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Mount Maunganui, Tauranga

Shore Excursion

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your AWARD WINNING cruise ship
shore excursion specialists!

Due to the impact of the Covid pandemic and 2 years without cruise ships visiting New Zealand, we now only  offer a limited selection of tour options for you this season. These are all from our home port of Tauranga, a popular port of call due to its proximity to some of the best attractions in the North Island of New Zealand - the geothermal wonderland of Rotorua and the internationally famous Lord of the Rings and Hobbit movie location of Hobbiton. So take a look around our website, we are sure you won't be disappointed!

We always adjust the tour start and end times to suit the ships time in port so no need to worry about being back in time.
  • Air conditioned, safe and comfortable vehicles
  • A quality tour providing great memories
  • All entrance fees where specified 
  • Guaranteed return on time                      
  • Excellent value for money

You will enjoy:  

  • A smaller group tour 
  • Pick up and drop off at the Cruise Port
  • Experienced and knowledgeable local guides
  • Full audio commentary during your tour        

Our fantastic New Zealand destinations

select one of our exciting and unique New Zealand destinations to explore


Home of the Hobbits



Geothermal wonderland


Local Expert

guides on our tours

In all our unique destinations we make use of locals.

Locals who know the ins and outs of their home city and love to share with you

Ontime Guarantee

We guarantee to get you back to the ship on time... in plenty of time!

Cruise Tours Tauranga has taken over 4,000 passengers on shore excursions and WE HAVE NEVER MISSED A SHIP


Custom Tours

suited to your choices

Should you want to put together either a different itinerary or have a group with a special interest, then let us know and we will endeavour to come up with a tour . . .just for you

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