Walk up and around Mount Maunganui
Enjoy the stunning sights of the Bay of Plenty from the top of Mount Maunganui. Take a leisurely walk or keep fit by jogging the fabulous Mount Maunganui track.
Surfing Mount Maunganui
Create a love affair with the Ocean. Want to learn to surf or improve on what you know already? The Mount is a great place to learn... and when the swells come in the surf is pumping! Lessons, board and wet suit hirage available.
Mount Backpackers accommodation is only a 2 minute walk to the main Mount Maunganui Surf Beach.
Hire a surfboard at a discounted rate when you check in at Mount Backpackers.
Biking at Mount Maunganui
Bicycle rental for guests at Mount Backpackers is heavily discounted. Only $2 per hour.
Kayak Tours local to Mount Maunganui
Choose from fishing on a Kayak, kayaking around the Mount or a kayaking trip you will always remember to the Glow worm Canyon on McLaren lake. Estelle, Dave and Dan take you where no man has gone before... a tour through spectacular native scenery in a glow worm canyon during the day or at night ... pure tranquility with the definite WOW factor.
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Try the Ultimate Buzz! ... Tandem Skydiving
Tauranga Tandem Skydiving operates from the Tauranga Airport located just 5 minutes drive from Mount Maunganui. This small and personal dropzone is able to offer impressive views ranging from White Island through to Mount Ruapehu.
The top rate facilities and friendly staff will ensure that your tandem skydive is remembered as one of the highlights of your holiday and an experience that will be treasured forever.
Watch and Swim with Wild Dolphins
Dolphins have a universal appeal, symbolizing freedom, joy, grace and serenity , uplifting the spirits of many people all around the world. Watch and swim with wild Dolphins ... this is an experience of a life time.
Visit Dolphin Safaris
Rafting the Wairoa River
The ultimate in Rafting in the Bay Of Plenty region, the Wairoa is a full on grade 5 river and is only open 26 days a year (every second Sunday September to May). The water is released from the Ruahihi Power Station to allow the 2-hour Rafting experience of a lifetime.
The scenery along the rock and tree lined gorge is as much a part of the trip as the exciting waterfalls and rapids. The Wairoa River is situated between Matamata and Tauranga, at the base of the Kaimai Ranges.
A picnic style lunch of freshly made Subway Roll, fruit, biscuits, chocolates and cold drinks are also provided.
Rafting the Kaituna Waterfall
With top class operators, experience the beautiful Kaituna river which boasts the highest commercially rafted waterfall in the world - A grade five and 7 metres, this truly gets the heart beating... set in the most stunning scenery seeped with Maori history; it really can't get any better than this.
Check out our website www.raftabout.co.nz
or book at Mount Backpacker's reception
Ride the Kaituna Jet
If spinning 360's jetting down the most picturesque river and having your heart leap every time you turn a corner makes you smile... then this trip is for you!
Sledging Adventure on the Upper Kaituna River
Join our professional team for an adventure youíll never forget. Customers will receive a door-to-door Sledging (Hydro speeding) experience on the Lower part of the Upper Kaituna River.
Check it out on our website www.raftabout.co.nz/sledging
or book at Mount Backpacker's reception
Visit White Island ... New Zealand's only active marine volcano
White Island Tours offers you the incredible experience of exploring the inner crater of New Zealandís only active marine volcano - White Island! Located 49km off the coast of Whakatane, New Zealand, White Island Tours offers its visitors a 6 hour adventure to this fascinating island volcano.
World class dive sites. Wreck dives.
Mayor Island marine reserve. Crayfish hunts.
Gear hire and Diver training included. Abyss Safari is ready to take you diving no matter what your experience level, beginner to technical. The best dive sites in the Bay of Plenty provide the opportunity to see a vast diversity of marine life over the surrounding reefs and offshore islands.
Visit Abyss Safari Charters
Five Exhilarating Activities with Agroventures
Agroventures offers truly unique New Zealand adventures for men, women, children of all ages, from adrenalin junkies, speed demons to those who enjoy a more low key experience. Located 15 minutes north of Rotorua, we offer five exhilarating activities all conveniently located within 60 meters of each other. Our experienced, professional crew are with you all the way through guaranteeing your needs are met.
What makes us unique? Agroventures has the world's only human powered monorail Shweeb
, Rotorua Bungy
- a New Zealand icon, Agrojet
- the fastest jet sprint experience in NZ. Swing from 40m towards the earth at 130kmph on >NZ's one and only and the Southern Hemispheres' only wind tunnel at Freefall Xtreme. Spend an hour or the entire day - we will give you an unforgettable experience and a sense of accomplishment in that will remain long after you have waved us farewell.
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