Bay of Plenty
The sunny climate and beachy atmosphere of the Bay of Plenty make it a place to have fun. Laugh with the locals while you sample the easy-going lifestyle, explore the 125 kilometres of white sand beaches, visit an active marine volcano and much more. The main centres in the Bay of Plenty are Mt Maunganui - with one of the best beaches in New Zealand, Tauranga - a relaxed port city with lots to do, Te Puke - the kiwifruit capital of New Zealand, and Whakatane - the gateway to White Island. Don't miss the surf beaches at Mt Maunganui, the Haiku Pathway in Katikati or the beautiful Kaimai Mamaku Forest Park.
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Mobile-friendly - Stunning new Tauranga motel located opposite the hospital, easy access from any direction, 5 minutes from CBD, 10 minutes from Mt Maunganui. A great night's sleep - top of the range Sleepyhead Elegance beds. Fantastic showers - with excellent water pressure. Comfort in all seasons - heat pumps/air-conditioning in all units. Quiet - residential location, brick, hush glass.
Mobile-friendly - New Zealand's leading tour company in meeting the needs of mature travellers and those with special needs. We welcome, care and cater for those with special or specific needs when visiting our beautiful country. Specialised vehicles and accommodation to suit every requirement with experienced guides to accompany you every step of the way. Accessible NZ- specialised tours "For All".
Mobile-friendly - An adventure and playing field in the heart of the forest. A test against gravity, balance and agility. A fun and exciting entertainment option for the whole family or as part of a group. Each park has several levels of difficulty allowing for a different experience of pleasures, emotions and challenges.
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.
Ahuru B & B is located in the peaceful village of Athenree, with gorgeous views to the ocean and the scenic Kaimai Ranges. We are a short 8-10-kilometre drive to local shopping, cafes and restaurants and the 9-kilometre-long sandy Waihi Beach. Auckland is a 2-hour drive, The Coromandel 40-minutes, Rotorua 1 hour 40 minutes, Tauranga 40 minutes, Hobbiton 2 hours.
Mobile-friendly - Auckland's Ultimate Sightseeing Adventure. Air Auckland is Auckland's fixed wing scenic flight specialist. If you really want to see Auckland and the Hauraki Gulf there's no better way than from above. Based at Ardmore Airport and Waiheke Island Airfield, Air Auckland is well positioned to offer a stunning array of scenic flights and transfer flights.
Mobile-friendly - Alton Lodge provides motel accommodation in Whakatane. Situated close to White Island, Motu Trails and the Ureweras, the units are spacious and clean with kitchens containing hotplates, microwaves and ovens. It's also a 10 to 20-minute walk into town or a 5-minute walk to a small shopping centre.
Mobile-friendly - Opened January 2010 at 1335 Paradise Valley Road. Amazeme is a fabulous new attraction to Rotorua. 1.4 kilometres of winding hedge lined pathways take you to the centre of the maze. You are bound to get lost and are guaranteed to have loads of fun finding your way.
Amazing New Zealand is a New Zealand based consultancy (specialising solely on New Zealand tours) creating innovative and imaginative self-drive or chauffeur-driven itineraries tailored to your own requirements. We can offer you great diversity to take you off the beaten track and away from the mass tourism wherever possible to see and experience the REAL New Zealand.
Mobile-friendly - A quality and friendly motel located just 7 minutes from the centre of Tauranga, making it the logical Tauranga accommodation choice. We are perfectly located for all sporting events, functions, shopping or just going to the movies. We even offer a courtesy van to pick you up (on request). Tauranga accommodation doesn't get any better!
Mobile-friendly - We offer a range of luxury units, designed for comfort and relaxation, situated in a prime location in Mount Maunganui. Close to our popular beach, cafes, restaurants, shops, R.S.A, sports centre and Cosmopolitan Club. The perfect place for corporate stays, romantic interludes and family times.
Mobile-friendly - Arrow Tours is run and operated by Roger, he is competent and passionate in providing clients guided and well planned cruise tours, cultural sightseeing, small group tours and more. As one of the leading cruise ship specialists in New Zealand, they specialize in arranging guided cruise ship tours and shore excursions to Tauranga, Rotorua, Hobbiton & more.
Full of character & charm, 40 metres off Tauranga harbour’s edge in quiet waterside cul-de-sac. Upstairs units have water-views. 3 minutes walk to Memorial Park, children’s playground, boardwalk. Spacious, serviced & self-catering units. Fully-renovated, new bathrooms & kitchens. Free wi-fi, off-street parking, SKY TV 50+ channels. Easy 5-8 minute walk to shops, restaurants, movies, Tauranga waterfront, Free kayaks & bikes.
Mobile-friendly - The Bay of Plenty town of Katikati, 20 minutes' drive from Tauranga, is known as New Zealand's outdoor art gallery. Kaimai View is a modern executive accommodation complex offering 14 ground-floor apartments of various types, including wheelchair access. Built in 2001 it is Katikati's premier motel accommodation and the most modern motel on the Pacific coast from Thames to Tauranga.
Mobile-friendly - Escape to the beautiful Bay of Plenty and enjoy the tranquillity of our spacious and affordable fully self-contained motel units and chalets, or camp sites. Relax in our hot mineral pools, revive with a refreshing walk along the beach, or just enjoy the great food and coffee at the many local cafes and restaurants in our area.
Mobile-friendly - Audio Tourist its an innovative self-guided walking audio tour servicing locations all around the world. Available for download directly from the tours.audio website, these tours give you the flexibility to begin whenever you like and take as long as you want. Listen to the fun, fact-filled and entertaining tours both online or offline. Your Tour. Your Way.
