Tauranga is currently the country's fifth largest city and one of the fastest growing. It's also one of the country's most popular tourist destinations with its warm, sub-tropical climate, spectacular beaches, forests, wineries, boutique shopping and a plethora of sporting and recreational opportunities. It’s no wonder Tauranga has been called the lifestyle capital of New Zealand!
Whether you make a run up the “Mount” (Mauao) your daily activity, hit the all terrain adventure parks or just want to relax at one of the many beaches or cafes, you’ll truly be spoilt for choice when you study and live in Tauranga. Check out Trip Advisor's list of top 10 things to do in Tauranga.