Tauranga Tours and Attractions

Stuck for things to do in Tauranga? We’ve got you sorted – check out some of the tours and attractions on offer in this action-packed city.

Orca Wild Adventures

Plenty of people have ‘swim with dolphins’ on their bucket list, but finding a place to do that responsibly and safely can be a challenge. The Orca Wild Adventures crew offers an amazing opportunity to meet these incredible creatures and learn more about them. You’ll snorkel near an offshore island and the expert boat crew will find a friendly pod for you to swim with. Wetsuits and all your gear are included.

Kiwifruit Country

You’ve seen the bird, now enjoy the fruit when you tour this working farm. There’s Manuka honey and avocados to discover here too, showcasing Tauranga as a superfoods hub. Tour the historical Elms Mission House while you’re there, and of course sample plenty of the local produce – sure to be a delicious experience.

Blokart Recreation Park

If you’ve never experienced the exciting sport of ‘land yachting’ this is your chance. Fun and fast wind powered go-karts are an innovative and hugely entertaining way to get around, and they were invented right here. There’s also another local invention – electric ‘Drift Karts’ to race around on as well. If you fancy challenging your friends, family and other visitors to a race sure this is a sure way to get the heart pumping.

TECT All Terrain Park

An innovative multi-purpose space, you never know what you’re going to find here – all sorts of sporting and recreational clubs have made the park their home and many activities are open to the public. There’s walking, running and biking tracks all over to enjoy and a camping ground too in case you’d like to spend the night.

Evening Glow-worm Kayak Tour

Imagine kayaking under a breathtaking star-filled sky across a glassy lake, into a canyon where clusters of glow-worms make you feel like you’ve entered a magical fairyland. The Evening Glow-worm Kayak Tour is a unique way to enjoy the tranquil surrounds of Lake McLaren that not many people get a chance to experience.