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The Bay of Plenty

Sunday 30 May to Thursday 3 June 2021

Join Art Travel in the Bay of Plenty in June 2021. 

Our four nights in the Bay starts with a drive from Auckland through Rotorua ending up the Whakatane area, before working our way back to Tauranga. In Tauranga we visit the Tauranga Art Gallery, Sumer, and meet local artists and makers before heading back to Auckland. This tour will be a great mix of art, history and cultural sights. 

Suggested Itinerary

Sunday 30 May

This morning we join Glen on the bus headed for Whakatane. There will be time for coffee and a quick visit to the Wallace Gallery Morrinsville before heading through the Rotorua lakes for lunch before arriving in Whakatane late afternoon and a visit to the Whakatane Museum and Gallery.

Overnight Whakatane

Monday 31 May

Today we spend the time discovering the history and culture of the local area around Whakatane including Ohiwa Harbour and Ohope as far as Opotiki. 

Overnight Whakatane

Tuesday 1 June

Depart Whakatane today through Maketu to Tauranga. On arrival visit the Tauranga Art Gallery and meet the recently appointed Director. Enjoy a studio visit this evening.

Overnight Tauranga

Wednesday 2 June

Our last day on tour will have us meeting local artists and visiting the excellent local dealer gallery Sumer. We finish the day with a wine and dinner.

Thursday 3 June

We head home this morning via Katikati and arrive in Auckland mid afternoon. 

Need to know

Estimated costs:

$1699.00 per person share twin

$300.00 Single supplement

This tour departs from Auckland

Past Passenger / Art Gallery Membership discount $50

This includes:

2 nights in Whakatane

2 nights in Tauranga

Your deluxe minibus and driver/tour guide for the duration

All gallery, museum and private visits included in the itinerary

Not Included:

Meals not included in the itinerary 

Minimum numbers of 8 people Maximum 12

Prices subject to change

 A deposit of $500 will hold your place on this tour. Full payment will be 30 April 2021.

 *Itinerary and prices subject to change. Terms and conditions apply to refunds, payments and cancellations. Please ask us for detail.

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