Sightseeing, Tours and Activities

Mount Maunganui Kayaking Adventure

Mauao, or Mount Maunganui is an iconic destination of this New Zealand region. Kayaking around this ancient volcano is a great way to unwind and watch for seals, penguins and dolphins between the rocks and along the coast. This trip...More

Water Sports

Half-Day Kayaking and Fishing Experience from Tauranga

If you're looking for adventure on the briny deep then you've come to the right place. Our kayak fishing experience is the ultimate way to experience what kayaks are capable of - surf, sand, sun, and hopefully a few fish...More

Water Sports

Full-Day Guided Rotorua Sightseeing Tour

This is our entry level Tour for visitors wanting an awesome day sightseeing of all the Local attractions including Rotorua , Mt. Maunganui and Tauranga without the added cost of entrance fees to the main attractionsMore

Tours & Sightseeing

Swim With Wild Dolphins in Tauranga

Join this tour for a must-do, once-in-a-lifetime adventure with friendly dolphins in their natural habitat! Get up close and personal with playful dolphins who love interacting with people. You can stay dry and watch the magic from the boat or...More

Water Sports

Shore Excursion: Rotorua Tour from Tauranga

This Rotorua Tour is designed for shore excursions from Tauranga. We visit the Te Puia Maori Cultural Center for a welcome concert and tour through its extensive thermal grounds. The tour also covers a variety of different scenery en route...More

Day Trips & Excursions

Shore Excursion: Local Tasting Tour from Tauranga

A day of Epicurean delights, visiting a boutique brewery, two medal-winning wineries, a working kiwifruit orchard and finishing with a cocktail and dessert overlooking the beautiful Tauranga Harbor. Clients enjoy the diversity of venues and the variety of tastings, rather...More

Food, Wine & Nightlife

Shore Excursion: Hobbiton and Lord of the Rings Movie Set Tour

This private day tour takes you to the enchanting Village of Hobbiton from Tauranga. See the famous Lord of the Rings and Hobbit Movie set on this 6 hour tour to Matamata just over the hills from Tauranga.More

Day Trips & Excursions

Wairoa River Kayak Tour

Explore the upper reaches of the Wairoa River by kayak from Omanawa. No prior experience required for this picturesque flat water paddle to Waimarino.More

Water Sports

Scenic Lake McLaren Kayak Tour

Paddle out to the middle of the wonderfully calm Lake McLaren in a kayak, where serenity takes a new name.More

Water Sports

Private Shore Excursion: Rotorua, Geothermals, Pohutu Geyser and Mudpools

Rotorua overview of the Geothermal area including the spectacular Pohutu Geyser, bubbling Mudpools & much more(incl Tauranga & Mt Maunganui highlights. This tour includes ersonal guide, snacks, bottled water & Free WiFi.More

Day Trips & Excursions

Evening Glow Worm Kayak Tour in Tauranga

Relax on the edge of Lake McLaren with refreshments, watching the swans and ducks go about their evening’s preparations. Let our guides lead you onto calm Lake McLaren at dusk. Gently paddle into the night and discover the magic of...More

Outdoor Activities

Waimarino Adventure Park

Bring your family, swimsuits, barbecue supplies or picnic and make a day of it with our supreme adventure park pass options, or if you’re short on time, come down and rent a kayak by the hour.More

Family Friendly

Tauranga Shore Excursion: Maori Culture, Kiwis, and Geo-Thermal Valleys in Tauranga

On this small-group shore excursion in Tauranga, you will get to participate at the Maori Cultural Centre, check out a geo-thermal valley, and take a walk on Papamoa Beach. Have a heaping dose of kiwi as you get to visit...More

Shore Excursions

White Island Volcano Helicopter Flight with Optional Tour from Tauranga

Enjoy an unforgettable helicopter flight over White Island, New Zealand's most active volcano on this 70-minute flight over one of the world's most unique geological sites. Choose to either enjoy a flight to the volcano or add on a landing...More

Air, Helicopter & Balloon Tours

Tauranga Shore Excursion Including Mount Maunganui

This tour showcases the best of Tauranga and Mount Maunganui. From its golden sand beaches, stunning views, kiwifruit orchards, historic buildings and arts and crafts - sit back while a local guide shows you why he chooses to call this...More

Shore Excursions

Hobbiton Shore Excursion Including Lord of the Rings and Hobbit Movies Set Tour

This wonderful tour to Hobbiton, a short drive from Tauranga, takes us to the farm selected by Peter Jackson as a setting for his Lord of the Rings and Hobbit movie masterpieces. A guided tour will bring to life scenes...More

