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Cultural Explorers

A Short Break

For all you cultural explorers out there – a weekend in the Bay of Plenty could be just the trick to to get out more and explore!

Tauranga Harbour and City

Day Trippers

Spend the morning or afternoon with Day Trippers, a perfect way to get out and enjoy some fresh air while taking in the beautiful scenery of the Tauranga Harbour and city. There are plenty of opportunities to stop, take photosand soak in the scenery with a bonus light snack and ice cream.

Explore History

Elms Te Papa

Elms Te Papa Tauranga – Set within a diverse and tranquil garden setting, visit one of Tauranga’s oldest heritage site. The Elms is a place of early contact between Māori and Pākehā, enjoy a tour of the historic house and library and learn about Tauranga’s intriguing history.

Explore with a Thrill

By Trike!

V8 Trikes – A unique and thrilling way to explore the beautiful Bay of Plenty, the V8 Trike is powered by 5700cc Chevrolet motors. It’s the ultimate in power and excitement, with a low centre of gravity, the trikes provide a smooth ride with an impressive grip around corners while zooming past one of New Zealand’s best beach – Mount Maunganui.

Papamoa Pacific Palms Resort


The very best in resort style apartment accommodation, Pacific Palms Resort in Pāpāmoa is located on 2-hectares of beautifully maintained subtropical gardens, yet is just a 15-minute drive from the hustle and bustle of Mount Maunganui and Downtown Tauranga.


Other Options

Bay of Plenty

Cutterscove Resort Apartments:
Right across the road from one of New Zealand’s best beaches, enjoy an home away from home stay in this relaxing resort. Cutterscove have every convenience you could ever want including – tennis court, pool, spa, sauna, gym, golf driving net, mini-golf, BBQs and lots more.

Hotel Armitage:
Nestled conveniently in the heart of Tauranga’s CBD, surrounded by native trees, Hotel Armitage and Conference Centre is also close to the Elms, Tauranga Domain and Mount Maunganui, with its renown white sandy beaches.