Bay of Plenty
- White Island (Whakaari) - An active island volcano with day tours available.
- Te Puke A horticultural center southeast of Tauranga
The southern and eastern part of this region overlies the Taupo Volcanic Zone. There are several Volcanoes in the region and geothermal activity is a significant tourist attraction.
Newmans Coach Lines operates a premium sightseeing tours throughout the North Island.
InterCity Coachlines is New Zealand's national coach company and operates over 150 services to more than 600 destinations nationwide.
While most visitors come to Rotorua for the thermal activity one activity that is unique is the ability to play a round of golf amongst the mud pools. The Rotorua golf course has a public course where for $NZ10 you can play 9 holes and atempt to avoid the mud pool hazards, a unique experience. The course is at the top of Fenton Street opposite Te Puea, the Maori Ats and Craft Institute and geyser.
This page was last edited at 07:35, on 17 February 2009 by Wikitravel user Marcjapan. Based on work by Todd VerBeek, Ravikiran Rao and Jani Patokallio, Wikitravel user(s) Phantom kiwi, Episteme and Huttite and Anonymous user(s) of Wikitravel.