Cruise Ship Passenger Offers

Cruise Ship Passenger Offers

11 October 2022

Kia Ora and a very warm welcome to our international cruise ship passengers! We are very excited to welcome you to Tauranga.

Below we have listed some unique experiences and curated offers from our Downtown Tauranga businesses for you to enjoy while you're here by just showing your cruise ID card.

You can get to Downtown Tauranga either via the Hop On, Hop Off bus service at the gate or via our Tauranga Water Transport ferry from Salisbury Wharf, which is located next to where the port gate is.  Ask the ambassadors at the iPort more about these options.

Experience our city centre

While you are here we invite you to visit our city centre; the civic, cultural and commercial hub of the Bay of Plenty Region.

Our city centre is going through a once in a lifetime transformation with a major construction and transformation programme of works in place.  You will notice a few cranes and construction sites.  In amongst this exciting rebuilding programme there’s some amazing experiences for you to enjoy including:

  • See the internationally renowned Hairy Maclary Sculpture display on our iconic waterfront here
  • Visit The Elms Te Papa Tauranga – one of New Zealand’s oldest heritage sites here
  • Visit Tauranga Art Gallery and soak up historical and contemporary art here
  • Take the Tauranga heritage journey with a map & guide and visit some of the 72 historic locations listed in the  Ngā Tapuwae ki Te Papa | Footprints on Te Papa guide here
  • Tauranga has an outdoor gallery of murals and street art, created by well-known local and international street artists.  Take a wander in your own time here
  • Experience City Art Walk Tauranga – a fun and interactive way to learn about the stories behind artworks around Tauranga.  You’ll discover traditional Māori  carving, contemporary lightworks, sculpture, street art and more.  Grab your device and start the tour here

Enjoy exclusive cruise ship passenger offers

Our city centre is waiting to host you.  You’ll find cafes, bars, restaurants and shopping with a warm & friendly welcome when you visit. 
Here’s just a few offers, curated especially for you, from some of our businesses. Come and discover more.

Robert Harris Tauranga 
are offering a 10% discount     on all food and beverage (excluding offers) to all
cruise ship passengers.

Visit Robert Harris at 128 Willow Street, Tauranga.

Indelible are offering 15% off their gorgeous accessories - jewellery, scarves, keyrings, bags & wallets.

Visit Indelible at 31 Devonport Road, Tauranga.

The Art Lounge NZ are offering their NZ made surfers, woolies and rugby players for only $69 each
& 5% off on original art.

Visit The Art Lounge NZ at 117 Willow Street, Tauranga.

But First Dessert are offering 2 x free macarons to take away with you with any dessert from our plated dessert menu.

Visit But First Dessert at Elizabeth Street, Tauranga.


The Boho Store are offering visitors 15% off on their range of vegan soaps, body care products, crystals, candles, diffusers, tarot cards, jewellery and much more.

Visit The Boho Store at Piccadilly Arcade, 47 Devonport Road, Tauranga.




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