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Bay of Plenty New Zealand


Bay of Plenty New Zealand
With its mild and sunny climate, you will enjoy the popular beaches of New Zealand in the Bay of Plenty. This coastal strip of New Zealand enjoys a temperate climate where unspoilt rainforests and sub-tropical farmlands thrive. Tauranga, the main city, boasts the biggest harbour in the country for exportation. Mount Manganui beaches are well-known for surfing, and the region as a whole is popular for a wide range of outdoor adventure sports.
Travel guides for Bay of Plenty: bayofplentynz.com, tauranga.co.nz
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Bay of Plenty Climate and Weather


What to do in Bay of Plenty

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Become partners with marine life    1 KM Opotiki
The value of reefs in our oceans ecosystem are well documented. It is now possible for you to be able to give back to the sea in personal ways just by using your computer from anywhere in the world or by attending our educational workshops. Our waterside accommodation at The Wharf Hub is great too.
FREE Marine Life Tour    0.8 KM Opotiki
We promote becoming as true partners with nature. What does this means? How can you get involved? Scroll through our free pictorial on line 'marine life tour' to get a taste of what partnership could look like. From our other web sites you can even build personalized reef modules. Or come and stay at our waterfront accommodation 'The Wharf Hub' for a real experience.
The Junction - Every Reason to Visit    Paengaroa
The Junction has 25 different Tourist related businesses and is a fantastic place to spend a few days whilst on vacation in New Zealand. Accommodation, adventure activities, farm parks, and delightful café's. Very close to the legendary white sand beaches of the Bay of Plenty yet central to the 3 main city centres. Fun for all the family so do come and enjoy some genuine kiwi hospitality.
Swim with wild Dolphins    2.2 KM Tauranga
We use a large high speed launch, operating from the Tauranga Bridge Marina Facility. The trip is three to four hours long, leaving in the morning. Hot and cold drinks and complimentary continental breakfast available on board. Wet suits, masks, snorkels and fins are supplied. Many different species of mammals, whales, fish, and birds are regularly seen. The qualified guides give a full commenta
Aerius Helicopters    3.6 KM Tauranga
The Tauranga and Rotorua region offers some of New Zealand's most spectacular scenery. Deep blue lakes surrounded by volcanic and geothermal backdrops, to long sandy beaches disappearing into the Pacific Ocean. Our scenic flights range from short local flights, providing a great view and the thrill of a helicopter flight to longer scenic flights that include White Island, Mount Tarawera and the Rotorua lakes.
Elements Watersports    2.8 KM Tauranga
Looking to learn to Sail or Windsurf or would you like to Rent some Windsurf Kit or a sailing Dinghy? We have the very best equipment, professionally trained staff, and the perfect location. Learn to Sail a Dinghy, get hooked on Windsurfing, learn the art of Paddleboarding, introduce your child to Watersports or gain watersports Instructor Training.
Sunfish Charters    2.1 KM Tauranga
As Tauranga's Premier Charter boat company, Sunfish Charters offer a personalized service and exceptional value to our customers. Our modern offshore charter boat is designed and rigged for serious game and sports fishing and is available for private charter for fishing, diving, sightseeing and corporate events.
Private guided tours to Rotorua    8.7 KM Tauranga
Let us show you around Rotorua's famous geothermal area including geysers, boiling mud pools and much more. On the way explore native rain forest and learn about Maori legends.
Accessible New Zealand Tours    2.4 KM Tauranga
Our tours are specialized for disabled travelers or those who may just need a helping hand along the way. We have tours for young and old and can work with you to provide a tour to suit you and your group. We are about showing you the unimaginable, taking you to the unreachable and giving you experiences you never thought possible.
Blokart recreation park    13 KM Tauranga
The home of blokart land sailing. Experience the thrill of harnessing the power of the wind on our purpose built blokart track. Also try our electric drift kart. bookings essential
Maori village evening and hangi dinner    11.5 KM Waiotapu
The Tamaki Maori village evening combines traditional Maori cultural performances with cooked hangi dinner. The tour starts with the travel through the ancient tawa forest to learn Maori customs before entering the village. Before and during the three course hangi dinner cooked in the ground, Maori performances cover traditional ceremonies, dancing, singing and storytelling. The tribal marketplace allows to discover arts, crafts and weaponry and tattooing methods.
White Island6.7 KM Whakatane
Live this unique experience! Vulcan offers you a visit of White Island, and its continuously active volcano, by helicopter.

