Mt Maunganui Family Fun and Activities
Mt Maunganui is a popular holiday resort town renowned for its surf and swimming beaches, located in the Bay of Plenty region. With a wide range of fun family activities, Mt Maunanui is the perfect holiday destination for the entire family. Many adventures in Mt Maunganui are suitable for children, so there's no need to leave the kids at home. Bring the kids and grandparents and enjoy some fabulous family activities and entertainment in Mt Maunganui. more
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Mobile-friendly - The Tauranga, Rotorua and Coromandel regions offers some of New Zealand’s most spectacular scenery. Deep blue lakes surrounded by volcanic and geothermal backdrops to long sandy beaches. Walk in the crater of White Island, New Zealand's most active volcano, or drop into a vineyard for lunch. Range of scenic flights and experiences allowing you to discover the region from above.
Your BEST DAY EVER begins early-morning as you're welcomed aboard Bay Explorer at Tauranga waterfront. We cruise through the beautiful harbour, & past the landmark volcanic mountain Mauao. We explore the pristine Bay of Plenty coastline to watch marine wildlife. You can choose to explore even more at the islands. Optional activities include swimming, kayaks, and stand-up paddle boarding (SUP).
Mobile-friendly - Swim with dolphins. Our awesome Dolphin Encounters depart daily from both Tauranga and Mount Maunganui aboard our luxury high speed vessels. Fully-equipped with two decks, huge front dolphin viewing area for all passengers to enjoy the wild dolphins surfing on the bow, our boats are comfortable, stable, very family friendly. Our swim bars provide close swimming encounters with the Dolphins.
Mobile-friendly - Experience the real Middle-earth with a visit to the Hobbiton Movie Set, the bucolic setting for The Shire that featured in The Lord of the Rings film trilogy. The Hobbit holes, Green Dragon Inn, Mill and other structures created for the films can be viewed and see how this beautiful piece of Waikato farmland was transformed into The Shire.
Mobile-friendly - If you are looking for some fun and adventure for the family then ROCK ON down to Rocktopia where we have 26 awesome Clip N Climb walls with 31 challenges and 18 Rock On Climbing walls. We also have the world famous vertical slide and Leap of Faith jump. Great for team building, corporate and family fun. Cafe on site.
It's fast, it's furious, it's family entertainment and it's at a track near you. Fast paced racing, huge hits, bikes with no brakes, demolition derby's, fireworks - Speedway in NZ is an action packed event for everyone! With 24 race tracks across the country - enjoy the exhilaration that only Speedway provides, throughout the summer season (Oct-April).
Mobile-friendly - Discover the bounty of the Bay of Plenty on our Taste of Plenty Food Tour. Visit local food heroes and get off the beaten track to discover some of the best artisan food of our region. You might taste honeys, cheeses, ciders, wines, breads, coffee, fruits and baked goods. Traverse stunning countryside, lots of stops for photos.
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