Food, Wine & Nightlife

Small-Group Wine Tasting Tour from Tauranga

Enjoy this full-day tour that will take you around to some of the best wineries in the region. Visit a cidery, the boutique Ohinemuri Winery in the picturesque Karangahake Gorge, and the prestigious Mills Reef Winery. Enjoy the stunning local scenery along the way.
6 hours
Shore Excursions

Tauranga Shore Excursion: Wairoa River Kayak Tour

Once your cruise ship docks at Tauranga Harbour, embark on another kind of water adventure with a relaxing kayak ride along the Wairoa River. Grab your swimsuits and towels and take off with your expert guide to learn about the fertile stretch of New Zealand’s North Island. As you drift along the upper reaches of the Wairoa River, spot an old timber mill and learn about how locals transported kauri logs along this route in the 1800s. Stop on a river bank for cheese and fruit, and take in the quiet beauty before heading back toward land.
4 hours
Day Trips & Excursions

Shore Excursion: Hobbiton and Lord of the Rings Movie Set Tour

This private day tour takes you to the enchanting Village of Hobbiton from Tauranga. See the famous Lord of the Rings and Hobbiton Movie set on this 6 hour guided tour to Matamata just over the hills from Tauranga.
6 hours