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Enter a land of mystery and magic.  Suitable for small kids and big!  This day out will be one to remember for years to come.  Combined with some of the best spots Tauranga has to offer you will not be left disappointed.  
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Adult  $289
Child  $239 (up to 15years of age)*

* When accompanied by a Full Paying Adult

(A Minimum of 4 People Required for Tour to Operate)

Interested in a Private Tour?

Adventure and Cultural Tours Bay of Plenty operate customized private tours for groups up to 19 people in our Luxury Mini-Coach.  Provision of in-vehicle Wi-Fi, USB Charging Points and Nespresso Coffee Machine available upon request. 


Adventure and Cultural Tours Bay of Plenty specialize in smaller tour groups with a maximum of 19 passengers in our custom built luxury coach.

On cruise ship excursion dates we will meet you at the Port of Tauranga Cruise Ship departure gate; our friendly guide will be waiting for you with your name on our display board . Your journey will begin with a drive along Pilot Bay and proceed along the wonderful Mount Maunganui beach. 

Situated on the East Coast, Mount Maunganui's Pacific coastline is a popular spot for surfers and swimmers alike.  With an exceptional view of Mauao ‘The Mountain’ you will be given the opportunity to take some photo’s and hear some local facts along the way.

Passing by the New Zealand birthplace of Kiwifruit, we will provide you with details and history of this delicious fruit.  With a brief stop by an orchard we will provide you with some of the industries inner working and what is involved with the day to day management of a Kiwifruit orchard. 

Our journey will continue to take us to the Rotorua Lake District and to Hell’s Gate Geothermal Reserve and Mud Pools.  This is a truly special destination where you experience the magic of geothermal mud and hot pools for yourself.  Known for its healing properties; the locals our returned service men and visitors alike have soaked in these magical waters for arthritis, aches, pains and even wounds. 

Wind back the clock and feel 10 years younger with this special day tour. 

Our tour will conclude with our journey back through Tauranga to your cruise ship.

This tour consists of the following (tour times operate as per Cruise Ship Schedule between October and March):
- Discover Mt Maunganui 
- Hell's Gate Geothermal Reserve & Mud Pools

- Stop via Kiwifruit Orchard

- Redwood Canopy Tree Walk Experience

- In-vehicle Wi-Fi

- Chilled Water and Snacks

Tour Duration is approximately 6.5hrs

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