Tauranga is a great place to visit where you can shop, dine, play golf, swim, surf or simply relax and soak up the relaxed atmosphere. The Academy Motor Inn is ideally situated at the intersection of 15th Avenue and Cameron Road, directly opposite Tauranga Boys’ College.Just a few minutes drive from the City Centre. Tauranga’s Strand offers a diverse variety of restaurants and cafes overlooking the harbour.
We are near to Sporting facilities – QEII Centre, Squash Courts, Indoor Bowls. Also Tauranga Hospital & Citizens & Commercial Travelers Clubs
The Bay of Plenty is one of New Zealand's biggest tourist destinations, with its white sandy coastline great for surfing and swimming. Numerous inlets and bays provide the perfect place for relaxing and enjoying your holiday.
The Bay of Plenty's waters are renowned for world record game fishing catches including big marlin, kingfish and tuna. Whale and dolphin watching are popular activities where it is not rare to see pods of orca fairly close into the shore or in the harbour itself.
White Island, an active volcano with unique attributes and well known for its scuba diving adventures, is located an hour's drive along the coast from Tauranga and The Mount. Daily tours leave from Whakatane, a historical town rapidly gaining popularity.