest; and travel in safety and style.
Experience the wonders of the kiwifruit industry on an idyllic working kiwifruit orchard learn about ‘the story of kiwifruit’ and discover how this unique pocket of land, in the Bay of Plenty, is able to produce one of the world’s healthiest fruits.
Around 80% of all kiwifruit grown in New Zealand grows in the Bay of Plenty.
This popular 1-hour scenic boat tour travels through the Tauranga inner harbour surrounded by the Grand Kaimai range. Discover the secluded island of Matakana, where you have an option to stay for an hour or two and be picked up on the next tour. Ideal for families as kids under 12 travels FREE easily located at the Mount Maunganui base track 100m walk along pilot wharf side.
Ready for a rush that gets your adrenaline pumping!?
How about jumping out of a plane at 10,000 ft.
Skydive Tauranga offers unique New Zealand views with a breath-taking mix of golden sand beaches, waterways, cities and mountains. On the ride up, your Tandem Master will point out some iconic New Zealand sights and tell you more about our region and country.
Hibiscus Surf School
Hibiscus is an award-winning surf school, passionate about teaching all ages and abilities the joy of surfing.
We’d love to teach you!
If you’re new to surfing, you can join our Aloha Beginner Group lesson. Our maximum group size is 6 surfers, so everyone will receive personalized instruction at fantastic value. All of your equipment hire is included, including a high quality soft-top surfboard and full length wetsuit.
Blue Ocean Fishing Charters
If you are looking for a great value fishing charter in the Bay of Plenty, you’ve come to the right place!
Put yourself in the picture…..stunning scenery, white sandy beaches, rugged unspoiled islands.
You are on a safe and comfortable charter vessel, the wind in your hair, the smell of salt air and a fish tugging at your line…..you are in paradise……..
With Blue Ocean Charters you can live the New Zealand fishing adventure.
Mount Hot Salt Water Pools
Come and soak in our heated saltwater pools and experience the benefits of warmed seawater for its ability to rebalance and detoxify our bodies. Salt water bathing was believed to improve mobility by easing muscle and joint inflammation, and general aches and pains. Mount Hot Salt Water Pools is situated right at the base of Mount Maunganui so you can relax and soak with the beautiful iconic Mount surrounding you.
Join Comvita on their guided tour and discover the world of the honeybee and the wonder of nature's intelligence. Explore the healing power of nature through New Zealand's native plants, including Manuka. See the world through the eyes to the honeybee and learn how they share the gifts of nature with us.
East Coast Paddler
Explore the waters that flow through Tauranga with East Coast Paddler. Enjoy some great conversations along the way by paddling together with a group of friends. Also, our experienced instructors will make you feel at ease as you test new waters. Whether it be an island hop, a lunchtime SUP, or a river float, there is much to see and do. And doing it from the water makes it all the more special.
There are many golf courses around the Tauranga region all within a short drive from the Tauranga Airport some of which are championship tested courses. In a nation which boasts more golf courses per capita than any other country in the world, the Western Bay of Plenty and Tauranga in particular boast some of New Zealand’s most established and finest courses.
Tauranga - https://www.taurangagolf.co.nz
Mount Maunganui - https://www.omanugolf.co.nz
Te Puke - https://www.golftepuke.co.nz
Meet the latest action attraction – Rock on down and come check out Mt Maunganui’s best indoor rock climbing gym, bouldering cave, Rock On Cafe and Clip N’ Climb gym. Lots of fun and challenges for the whole family! Rocktopia’s friendly and experienced team are dedicated to inspiring and challenging everyone to give Rock Climbing a go in a fun and supportive environment.
Game On activities
Game on Activities Laser Tag and Paintball is the perfect option for adrenaline pumping action! Located on an outdoor battlefield known as the Valley of Pines in the heart of Oropi, Tauranga. Your time in the Valley will challenge you to outwit, outplay and outshoot your friends as you discover who is and who isn't the sharpest shooter.