When you arrive in Tauranga on your cruise ship, you will dock on the edge of New Zealand’s most popular seaside resort of Mount Maunganui and across the harbour from Tauranga City, the region known as the Bay of Plenty.
It is aptly named with not only providing plenty of provisions to Captain James Cook on his inaugural voyage to this part of the world in 1769, but it today provides plenty to do for everybody who chooses to visit this fantastic region. Mount Maunganui is definitely one of NZ’s best kept secrets and the gateway to two of NZ’s most popular tourist attractions – Rotorua geothermal valleys and Hobbiton Movie Set.
So now that you have landed what do you think you may do with your time here?
If you’re not looking for a guided tour you may like to ask us about renting a vehicle and visit these attractions.