Bay of Plenty Attractions and Activities

The Bay of Plenty region is located on the pacific coast and has several water sports to offer you. The climate here is great, and just right for a holiday. The beach here is ever inviting and there is nothing better than to soak in the sun, sand and water at the beach. Among the water activities, you can go kayaking, white water rafting, sailing, jet boating, dolphin encounters etc. besides the water fun, you can go hiking, walking, mountain biking, sky diving, horse treks and much more. This plentiful region offers you so much to explore. No matter how long you stay in the area, you’ll find it difficult to manage time to explore all of it.

So, if you are looking for a pleasant holiday packed with action, you ought to visit the Bay of Plenty. The next time you have vacation time, just go ahead and book your tickets for Bay of Plenty. There are a good number of flights available. Finding accommodation in the region is never a challenge since there are plenty of hotels available. You can find a hotel to suit your budget. Food here is great. You can get a taste of traditional food as well as cuisines from all around the world. Often you can get packages which take care of everything from travel to food and stay for you. You just need to find a travel agency and they will do the needful for you. Don’t think twice about your holiday, Bay of plenty is a beautiful place to vacation in.

Bay of Plenty Day Tours

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Bay Tours Estate Afternoon Wine Tour

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Hawke’s Bay is know as “Wine Country”, so why not let us take the hassle out of driving around the wineries, and join one of our expert tours. We pick-up and drop-off at your accommodation within the greater Napier, Hastings and Havelock North areas. A wine tour will typically include a food tasting to set the palate for the wine tasting. This could include Silky Oak Chocolates, tasting award-winning cheeses at Hohepa Cheeses, or sampling the range of olive oils and accompaniments at Telegraph Hill Olivery. Then, on to the wineries, where you will typically sample four to six wines (red and white), along with commentary about each wine from the cellar door hosts. The tour will visit three or four wineries. Visit 3-4 Wineries & tastings Visit 1 specialty food outlet Enjoy a complimentary cheeseboard Afternoon - 1pm to 5pm....
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Driving Creek Railway

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The 1 hour return trip on the innovatively designed trains takes you through replanted native kauri forest and includes 2 spirals, 3 short tunnels, 5 reversing points and several large viaducts as it climbs up to the mountain-top terminus. Called the Eyefull Tower, this handsome new building offers great panoramic views out over the island-studded Hauraki Gulf with the forested valley and mountains behind. Getting here – From Thames, take highway 25 to Coromandel. Driving Creek Railway is on Driving Creek Road 3km past the township. Train Timetable 2012 10:15am & 2pm daily throughout the year over the summer period, additional trains run at 11:30am, 12:45pm, 3:15pm and 4:30pm. extra trains may be available at 11:30am, 12:45pm, and 3:15pm throughout the rest of the year for groups of more than 5 adults.....
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Waimarino Glow-worm Kayak Tour


Relax on the edge of Lake McLaren, 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 the enchanting glowworm canyon. Energising, Amazing, Inspiring If any of the above words described the activity you and your group are looking for the Glow Worm Tour is for you. The evening will begin relaxing on the edge of Lake McLaren enjoying delicate New Zealand cheeses and refreshments or maybe a gourmet dinner.... Our guides will prepare to lead you along the picturesque Lake McLaren into the mysterious glow worm canyon. A truly magical, unique and inspiring experience not to be missed. Fully guided and transported from Waimarino. Double sea kayaks, paddles, spray decks, buoyancy aids, fleeces and paddle jackets all included. Approx. 1½-2 hour paddle (3½ hour tour). Enjo....
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Waimarino Wairoa Guided River Tour


Explore the upper reaches of the Wairoa River from Omanawa. No prior experience required for this picturesque flat water paddle to Waimarino. Enjoy the peaceful wildlife as you float past in one of our sea kayaks. Stop enroute for a snack or just simply relax on the side and watch time drift by. This is a must trip for anyone visiting Tauranga. No experience necessary. - Approx 10 km flat water paddle. - Transport is included in the tour prices from Waimarino to activity launch site; kayaks and relevant equipment provided. - Approximately 2 ½ -3 hour trip. - All ages welcome. The oldest person to enjoy the tour thus far was an 84-year old woman and the youngest was six months. - Moderate fitness required. - The tour can operate in almost all weather conditions. Please contact Waimarino if in doubt. - The cooler or wetter the weather the more equipment Waimarino provides for the client. - Pick up/....
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White Island Day Tour


Seat in coach tour from Rotorua White Island Tours with PeeJay gives you an in-depth guided tour of one of the world’s most interesting volcanoes. The island’s history is related in an informative way, with scientific information explained in an easy-to-understand manner. The trip out to the island is approximately 80 minutes, depending on conditions, so there is plenty of time to take in the scenery and marine life and enjoy our commentary through the excellent microphone system on board. On the way out to the island our crew will issue everyone with safety gear, consisting of a hard hat and gas mask. Upon arrival at White Island, we anchor PeeJay and ferry everyone over to the island via inflatable boat to an existing concrete jetty. There is a short ladder to climb, a steel planking system to cross, and some boulders to negotiate before reaching the shore. Then it is time to start your explorat....
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