Tauranga is close to the Kaimai-Mamaku mountain range and south of the Coromandel peninsula on the east coast of New Zealand’s North Island.

A 15 minute drive takes you to the world famous surf beach at Mt Maunganui where there is a range of water-based activities and marine adventures, plus an enjoyable easy walk around the Mount (Mauao) or for the fitter person, up to the top for 360 degree views of the Tauranga area.

Tauranga offers a thriving cosmopolitan lifestyle with beautiful harbours and the country’s biggest export port that sees more than 40 cruise ships annually.

A scenic wonderland, Tauranga is situated only minutes from Mount Maunganui’s stunning white sand beach and numerous parks where visitors can enjoy peaceful surroundings and a temperate climate.

McLaren Falls Park is close to the city in the lower reaches of the Kaimai’s, off State Highway 29.  This 48 hectare site features Lake McLaren where visitors can relax in the shade of established trees for a picnic, or fish for trout.  The Park itself includes native bush with a range of birdlife, McLaren Falls and numerous animals in the adjacent park.

Tauranga is also an adventurer’s wonderland with several activities to choose from.  Enjoy a day out on the water with one of Tauranga’s fishing charters or, if you prefer, The Bay of Plenty is a beautiful place to be seen from the air.  Oceania Helicopters and Tauranga Aero Club offer flight training, scenic flights and air charters or, for those seeking an adrenaline buzz, there’s Tauranga Tandem Sky Dive.


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Bay Of Plenty, New Zealand
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