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Live Like A Local: Bay of Plenty

Duration
15 Days
Prices From:
US$ 1,404

A travel highlight for most Globetrotters is to mingle and interact with locals. But to actually live amongst them, even for just a short time, is an experience of a life time.


When 18th century explorer Captain James Cook sailed here he aptly named it the Bay of Plenty. One of New Zealand’s most popular holiday destinations and a thriving port city, the Bay continues to offer its bounty of beaches, culture and lifestyle to visitors from near and far.

The region is blessed with a mild climate year-round. The vast harbour, islands and proximity to the open sea ensure that seafood is a local specialty. The region’s legendary beaches swimmers, surfers and kayakers year round and accommodations  make the most of the great coastal views.

There are plenty of things to do in the Bay of Plenty. Choose from water adventures like white-water rafting, kayaking, dolphin encounters, parasailing and jetboating. There’s also skydiving, scenic flights, horse treks, cultural experiences, golf courses and a variety of gardens and museums to peruse. 

Whether you’re after relaxation, beach life or a bit of indulgence, the Bay of Plenty has all the bases covered

MT MAUNGANUI

The suburb of Mount Maunganui has been well-regarded for years for its top beaches and coastal lifestyle.

Many New Zealanders own holiday homes at “The Mount” as it is known. The beaches are numerous and safe for swimmers and surfers. The top spot for swimming is Main Beach, which is located at the foot of the mighty Mauao (Mount Maunganui) and faces the Pacific Ocean. On the opposite side of Mauao is the harbourside Pilot Bay, which is a launching pad for boats and kayaks. It’s also a shallow swimming spot ideal for families.

Mauao is the physical focal point of the coastal Bay of Plenty – a sacred place that dominates the landscape of the Tauranga area.  Walking up and around Mauao is a must-do activity in the region.

Across from the Main Beach is a number of cafés to enjoy a meal or coffee while taking in the ambience of the area. Maunganui Road in the downtown Mount Maunganui area is also popular with boutique shopping and top restaurants and cafés. 

Goway offers Live Like a Local Escapes to other great destinations in the South Pacific –Queensland’s Gold Coast and Sunshine Coast, the Central Coast of New South Wales and the Cook Islands?

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Duration
15 Days
Prices From:
US$ 1,404

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Day 1

Auckland Airport to Mount Maunganui

On arrival you will be transferred to your resort and the rest of the day is free to relax

Welcome Kit

All Live Like A Local Guests receive a Goway Backpack with special welcome gift and a selection of information - local visitor guides, maps etc. will be available at Snowbird or Live Like a Local property.

The Beaumont

Relax on a luxury holiday at The Beaumont in stunning Mount Maunganui - New Zealand's favourite holiday destination. Enjoy fabulous sea views from modern, very comfortable, self-serviced apartments. The Beaumont is situated right at 'The Mount', step out and soak up the famous Mount atmosphere. Only metres from beautiful Mount Maunganui beach, Pilot Bay harbour, the exquisite hot saltwater pools and Mount Maunganui's vibrant beachside cafes, award-winning restaurants and fantastic shopping. Stay at The Beaumont and you'll enjoy absolutely breathtaking views from your own private balcony. Our modern Mount Maunganui apartments boast spacious living areas and amenities of superb quality.

 

Duration14 Nights
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The Beaumont

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    The Beaumont



    Relax on a luxury holiday at The Beaumont in stunning Mount Maunganui - New Zealand's favourite holiday destination. Enjoy fabulous sea views from modern, very comfortable, self-serviced apartments. The Beaumont is situated right at 'The Mount', step out and soak up the famous Mount atmosphere. ...

    Relax on a luxury holiday at The Beaumont in stunning Mount Maunganui - New Zealand's favourite holiday destination. Enjoy fabulous sea views from modern, very comfortable, self-serviced apartments. The Beaumont is situated right at 'The Mount', step out and soak up the famous Mount atmosphere. Only metres from beautiful Mount Maunganui beach, Pilot Bay harbour, the exquisite hot saltwater pools and Mount Maunganui's vibrant beachside cafes, award-winning restaurants and fantastic shopping. Stay at The Beaumont and you'll enjoy absolutely breathtaking views from your own private balcony. Our modern Mount Maunganui apartments boast spacious living areas and amenities of superb quality.

    Spend your days lazing in the sun, exploring miles of golden sand beaches or relaxing in our heated swimming pool.

    Facilities

    • Barbeques (BBQ)
    • Gym/Fitness Centre
    • Parking
    • Pool (s)

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Days 2 - 14

Days at Leisure

These days are completely free and at leisure. You can take advantage of any optional activities available or simply relax.

Day 15

Mount Maunganui to Auckland Airport

Today you will be transferred to the Auckland Airport for your onward flight.

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DEPARTURES:

Daily.

PRICE INCLUDES:

  • Roundtrip transfers
  • 14 nights accommodation in a self-contained apartment
  • Grocery starter pack
  • Goway welcome kit for Live Like a Local Guests
  • Services of the Goway Sydney office for advice and emergency assistance
  • Goway discount voucher booklet

PRICE EXLUDES:

  • Travel insurance
  • International and domestic airfare & airfare taxes
  • Visa fees if applicable
  • Meals and beverages not mentioned
  • Optional excursions
  • Gratuities
  • Items of a personal nature

TERMS AND CONDITIONS:

Prices are "from" per person based on twin/double share accommodation and for travel in low season. Seasonal surcharges and blackout dates may apply. Limited seat/spaces and all pricing is subject to change and availability. Rates for single or triple travellers are available on request - please inquire

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14 Aug 2018
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