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Welcome to our new page where we can keep you updated on all things Hinterland Tours and also our larger group of travel and tourism operations which make up Mount Classic Tours Ltd, the new owner of Hinterland Tours.

TripAdvisor Travellers' Choice Winners


August 2020
Our cruise ship shore excursions specialist operation, Shore Trips & Tours have just been awarded one of just 6 recipients in our Bay of Plenty region as 

this year's TripAdvisor Travellers' Choice Winners.


We are the only tour company from the group, the others being: BayStation, Mount Hot PoolsPacific Coast Lodge & Backpackers, and Surf Shack Eatery  This award places recipients in the top 10% of attractions, accommodation and hospitality worldwide.

So you can be sure that the great service the Shore Trips & Tours team have been delivering to attain this accolade will now be the standard we will offer as we undertake the new range of Hinterland Tours throughout New Zealand for all of our local clients.

Bay of Plenty Garden & Art Festival 

August 2020

Mount Classics Tours Ltd [our parent company] has again been appointed as the official provider for the 2020 Garden and Art Festival, one of the country's leading festivals in this sector. The festival runs from the 19th to the 22nd November 2020.

So whether you want to take a place on one of the smaller group shared tours that will visit each of the 4 areas over the 4 days of the festival, or book your own private vehicle with a driver/guide so you can select your own program, then just visit the official Festival web site here for details.


A great opportunity to visit some of the amazing private gardens in our region. 

Hinterland Tours

PO Box 4678 Mount Maunganui South

and at

117 Newton Street Mount Maunganui

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Tel: 07 282 7663


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