Your Tauranga Motel Accommodation - Harbour City Motor Inn - is located within 10 minutes drive of two of the Bay's most iconic aquatic facilities.

Book your Tauranga Motel Accommodation at Harbour City and make the most of all the Bay has to offer.

Mount Maunganui Hot Salt Water Pools

Located at the base of Mauao (Mount Maunganui), just minutes from the main down town shopping centre at the Mount, and a 10 minute drive from Tauranga CBD, and your motel accommodation at Harbour City, this is a great place to relax and unwind.
Renowned for their relaxing properties, the soothing hot salt-water pools are great for the whole family to enjoy. The modern pool complex includes tepid lap pool, hot passive pool, aquajet spa pools, and private pools all warmed to 39oC; the active pool and children's pool 32oC.

The complex also offers sun bed and fully qualified masseuse services, as well as refreshments.
$6.50-$10.50 (adult)
$3.50-$7.70 (child)
$3.50- $7.70 (senior)
Open from 6am to 10pm daily


With over 25,000 visitors every month, Baywave is one of the most popular regional attractions in the Bay of Plenty.
Boasting the largest wave pool in New Zealand, the exciting Green Thistle hydroslide and various pools for all abilities, Baywave is a great place for all the family.
Get your fitness fix at the Clubfit Health Club, or relax in a spa or sauna while the kids are taken care of at Baywave Childcare.

Baywave is located within a 10-minute drive of Tauranga CBD, and your motel accommodation at Harbour City Motor Inn.
Adult: $7.10 (swim only)
Child: starting from $4.60(swim only).
Senior: $4.60(swim only)
Additional costs apply for use of the hydroslide, spas, and steam room.
Concession passes are available.
Weekdays: 5.30am – 9:00pm
Weekends and public holidays: 7:00am – 7:00pm (closed Christmas Day)

Fernland Spa - Thermal Mineral Spring

Emmerse yourself in pure pleasure! The 100% natural crystal clear odourless water is drawn from about 250 metres underground. The water contains traces of 7 beneficial minerals and is constantly changing. The temperatures range from 37.50C to 400C and can be varied to suit weather conditions.
The pools are set in a beautiful secluded valley with large picnic areas and a spectacular back drop of towering native bush & ferns.
Only 5 minutes drive from Harbour City Motor Inn.....
​Open 7 days - 8.30 am to 10.00 pm

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