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Mauao Walkways: Things to Do in Mount Maunganui

Mauao Walkways are one of New Zealand's most popular scenic walks! Whether you're a local or visiting the beautiful town of Mount Maunganui, this iconic landmark is a must-visit destination. With stunning views and rich history, the Mauao Walkways offers something for everyone. ...

October 11, 2023

Something for everyone at Mount Hot Pools & Massage

Don’t have time for a full weekend retreat? Looking for something to do that the whole family will love? Mount Hot Pools and Massage is the ultimate short-term health and wellbeing retreat and fun place for the whole family to visit. Time to experience one of Mount Maunganui’s most popular attractions. Situated at the base of the mighty and stunning Mauao; Mount Hot Pools is the place to go for a relaxing soak, swim and more. As you lie back and gaze up to the mighty Mauao you’re surro...

November 9, 2022

Did You Know? … | Out of the Ordinary Things To Do In Tauranga That You Didn't Know About!

From cooking classes to painting lessons we have dug out a few of the out of the ordinary things to do in Tauranga locals and visitors alike might not have even known existed. It’s fun to do things a little different isn’t it so let’s see what we can find for you whether it’s cooking up a storm or getting a little bit Van Gogh on us! Did you know …. that Somerset Cottage in Bethlehem, Tauranga holds cooking classes? As this is one of the best eateries around you can only imagine w...

August 18, 2022

Raring To Go In Tauranga | In The Air & On Land

V8 Trike Tours NZ - not ones to show off but did you know V8 Trike Tours NZ was voted Numero Uno in the Outdoor Activity category by Tripadvisor 2019? We know exactly why that is - riding on these trikes is epic!  It’s more than just getting your motors running - it’s thrilling, it’s exhilarating and its pulse pumping sitting on the back of these beautiful V8 Chevrolet Trikes. With the wind in your hair, blatting along Marine Parade you’ll be swept along to scenic lookouts and place...

August 1, 2022

Head Over To the Tauranga Farmers Market & Discover A Few Hidden Treasures

Make sure you add Tauranga Farmers Market to your list of things to do in Tauranga.  You’ll be greeted with a very warm welcome by all the local stallholders who quite rightly so are very proud of their fresh produce and artisan fare and if you hang around long enough for a chat you’ll even get tips on this and that you didn’t even know you needed. ...

July 21, 2022

The Coolest Neighbourhoods In Town | Mount Maunganui

We don’t have to do a poll because the team at Things To Do In Tauranga have the inside scoop on some of the coolest neighbourhoods in our city. First up is Mount Maunganui. Now we all know the Mount is famous for its amazing beaches; both Surfside and Pilot Bay but did you know that the Mount Main Street has some of the coolest street art on display? Where? Take a wander behind the shops on both sides of the Main Street and you’ll be stepping into an amazing array of street art that will de...

April 18, 2022

Ask A Local | Random Q & A Where We Ask The Locals What They Love To Do (and eat) In Tauranga

Things To Do In Tauranga like to keep our finger on the pulse around cool things to do in Tauranga so we got out and about this week to ask a few locals.  Locals are great at giving you/us insider knowledge; the scope if you like on what’s happening, their pick of the day when it comes to activities, places to eat, things to do and more.  Let’s see what they have to stay in our first up random Q & A with the locals:Best Burger Joint?“One of the best burger places at the moment ha...

February 15, 2022

All We Want For Christmas Is You! | How To Support Your Local Operators

How’s the Christmas shopping going?  If you’re having a bit of a mare trying to find something new and improved, thoughtful and loving, thrilling and exciting AND you’re trying to avoid busy malls and shops AND you’re not sure your online order will arrive in time, look no further than booking your local operator for a completely awesome Christmas gift experience....

