Things You can Do in Tauranga, New Zealand

Tauranga is such a captive place. Though it is small, Tauranga is still one of the prides of New Zealand. Located at the North Island, Tauranga is well-liked by tourists and travelers because of the many things they can do here. Even a small place like Tauranga can also provide you great experiences. To have an even greater experience during your visit in Tauranga, hire a campervan. With a campervan, you can explore more and enjoy more.

In this captivated small town, there are things you should absolutely do. The following brief list will guide your way on how to have a fun-filled campervan adventure in Tauranga.

Climb up a mountain.

If you go in New Zealand, you should never miss climbing a mountain. In Tauranga, they have Mount Maunganui. Challenge yourself in reaching this mountain’s summit. As you climb your way up, you can see spectacular species of wildlife. Mount Maunganui also features a great beach wherein you can surf and swim.

If climbing won’t do, walk.

Think you can’t go for a climb? Then walk. Tauranga has lovely botanical gardens and walking trail paths. Among the popular trails for great walkers are the McLaren Falls and the Kaimai Mamaku Forest Park.

Watch interesting animals.

Animals are well-loved by every family. Tauranga has the Marshall’s Animal Park wherein you can take your kids. You see, a campervan can accommodate every member of your family – even your naughty kids. But as soon as they see the animals in the park, your kids will be amazed and behave themselves.

Say yes to a cruise ride.

Tauranga has magnificent beaches and harbours. Experience the romantic air as you go for a cruise ride. Watch the glittering lights on the night sky while having your dinner at your ship’s deck.

Discover the past.

Like any other place, Tauranga is rich in culture and history. In Tauranga, you can see a restored church, old machineries, pioneer homes and several more. Unlock the past of Tauranga as you go for a tour.

Do some flying.

If you want a thrilling experience in Tauranga, do some flying. You can have a scenic flight of the whole town with the help of the Tandem Skydiving or the Tauranga Glider Club. View Tauranga in an aerial perspective. Fly like you never used to be.

Swim with the dolphins.

I always envision myself swimming with the dolphins. If I ever get back in Tauranga, I’ll make sure that I’ll be able to swim with them. Yes, my dear. Tauranga is a hot spot wherein you can see dolphins – and swim with them! Wouldn’t that be fun?

Taste a knack of good food and wine.

Tauranga is also known for its good food and wine. After you get tired exploring, you can always drive your campervan at the centre to munch some food and have a sip of wine. Nothing beats eating and drinking after you get tired.

Explore, explore and explore!

Explore the whole place with your campervan. There are so many amazing things to do in Tauranga and you need a campervan’s help. It makes your traveling more fun and faster.

Jack Kent

About Jack Kent

Jack Kent loves the outdoors and nothing is more enjoyable than driving his Britz campervan around the North and South islands of New Zealand. When Jack isn't driving his motorhome around, he is drinking beers with his mates, mountain biking through country New Zealand and blogging about what New Zealand has to offer.

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