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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
Set in the 1950s and performed in the enchanting surroundings of Tauranga's Historic Village, this fast-paced, hilarious production is a love letter to the romantic comedies of that era, complete with a specially curated orchestral score. The King ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: The Historic Village - Tauranga, Bay of Plenty   Distance: 2.4 KM from Tauranga
    0.9 KM Tauranga
One Love 2020 lifts the lid on its most exciting line-up yet! New Zealand’s much-loved One Love Festival will kick off a new decade with the best line-up in the festival’s history. One Love is without question one of the most popular ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: Tauranga Domain - Tauranga, Bay of Plenty   Distance: 0.9 KM from Tauranga
    2.8 KM Tauranga
Join me Tuesday evenings in Tauranga all summer overlooking beautiful views of The Mount! What to bring? Yoga mat, comfy clothes, a water bottle and towel (optional) Type of yoga: Vinyasa Level: Beginners to intermediate *Weather ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: Kulim Park - Tauranga, Bay of Plenty   Distance: 2.8 KM from Tauranga
    5.7 KM Tauranga
Every Thursday I'll be in the beautiful Moa park in Mount Maunganui teach a Vinyasa flow class. What to bring? Yoga mat, comfy clothes, a water bottle and towel. (optional) Type of yoga: Vinyasa Level: Beginners to intermediate *Weather ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: Moa Park - Mt Maunganui, Bay of Plenty   Distance: 5.7 KM from Tauranga
    0.5 KM Tauranga
Tauranga's only true Farmers Market held every Saturday come rain, hail or shine. Come meet the local producers. The freshest of produce including Certified organic, tastiest of baking, healthiest of foods with a dash of flowers and plants. Great ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: Tauranga Primary School - Tauranga, Bay of Plenty   Distance: 0.5 KM from Tauranga
    0.7 KM Tauranga
Legendary Australian band Cold Chisel are back and today announce their one and only New Zealand show this summer. The Blood Moon 2020 Tour rolls into Wharepai Domain, Tauranga on Wednesday 5 February (eve of Waitangi Day) making it the band’s ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: Wharepai Domain - Tauranga, Bay of Plenty   Distance: 0.7 KM from Tauranga
    5.3 KM Tauranga
Landslide is an Auckland based, live 5 piece band, who have been celebrating the music of Fleetwood Mac and Stevie Nicks all over the North Island for the past 7 years. Covering well-known classics from Fleetwood Mac and also Stevie's solo ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: Totara St - Mt Maunganui, Bay of Plenty   Distance: 5.3 KM from Tauranga
    5 KM Tauranga
Providing an interesting and unique market environment that is all inclusive to reflect our diverse community. Follow us on Facebook for updates on stallholders who will be at the markets. Plenty of onsite parking and free entry. On the main road ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: Bethlehem Hall - Tauranga, Bay of Plenty   Distance: 5 KM from Tauranga
    5 KM Tauranga
Providing an interesting and unique market environment that is all inclusive to reflect our diverse community. Follow us on Facebook for updates on stallholders who will be at the markets.
