|Harbour City Motor Inn - your Tauranga motel accommodation - is close by to the raft of fantastic offerings in the Bay of Plenty region, from dining out, hot pools, dolphin encounters and much more.
Tauranga Arts Festival: from the 24th of October until the 3rd of November
10 Nights and Days of Theatre, music, dance, visual arts, writers, circus..... Shows at Baycourt, or the Atrium by the Waterfront.
TECT consumers are entitled to 20% discounts on the first 2 tickets purchased to most Arts Festival Shows...
Brand New Playground, interactive, all ages:
By the Waterfront, at the end of Wharf Street.. 2 minutes from the motel. Want to know more go to www.downtowntauranga.co.nz
Movie night under the star: Night Owl Cinema
Teaming up with the "Little Big Market", movie on the Strand, by the Waterfront, Gold coin Donation. First movie on the 15th of November, "Boy".
December 21: "Home Alone. January 17th will be people choice, so keep an eye out... February 14 "The Princess Bride" March 13 " Carving the Future"
Saturday night Market: "The Little Big Market"
Elizabeth Street Car Park 5pmm till 11pm, a traditional market indoor and outdoors at the car park... Good variety of food, clothing, art...Good prices.... Check it out....
Adventures in the Bay
Waimarino Glow Worm Kayak Tour is a must to do in the Day.Relax on the edge of Lake McLaren, watching the swans and ducks go about their evening’s preparations. Let the guides lead you onto calm Lake McLaren at dusk. Gently paddle into the night and discover the magic of the enchanting glowworm canyon. Check it out on www.waimarino.com
For fun-filled adventures in the Bay of Plenty, a visit to Spring Loaded Fun Park will get your heart racing and adrenalin pumping.
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Downtown Tauranga has some fabulous restaurants, all within walking distance from our Tauranga motel accommodation.
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Fishing & Diving
From snapper fishing to the thrill of tuna and marlin, our local fishing and diving charters have some great spots to show you.
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Need to cool down, but don’t want to hit the beach? Or are you after a hot soak in Mount Maunganui’s famous salt water pools? You’ll be glad to know the Bay has two iconic aquatic facilities for you to choose from.
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Tauranga, Mt Maunganui and the surrounding areas have some great golf courses for enthusiasts in this sporting area.
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For family fun, the Bay of Plenty has a myriad of offerings. Try horse-trekking beside the Pacific Ocean, Blo-Karting along the shoreline or The Rock House for some indoor rock climbing next to the Manic House where all can fun all day....
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For the ultimate wildlife encounter try swimming with dolphins – our local dolphin eco tours will give you an experience you’ll never forget.
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