Beyond the glittering Strand of Tauranga and golden sands of Mount Maunganui, the Bay of Plenty, true to its name, has plenty to offer visitors.
Located long the picturesque Pacific Coast Highway, the coastal Bay of Plenty has long been regarded as one of New Zealand's top holiday destinations for Kiwi's and international travellers alike. Boasting one of the sunniest climates in New Zealand, the Bay of Plenty has it all. From surfing, hiking and skydiving, to wine tasting, luxury accommodation, and world class cuisine, there is something for everyone in the beautiful Bay of Plenty.
Just five minutes apart, Tauranga and Mount Maunganui offer a brilliant combination of urban lifestyle and beach adventure.
If you're craving excitement, the Bay of Plenty is sure to delight you.
The Bay of Plenty has a great mix of local and world-class cuisine. Fresh seafood is a specialty in many restaurants due to the regions' proximity to the sea.
Boasting the sunniest climate in the North Island, the Bay of Plenty is a great place to enjoy the outdoors year-round - whether you want to challenge your fitness or simply seek out the perfect picnic spot.
Arts figure prominently in Tauranga, with the main gallery and creative quarters located in the city-centre.
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