Bay of Plenty

  The Coastal Bay of Plenty is an all-time favourite and one of the country’s top holiday destinations with more sunshine than anywhere else in New Zealand. With white sandy beaches, a great holiday vibe, abundant marine and birdlife and loads of foodie options this is the perfect place to explore the coastline and our other wonderful regions from. The Coastal Bay of Plenty stretches along the Pacific Coast Highway and takes in Waihi Beach, Mount Maunganui, City of Tauranga through to Whakatane and the best kept secret Ohope Beach. Mount Maunganui voted top beach in NZ. It’s here you can kayak into a glow worm canyon, go fishing or marine life spotting, absorb yourself with a cultural experience, take in some beautiful scenic walks or cycle trails, there are endless foodie places to explore and plenty of great events for your clients to enjoy. Whether you are a beach lover, an outdoor adventurer, cultural explorer, or eco-traveller you won’t be disappointed with a great selection of operators happy to show you what a beautiful region they live in. The region has a diverse selection of accommodation that suits all our visitors needs from Bed and Breakfast, Apartments, well-appointed Villas overlooking stunning beaches and boutique style Hotels.  This is a perfect self-drive destination with stunning Coastal views, a 3-hour drive south of Auckland and only 1-3 hours from our neighbouring regions within the Central North Island. There are plenty of daily flights to our major cities of Auckland, Wellington, and Christchurch.  
  Trade Contact: Mary Tolley
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