Clubs & Groups Clubs and Groups

There are an array of clubs and groups across the Bay of Plenty to support you in your chosen activity, from mountain biking and orienteering clubs to conservation and walking groups there are loads to choose from. Clubs are a great way to meet like minded people, socialise and share your experiences.

Check out some of the local clubs and groups that are involved in adventure sport and recreation on the Virtually on Track gem sites.

Mountain Bike Tauranga

Mountain Bike Tauranga

Mountain Bike Tauranga is the focus point for...

Onepu Community Recreation Park

Onepu Community Recreation Park

With a 15km network of trails and tracks to...

Kawerau Gravity Sports Club

Kawerau Gravity Sports Club

Kawerau Gravity Sports Club caters to the...

Kawerau Pony Club

Kawerau Pony Club

Kawerau Pony Club provides members with the best...

Tui Glen Horse Trekking

Tui Glen Horse Trekking

Tui Glen Farm offers facility and farmland for...

ENDURANZ Bay of Plenty

ENDURANZ Bay of Plenty

Experience life on horseback. For everyone who...

Kawerau Harriers

Kawerau Harriers

Kawerau Harriers has a programme of events and...

Kaimai Canoe Club

Kaimai Canoe Club

Kaimai Canoe Club has been paddling local waters...

Yakity Yak Kayak Club (Bay of Plenty Kayak Club)

Yakity Yak Kayak Club (Bay of Plenty Kayak Club)

The Bay of Plenty Yakity Yak Kayak club runs...

Tauranga Pony Club

Tauranga Pony Club

The Tauranga Pony Club is made up of five...

Bay of Plenty Tree Society

Bay of Plenty Tree Society

The Bay of Plenty Tree Society started in 1965...

Pakihi Valley Care Group

Pakihi Valley Care Group

The group is a non-profit organisation comprising...

Nga-Tapuwae O Taneatua Tramping Club

Nga-Tapuwae O Taneatua Tramping Club

The Nga-Tapuwae O Taneatua Tramping Club is based...

Opotiki Cycling Group

Opotiki Cycling Group

An informal cycle group meets 6pm every Thursday...

Motu Trails Charitable Trust

Motu Trails Charitable Trust

A promotion and marketing group set up to support...

Hukutaia Domain Care Group

Hukutaia Domain Care Group

Hukutaia Domain is a 5-hectare property featuring...

Tauranga Equestrian Sports Association (TESA)

Tauranga Equestrian Sports Association (TESA)

Tauranga Equestrian Sports Association (TESA)...

Otanewainuku Kiwi Trust

Otanewainuku Kiwi Trust

The Otanewainuku Kiwi Trust is a community based...

Kaharoa Kokako Trust

Kaharoa Kokako Trust

The Kaharoa Kokako Trust was formed in 1997 by a...

Friends of Papamoa Hills Regional Park

Friends of Papamoa Hills Regional Park

The Friends of Papamoa Hills Regional Park is the...

Rotorua Tramping and Skiing Club

Rotorua Tramping and Skiing Club

The club holds day trips, generally to nearby...

Lake City Athletics Club and Winter Cross Country

Lake City Athletics Club and Winter Cross Country

Whether it be gentle walking or top-end...

Rotorua Mountain Bike Club

Rotorua Mountain Bike Club

Rotorua Mountain Bike Club has a mission to...

Orienteering BOP

Orienteering BOP

Orienteering BOP often hold events around the Bay...

River Rats Rafting and Kayaking

River Rats Rafting and Kayaking

Kayak and raft hire and tours...

Go Wild Adventures

Go Wild Adventures

Kayak Hire and Tours...

Hei Matau Paddlers

Hei Matau Paddlers

Club offers support to paddlers of all craft –...

Ruamata Waka Ama

Ruamata Waka Ama

Rotorua-based waka ama club....

Te Arawa Paddlers

Te Arawa Paddlers

Lake Rotoiti-based waka ama club. Email...

Te Au Rere Waka Ama Club

Te Au Rere Waka Ama Club

Te Au Rere Waka Ama Club is located in Rotorua...

Outrigger Academy

Outrigger Academy

Training provider from introductory level...

RATS - Rotorua Association of Triathletes

RATS - Rotorua Association of Triathletes

RATs is a triathlon and multisport club catering...

Okareka Mistletoe Group

Okareka Mistletoe Group

The Okareka Mistletoe Restoration Project is...

Whakatane Athletic and Harrier Club

Whakatane Athletic and Harrier Club

The club offers a year round calendar of running...

Nga Tapuwae O Taneatua Tramping Club

Nga Tapuwae O Taneatua Tramping Club

The club name means "the footsteps of Taneatua"...

Whakatane Mountain Bike Club

Whakatane Mountain Bike Club

The club builds and maintains a network of single...

BY Salt Spray Surf School

BY Salt Spray Surf School

Lessons with Bevan Porter...

Port Ohope General Store and Cafe

Port Ohope General Store and Cafe

Situated within metres of the Pacific Ocean and...

Eastern Bay Canoe Racing Club

Eastern Bay Canoe Racing Club

Based in Whakatane the club boasts Olympic Gold...

KG Kayaks

KG Kayaks

Kayak hire and guided tours...

Moanarua Boat Tours

Moanarua Boat Tours

Kayak hire...

Waka Ama O Whakatane

Waka Ama O Whakatane

Whakatane based waka ama club....

Tuatara Waka Ama Club

Tuatara Waka Ama Club

Whakatane based waka ama club...

Tarawera Outrigger Canoe Club

Tarawera Outrigger Canoe Club

Whakatane based waka ama club...

Eastern Bay of Plenty Triathlon & Multisport Club

Eastern Bay of Plenty Triathlon & Multisport Club

The club runs events for all ages with monthly...

Whakatane Kiwi Trust

Whakatane Kiwi Trust

Whakatane Kiwi Trust is responsible for pest...

Ohiwa Harbour Reserves Care Group

Ohiwa Harbour Reserves Care Group

Ohiwa Domain, Whangakopikopiko (Tern Island) and...

Nukuhou Saltmarsh Care Group

Nukuhou Saltmarsh Care Group

Focused on the saltmarshes where the Nukuhou...

Waihi Multisport

Waihi Multisport

‘The Briefing’ is a communication space for...

Tuesday Evening Mountain Biking

Tuesday Evening Mountain Biking

Mountain bike time rides are held at Black Hill...

Coast Care Waihi Beach

Coast Care Waihi Beach

Coast Care Waihi Beach is a community action...

Athenree Saltmarsh

Athenree Saltmarsh

In 2006 the Department of Conservation was very...

Mount Joggers and Walkers

Mount Joggers and Walkers

Founded in 1984, Mount Joggers and Walkers are a...

Rotorua Trail Running Club

Rotorua Trail Running Club

A group for Rotorua locals to organise group...

Waitao Kaiate Environment Group

Waitao Kaiate Environment Group

A neighbourhood project to restore the banks of...