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Tauranga

Tauranga is a city in the Bay of Plenty Region in the north of New Zealand's North Island. The city has about 120,000 inhabitants.

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Tauranga Central Backpackers

Tauranga Central Backpackers

i was there like 6 months ago. the place was shit. I found no other place to stay else where so i had to go there to . i was completely amazed after looking at the place this time. The palce is totally changed. Windows were being put in every rooms. Deck built just by the lounge, neat and tidy. ... more

Overall
4
Harbourside City Backpackers

Harbourside City Backpackers

Right by the sea...so good seaview... nice & helpful staffs.... good armosphere of fellow backpackers here... clean... nothing to complain... ... more

Overall
5
YHA Tauranga

YHA Tauranga

I really wanted to give this hostel a higher rating. In most aspects it looks like a high quality YHA, and it has lots of quirky little details that push it out above the pack. ... more

Overall
2

Tauranga Discussions

  • WHV New Zealand
    Whangarei has some amazing scenery around (I love the hiking around Whangarei Heads), but is a bit sleepy as a city (though it might be better when all the yachties are in town?) and the beaches all require a car (afaik). I'd recommend looking at Mount Maunganui instead (which together with Tauranga ...

  • laptop v internet cafes
    personally, i think u should bring ur laptop. if you are living in hostels, usually there will be a huge number of DVDs to watch in the hostel's library. some places have free wifi, like in Auckland NZ's library, you get 100Mb free per day. so is Mobil gas station in Tauranga that gives you 400Mb free a day. ...

  • I have two weeks, so what should I do?!
    ) and then via Tauranga/Mt. Maunganui (sweet as!) down to - Rotorua (geyser country and Maori cultural centre ...

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YHA Tauranga
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Harbourside City Backpackers
79 %

Harbourside City Backpackers

105 The Strand Tauranga (Map) - Hostel
Right by the sea...so good seaview... nice & helpful staffs.... good armosphere of fellow backpackers here... clean... nothing to complain...
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Loft 109 Backpackers Hostel

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