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Mount Drury Reserve– Park offering trails to the top of Mount Drury, a playground & events such as outdoor movie nights. Address: Mount Maunganui, Tauranga 3116, New Zealand Hours: Open today · Open 24 hours. Phone: +64 7-577 7000

Kaiate Falls- Kaiate Falls (also known as Te Rerekawau Falls) is a 30 minute drive from Tauranga. The walking tracks are well formed, although quite steep in some places. The main track leads to the top, and then to the base of the upper series of falls before continuing downhill to the lower falls.

Yatton Park– The area around Yatton Park was originally known as Tutarawananga. After the battles of Gate Pa and Te Ranga in 1864 gifts of land were made to Maori who had not fought against the Imperial troops. One of these, Hamiora Tu, who had guided the 68th …

Marshalls Animal Park– Situated within McLaren Falls Park, this unique attraction is 35 acres of friendly animals and fun. Well-planned walkways guide you to a close-up and personal encounter with domestic and exotic animals. Children are able to feed and play with a host of …

Johnson Reserve– The tracks in Johnson Reserve follow streams, wetland areas, native bush and open grassed areas. Walking time: Allow 2 hours to explore these areas completely. 40 mins will enable you to walk from James Cook Drive through Johnson Reserve to Victory St, or complete the smaller loops.

McLaren Falls Park– One of the highlights of the park is the waterfall track where you can see glow worms after dusk. Enjoy a short, easy stroll to the picturesque waterfall and spot the glow worms on either side of the track. Part of the waterfall track is also wheelchair and mobility scooter friendly.