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The best way to enjoy the scenery in the Bay of Plenty is to get immersed in the region’s activities.
Experience the thrill and beauty of a horse ride over rolling green farmland, through peaceful native forests and alongside beautiful rivers with Briar’s Seaside Horse Treks.
Climb aboard a Kiwicart at Kiwi360 and take an hour long tour through the lush orchards and ‘horticultural theme park’. Here you’ll discover why kiwifruit, the world’s healthiest fruit, grows better in the Bay of Plenty than anywhere else on the earth.
Experience an evening glow-work kayak tour with Waimarino. Paddle into a hidden canyon at the top of Lake McLaren, where the glow worms light up the night and reflect off the river beneath you. The tour takes about 4 hours door to door.
Join the crew of White Island Tours, aboard the luxury launch 'PeeJay' and experience the exhilarating marine adventure of White Island, New Zealand’s only active marine volcano. Tours take 6 hours and leave daily from Whakatane.
Take a couple of hours out of your evening to enjoy a relaxing salt water soak in the unique Mount Maunganui Hot Pools at the base of the mighty Mauao (Mount Maunganui).
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