Top 18 Things to do in Tauranga, New Zealand

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Bay of Plenty Adrenalin Forest Adventure Park
Unleash your inner ninja and relive your recess days by zipping, jumping, and swinging through the lush tree canopy of the Bay of Plenty. The 6 unique courses offer the perfect opportunity for you to navigate past thrilling obstacles between... Read More

Categories: Adventures

3 hours

Free cancellation

$31
per Adult

Bay of Plenty Gold Pass
Experience the best that the North Island of New Zealand has to offer with this Bay of Plenty Gold Pass. Gain entry into the area's top attractions, including a 60-minute guided tour through Experience Comvita, a 40-minute tour of Kiwi360,... Read More

Categories: Attractions, Tickets & Passes, Tours & Sightseeing

15 days

Free cancellation

$86
per Adult

City & Waterfront Sightseeing Shore Excursion
Take a break from your cruise and tour the sights of Tauranga and the surrounding area. Relax as your guide treats you to authentic North Island experiences, including scenic viewpoints, historic parts of Tauranga, and even a local kiwi orchard.... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

3 hours

$48
per Adult

Experience Comvita Tour
Find out about the inherent benefits of natural plants and insects on this unique, guided tour. Head through the Experience Comvita exhibit which offers an intriguing look at the healing power of nature through New Zealand’s native plants, including Manuka.... Read More

Categories: Tickets & Passes

40 minutes

Free cancellation

$16
per Adult

Glowworm Kayak Evening Tour
Discover the enchanting glowworm caves of Lake McLaren on a special sea kayak tour. Enjoy wine from the award-winning Mills Reef winery along with delicate New Zealand cheeses, and then paddle by cave walls illuminated by thousands of tiny creatures.... Read More

Categories: Adventures, Day Cruises & Water Activities, Tours & Sightseeing

3 hours

Free cancellation

$95
per Traveler

Harley Davidson Chauffeured Tour of the Coromandel Peninsula
Discover the North Island of New Zealand in a unique and exhilarating way, on the back of a Harley Davidson motorcycle. Cruise along winding roads and enjoy the beautiful scenery of the Coromandel Peninsula, famous for its pristine beaches and... Read More

Categories: Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

9 hours

Free cancellation

$457
per Traveler

Hobbiton Movie Set Tour
Join us and experience the real Middle-earth™ at the Hobbiton Movie Set, where, in the heart of the Waikato region, you can step into the lush pastures of the Shire™, as seen in The Lord of the Rings and The... Read More

Categories: Attractions, Tours & Sightseeing

2 hours

Free cancellation

$58
per Adult

Lake Rotoiti Scenic Kayak Tour
Paddle to the edge of Lake Rotoiti and relax as the New Zealand flora and fauna show off their beauty all around you. Gently drift along the calm waters, and as you reach the far end of the lake, find... Read More

Categories: Day Cruises & Water Activities, Tours & Sightseeing

4 hours

Free cancellation

$88
per Adult

Private Minivan: Tauranga Airport (TRG)
Enjoy convenient private transportation between Tauranga Airport and your hotel in the comfort of a minivan. For transfers to and from Tauranga Airport, the zones to select from include: Read More

Categories: Airport Shuttles & Limos

10 minutes

Free cancellation

$94
per Vehicle

Private Standard Car: Tauranga Airport
Enjoy convenient private transportation between Tauranga Airport and your hotel in the comfort of a standard car. For transfers to and from Tauranga Airport, the zones to select from include: Read More

Categories: Airport Shuttles & Limos

10 minutes

Free cancellation

$78
per Vehicle

Scenic Helicopter & White Island Tour
Experience the magnificent bird’s eye view from a helicopter of New Zealand’s only active marine volcano. Enjoy the breathtaking scenery and the majesty of the crater’s rim before landing for a stroll through the remains of old sulfur mines. Read More

$633
per Adult

Shore Excursion: Hobbiton & Rotorua Sightseeing Tour
Seize the opportunity to explore 2 of New Zeland's must-see locations: Hobbiton and Te Puia in Rotorua. This revealing shore excursion takes you to the breathtaking farms used in movies and into a unique geothermal valley that doubles as a... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

8 hours 30 minutes

$190
per Adult

Tauranga Cruise Excursion - Hobbiton Day Tour
See the absolute best of what New Zealand has to offer during a tour that takes you through some of the country's most beautiful landscape, including the world-famous Hobbiton, where scenes from the popular Lord of the Rings and Hobbit... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

6 hours

$116
per Adult

Tauranga Cruise Excursion - Rotorua & Te Puia Tour
Disembark from your cruise ship to set off on a cultural tour of Rotorua and Te Puia. With an expert guide you become more familiar with both the flightless kiwi bird and the delicious kiwifruit, and see geothermal hotspots including... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

7 hours

$116
per Adult

Tauranga Cruise Excursion - Rotorua Sightseeing Shore Excursion
Head south from Tauranga to visit the volcanic city of Rotorua, traveling through farmland where kiwifruits are grown, and seeing the forests and lakes of New Zealand's North Island. Once in Rotorua, create your own itinerary and take advantage of... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

7 hours

$72
per Adult

Waimarino Adventure Park Pass
Discover endless fun and surprises at Waimarino Adventure Park, including alluring attractions, pristine beaches, action-packed activities, and lush rainforests. Enjoy a fun-filled day with a dazzling series of activities and attractions with your day pass to the park. Read More

Categories: Amusement Parks, Attractions, Tickets & Passes

1 day

Free cancellation

$15
per Adult

White Island Tour
Discover the stunning White Island, New Zealand's most active cone volcano, on this full-day tour. Take a scenic boat ride out to the striking volcanic landscape before taking a fascinating guided trek around its sulfur crystals, striking main crater, and... Read More

Categories: Day Cruises & Water Activities, Tours & Sightseeing

7 hours 15 minutes

Free cancellation

$146
per Adult

ZORB Globe Riding Activity
Experience the ZORB Globe: Bounce around inside a 12-foot (3. 6 m) inflatable transparent globe, traveling head-over-heels down a hill. Depending upon your sense of adventure, you may choose either a dry or wet version of this original New Zealand... Read More

Categories: Adventures, Day Cruises & Water Activities

1 day

Free cancellation

$16
per Traveler

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