Tauranga Tours & Day Trips
Tauranga, located on the northern New Zealand shore, is the largest city in the Bay of Plenty. Downtown is popular for its history and numerous sights, while the waterfront is always crowded with people sipping their lattes in local cafes, enjoying local dishes in buzzing restaurants, or shaking the stress away in one of the famous Tauranga nightclubs. The shoreline is enriched with Hairy Maclary bronze sculptures taken from the famous Dame Lynley Dodd’s children’s books. Although small, Tauranga is described as an urban city full of life.
But what attracts people from around the globe to this place is its convenient location. Namely, in only a few hours, you can reach new, magical worlds, and Back to Nature Tours is here to take you on the journey of your lifetime.
Day Trips from Tauranga
A Visit to a Geothermal Wonderland: Never-before-seen sights are only a couple of hours away from Tauranga – Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland being one of them. As soon as we arrive, you will realise why it deserved the title of one of the most surreal places in the world. As a part of our Geothermal Wonderland Tour, we take you to see volcano-heated pools of bubbling waters. In 6.5 hours you will get to see pools of bubbling mud, coloured springs, and massive volcanic craters. The area will also seem somewhat sinister, due to its unique terrace formations and steaming ground that will follow you on your walk.
The Journey to Hobbiton: Back to Nature Tours also includes a visit to Hobbiton in one of our day trips from Tauranga, as it is less than one hour away. Even if you are not that big of a Lord of the Rings fan, the mystical land is bound to leave you speechless. Endless green hillside which covers 1.250 acres of land is home to farmers and shepherds. True fans can listen to the story of how Hobbiton began, see where their favourite characters began their journey, visit the Green Dragon Inn and get one-of-a-kind souvenirs. On the other hand, you can take a stroll across the hills and enjoy the views of Kaimai Ranges.
Tauranga Shore Excursions
Tauranga is perfectly located on the northern shore of New Zealand and offers its visitors a chance to enjoy a trip that best suits their senses – and Back to Nature offers custom Tauranga Tours to make your wishes come true. We are happy to guide you on a road less taken, where you can avoid the crowds. Our day trips from Tauranga can be accommodated to meet the needs of both bigger and smaller groups. Count on us to take note of your special interests and your fitness level – thanks to our vast experience in organising amazing day tours from Tauranga, we can come up with an itinerary that will meet all your desires. You don’t have to follow the crowds – Back to Nature Tours will take you on an exploration of the area that will show you all its perks and sights.
Best Time to Go on One of Our Tauranga Tours
The weather in Tauranga is pleasant most of the year, aside from the several cold weeks during the winter months. The best time to travel to Tauranga is from the beginning of October to the beginning of May. The average temperature is between 20°C and 25°C, which means that the area is perfect for tourists who arrived to enjoy long nature walks and explore the surroundings.
Whenever you find the time to take this memorable trip, Back to Nature Tours awaits to take you on any of its Tauranga tours – read more about them below!