White Island, also known in Maori as Whakaari, is an active volcano situated 49 km off the coast of New Zealand's Bay of Plenty region. White Island is easily accessible as tour operators run regular trips to the island from Whakatane, in fact it is one of the most accessible active marine volcanos in the world. Though the majority of White Island is underwater, some 321m of the cone sticks out of the ocean, forming a circular island. Tours of White Island include visiting the ruins of the sulphur factory abandoned in the 1930s, and getting up close to roaring steam vents, bubbling mud pits, hot volcanic streams, sulphur encrusted fumeroles and the amazing lake of steaming acid.
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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.
Bay of Plenty fishing with your owner/operator guide Lindsay Hunt. Choose between inshore saltwater, coastal saltwater fishing or freshwater fishing. Taupo and Rotorua lakes, Whakatane and White Island, Tauranga. Whether you are after a world famous Taupo or Rotorua trout, White Island Kingfish or Inshore Snapper fishing in Whakatane, Ezyfishing Charters can help.
Mobile-friendly - At New Zealand Self Drive Tours we can custom design your perfect New Zealand holiday package. With over 200 different tour suggestions, every one of our self drive itineraries are 100% customisable, allowing you to incorporate any of our excellent range of activities and accommodations. Chat with our New Zealand travel experts to begin crafting your dream New Zealand holiday!
Mobile-friendly - From the first experience of flight in either a Floatplane or Helicopter through to the thrill of exploring our stunning lakes district, vibrant geothermal reserves and remarkable volcanoes, Volcanic Air have an option for you. We invite you to step on board with Volcanic Air and create memories that will stay with you for a lifetime.
If you enjoy diving and snorkelling, then a trip to the Volkner Rocks in the Te Paepae o Aotea marine reserve is a must-do. Visitors can only visit the marine reserve by boat, but there are numerous charter boat services in eastern Bay of Plenty. The underwater scenery and marine life in the marine reserve is truly spectacular.
White Island is New Zealand's only live marine volcano and is situated 48 kilometres from the east coast of the North Island of New Zealand, in the Bay of Plenty. The nearest towns are Whakatane and Tauranga. It is one of the most fascinating and accessible volcanoes on earth and is constantly active. White Island breathes, roars, steams and hisses.
Mobile-friendly - Cruise across the pristine waters of the Bay of Plenty to White Island (Whakaari) – New Zealand's most ACTIVE volcano. Experience roaring fumaroles, sparkling sulphur chimneys, bubbling pools of mud and the spectacular main crater vent during this 'once in a lifetime' adventure!
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You Should Be Dancing - New Zealand Tour 2
"You Should Be Dancing" is a night of Disco Hits and we are very pleased to announce our second nationwide tour. A great big dancing disco celebration! We play classics that you would have to be a robot not to ...
Where: Totara St, Mt Maunganui, Bay of Plenty
Address: 11 Totara St, Mt Maunganui, Bay of Plenty
From: 8:00pm on Friday 14th June 2019
To: 1:00am on Saturday 15th June 2019
Russell Harrison & The Brown Brothers feat. Jack Grace
Where: Ambrosia Restaurant, Rotorua, Bay of Plenty
Address: 1096 Tutanekai Street, Rotorua, Bay of Plenty
From: 7:30pm on Friday 14th June 2019
To: 10:30pm on Friday 14th June 2019
Papamoa Hills Night Walk
It's the 10th Anniversary of the Papamoa Hills Night Walk - An amazing night walk through the Papamoa Hills to Summerhill Farm to enjoy coffee and cake. The walk is approximately 5 kms (1hr) and has stunning views ...
Where: Papamoa Hills Regional Park, Tauranga, Bay of Plenty
Address: Poplar Lane, Tauranga, Bay of Plenty
From: 6:00pm on Friday 14th June 2019
To: 7:00pm on Saturday 15th June 2019
Living With Lady Macbeth
A Play By Rob Johns Directed by: Jennifer Wicks (Running time: approx 60 minutes). Synopsis: Everybody thinks Lily Morgan is very ordinary and rather dull. They are all wrong. Lily Morgan is one of the ...
Where: Shambles Theatre, Rotorua, Bay of Plenty
Address: 8 Amohau Street, Rotorua, Bay of Plenty
From: 7:00pm on Friday 14th June 2019
To: 8:15pm on Saturday 15th June 2019
Community Night Markets
Providing an interesting and unique market environment that is all inclusive to reflect our diverse community. Follow us on Facebook for updates on stallholders who will be at the markets.
Where: Bethlehem Hall, Tauranga, Bay of Plenty
Address: 239a State Highway 2, Bethlehem, Tauranga, Bay of Plenty
From: 5:30pm on Friday 8th March 2019
To: 8:30pm on Friday 9th August 2019
A knockout comedy by master playwright Andre Bovell following five eccentric lonely hearts in a 1980’s pub bistro. Paula is frocked up, it is Monika’s first night out in years and Dympie just wants a table with a ...
Where: 16th Avenue Theatre, Tauranga, Bay of Plenty
Address: 164 16th Ave, Tauranga, Bay of Plenty
From: 7:30pm on Friday 14th June 2019
To: 10:00pm on Saturday 29th June 2019
My Husband's Nuts
Jack, Barbara's husband and local farming legend, is missing on the family farm. When Jack finally returns home he is a paranoid, nervous wreck and will not leave the house... he is convinced that he is a Japanese ...
Where: Detour Theatre, Tauranga, Bay of Plenty
Address: 155 Seventeenth Avenue West, Tauranga, Bay of Plenty
From: 7:30pm on Thursday 13th June 2019
To: 9:40pm on Saturday 29th June 2019
Full Moon Circle
Full moon is the the perfect time to release and let go of old limiting beliefs, energies, memories and things that are stopping you from living your fullest life. It is a time for growth and to step into our light even ...
Where: Arataki Community Centre, Mt Maunganui, Bay of Plenty
Address: Zambuk Way, Mt Maunganui, Bay of Plenty
From: 7:00pm on Friday 14th June 2019
To: 8:30pm on Friday 14th June 2019
The Artery Print Club - Open Workshop
Next get together... A group of like minded printmaking enthusiasts who get together on the 2nd Friday of every month. We meet in the Artery Art learning space which is part of the Incubator Creative Hub in Tauranga's ...
Where: The Artery Art Learning Space, Tauranga, Bay of Plenty
Address: The Incubator, The Historic Village, Tauranga, Bay of Plenty
From: 1:00pm on Friday 8th February 2019
To: 5:00pm on Friday 9th August 2019
Let Me Tell You a Story... by Natasha Cousens
Natasha Aiko Cousens creates surreal sculptural creatures that might appear to spring to life from a fairytale book. Self-taught, Cousens studied restoration in her early twenties and diverging from the traditional ...
Where: Tauranga Art Gallery, Tauranga, Bay of Plenty
Address: Cnr of Wharf and Willow Streets, Tauranga, Bay of Plenty
From: 10:00am on Saturday 30th March 2019
To: 4:30pm on Sunday 16th June 2019