Things To Do

The Bay of Plenty offers an exciting range of activities to choose from for the whole family. Your Harbour City Motor Inn Accommodation in the heart of Tauranga allows you easy access to a raft of fantastic entertainment from surfing on the beach at Mount Maunganui, dining out, visiting the hot water pools and much more.

Awesome Kids Playground

By the Waterfront, at the end of Wharf Street. Not even 1 minute walk from Tauranga Harbour City Motor Inn.

Fly A Gyro

The only place in North Island where you can do this!!! Choose a Gyro - topless / high performance/ in Style - you can take to the sky at an affordable price.

Fly a Airforce Jet

The only place in the WORLD where you can book a joy ride in a former Czech Airforce L39. Enquire at the Classic Flyers Museum for the Ultimate Adrenaline Rush - 07 572 4000

Adventures In The Bay

Waimarino Glow Worm Kayak Tour is a must to do in the Day.Relax on the edge of Lake McLaren, watching the swans and ducks go about their evening’s preparations. Let the guides lead you onto calm Lake McLaren at dusk. Gently paddle into the night and discover the magic of the enchanting glow worm canyon.

For fun-filled adventures in the Bay of Plenty, a visit to Spring Loaded Fun Park will get your heart racing and adrenalin pumping.

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Dining Out

Downtown Tauranga has some fabulous restaurants, all within walking distance from our Tauranga Motel Accommodation.

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Fishing & Diving

From snapper fishing to the thrill of tuna and marlin, our local fishing and diving charters have some great spots to show you.

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Need to cool down, but don’t want to hit the beach? Or are you after a hot soak in Mount Maunganui’s famous salt water pools? You’ll be glad to know the Bay has two iconic aquatic facilities for you to choose from.

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Tauranga, Mt Maunganui and the surrounding areas have some great golf courses for enthusiasts in this sporting area.

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Family Fun

For family fun, the Bay of Plenty has a myriad of offerings. Try Blo-Karting along the shoreline or The Rock House for some indoor rock climbing next to the Manic House where all can fun all day, visit Marshall Farm and feed the animals, or hop on a horse.

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Dolphin Encounters

For the ultimate wildlife encounter try swimming with dolphins – our local dolphin eco tours will give you an experience you’ll never forget.

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