Mount Maunganui is a volcanic cone that sits on a huge sand spit. The fabulous
surf beach that starts here stretches all the way to Whakatane. Mt Maunganui
is one of the most well developed holiday spots in New Zealand.
in Mount Maunganui’s natural hot saltwater pools. If you’re
feeling energetic, take a short hike to the Mount’s the summit for
Located on a beautiful natural harbour, Tauranga is known for its idyllic
lifestyle. Visitors come to enjoy all kinds of leisure activities, including
swimming with dolphins, diving, game fishing and surfing. The area also
features fantastic golf-courses, shopping and dining.
wine tasting at a vineyard and enjoy a wine-matched meal.
Catch a game-fishing trip to the waters near Mayor Island. Dolphin encounter
trips leave the harbour daily.
An ideal launching point for a big-game fishing adventure, to observe dolphins,
go jet-boating, white-water rafting, hiking, paragliding, kayaking and trout
fishing. In fact, almost any hunting or adventure activity starts here.
a charter boat, helicopter or light plane to view the still active White
Island. Go deep sea fishing for hapuku (NZ groper), bass and bluenose.