Tauranga, a metropolitan hub surrounded by beautiful coastline. It is the largest city in the Bay of Plenty and one of the fastest growing population centres in the country. Downtown Tauranga has several historically significant areas to view during a scenic walk around the area. Tucked away along the coveted coastline is Tauranga, home to the iconic Mauao volcano and dreamy Mount Maunganui beach. This seaside gem offers watersports for the adventurous, festivals for the free-spirited and mouth-watering eats for the foodies.
A fantastic highlights of New Zealand discovering these cities: Whangarei (is the northernmost city in New Zealand, and one of the world's best diving locations); after that, your next destination is Tauranga (with some of New Zealand's finest beaches for swimming, surfing and other water sports and with Mount Maunganui is among the best known beaches in the country). Continue to Christchurch (known for its English heritage, is located on the east coast of New Zealand’s South Island); and last but not least is Franz Josef (is one of most publicly-accessible glaciers in New Zealand, and among the most accessible in the world – until recently, there was easy walking access directly to the glacier termini). A flight Tauranga/Christchurch and private transfers will take you between these destinations; that will allow you to explore the following stops: Matamata and Hokitika Gorge. This is a flexible vacation package. Select your number of nights in each city, desired hotel and activities.