With 16 kilometres of white sandy beach on one side and the picturesque Papamoa Hills on the other, Papamoa Beach offers a gateway to the outdoors.
About 20 minutes southeast of Tauranga, on the road to Te Puke, the Papamoa Hills Regional Park offers walks through working farmland, plus a 45 minute summit walk to panoramic coastal views.
The Bay of Plenty has great cycling trails for every skill level and numerous local operators provide bike hire and shuttle services.
Just 62.3km South of Papamoa, is Rotorua’s famous mountain biking heaven amongst towering redwoods and lush native bush.
Fishing and Kayaking
If catching fish is more your thing, you'll find plenty of fishing trips and charter operators to choose from.
Or spend a leisurely morning or evening surf casting off Papamoa Beach watching the sunrise or sunset.
With sheltered harbours, beautiful rivers, tranquil lakes and some close offshore islands kayak adventures can be found everywhere in the Bay of Plenty. Self-guided and guided tours are available for paddlers of every skill level.
Wine and Dine
The Bay Of Plenty's Tauranga, Papamoa and the Mount are food destinations in their own right.
From beachfront contemporary dining to trendy cafes and eateries lots of new and exciting restaurants are the perfect space to relax and dine anytime of the day or night.