Why not try one of our shorter trips, 1 or 2 days to a local attraction or event...
DAY TRIPS and Short Tours
See the selection of day trips below. More will be added soon.
Shared Shuttle service
Jump on the official Garden & Art Festival shuttle and take the hassle out of your festival experience.
We will choose a ‘pick of the bunch’ selection of venues and each day the shuttle will visit an assortment of venues from each zone, scheduled to make the most of your day.
19th November - Red Zone (Pyes Pa, Oropi & Welcome Bay)
20th November - Yellow Zone (Tauranga Central, Matua & Otumoetai)
21st November - Green Zone (Te Puke, Papamoa & Mt Maunganui)
22nd November - Blue Zone (Bethlehem, Te Puna & Katikati)
Cost per adult for 1 day – $35.00
Cost per adult for multiple days – $30.00/day
Operated by our parent company, Mount Classic Tours
Food Tour - Bites of the Bay - our starter
Tastings Tour in Tauranga & Mount Maunganui
Scenic Foodie Tour - 3 to 4 hours
Fully guided tour with knowledgeable food guide
Air conditioned vehicles
Small group tour (maximum 14)
MINIMUM 5 TASTING VISITS - You might taste sourdough, local cheeses, olive oils, kiwi fruit, avocados, smoked meats, Manuka honey, gelato, pizza, seasonal fruits, to name a few.
Learn about the people behind the food, as well as the history and the culture of the Bay of Plenty.
This is our starter tour, but we can add on options such as visits to a winery, brewery, cidery, French style cafe, seaside Fish N Chips or a full blown lunch at any of our great local restaurants ( additional costs apply )
For the full range of our foodie tours see our Food Tour specialist division at www.tasteofplenty.co.nz for more details. Taste of Plenty have been providing Food Tours to Cruise Ships visiting Tauranga since 2014.
These are small group shared tours, they run on demand so please contact us with your booking request and we will set the day up for you.
The tour requires a minimum of 6 persons and are usually limited to a maximum of 14. We can also offer private tours from 2 persons upwards.
If you have a larger group then we can plan an alternative itinerary suitable for you group size as some of our destinations can only handle small numbers.
Cost per person
from NZ$ 75
Contact us to request a tour
Join us to see one of New Zealand's great success stories, the talented SOL3 MIO trio, playing their only concert in New Zealand in 2021....
Ride with us on our day trip to the Spark Arena Auckland. As this is an evening concert we will depart at 2pm so you have chance to have a meal in town before the concert starts at 8pm.
Direct transfer back to Tauranga after the concert.
Date: 11th March 2021 [new date] $39pp for Tauranga CBD or Bayfair pick-ups or $49pp for door to door service.
Note this cost DOES NOT include the concert tickets, these can be booked here: