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Tauranga, New Zealand

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Tauranga is New Zealand's fifth largest city, and is located on the scenic Bay of Plenty. Featuring a bustling port, plenty of tourist attractions, and a modern infastructure, Tauranga is one of the fastest growing cities in New Zealand.


Tauranga offers plenty of recreational opportunities for visitors.

McLaren Falls Park

Ten minutes away from Tauranga, McLaren Falls Park features 190-hectares of parkland and a picturesque waterland. Picnics, hikes, fishing, camping... the park is a great outdoors attraction for families. For more information, click here.

Waimarino Adventure Park

A kayakers paradise, Waimarino Adventure Park is located just ten minutes from the city of Tauranga. It offers a variety of kayaking adventures, the most unique being the glow-worm kayak tour. For more information, click here.

Classic Flyers Aviation Museum

Celebrating and preserving New Zealand's aviation history, the Classic Flyers Aviation Museum and Cafe is the perfect destination for plane enthusiasts. Featuring a variety of preserved classic aircraft, the museum is located at Tauranga Airport in Mount Maunganui. For more information, click here.

National Jazz Festival

Jazz lovers flock to Tauranga every Easter Weekend for the National Jazz Festival, featuring a variety of local and international artists. Billed as the longest running Jazz Festival in the southern hemisphere, the event attracts up to 45,000 people annually. For more information, click here.

Tauranga is a Māori word meaning 'Resting Place' or 'Safe Anchorage'.


North Island Living


Mount Maunganui

An extinct volcano, Mount Maunganui dominates Tauranga, rising to a height of 232 meters. This iconic landmark also shares its name with the community around it. Once separate from Tauranga, Mount Maunganui has been amalgamated into its bigger neighbour, while retaining its own character. For more information, click here.

Tauranga Historic Village scene

Historical Tauranga

Visitors and residents of Tauranga interested in history will find a variety of local museums and landmarks highlighting the colourful past of the Bay of Plenty area. From the Elms Mission Station to the Historic Village on 17th to The Gate Pa Battle Site, Tauranga's history is on display throughout the area.

Jumping dolphins, blue sea and sky, white clouds
Jumping dolphins, blue sea and sky, white clouds

Dolphin and Whale Watching in Tauranga

The Bay of Plenty is home to a variety of marine life, including whales and dolphins. There are multiple businesses that provide whale and dolphin cruises, enabling visitors to see these fascinating mammals up close. For more information, click here.

A metal sculpture of a weta a New Zealand insect in Te Puna Quarry Park Te Puna New Zealand

Te Puna Quarry Park

From an abandoned quarry to a world-class park, Te Puna Quarry Park is a testament to area volunteers who have transformed it into a nature-lovers paradise. Hiking trails, outdoor art displays and a stunning natural setting make this park a favourite of locals and visitors alike.


Surfing in Tauranga

Tauranga offers something for every level of surfer, from beginner to expert. Surf shops and schools can be found on a number of area beaches, with the best surfing happening between December and May. For more information, click here.

Waikato University and other commercial building on Durham Street

Tauranga Post Secondary Education

Tauranga offers a number of post-secondary education options, from the University of Waikato, Tauranga campus to private training establishments to the Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology.