Bay of Plenty
Day 1 | Auckland - Tauranga
Depart Auckland and travel through rolling green hills and pasture synonymous with New Zealand, to arrive at the stunning Bay of Plenty renowned for its beaches, wildlife and fresh produce.
Venture to the top of Mauao (Mt Maunganui)
Stretch your legs as you walk to the top of the iconic Mauao (Mt Maunganui). The walk requires a good level of fitness, but the expansive views are worth the effort! If you’re after a more leisurely stroll wander along Mt Maunganui’s white sandy beaches.
Explore Tauranga's vibrant container city
Discover 'Our Place' – an energetic shopping space alive with local creatives, foodies and musicians.
Enter a magical glow worm canyon
Relax with a glass of New Zealand wine and cheese while watching the sunset over the hills before you paddle into a magical world. Gently kayak into the night through native bush and a chorus of birdsong before entering an enchanting canyon filled with glow worms.
Stay: Tauranga, Bay of Plenty