December 5, 2021

Did Someone Say High Tea? | Fancy Things To Enjoy In Tauranga

It’s time to pop the bubbles, get your glad rags on and soiree to a few of the finer things of life.  Things To Do In Tauranga thinks it’s high tea time for you to be spoilt so we’re going to present you with some of what we think you’ll enjoy on a silver platter: High Tea At Trinity Wharf Perfectly perched on the water’s edge is Trinity Wharf Hotel and the views from the bar and restaurant really are something else. As well as the usual treats on offer at a top class hotel, when ...

November 9, 2021

Explore The Ocean Blue Around Tauranga

Tauranga is full of fantastic things to do and places to explore and when it comes to ocean activities you’ve come to the right place.  Discover a whole new world and as the day draws to a close take a deep breath and savour amazing memories spent at sea. Stand on Mount Maunganui Main Beach or further down at Papamoa and you’ll be looking out at one of this area’s biggest playgrounds; the expansive Pacific Ocean. Home to stunning marine life and some of the gnarliest waves a...

October 26, 2021

Time To Plan An Awesome Staycation?

Now that summer is finally on it's way, we think it's a wonderful time of year to plan your summer holidays. Things are still a bit up in the air as far as international travel goes so here's a few of our top picks and tricks to plan an epic staycation; whether you're from Tauranga or you're coming here for a visit.Learn To Dive or Book A Dive TripWe're so lucky that we have the ocean on our doorstep and if you've always wanted to learn how to dive get in touch with the friendly professionals ri...

October 13, 2021

7 Things To Do In Tauranga On A Wet Day

Don’t let a bit of rain dampen your spirits – there’s plenty of things to do in Tauranga on a wet day.  From soaks in hot pools to climbing up rock walls, take your pick and enjoy what Tauranga has to offer.1. Soak It Up At The Hot Pools We love a good soak in a hot pool and in Tauranga you’re spoilt for choice:Mount Maunganui Hot Pools located at the end of Mount Maunganui Peninsula and at the base of the mighty Mauao holds centre stage.  Adults come here to soak, unwind ...

August 21, 2021

Not Just Just Desserts

Looking for sweet things to do in Mount Maunganui, Tauranga?Who would have thought you would find not just desserts but dessert bars with the most amazing array of hot waffles, sweet and savoury crepes, the creamiest ice cream, authentic gelato and freshly made pure yoghurts bang in the heart of Mount Maunganui?Yo and Co | The Happiest Dessert Bar In TownYo and Co Dessert Bar is just off the main drag down Prince Ave off Mount Maunganui Main Street and has been serving tasty desserts with flavou...

August 11, 2021

That’s Amore | Best Pizza Places In Tauranga

Not only do we tell you great things to do in Tauranga, we also want to share with you some great places to eat in Tauranga too. First up are some of our favourite pizza places. Everyone has their own favourite local pizza place right so we’ll share ours if you share yours because there’s always more than enough delicious pizza to go around!Our Top Pizza Spots (so far):1. First up is The Pizza Library Co based in the heart of the Mount Maunganui and Papamoa East. Described as a dine-in or ta...

July 26, 2021

Top Places To Park The RV and Stay For a Few Days

It’s a bit of a Campervan/RV enthusiasts dream Tauranga and its surrounds.  At Things To Do In Tauranga we’ve sussed out some of the top places you can park up, explore and stay for a few days.   Mount Maunganui Beachside Holiday Park This spot is a beachlovers idea of the absolute perfect spot.  The campground stretches from Pilot Bay which is a wonderful safe swimming spot for young and old through to the surf side of Mount Maunganui main beach. Things To Do In Tauranga...

February 3, 2021

It’s Showtime | What's On Stage In Tauranga

Fancy seeing a show in Tauranga?  Things To Do In Tauranga love a good show. It’s always more than a bit mind blowing when you realise how much local talent is in this area and how much talent there is full stop! We have some amazing performers as well as incredible creatives like writers, stage hands, costume makers, make up artists and more who all come together to create a show stopping performance for their audience.  From full on musicals to entertaining plays let’s see what...

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