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Things to do in the Bay of Plenty, New Zealand

TAURANGA ADVENTURES

The Bay of Plenty’s scenic location and natural resources provide an ideal place to test your adventurous spirit. Explore the great outdoors and choose from lots of fun and exhilarating activities.
WHALE ISLAND CRUISE SNORKEL
Join us by boat to the surrounding waters of Moutohora Island, a wildlife reserve home to rare birds, penguins and seals. Snorkel the waters, light lunch & refreshments inclusive.
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Dolphin Seafaris will take you on a marine adventure to watch or swim with wild dolphins in their natural habitat. 4-5 hour trips departing daily from Tauranga and Mount Maunganui in our stable and comfortable high speed launch.
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Aerius Helicopters Hobbiton Movie Set
Fly to the Hobbiton Movie Set where you will be guided through the 1,250 acre working sheep and cattle farm to the site used in the Lord of the Rings and Hobbit movies.
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Tauranga.
The gateway to the Bay of Plenty region.

This pristine coastal region is blessed with 125km of white sandy beaches.
Charming small towns and a large cosmopolitan city will provide you with plenty of outdoor activities, art, culture, scenic attractions, superb shopping and dining.