The harbour is Tauranga's gateway to the ocean

Tauranga Harbour

The grand Port of Tauranga is New Zealand’s largest harbour, with over 2 million tonnes arriving and departing in trade each year. Because of this, the city is one of the main hubs for business, international trade, tourism and agriculture in the country. In spite of the bustling daily operations, the local council goes to great measures to ensure that the environmental impact is controlled and minimised.

The harbour plays a pivotal role within the wider community, and hosts many cherished events like the Port of Tauranga Half Ironman. Quite a spectacle and visible from the Mount’s peak, the harbour is held in high regards by locals and visitors alike.


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Bay Explorer are local boat tour specialists who are passionate about all our region has to offer. We are proudly Kiwi owned and operated, with plenty of experience running day trips from Tauranga.

Departure Point

Corner of Wharf Street & The Strand
New Zealand 3110

Ph: 021 605 968
Intnl: +64 21 605 968

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