PeeJay White Island Tours
Professional marine operators will take you on a 6-hour journey to New Zealand’s only active marine volcano White Island. This steaming beauty lies 49km off the coast of Whakatane. Step aboard PeeJay, one of two boats purpose built for White Island Tours, and let the cheerful and professional crew take you on a journey you will never forget.
Whale and Dolphin Watch
Come and step aboard the vessel ‘Taniwha’ to explore the natural wonders in the clear blue subtropical waters in the Bay of Plenty. Take the unique opportunity to swim with some of the largest concentrated schools of common dolphins in the world. Experienced guides will assist you in the water and if you prefer, just watching is an option too. Bookings are essential!
Kiwi Jet Boat Tours
Bill Roberts, four times New Zealand Jet Boating Champion and former World Champion and his team will take you on an unforgettable Jet Boat trip down the stunning Rangitaiki River. The ever-changing scenery combined with the sometimes-thrilling moments on the way will linger in your mind forever.
Year round kayaking adventures for all levels of ability. If lonely islands, secluded beaches and escaping the crowd are for you then KG Kayaks can take you there. We provide a range of options for independent paddlers, family groups, businesses or schools. A small family run business, we aim to provide a professional, but informal, level of service. We operate from a number of locations in the eastern Bay of Plenty and will do our very best to accommodate your every wish.
Fishing the Eastern Bay Region
The Bay of Plenty enjoys some of the best fishing in New Zealand. With the worlds largest Kingfish, and Yellow fin Tuna being caught in our local waters. The other species readily available are Snapper, Terakihi, Kahawai, Groper, Blue Nose and Gurnard to name but a few. We also have access to some of the best trout fishing within an hour’s drive of the park gate. This includes pristine rivers, stream fishing and also lakes close by. There are many charter boats in the area and local trout fishing guides who can help make your trip successful.
Tui Glen Farm Horse Treks
Explore New Zealand’s native bush on the back of a mount with Tui Glen Farm Horse Treks. They offer friendly and relaxed 1, 1 1/2 and 2 hour guided tours and there are horses available to suit all abilities. Choose from beach rides and gentle treks for the whole family or some more adventurous treks for confident riders. Ride into the hills and through crystal clear trout stream over 400 hectares of farmland.
Dive White Island
White Island volcano is clearly visible from Ohope Beach TOP 10 Holiday Park and if you would like to have a closer look, you can take this unique trip. Dive White runs regular scheduled dive trips to the island all year around. All trips have a PADI certified Dive master or Instructor accompanying the divers and lunch and refreshments are provided.