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Current and upcoming events in Bay of Plenty

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    2.4 KM Tauranga
A fun evening of acoustic music, from ragtime, through jug bands to blues, played on washboards guitars, mandolin and upright bass Mike Garner’s Ragtime Washboard Kings. Probably the only band, ever, in New Zealand to feature not one but two ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: The Jam Factory - Music Platform - Tauranga, Bay of Plenty   Distance: 2.4 KM from Tauranga
    1.6 KM Whakatane
Music Whakatane in association with Chamber Music New Zealand presents 'Vieux Amis'. Vieux Amis (“Old Friends”) brings together three friends, neighbours, and long-standing colleagues. Violinist Justine Cormack, cellist James Bush, and pianist ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: Church of St George & St John - Whakatane, Bay of Plenty   Distance: 1.6 KM from Whakatane
    0.5 KM Tauranga
In August and September, the New Zealand String Quartet will perform across Aotearoa for our 2021 National Tour. Immerse yourself in astounding beauty, inspire your senses, and fire your curiosity through four centuries of string quartet ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: Baycourt Community and Arts Centre - Tauranga, Bay of Plenty   Distance: 0.5 KM from Tauranga
    5.5 KM Tauranga
Formidable indie-pop sensation and rising global superstar BENEE has today announced a nationwide regional tour for August. BENEE will visit every corner of the country, hitting eight different towns and cities throughout the month. The ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: Trustpower Baypark Arena - Mt Maunganui, Bay of Plenty   Distance: 5.5 KM from Tauranga
0.5 KM Tauranga
Bay of Plenty Symphonia presents its 7th biennial Rising Stars finals concert featuring talented young musicians aged from 12 - 18 years. Five finalists from around the Bay of Plenty will perform their chosen piece accompanied by the orchestra and ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: Baycourt Community and Arts Centre - Tauranga, Bay of Plenty   Distance: 0.5 KM from Tauranga
    0.4 KM Tauranga
Bring your dancing shoes and get ready to boogie as we sing and dance the day away to your favourite hits of the 50s, 60s and 70s. Starring the amazing artists Cameron Barclay of The Ten Tenors, Bonaventure Allan-Moetaua, Karl Perigo and a live ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: Holy Trinity Church - Tauranga, Bay of Plenty   Distance: 0.4 KM from Tauranga
    5.3 KM Tauranga
Jon Stevens is delighted to add a Tauranga concert to his rescheduled ’Noiseworks + INXS Collection Tour’ in September. Tickets are selling fast at Plus1.co.nz Fans can look forward to hearing INXS gems like Need you Tonight, New ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: Totara St - Mt Maunganui, Bay of Plenty   Distance: 5.3 KM from Tauranga
    5.5 KM Tauranga
With no need for introductions, Stan Walker embarks on his nationwide ‘ALL IN’ tour performing 9 spectacular shows across Aotearoa, singing all of his hit songs and some brand new music! Boasting a stellar career that spans 5 studio albums, Stan ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: Trustpower Baypark - Mt Maunganui, Bay of Plenty   Distance: 5.5 KM from Tauranga
5.3 KM Tauranga
Supreme D&B proponents, The Upbeats, announce album release date and New Zealand Tour. NZ Drum & Bass titans, THE UPBEATS, will celebrate the release of their upcoming album by doing what they love most – delivering their joyous D&B music in ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: Totara St - Mt Maunganui, Bay of Plenty   Distance: 5.3 KM from Tauranga
    1.5 KM Whakatane
The outrageously funny Kevin Bloody Wilson returns to NZ in September, bringing Kiwi’s another side-splitting dose of his original fair-dinkum Aussie humour supported by Jenny Talia from Australia. Since releasing his first hugely popular album ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: Whakatane Little Theatre - Whakatane, Bay of Plenty   Distance: 1.5 KM from Whakatane
    0.5 KM Tauranga
The outrageously funny Kevin Bloody Wilson returns to NZ in September, bringing Kiwi’s another side-splitting dose of his original fair-dinkum Aussie humour supported by Jenny Talia from Australia. Since releasing his first hugely popular album ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: Baycourt Community and Arts Centre - Tauranga, Bay of Plenty   Distance: 0.5 KM from Tauranga
    12.8 KM Paengaroa
Since 2012 The Woolshed Tour has been a highlight on rural calendars, bringing a riotous night of entertainment to well over 100 woolsheds from Taumarunui to Tasman to Tuatapere and beyond. Spring 2021 sees the smash-hit Woolshed Tour return with a ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: Weardale - Te Puke, Bay of Plenty   Distance: 12.8 KM from Paengaroa
0.5 KM Tauranga
It’s time to check-in to Hotel California The Eagles Experience – the captivating live concert and stage show saluting the extraordinary talent and timeless catalogue of The Eagles. With a stage full of show-stopping voices and musicians, ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: Baycourt Community and Arts Centre - Tauranga, Bay of Plenty   Distance: 0.5 KM from Tauranga
1.5 KM Whakatane
It’s time to check-in to Hotel California The Eagles Experience – the captivating live concert and stage show saluting the extraordinary talent and timeless catalogue of The Eagles. With a stage full of show-stopping voices and musicians, ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: Whakatane Little Theatre - Whakatane, Bay of Plenty   Distance: 1.5 KM from Whakatane
    5.5 KM Tauranga
Aotearoa’s Dub & Bass heavy-weights, the space-weaving SALMONELLA DUB, are heading out on the road with a run of spring shows nationwide, across September, October, November and December this year. The multiple platinum-selling and ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: Trustpower Baypark Arena - Mt Maunganui, Bay of Plenty   Distance: 5.5 KM from Tauranga
0.5 KM Tauranga
Fall into the ring of fire in this unforgettable music concert dedicated to the music, love and lives of Johnny Cash and June Carter. For more than 40 years Johnny Cash and June Carter enthralled audiences around the world with their songs of ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: Baycourt Community and Arts Centre - Tauranga, Bay of Plenty   Distance: 0.5 KM from Tauranga
0.5 KM Tauranga
Direct from Australia, Showtime invites you to dance your way into a time warp of 70’s disco dancefloor thrillers and timeless heartfelt rock ballads with The Bee Gees Night Fever! Night Fever is jetting into town to recreate the Bee Gee’s ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: Baycourt Community and Arts Centre - Tauranga, Bay of Plenty   Distance: 0.5 KM from Tauranga
1.5 KM Whakatane
Tickets also available in person at Radio 1XX Reception (267 The Strand, Whakatane). Direct from Australia, Showtime invites you to dance your way into a time warp of 70’s disco dancefloor thrillers and timeless heartfelt rock ballads with The ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: Whakatane Little Theatre - Whakatane, Bay of Plenty   Distance: 1.5 KM from Whakatane
0.4 KM Tauranga
Lose yourself in the splendour of Vienna as we capture the magic of Christmas, the wonder of the lights, the beautiful carols, the waltzes and great frocks! Starring, Bonaventure Allan-Moetaua, Karl Perigo, Alex Foster, Jessica Hindin, Kelly Lim ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: Holy Trinity Church - Tauranga, Bay of Plenty   Distance: 0.4 KM from Tauranga

