Destination guide

Delight in the beachside landscape of Tauranga

The beaches and parks provide a pleasant backdrop to your holiday home in Tauranga. This city's cafes, hiking and shopping attract many visitors, as does its romantic and walkable location. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in and around Tauranga

Are you searching for things to do while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Tauranga a fun place to get away to. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Tenpin Tauranga (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Tauranga South Bowling Club (0.7 mi / 1 km)
  • Tauranga Golf Club (2 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Mills Reef Winery (2.5 mi / 4 km)
  • Waimarino Adventure Park (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Mount Hot Pools (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)

Seasonal weather in Tauranga

If you're planning a holiday around warm-weather activities, January, February, March and December are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 22°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Tauranga

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, Tauranga is a great place to get outside. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Memorial Park (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Fernland Spa (1.9 mi / 3 km)
  • Robbins Park (2.2 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Waimarino Adventure Park (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Blake Park (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
  • Oropi Hot Pools (4.5 mi / 7.2 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Tauranga

Fly into Tauranga (TRG), the closest airport, located 3.4 mi (5.5 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Rotorua (ROT-Rotorua Regional), which is 29 mi (46.7 km) away.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Tauranga?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 573 holiday rentals around Tauranga. From 405 Houses to 99 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Tauranga is on Stayz.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Tauranga?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Tauranga. From Stayz travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Mount Maunganui: 288 holiday rentals
  • Mount Maunganui: 599 holiday rentals
  • Bethlehem: 29 holiday rentals
  • Omanu: 65 holiday rentals
  • Pyes Pa: 453 holiday rentals

Stayz offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Tauranga! Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Tauranga?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Tauranga with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a perfect city break:

  • Pyes Pa: 453 holiday homes
  • Rotorua: 379 holiday homes
  • Pukehina: 114 holiday homes
  • Waihi Beach: 195 holiday homes
  • Papamoa: 538 holiday homes

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Tauranga?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places to visit in Tauranga. From Stayz travellers, the more popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Mount Maunganui: 599 holiday rentals
  • The Elms Mission House: 573 holiday rentals
  • Fernland Spa: 557 holiday rentals
  • Mount Maunganui Beach: 585 holiday rentals
  • Monmouth Redoubt: 574 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Tauranga listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday homes.