Mobile-friendly - Discover what you've been missing with New Zealand's most trusted car rental brand, offering a wide range of late model cars, 4WDs and vans, available from more than 40 convenient locations nationwide. Avis rentals also include unlimited kilometres, free standard insurance, and 24-hour breakdown service from AA Roadside Assistance. You can also earn Flybuys or Airpoints rewards with every rental.
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).
Bay Of Plenty Tours take you to see the best attractions that the Bay of Plenty and Waikato have to offer. From the Lord of the Rings Hobbiton movie set, through to experiencing the Maori culture in Rotorua and the amazing Waitomo Glow Worm cave system, or customised day tours on request, there are many exciting attractions in the area.
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Winter Nights Winter Lights
We had to cancel Sunday night’s Winter Nights Winter Lights due to the strong wind warnings and the heavy rain forecast. Stay warm and safe! But fear not, we will be back as planned on Monday night from 6pm to 10pm ...
Where: Tauranga Waterfront, Tauranga, Bay of Plenty
Address: The Strand, Tauranga, Bay of Plenty
From: 6:00pm on Friday 13th July 2018
To: 10:00pm on Monday 16th July 2018
Cinema Italiano Festival - At War for Love
In guerra per amore. Drawing on the nostalgic appeal of films like Mediterraneo or Life Is Beautiful, popular satirist Pif follows up his hit The Mafia Only Kills in Summer (LIFF14) with this equally funny yet ...
Where: Rialto Cinema, Tauranga, Bay of Plenty
Address: 21 Devonport Road, Tauranga, Bay of Plenty
From: 6:00pm on Monday 9th July 2018
To: 7:00pm on Monday 16th July 2018
Holiday Public Skating Session
Skates and protective gear provided. Wear thick socks and come join us for a boogie. Awesome family friendly event. Just $10 each or $35 family pass. Spectators and under 5's free. All ages and abilities ...
Where: Queen Elizabeth Youth Centre, Tauranga, Bay of Plenty
Address: Cnr of Devonport and 11th Ave, Tauranga, Bay of Plenty
From: 1:00pm on Monday 9th July 2018
To: 3:00pm on Thursday 11th October 2018
July School Holiday Drop-In Craft Activities - Matariki Kite
These school holidays the team from Rotorua Museum are based at The Arts Village creating Matariki themed crafts. Bring the whānau down to these fun sessions making kites and getting creative with colouring. These ...
Where: The Arts Village, Rotorua, Bay of Plenty
Address: 1240 Hinemaru Street, Rotorua, Bay of Plenty
From: 10:00am on Monday 9th July 2018
To: 2:00pm on Friday 20th July 2018
Matariki Activity Trail – July School Holidays
These July School Holidays Rotorua Museum is running a free activity trail that will have kids learning more about Matariki and exploring the beautiful Government Gardens. Activity trails will be available from Saturday ...
Where: Government Gardens, Rotorua, Bay of Plenty
Address: Queens Drive, Rotorua, Bay of Plenty
From: 8:00am on Saturday 7th July 2018
To: 5:00pm on Sunday 22nd July 2018
The Great Te Aka Mauri Scavenger Hunt
Come and enjoy your new library these School Holidays and be in with a chance to win a cool reading pack in The Great Te Aka Mauri Scavenger Hunt! Give the Great Te Aka Mauri Scavenger Hunt a go during library hours ...
Where: Rotorua Library Te Aka Mauri, Rotorua, Bay of Plenty
Address: 1127 Haupapa Street, Rotorua, Rotorua, Bay of Plenty
From: 10:00am on Saturday 7th July 2018
To: 4:00pm on Sunday 22nd July 2018
Gymnastics School Holiday Programme
Our Holiday programme is a gymnastics programme for children who want to have a go at gymnastics or for those that are already doing gymnastics and wish to fine tune their skills. There is no free time during this ...
Where: ASB Arena at Baypark, Mt Maunganui, Bay of Plenty
Address: 81 Truman Lane, Mt Maunganui, Bay of Plenty
From: 9:00am on Monday 9th July 2018
To: 3:30pm on Friday 20th July 2018
Every Monday night at the hall from 6-7pm come and join our friendly bunch for some Zumba. Dance your way fit!
Where: Ohauiti Settlers Hall, Tauranga, Bay of Plenty
Address: 459 Ohauiti Road, RD3, Ohauiti, Tauranga, Bay of Plenty
From: 6:00pm on Monday 16th July 2018
To: 7:00pm on Monday 29th October 2018
School Holiday Ceramic Painting
Come and paint ceramics at our beautiful studio in Paradise Valley. Cost is $20 then pay for what you paint, ceramic pieces cost from $5- $15. It takes 1-2 hrs usually to paint a piece and the studio will be open ...
Where: Paradise Fusion Studio, Rotorua, Bay of Plenty
Address: 862c Paradise Valley Road, Rotorua, Bay of Plenty
From: 10:00am on Monday 16th July 2018
To: 4:00pm on Monday 16th July 2018
Full-time 4 week course. Presented by Terry Prosser, teacher trainer, international speaker and author of many teacher materials and books.
Where: Bay Learning Academy, Mt Maunganui, Bay of Plenty
Address: 22 Farm St, Mt Maunganui, Bay of Plenty
From: 9:00am on Monday 16th July 2018
To: 4:00pm on Monday 16th July 2018