Discover the real NZ and get off the beaten track. Come on a kayaking adventure with Canoe & Kayak Bay of Plenty and experience the amazing ‘Glow Worm Canyon’ or go sea kayaking on a sealife safari ‘Round the Mount’. Explore the stunning native flora and fauna on the waterways of ‘Lake McLaren’ or discover the thrill of ‘Kayak Fishing’ and catch your own dinner.
No experience necessary. Tours throughout the year. Fun for all. MORE
Eastcoast Paddler is a Stand Up Paddle and Outrigger company providing lessons, hire, tours and retail. We paddle rivers, lakes, harbours and ocean. We also offer cultural guided walks. MORE
Waimarino is a tranquil paradise situated on the banks of the Wairoa River just 10 minutes from Tauranga city. Our adventure park is focused around the sport of kayaking. Waimarino has been Tauranga’s premier kayaking & recreational destination since 1975. We offer a number of unique & enjoyable glow-worm kayak tours, a range of corporate team-building options, new conference & MORE
Baywave is one of the Bay of Plenty’s top regional attractions, drawing in over 230,000 visitors every year!
25m Lap Pool MORE
Many come to the springs to revitalize and get back to nature. Visitors often feel healthier and happier.
Stay. A natural wonder. No added chemicals, eco friendly. The best nature has to offer. Medicinial waters love your skin with minerals. MORE
For centuries, the ocean has healed and re-energised us…As far back as 500BC, Hippocrates recognised the benefits of warmed seawater for its ability to re-balance and detoxify our bodies. Salt water bathing was believed to improve mobility by easing muscle and joint inflammation, and general aches and pains. MORE
Ten minutes drive out of Tauranga City is McLaren Falls Park, 190 hectares of pastoral and horticultural parkland set alongside Lake McLaren.
The park is popular for camping, fishing, kayaking, wedding photos, picnics, bush walks and taking the kids to feed the ducks
One of the highlights of the park is the Waterfall Track where you can see glow worms after dusk. Enjoy a short, easy stroll to the picturesque waterfall and spot the glow worms on either side of the track. Part of the Waterfall Track is also pushchair friendly. MORE
100% Natural Mineral Pools
Come and relax with us at Miranda Hot Springs in our thermally heated fresh mineral water. Centrally located, we have three pools to suit all swimmers.
Our largest pool is 47m by 17m of hot thermal mineral water at a temperature of between 36°C and 38°C depending on the season.This pool has accessible entry by an aqua-lift. The children’s pool is maintained at a cooler temperature while the adult-only sauna pool sits at around 40°C-41°C. In addition, we have four private spa pools. MORE
A treat not to be missed – gorgeous hot and cold springs set amid 364 hectares of rainforest. Rare in the world of hot springs, the Morere Springs produce 250,000 litres a day of hot ancient sea water. Known for its therapeutic values, the water is piped to a series of public and private hot pools. It is definitely worth taking a walk on any of the various walks in the Morere Scenic Reserve, from 10-minute walks up to three hours. Especially famous for its nikau palms, the dense virgin rainforest is home to a wide range of native birds MORE
Family fun and enjoyment beckons in this most energetic pool area!
A large freshwater chlorinated pool (33˚C) provides a toddler’s section and a small hydro slide for a splashing good time. The larger, deeper section of the pool encourages family frivolity and light fitness activity. MORE