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Tauranga Cruise Reviews

Tauranga Cruise Port
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Tauranga Overview
A cruise ship visit to Tauranga (pronounced "Tao-ronger") is like getting three port calls for the price of one: Tauranga, Mount Maunganui and Rotorua. Situated in the Bay of Plenty, Tauranga ...
sprog seaman
08/15
well worth a walk up the top of the mount but quite a steep climb Read more
petshopboy84
08/15
spent the day exploring the local town and getting some needed wifi! Read more
Madamcyn
05/15
We did not take a ship excursion as too expensive, but we booked a tour at the information centre on the ... Read more
James Coulton
04/15
Very poor port facilities with cruise ships berthing among timber and log export loading facilities. Shuttle ... Read more
welshozziecruiser
04/15
We enjoy walking and spent most of the day just taking in the sights. Great coffee shops and very friendly ... Read more
madamdiver
02/15
We Took independent private tour that we arranged ourselves at a much cheaper cost. We had a full day and it ... Read more
AussieMum
01/15
From Tauranga most people take a cruise tour to see Rotarua which we have seen. In Tauranga we got a full day ... Read more
boyroy
04/14
Tauranga, New Zealand-----This is a very pleasant city. There is a nice beach adjacent to the cruise ships ... Read more
Roncort
02/14
So pleased that we chose this tour over others. It was a thoroughly informative and Brad was so helpful and ... Read more
LovemyTV
12/13
A beautiful little town. We self booked a tour to Rotorua with Jim Archer from Archers tours. That was great ... Read more
spunkee100
09/13
Heaps to see,love this town. Read more
Gnomey
04/13
Another lovely port. Being on a modern ship provides one with great views of the district. This area is ... Read more
CptFatguts
04/13
Walked into mt manganui, great whitebait fritters and kumara chips. Read more
mezza
04/13
heaps to do from here, like Rotorua and Taupo (only 1.5 hrs drive if you hire a car) but if you just want to ... Read more
DaveWhe
04/13
Tauranga, New Zealand. Where you disembark the ship there was a very comprehensive tourist office set up. ... Read more
Rotenmutts
04/13
We enjoyed walking around the volcano (the Mount) and shopping between the beach and the boat. Sadly the ... Read more
Kidstons
03/13
A lovely walk round the little mountain - beautiful scenery - again a lovely leg stretch for a few hours ... Read more
Foxtrot Whiskey
03/13
You dock in Mount Maunganui - but I think most people get off and go to Tauranga or Rotorua. I don't ... Read more
chris_kelowna
03/13
We took Archer Tours to Rotorua - one of the best things we did on this cruise. We had booked the tour with ... Read more
intermonde
03/13
We bought a full day shore excursion to Rotorua (mud pools, fumaroles, etc.) - most interesting, definitely ... Read more
Travel Guru 13
03/13
Loved this tour. Needed some exercise. Glow worms fun! Black Swans not so friendly. Read more
sparklerod
03/13
Loved the beach area. but the Tasman Sea was cold to swim. Climbed the Summit. The city had everything that ... Read more
Jardi D
03/13
We organized our own tour here and it was fantastic. All around the beaches , then to rotorua where the ... Read more
philcruiser2013
03/13
A stop at this port involved the geothermal experience, offered on the north island of New Zealand. The ... Read more
hillsterz
03/13
We took another tour to a Maori village and it was brilliant!!! We had a hungi which was lunch and was ... Read more

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