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Baywave TECT Aquatic & Leisure Centre


Baywave is one of the Bay of Plenty’s top regional attractions, drawing in over 230,000 visitors every year!

Facilities include a 25m lap pool, a leisure pool with a wave machine, hydroslide, splash play area, and bombing platform, a spa pool, and steam and sauna facilities.

Baywave also hosts various programmes and activities including aqua aerobics and BaySwim learn to swim lessons.

The new Aqua Play Station at Baywave is now open! It has three water slides, water guns, a tipping water bucket and lots of water fountains for hours of enjoyment.

It’s perfect for ages 3-12 years and is free with entry.
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Please contact our team with any questions or enquiries on 07 577 8550
Opening & Operating Hours
Baywave Pool
  • Monday to Friday 6am-9pm
  • Weekends 7am - 7pm
  • Public Holidays 7am -7pm

Swimming Pool Rules
Actively Supervise Under 8s 

Gym Opening Hours
  • Monday to Friday 5.30am - 8.45pm
  • Weekends 7am - 5pm
  • Public Holidays 7am - 5pm
Hydroslide Operating Hours
  • Weekends, public holidays and school holidays: continuously from 10.15am - 4.45pm. 
  • Monday to Friday during the school term: 4pm - 6pm

Hydroslide Rules

Waves Operating Hours 
  • Weekends, public holidays and school holidays: 11am – 5pm. Weekday term time: 3 – 5pm. Runs every half hour for approx. 15 mins.

Other Services

Body in Motion Physio

Body in Motion can help you get back to exercise or work quickly, and improve your performance and ability at your chosen activity. Their team consists of experienced physiotherapists with specialties in sports and rehabilitative physiotherapy.

You will find them in five locations around Tauranga, including at Baywave TECT Aquatic & Leisure Centre.

Visit their 
website for more information.

Body in Motion Physio - Baywave Tauranga


Corner Girven Road & Gloucester Rd,
Bayfair (near Bayfair Shopping Centre)
Mount Maunganui
Tauranga, 3152

Postal Address
PO Box 10250
Tauranga, 3152
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