To make your travel plans a little easier here’s a list of our top Must Do activities in Tauranga. These are some of Tauranga's original and longest-lasting tourism companies. We support these companies as they hold the same values when it comes to providing exceptional customer service to our visitors, quality products, educating people on our sustainability and environmental practices and connecting on a level where people just keep coming back!
We are all very passionate about our products and love having our visitors join us on our journey, which is why we are constantly receiving great reviews on TripAdvisor. 

·         Bay Explorer
·         Waimarino
·         Kewpie Cruises
·         Day Trippers
·         Skydive Tauranga


You’ll never be stuck for the best things to do in Tauranga, find out more about our favourite things to do in the Bay of Plenty below. 

Explore you Big Blue Backyard


Love the ocean? Then this is the place to be. Bay Explorers Island and Wildlife cruise is one not to be missed! Focusing on protecting marine wildlife and of course, having fun in the process this cruise will tick a lot off your bucket list spending an unforgettable day out on the water.

  • Personal, up-close encounters with wildlife

  • Plenty of water activities to choose from

  • Knowledgeable and friendly crew

  • Half-day or Full-day cruise

Nature’s stars of the land


With longer days and warmer nights how about making the most of your summer and combining two loved experiences into one. 

Kayaking + Glow-worms really makes for a magical evening in the Bay with wine and cheeses on offer while watching the sunset, it really doesn’t get much better than this.

  • Guided kayaking tour

  • Beautiful lake surrounding

  • Glow-worms lighting your path

  • New Zealand Wine and cheeses

Ahoy there

Jump on board the popular Kewpie Cruises for a 1 hour guided scenic cruise around the beautiful Tauranga harbour. With stunning views surrounding you as you soak up the sun and enjoy the friendly service from the kewpie crew, providing you with fascinating commentary about the areas around you listening to the local’s stories rich in history.

  • Take the heat off on those hot summer days, with a licenced bar on board.

  • Extend your trip with an island hop on/ hop off

  • Keep an eye out for marine life in the warmer months

  • The best part is, kids 12 and under are FREE of charge, yes you heard it! This is a great way to spend a family day out.

Your Adventure awaits

DayTrippers are the cycle trail specialists in Tauranga with Bike and rack hire, Trail Shuttles and maps to get you out onto the amazing cycle trails around the beautiful coast and harbour of Tauranga, Mt Maunganui and Omokoroa. A must-do for Things to do in Tauranga!

  • Bike and Rack Hire

  • Group Cycle Tours

  • Omokoroa Cycle Trail shuttle

  • Trail map


Hangar 8,

Tauranga Airport,

142 Aerodrome road,

Mount Maunganui,


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