Tauranga Walks, Parks & Reserves

Exploring & walking throughout Tauranga

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Tauranga is home to some of the most beautiful walking tracks in New Zealand. These take you through walk through parks and reserves, beaches or forests, you’re sure to admire the stunning scenery through the wide variety of Tauranga walks.

There are many parks in Tauranga that feature great walks, wonderful play areas and playgrounds for kids. Located all throughout the city are reserves and parks that allow for us all to experience many different kinds of scenery.

When looking to the outskirts of Tauranga, there are a number of forest and bush walks. Each are unique in their own right and offer wonderful flora and fauna. If you’re lucky, you might even catch a glimpse of some of the native birds flying about.

Through the bush walks in Tauranga, there are also a number of waterfalls. Again, each are unique and stunning in their own right. If you happen to explore these waterfalls during the summer, a couple offer wonderful swimming holes at the base of each waterfall. Some are more easily accessible than others and require a reasonable level of fitness.

As for the inner city of Tauranga, the walks are just as serene yet offer a totally different experience. Be it along rivers, through and around estuaries, beaches and garden parks. These are only the tip of the iceberg as to the wonderful walks in Tauranga. Some of these walks are also able to be found on the DOC (Department of Conservation) website here.

Explore below for all the Tauranga walks. Every walk listed includes both reserves and parks in Tauranga. And of course, some will be an easy walk, others… much tougher.

Tauranga's Most Popular Walking Tracks, Parks and Reserves

First of all, some of the more popular walking tracks, parks and reserves throughout Tauranga will be displayed first.

These popular places around Tauranga have many awesome reasons as to why people love them the most! Some guide you around the Tauranga Harbour, like some in Mount Maunganui. Where Matakana Island can be seen.

Take a look at them below!

Places In Tauranga To Visit Garden Spectacles and Arboretums

Where in Tauranga are there places to enjoy a short walk and visit beautifully cared for gardens?

Take a look below at a selection of places Tauranga offers that showcase some kind of garden.

The Greatest Scenic Views in Tauranga, New Zealand

Cast your eyes over what are known as the best places in Tauranga to see fantastic views of the city and beyond. Some you will have to walk to experience what scenic views they have to offer, some you can drive. But whichever you find yourself looking out from, all will surprise you. Plenty of room to find a car park at these locations.

Some are panoramic with their viewing platform, offer outstanding views for many many miles. Some of the best city and scenic views in New Zealand.

Only The Best Bush Walks In Tauranga

Discover Bush Walks In Tauranga that leave you feeling grounded, refreshed and wanting more! Tauranga has some outstanding bush walks that are sure to please. Filled with beautiful flora and fauna, dive into some of the outstanding Tauranga walks.

Most of them will require driving slightly out of town, but nothing too much. There is nothing like rejuvenating oneself with an awesome bush walk with plenty of native bush around. Some great hiking trails in the Bay of Plenty and Western Bay.

Interested In Beach Walking?

The feel of soft white sand as you stroll along the beach… Here in Tauranga, there are many beaches to choose from for a lovely beach walk.

Take a look below at our selection of beaches for you to relax and enjoy. The Tauranga walks are an awesome experience.

Other Parks, Reserves and Walking Tracks Throughout Tauranga

Whatever was not listed above is listed below. Check out many of the other parks, reserves and walkways in Tauranga.

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