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: Bethlehem Hall - Tauranga, Bay of Plenty   Distance: 5 KM from Tauranga
    0.6 KM Tauranga
Groovy Latin Afro Bananaparty! Banana Mundo supplies a heady mix of afrobeat and latino grooves, Banana Mundo is a fun, eclectic band that's fun to dance to. With members from Uruguay, Argentina, England, Switzerland and Aotearoa, we've got the ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: Our Place - Tauranga, Bay of Plenty   Distance: 0.6 KM from Tauranga
    2.4 KM Tauranga
Join us for this exquisite event with Distillers from around NZ. Enjoy the opportunity to share a meal with the craftspeople themselves. This event is the perfect match for foodies, Gin lovers and those wanting to attend a Valentines Day event with ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: The Historic Village - Tauranga, Bay of Plenty   Distance: 2.4 KM from Tauranga
    6.3 KM Tauranga
We Run The Night is a social night run event comprising of the main half marathon distance 21km, 14km, 7km and Kids Dash events run over the flat sealed roads of Mount Maunganui. Distances: 21km, 14km, 7km and Kids Run. Location: The ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: Mount Drury Park - Mt Maunganui, Bay of Plenty   Distance: 6.3 KM from Tauranga
    2.4 KM Tauranga
Gincredible is back for its second year following a resounding success of the inaugural event. This festival is a boutique celebration of food, entertainment and Craft Gin - distilled from a small number of artisan producers, set in one of New ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: The Historic Village - Tauranga, Bay of Plenty   Distance: 2.4 KM from Tauranga
    5.5 KM Tauranga
Come and join us for a dining experience where you can choose from over 20 food trucks and cuisines. Bring a picnic blanket and sit and relax with the sounds of local musicians and enjoy the sunshine with friends and family. It's a great place to ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: Coronation Park - Mt Maunganui, Bay of Plenty   Distance: 5.5 KM from Tauranga
    4.5 KM Tauranga
The renowned American singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Ben Harper and his band The Innocent Criminals will return to New Zealand in February 2020 for a six-date tour. They're set to play New Plymouth's TSB Bowl of Brooklands, ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: Mount Park - Mt Maunganui, Bay of Plenty   Distance: 4.5 KM from Tauranga
    5.5 KM Tauranga
The Tattoo & Art Extravaganza celebrates culture, whanau, good vibes, contemporary and indigenous arts in many spectrums. Bringing together over 250 of the highest caliber national and international artists tattooing and creating art in a diverse ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: Trustpower Baypark Arena - Mt Maunganui, Bay of Plenty   Distance: 5.5 KM from Tauranga
    0.5 KM Tauranga
The Soweto Gospel Choir are bringing their Freedom tour to New Zealand in 2020 in honor of the father of their rainbow nation, Nelson Mandela, and South Africa’s struggle for freedom. Following their most recent Grammy Award for Freedom (Best ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: Baycourt Community and Arts Centre - Tauranga, Bay of Plenty   Distance: 0.5 KM from Tauranga
    149.7 KM Tauranga
"If they try to burn you, may your fire be stronger than theirs" Pop-up Globe are thrilled to announce the international debut of London’s smash-hit play Emilia to round off our Farewell Auckland season. Directed by Miriama McDowell and ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: Anthony Harper Pop-up Globe Theatre - Ellerslie, Auckland   Distance: 149.7 KM from Tauranga
    10.6 KM Tauranga
Dinner in the Domain is a weekly artisan food market held in the idyllic Papamoa Domain. Operating every Thursday evening from the 28th of November through to the 26th of March, this event promises to offer the best street food the Bay has to ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: Papamoa Beach Domain - Tauranga, Bay of Plenty   Distance: 10.6 KM from Tauranga
    5.5 KM Tauranga
We are excited to bring to you another season of The Little Big Markets with this summer being our 10 year celebration. We will be hosting our markets across our two sites of Coronation Park and the Papamoa Pony Club where we will be bringing you ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: Coronation Park - Mt Maunganui, Bay of Plenty   Distance: 5.5 KM from Tauranga
    10 KM Tauranga
We are excited to bring to you another season of The Little Big Markets with this summer being our 10 year celebration. We will be hosting our markets across our two sites of Coronation Park and the Papamoa Pony Club where we will be bringing you ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: The Papamoa Pony Club - Mt Maunganui, Bay of Plenty   Distance: 10 KM from Tauranga
    0.5 KM Tauranga
Following sold out performances throughout New Zealand, The Ten Tenors are thrilled to announce they’re returning by popular demand. The charming classical cross-over group will perform a selection of the best romantic pop songs, ballads and ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: Baycourt Community and Arts Centre - Tauranga, Bay of Plenty   Distance: 0.5 KM from Tauranga
    0.5 KM Tauranga
So, no one told you life was gonna be this way, nor did they tell you about the hilarious new musical that lovingly lampoons one of TV’s all-time greatest shows in the hit New York and Las Vegas show Friends! The Musical Parody. Friends! The ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: Baycourt Community and Arts Centre - Tauranga, Bay of Plenty   Distance: 0.5 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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