Exploring the Bay of Plenty region of New Zealand’s North Island and looking for ideas for your own outdoor adventures or travel itinerary? Find some inspiration as you read about the places we’ve explored and activities we’ve experienced in our travels around New Zealand.

Bay of Plenty map

Our Bay of Plenty Outdoor Adventures

White Island

Exploring White Island

Take a once in a lifetime trip to Whakaari, New Zealand’s most active volcano situated 50km off the North Island’s east coast. Gas masks and hardhats required, lollies are optional.

Bay of Plenty Outdoor Adventure Map

Here’s our pick of top outdoor and adventure activities in the Bay of Plenty region. The orange map markers below are places we’ve visited and you can click on a marker to see photos and read about our experience there. The blue markers are places we still need to explore – lucky us.

This is a living map, and we’ll update it regularly as we explore and discover new places and more exciting outdoor activities. Have some suggestions of places we should visit? Use the contact form over here and share the adventure.

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Kohi Point: -37.955080, 177.009070
White Island: -37.526720, 177.191990
Kaiate Falls: -37.760610, 176.241630
Mount Maunganui: -37.631050, 176.172120