Bay of Plenty
An unspoiled region with an abundance of sunshine, golden sandy beaches and bush clad forestry. Bustling with cafes and shops and offering a myriad of activities, this unforgettable region is host to a wide array of visitors, all keen to embrace in the wonders of the ultimate holiday destination, which is renowned 'the coast with the most'.
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Lake Taupo has a myriad of activities and attractions. Experience our three mighty volcanoes set amidst a World Heritage Area. Geothermal activity abounds around the Lake with boiling mud, steam fields and thermal bathing. We have it all from hard, adrenaline surging activities to adventures of a gentler kind.
Our clean, green environment of mountains, forests and lakes is ideal for exploring relax and unwind in spectacular surroundings with a host of attractions at your doorstep. The world's finest rainbow trout fishing in a variety of lakes and rivers. Try New Zealand's only volcanic ski fields through winter and early spring. Touch the snow and take a chairlift to experience the views in summer.
Rotorua is one of the most famous destinations in New Zealand, and has a long history of welcoming visitors. From the moment people arrive in Rotorua they know they're somewhere quite different. There is a scent of sulphur in the air, and at nearby geothermal hotspots there are spouting geysers, acrid-smelling mud pools bubbling and belching, and warm geothermal pools and ponds that create a kaleidoscope of colour.
Rotorua is also the heartland of New Zealand's Maori culture, and visitors can enjoy a performance of song and dance, followed by food cooked in a traditional hangi (cooked in an earthen oven). With 11 major lakes, the Rotorua region is also one of the country's prime trout fishing spots where you are practically guaranteed a catch, especially if a local professional guide is hired.
Activities and attractions abound, with something to satisfy everyone from sightseeing to adrenaline pumping adventure options. Visitors can get up close and personal with New Zealand farm life, walk through geothermal hot spots, have a thrilling 4WD experience through native bush or up a volcano, raft or sledge the mighty local rivers and much, much more.
Rotorua is also the health and spa centre of New Zealand and offers a wide range of health and spa treatments to relax and rejuvenate
Situated on the east coast of New Zealand's North Island, Tauranga City is seen as one of the premier destinations. Tauranga offers a huge range of attractions, activities, recreational persuits and some of the finest restaurants, cafes and shopping set next to New Zealand's most amazing beaches. Top quality facilities ensures Tauranga & Mt Maunganui's reputation as THE place to live as well as to visit year round.