Thanks to relatively mild winters on the northern coast of North Island, Bay of Plenty lives up to its name in terms of things to do in the area. Bay of Plenty is New Zealand’s warmest region, and even during the winter, average temperatures hover between 9 and 16 degrees Celsius. There are many beaches along the 129km stretch of the bay, and the warm climate brings a lot of people here. As such, Tauranga is an urban centre nestled up to the beach, with about 134,000 people. Even though it may be too cold to go in the water in winter, a walk along the beach still lets you see the beautiful blue waters and stunning vistas alongside beach attractions on the edge of the city. Three mountains in the area’s western portion, most notably Mount Maunganui, offer fantastic views of the bay and the city. These beautiful areas also play an important part of New Zealand history. Maori legend says that migration canoes made landfall in the Bay of Plenty as the Maori people settled in this region. James Cook made first contact with the Maori in 1769, and he named this area Bay of Plenty for the abundant food sources here.
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Backed by thl and their combined decades of experience in the tourism and motorhome industry, Mighway allows you to rent your vehicle to discerning travellers so you can earn money and share the experience. Mighway offers two levels of service to best suit your needs, Mighway's Local and Managed services. Simply choose your level of service - whether it's the hands-on Local service, or hands-off Managed - and we'll take good care of the rest.LEARN MORE
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The history and culture surrounding the Whakarewarewa Forest, the variety of outdoor recreational opportunities, diverse range of exotic tree species, mix of native undergrowth, panoramic views, and proximity to lakes, thermal areas and the city centre have made The Redwoods & Whakarewarewa Forest one of Rotorua’s most spectacular natural assets and one of the city’s greatest treasures.
Over 5600 hectares of forest awaits you to enjoy and explore at your leisure. If you love the outdoors and want to experience nature at its best this area is definitely for you!
The forest is most well known for the network of superb mountain biking and walking tracks and for the magnificent stand of Californian Coast Redwoods. These towering trees, along with numerous other species and the fresh forest air, combine to create an invigorating atmosphere and a truly unique and special environment.
Come with the Adventure Playground team and jump into our 4x4 2 seater self drive buggies for the ultimate 1 hour CanAm Experience. Guided by one of our experienced team, who will host you for the duration of your off road experience, you will explore our amazing 750 acres of New Zealand native forest on 100 year old forestry tracks. A full safety briefing is given before you leave on your tour plus a few spins around our training area to get used to your wheels. We stop at various scenic lookouts during your tour so make sure you bring your camera to capture the moment. All safety gear is provided.
Evidence of drivers licence is required from all drivers wishing to participate in this activity.
Jump on board one of our eight-seater Gondola cabins and experience Rotorua’s most spectacular views from one of the best things to do in Rotorua! Skyline Rotorua’s 900 metre long Doppelmayr cableway system will transport you and your friends on a gentle, scenic ride up to the Skyline Rotorua complex.
On arrival at Skyline Rotorua Gondola, relax and take in the 180 degree panorama, take a walk on the nature trails or choose from one of the exciting Rotorua activity options on offer - such as Luge, the Skyswing or Skyvue 4D motion theatre. Before your return Gondola ride, be sure to stop in at the Food Market Kitchen, our marketplace style cafe or the Restaurant & Bar for lunch or dinner. Skyline Rotorua Gondola - a must-do Rotorua attraction!
Rafting Adventure would like to take you on the white water rafting trip of your life. Whether you’re looking for a scenic and relaxing getaway or an adrenaline filled adventure, we have a river for you. Traveling with Rafting Adventure means paddling some of the best whitewater rivers in NZ.
Outdoor adventure vacations are our specialty, and we work hard to provide our guests with the best travel experience possible. We offer diversity, beautiful scenery, narrow rocky gorges, peaceful calms, and numerous rapids, and lots of fun. Just choose the trip that’s right for you…from mild to WILD!
Willowhaven provides low cost accommodation. Our chalets, tourist flats, cabins have shower and cooking facilities and if you are camping there are two modern amenities blocks. Rotorua is a special place to visit. An area of intense volcanic acivity, it has rightly earned it's alternative name of 'The Sulphur City' with impressive examples of bubbling mud pools, exploding geysers and evidence of geothermal activity practically everywhere you look. But Rotorua is not only known for what lies below. Rotorua has some of the richest Maori culture in New Zealand and a great place to experience a Maori concert in a Marae (meeting house) and to partake of a traditional 'Hangi' banquet. Rotorua is a beautiful city to explore in it's own right, a fact recognised by being acknowledged as New Zealand's most Beautiful City for 3 years in a row. The Government Gardens are a pleasure to walk through.Visit Willowhaven Holiday Park
Dedicated Campervan and Sleepercar sites in the city. Quiet, sheltered, harbourside location. We are a mobile home park with power & non-power sites. including tent sites and cyclist sites We also have 10 standard one room cabins (private backpacker room for 2) also 2 ensuite cabins. Situated behind 'z' Service station on 15th Ave. We are known as having very clean facilities and a friendly welcome (owner operated). No groups, pool or playground. Central location to local attractions, hospital, sports grounds & citizens club.Visit Tauranga Tourist Park
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With over 30 years of experience in the global travel and tourism industry, you can trust thl to help you achieve an amazing holiday experience.