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Things To Do

During your stay at City Suites, make sure youget out and about and take in all that Tauranga has to offer. Whether you'relooking for the best places to hit the shops, or the best golf course, surfspots, walking tracks, swimming beaches - you're bound to find something hereto suit you.

The knowledgeableteam at City Suites - your Tauranga hotelaccommodation - would be happy to help you plan your outings or givedirections - just contact us for more information.

Shopping in Tauranga
City Suites is only a few minutes’ walk from downtown Tauranga,where you find a wide range of shops, fromlargenational chains, to smaller boutique designer shops. 15 minutes by car willhave you at Bayfair - a large shopping mall with a great range of shops,eateries, banks and supermarkets.

Golf
There are severalgolf courses to choose from - Otumoetai is the closest to your Taurangahotel accommodation - only five minutes’ drive away. Tauranga and WesternBay golf courses are also in the area and available to visitors. Please askat reception for more information on your golfing requirements.

Kayaking
Visit WaimarinoAdventure Park in Te Puna - there is something for all the family here. Go fora leisurely kayak through the calm waters of Waimarino River or, for the moreadventurous, slide down the waterslide - in your kayak! There are too manyactivities to list, but Waimarino is definitely a 'must-do'!

Blokarting
For the ultimateadrenalin experience, try blokarting - an unforgettable land sailingexperience. The blokart track is located in Papamoa - 20 minutes from CitySuites - your Tauranga hotel accommodation.

Tauranga Marine Charters 
Whether you are onyour own or with a group, Tauranga Marine Charters can get you out there. Don’tworry if you haven’t fished before, Brett loves to teach you how to catch thebest eating fish. 

For your comfortthe MV Manutere is a dry ride with a flush toilet, hot shower and sleepingaccommodation for 10 for your overnight trip. Day trips and 24-hour tripsavailable all year round. Whatever your needs we can provide for them (In thefishing line that is!) .

Deep Star Charters 
From snapperfishing to the thrill of tuna and marlin, from 1 day, toovernight/weekend/extended cruising, we are here to take you in luxury to the*hot spots* of the Bay and beyond. Corporate events are our speciality. 

Lawai’a Charters 
Lawai’s is 43 feetof luxury and fun for 6-8 people maximum for day fishing and overnighters.Saltwater fly fishing is just one of our specialties. Half and full daycharters, scenic and harbour cruises with catering which can be arranged. Weprovide everything, bring your drinks and leave everything else to us! 

Kiwi Connection Charters 
A selection of TopCharter Vessels are available to take you and your party to sea. For the BestMarine Experience, you may have, contact the operator with over twenty-five years’experience in the Bay of Plenty waters. Game fishing, Reef fishing, Eco toursand walks on Tahua (Mayor) Island, Dive and Corporate Charters from one tofifty people. Overnight, stay away and catered trips also available on request. 

Lord of the Rings
Matamata is only 40mins from Tauranga and this is where parts of the Lord of the Rings movie werefilmed. Hobbiton is the name of the village that the hobbits lived in and theirtiny little homes are fascinating and interesting. 

The tour beginswith a picturesque drive through a Waikato sheep farm that has a spectacularview across to the Kaimai ranges. It involves being guided through the 10-acresite and being given insight on how the Hobbiton set was created. Tours operatedaily.