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Camping and overnight campervan parking in Bay of Plenty

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Masonic Hotel Opotiki    0.4 KM Opotiki
Overnight campervan parking - Facilities: Water, Toilets, Showers, Power, Shopping   (Fees Apply)
 
Opotiki Holiday Park    0.6 KM Opotiki
Overnight campervan parking - Facilities: Water, Toilets, Showers, Power, Laundry   (Fees Apply)
 
Mt Maunganui Holiday Park    6.1 KM Tauranga
Overnight campervan parking - Facilities: Water, Toilets, Showers, Power, Laundry, Wi-Fi, Shopping   (Fees Apply)
 
Tirohanga 743-841 State Highway 3    6.2 KM Opotiki
Overnight campervan parking - Facilities: Water, Toilets, Showers, Power, Laundry, Shopping   (Fees Apply)
 
Maketu Hilltop Holiday Park    7.5 KM Paengaroa
Overnight campervan parking - Facilities: Water, Toilets, Showers   (Fees Apply)
 
Omokoroa Domain    11.6 KM Tauranga
Overnight campervan parking - Facilities: Water   Free
 
Mclarens Falls Camp Ground    16.9 KM Tauranga
Overnight campervan parking - Facilities: Water, Toilets, Power   (Fees Apply)
 
Matata Lagoon    21.3 KM Whakatane
Overnight campervan parking - Facilities: Water, Toilets, Showers, Power   (Fees Apply)
 
Pikowai Campground    22.7 KM Paengaroa
Overnight campervan parking - Facilities: Water, Toilets, Showers, Power   (Fees Apply)
 
Cape Runaway Beach Road    26.3 KM Hicks Bay
Overnight campervan parking - Facilities: Water   Free
 
Motu Bridge And Falls Free Camp Spot    34.1 KM Opotiki
Overnight campervan parking - Facilities: Water   Free
 
Omaio Hoani Waititi Reserve Land    36.6 KM Opotiki
Overnight campervan parking - No facilities   Free
Te Kaha At The Haparapara River    40.6 KM Opotiki
Overnight campervan parking - Facilities: Water, Toilets, Showers   Free
 
Matawai Hotel Matawai    44.5 KM Opotiki
Overnight campervan parking - No facilities   (Fees Apply)
Manganuku Campsite Waioeka River Gorge    44.6 KM Opotiki
Overnight campervan parking - Facilities: Water, Toilets   (Fees Apply)
 
Te Kaha Holiday Park    46.8 KM Opotiki
Overnight campervan parking - Facilities: Water, Toilets, Showers, Power   (Fees Apply)
 
Maungaroa Kereu River    49.9 KM Opotiki
Overnight campervan parking - Facilities: Water, Toilets   Free
 

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