Experience the thrill of flying or sailing to volcanic White Island by helicopter, bi-plane or boat, or enjoy a round of golf at one of the Bay of Plenty’s top courses. The region’s vast coastline is perfect for swimming with dolphins or chasing elusive game fish, while its fertile countryside and stunning landscape provide myriad opportunities for wine tasting, river kayaking and nature experiences.

Key facts about Bay of Plenty

  • Population: 1.5 million people
  • 16 km Airport → City
  • Driving: Drives on the left
  • Accommodation: 300 Accommodations
  • Timezone: UTC+12:00
  • Venues: 25 Venues
  • Capital: Wellington
  • Electrical: 230/240 volts


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Leonie Ashford

Leonie Ashford

Business Events Bid Manager

Wellington, New Zealand

Bay of Plenty Attractions

  • Surfing


    Mount Maunganui, a coastal resort town known as New Zealand's 'Surf City', is a 15-minute drive from Tauranga in the Bay of Plenty.

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  • Boat cruises

    Boat cruises

    The Bay of Plenty is known for its beautiful coastline and marine life. Take a boat cruise and get out on the water to experience the magic for yourself.

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  • Dolphins


    Sunny Bay of Plenty is the perfect place to see or swim with dolphins. During the summer months, both bottle nose and common dolphins live in these waters.

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  • Volcanic & geothermal

    Volcanic & geothermal

    The Bay of Plenty is home to New Zealand's only active marine volcano, White Island.

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