- The Bay of Plenty was the first part of New Zealand to be settled by Maori.
- In 2011 an oil spill off the coast of Tauranga caused problems, but now the water is clean and clear and everything is back to normal. Swim with the dolphins! Go boating! Surfing! Water Skiing! Diving! Fishing! Swimming. Get out there and enjoy it.
- Dolphins are common in these waters - imagine swimming with them, looking them straight in the eye? Well you can. There are plenty of dolphin tours available.
- If you choose to visit White Island by boat, see if you can do some fishing. The water around White Island is known to be good for Yellowtail Kingfish and Hapuka.
Jasons has a variety of Bay of Plenty hotels available across the region, ranging from luxury five star accommodations for corporate and business travellers to smaller boutique Bay of Plenty accommodation providers. Plus you can check availability and book it right here on this site!