Destination guide

Delight in the beachside landscape of Tauranga

The beaches and parks provide a pleasant backdrop to your holiday home in Tauranga. This city's cafes, hiking and shopping attract many visitors, as does its romantic and walkable location. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in and around Tauranga

Are you searching for things to do while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Tauranga a fun place to get away to. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Tenpin Tauranga (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Tauranga South Bowling Club (0.7 mi / 1 km)
  • Tauranga Golf Club (2 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Mills Reef Winery (2.5 mi / 4 km)
  • Waimarino Adventure Park (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Mount Hot Pools (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)

Seasonal weather in Tauranga

If you're planning a holiday around warm-weather activities, January, February, March and December are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 22°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Tauranga

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, Tauranga is a great place to get outside. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Memorial Park (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Fernland Spa (1.9 mi / 3 km)
  • Robbins Park (2.2 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Waimarino Adventure Park (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Blake Park (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
  • Oropi Hot Pools (4.5 mi / 7.2 km)

Transport options to and around Tauranga

Fly into Tauranga (TRG), the closest airport, located 3.4 mi (5.5 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Rotorua (ROT-Rotorua Regional), which is 29 mi (46.7 km) away.

Where to stay near Tauranga?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 540 holiday rentals near Tauranga. From 381 Houses to 21 Bungalows, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Tauranga for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Tauranga?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Tauranga. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • The Elms Mission House: 582 holiday rentals
  • Tenpin Tauranga: 584 holiday rentals
  • Tauranga South Bowling Club: 571 holiday rentals
  • Robbins Park: 584 holiday rentals
  • Mills Reef Winery: 564 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Tauranga listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Tauranga?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 381 Houses in Tauranga. Our other popular types of Tauranga holiday rentals include:

  • Bungalows: 21 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 21 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 21 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Studios and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Tauranga?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 67 holiday homes with pool available in Tauranga. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.