Tauranga

Tauranga
Protected by Mount Maunganui
These “sheltered waters”, the meaning of the name Tauranga in Maori, will also shelter you while on an MSC World Cruise in New Zealand.

The city extends along a narrow peninsula dotted with parks and gardens lying behind a vibrant promenade, The Strand. Tauranga is a delightful city in which you can spend half a day wandering around between shops, restaurants and art galleries. If you miss the ocean, you can take a taxi to Mount Maunganui, the name of both the mountain that protects the port of Tauranga and the district overlooking the Pacific, with its long sandy beach and surfers. 
 
One of the city's main attractions is the Tauranga Art Gallery, which opened in 2007. The gallery is housed in a former bank that was transformed inside by creating large exhibition spaces; the exterior is completely sheathed with metal panels, similar to those of medieval armour. On The Strand, there is an ad hoc structure that houses the Te Awanui, a 14-metre long carved Maori war canoe used during ritual ceremonies; it is a truly remarkable example of New Zealand’s indigenous art. If you want

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HIGHLIGHTS OF TAURANGA
  • Category: BYTUR
  • Duration: 4.5 hours
  • Code: TRG01
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ROTORUA GEOTHERMAL AND HISTORIC BLUE BATHS VISIT
  • Category: NATURLIGE UNDERVÆRKER
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Code: TRG02
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WAITOMO CAVES & KIWI HOUSE
  • Category: NATURLIGE UNDERVÆRKER
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Code: TRG03
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HOBBITON MOVIE SET
  • Category: NOGET SÆRLIGT
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Code: TRG04
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WHITE ISLAND GUIDED VOLCANO ADVENTURE
  • Category: NATURLIGE UNDERVÆRKER
  • Duration: 7 hours
  • Code: TRG05
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ROTORUA GEYSERS & MAORI CULTURE EXPERIENCE
  • Category: KULTUR OG HISTORIE
  • Duration: 7 hours
  • Code: TRG06
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THE BEAUTY OF ROTORUA BY DUCK VEHICLE
  • Category: NOGET SÆRLIGT
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Code: TRG07
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LAKE CRUISE AND HOT SPRINGS
  • Category: NOGET SÆRLIGT
  • Duration: 4.5 hours
  • Code: TRG09
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THE GLORIOUS BAY OF PLENTY
  • Category: NOGET SÆRLIGT
  • Duration: 4.5 hours
  • Code: TRG10
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