Located in the heart of downtown Tauranga, Harbourside City Backpackers features a large shared balcony with stunning harbour views. Guests receive free herbs and spices and free bicycle hire. There is a large communal kitchen where guests can prepare a fresh-cooked meal. Access to a guest laundry and internet cafe is available for a small additional cost. Public parking is available in front of the hostel. The tour desk can help you book a variety of activities including surfing, fishing charters, local tours and swimming with dolphins. There is a range of rooms and dormitories. Some include private bathroom facilities. Tauranga Harbourside Backpackers is just 2 minutes’ walk from Herries Park and the Tauranga Information Centre. Tauranga Airport is 8 minutes’ drive and Mount Maunganui is 10 minutes’ drive away.