It offers big city lifestyle at its own easy pace and is famous for the sun, sand, sea and the many places to eat and shop.
There is a growing range of cultural activities, events and festivals organised here, including the National Montana Jazz Festival every Easter.
Cruise ships often visit Tauranga and nearby Mount Maunganui in the summer and it’s a very popular place with those who love spending their leisure time on the water.
Two large marinas hold over a thousand yachts. Many charter boat operators take keen game fishers out to the internationally renowned deep see fishing waters of the Bay of Plenty and scuba diving is enjoyed by many.
Tauranga is approximately 40 minutes drive from Athenree Hot Springs & Holiday Park.