Activities and Attractions / Bay of Plenty

DayTrippers Cycle Tourslink

Miles Johnson
+64800467433
+64223109120
Groups and Free Independent Travelers

“DayTrippers” has been founded to share a passion of riding bikes with overseas & local tourists, whilst showcasing the beautiful Bay of Plenty region. Our tour business will provide full and half day riding excursions using the latest Giant Fathom 3 electric mountain bikes to explore amazing scenery, eat healthy foods, enjoying fun & friendship.
DayTrippers can offer one of our selected tours or a customised itinerary to suit your style. All our tours use grade 1-2 trails with a focus on amazing local scenery. We offer tour options specifically designed for Cruiseship passengers arriving into Port of Tauranga, perfect for those looking for an active adventure in our beautiful Bay of Plenty.

Activities and Attractions / Bay of Plenty

Brewbus - Tauranga Beers in the Baylink

Katy Martley
+64 27 583 2484
+64 27 583 2484
Groups and Free Independent Travelers

Departing daily this is the ultimate craft beer experience over a leisurely afternoon. The tour starts with a scrumptious beer and food set lunch that leaves the taste buds tingling. There is a tour of a local working brewery where you can hear from the brewers/experts themselves. Not only that but three other craft breweries or brew bars await ready and willing to showcase their most popular beers. At the final stop you’re welcome to hunker down for a hearty meal (not included in tour cost) or Brewbus returns you to the departure point.

Regional Icons / Rotorua

Experience our Māori culturelink

Tessa Richardson
+64 7 351 7626
Groups and Free Independent Travelers

Welcome to the world of the Māori.

Journey back to a time of proud warriors and ancient traditions with Tamaki Māori Village. A 3 hour journey into the heart of Maori Culture...an experience you will never forget! The most award-winning Māori culture attraction in New Zealand... Journey to the outskirts of Rotorua, to a Māori village nestled in an ancient forest.

Experience an evening of ceremonial ritual, amazing re-enactment, powerful cultural performance, storytelling and hāngi feasting as we relive significant events within our Pre-European history!

Activities and Attractions / Hamilton & Waikato

Forgotten World Adventureslink

Ian Balme
+64 7 895 7181
+64 21 719 920
Groups and Free Independent Travelers
English

Venture into the Forgotten World and connect with New Zealand’s enriched past. Set off on guided tours ranging from 3 hours to 4 days on Rail Cart, Jet Boat or Helicopter and explore the raw beauty of one of the most isolated corners of New Zealand. Venture along the 142km line between Stratford and Okahukura, pass through 24 tunnels and cross 98 bridges and explore the pristine native bush, rugged hills and isolated farms while listening to the stories of the area’s pioneering days. There is an adventure to be enjoyed by all ages and all adventure styles. Forgotten World Adventures ensures making your journey into the Forgotten World an unforgettable experience.

Accommodation / Ruapehu

Tongariro Crossing Lodgelink

Boutique and Lodge
6
20

As a small family-run lodge, Tongariro Crossing Lodge caters for discerning travellers seeking personal attention and warm hospitality.

Our spacious, warm and comfortable suites offer a perfect retreat after a hard day’s trekking, biking, skiing or travelling. Guests love our delicious and hearty breakfast served in sliver style with fresh ingredients and our very own homemade bread, and relaxing on our garden terrace, with a drink from our house bar.

Located in the heart of National Park Village, we are just minutes away from the wonders of the Dual World Heritage Tongariro National Park and a short stroll to great dining options. Transport to the Tongariro Alpine Crossing is available from our door.

Accommodation / Bay of Plenty

Trinity Wharf Taurangalink

Geraldine Hutchison
+64 7 577 8723
+64 21 622 376
Groups and Free Independent Travelers
Hotel
123
256

Trinity Wharf Hotel Tauranga offers 4.5 star luxury accommodation and apartments with a stunning waterfront location, flexible conference facilities and a waterfront restaurant and bar, just minutes from the Tauranga city centre and Mount Maunganui beach. From the moment you enter the hotel, views of the Tauranga harbour and the relaxed contemporary vibe are immediately apparent. A leading accommodation and event venue in the Western Bay Of Plenty, Trinity Wharf Tauranga is an urban retreat that captures the very essence of New Zealand hospitality.

Accommodation / Hawke's Bay

Mangapapa Hotellink

Emily Atkinson
+64 6 878 3234
Groups and Free Independent Travelers
Luxury Accommodation
12
30

Luxury, Seclusion, Elegance & Romance – four words which describe this stunning boutique hotel. Built in 1885 the hotel has twelve luxury rooms, and with careful renovations maintains its historical charm whilst providing the utmost comforts of modern day. Conveniently located, minutes from Havelock North village, Mangapapa Hotel is set in an oasis of landscaped gardens and acres of orchards, offering guests a chance to dine in its renowned restaurant, relax in the hotel's spa sanctuary, plus use of the seasonal outdoor pool, lawn tennis court and bikes to explore nearby vineyards. Mangapapa is the ultimate Hawke's Bay experience.

Activities and Attractions / Tairāwhiti Gisborne

Waka Voyagers 'Tairāwhiti'link

Seda Procter
+64 22 652 5658
+64 21 022 41537
Groups and Free Independent Travelers

We are all local people with a love & an in-depth knowledge of the region. We share with you the stories of our people, history & culture & ensure you have a truly memorable experience!

We offer epic stories of the region’s voyaging history & its Māori ancestors without leaving the harbour. Take a journey through time with our local storytellers while on board the waka.

Or enjoy learning traditional sailing & wayfinding skills out in the bay, either sit and enjoy at your own leisure, or learn to man the “hoe” -steering paddle, hoist the sails & tack!

Accommodation / Hawke's Bay

Craggy Range Winerylink

Kristine Kilpatrick
+64 6 873 7126
+64 27 277 2057
Groups and Free Independent Travelers
Boutique and Lodge
9 cottages and lodges
38

Stunning boutique, self-contained accommodation in the heart of Hawke’s Bay wine country. Choose from two or four-bedroom luxury lodges offering private retreats overlooking the TukiTuki River, or one and two-bedroom boutique cottages set among the vines. All rooms are en-suite, and accommodation is stylishly appointed with open plan living areas. A short stroll away, you’ll find Craggy Range Winery – enjoy a complimentary tasting of the region’s celebrated wines at Cellar Door, or dine on seasonal local produce at the award winning Craggy Range Restaurant.

Accommodation / Bay of Plenty

Trinity Wharf Limitedlink

Geraldine Hutchison
+64 7 577 8700
+64 21 622 376
Groups and Free Independent Travelers
Hotel
123
256

Wake up in a spacious well appointed guest room, then head down for breakfast on the deck at Halo Restaurant where boats glide past just metres away and magnificent harbour views are gained. Built on three piers that stretch out over the water, Trinity Wharf Tauranga has a relaxing contemporary atmosphere. This stylish 4.5 star hotel is perfectly positioned to explore all of this great region and an easy stroll to city centre and dining district. Halo's Executive Chef has crafted a range of exciting menus utilising quality local produce to be enjoyed from from 7am til late. Guests will appreciate the outdoor infinity edge pool, open fireplace, lounge bar, free WiFi, free on-site car parking, room services.