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Romance and Adventure

A Short Break

For all you romantics that love a little adventure – explore the Bay of Plenty with a special someone!

Romantic Accommodation

Harbours Edge

Dial up the romance at the amazing 4.5-star Trinity Wharf Hotel. Stay right on the harbour’s edge, and enjoy fine dining at the award-winning Halo restaurant. Located a few minutes’ walk from the Tauranga CBD and a short drive from Mount Maunganui.

Dolphin Seafaris

Mt Maunganui

Swimming with dolphins on your bucket list? Dolphin Seafaris will take you on the marine wildlife adventure of a lifetime!
Explore the open waters of Tauranga – home to diverse marine wildlife such as the majestic dolphin, blue penguins, seals and more!

Fancy a Soak?

Mt Maunganui

Mount Hot Pools – Beneath the majesty of Mauao relax and unwind in the only hot ocean water complex in the world. Mount Hot Pools is a perfect way to end the day relaxing in the healing properties of salt water or try one of their relaxation massages.

Paddle Adventures

Ocean, river or lake

Let the crew at East Coast Paddlers take you on an ocean adventure!

Start off your SUP experience with East Coast Paddlers and their skilled instructors; paddle around Mauao (Mount Maunganui) or join in on one of their river or lake adventures.


Sip and Sleep

Mt Maunganui

Tucked down a laneway, Hide Bar is a local favourite. Enjoy straight up good food by the open wood fire and carry on the beer theme with a brew from their full range of tap beers.

Accommodation Options:
Clarence Boutique Hotel:
Located in the old Tauranga Post Office dating back to the 1900’s, the Clarence is a perfect balance of historical elements of the past with contemporary, modern flair of the present. Clarence Bistro is located right downstairs with their award-winning menu making it one of Tauranga’s best restaurants.

Mission Belle Motel:
Perfect location right in the heart of Mount Maunganui, it’ is only a few minutes’ walk to popular cafés, bars and beaches. This Spanish styled accommodation has fresh contemporary rooms with modern furnishings.