Shore Excursions

Full-Day Rotorua Shore Excursion Including Te Puia and Hells Gate Thermal Beds

Experience this small group tour to the stunning geothermal landscape of Rotorua. Visit Te Puia for geysers, learn about Maori culture and the kiwi bird and visit the ominous-sounding Hells Gate for a unique landscape of steaming vents and bubbling...More

Shore Excursions

North Island Scenic Helicopter Flights from Tauranga

Our scenic flights range from short local flights, providing a great view and the thrill of a helicopter flight to longer scenic flights that include Coromandel, Mount Tarawera and the Rotorua lakes.More

Air, Helicopter & Balloon Tours

Full-Day Shore Excursion: Hobbiton and Te Puia Combo

This tour combines a visit to Hobbiton AND Rotorua all in one day. We take a 2-hour guided tour of the Hobbit movie set and see the stunning scenery in this hidden valley. Then on to Te Puia in Rotorua...More

Shore Excursions

Shore Excursion: Rotorua City Hop-On Hop-Off Tour from Tauranga

If you want to visit any of the famous attractions in Rotorua on your own, then our unique Rotorua Explorer tour is for you. With 5 drop off points covering 12 main attractions, you can choose what to do plus...More

Shore Excursions

Full-Day Shore Excursion: Geothermal Te Puia and Kiwifruit Orchard

See the stunning geothermal region of Rotorua. This small group tour will take you to Te Puia to see the famous Pohutu Geyser, bubbling mud pools and a Maori cultural performance plus wood carving, flax weaving and kiwi birds. You...More

Shore Excursions

Rotorua Full-Day Tour Including Maori Culture, Geysers, Mudpools and Mt Maunganui

Enjoy this cruise ship excursion and discover Tauranga, Mount Maunganui, Rotorua, Matamata (Hobbiton) or Auckland.More

Cultural & Theme Tours

Tauranga Shore Excursion: Lord of the Rings Hobbiton Movie Set Tour

Step off your cruise ship in Tauranga and enter Middle-earth on a 2-hour guided visit to the Hobbiton movie set, featured in 'The Lord of the Rings' and 'The Hobbit' trilogies. Snap photos in front of hobbit holes and the...More

Shore Excursions

Tauranga Shore Excursion: Mt Drury and Moturiki Island Walking Tour including Mount Hot Pools Admission

Make the most of your time in port at Tauranga on an easy 2.5-hour walking tour with a knowledgeable local guide. Just steps from your cruise ship, explore the natural and cultural highlights of the area and learn about Maori...More

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Tauranga Shore Excursion: Te Puia Maori Cultural Centre and Rotorua City Sightseeing

When your cruise ship docks in Tauranga, gain insights into New Zealand's rich Maori culture and amazing geothermal hot springs on a shore excursion to Rotorua. Travel through the North island's spectacular countryside of rolling farmland and forest, and discover...More

Shore Excursions

Tauranga Shore Excursion: Rotorua Highlights

Take in the highlights of New Zealand's most beautiful city, Rotorua, when your cruise ship docks in Tauranga. Receive a traditional welcome at Whakarewarewa, New Zealand's only authentic living Maori village, and explore the Rotorua region, where otherworldly geysers, lunar...More

Shore Excursions

Tauranga Shore Excursion: Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland and Whakarewarewa Maori Cultural Village

Experience the amazing geothermal activity of hissing steam vents, bubbling water and boiling mud when your cruise ship is in port in Tauranga. Explore Wai-O-Tapu's thermal wonderland of turquoise hot springs and see Pohutu Geyser blow its top at Whakarewarewa...More

Shore Excursions

Tauranga Shore Excursion: Small-Group Bay of Plenty and Tauranga Tour

Explore New Zealand's Tauranga region when your cruise ship docks in the Bay of Plenty. Your shore excursion highlights the rolling farmland, gourmet produce, wines and wildlife of this tranquil corner of New Zealand, proving there's plenty for everyone to...More

Shore Excursions

Tauranga Shore Excursion: Lord of the Rings Hobbiton Movie Set Tour Including Rotorua Sightseeing

Enter a world of hobbits and hot pools when your cruise ship is in port in Tauranga. This shore excursion to Middle Earth takes you on a tour of the Hobbiton movie set, which featured in 'The Hobbit' and 'The...More

Shore Excursions

Tauranga Shore Excursion: Wairoa River Kayak Tour

Once your cruise ship docks at Tauranga Harbour, embark on another kind of water adventure with a relaxing kayak ride along the Wairoa River. Grab your swimsuits and towels and take off with your expert guide to learn about the...More

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