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Coach Tours & Cruise Ship Tours from the Port of Tauranga

The Best of Rotorua Tour  |  Experience Tauranga  |  Private Coach tours

Welcome to Royale Coachlines

Royale Coachlines provide a quality bus hire and coach charter service anywhere in New Zealand for cruise ship shore excursions, corporate travel, sports clubs, school trips, senior citizens, church/youth groups, private tours and more. These can be for day trips, overnight stays or extended tours.

All our quality coaches are well maintained and our staff are friendly, reliable and most importantly safe drivers. We strive to provide a pleasant and professional transport service. We invite you to experience the warm friendliness of Royale Coachlines on your next group outing.

Cruise Ship Shore Excursions

Day tours suitable for large or small groups

The Bay of Plenty is a must-see location for visitors exploring New Zealand and a regular stop for cruise ship passengers. We provide popular shore excursions so that you can experience the best of Tauranga and Rotorua. View our tours below and book online.

Best of Rotorua Tour

Enjoy a cruise ship shore excursion to see the best of Rotorua. You'll visit Te Puia to see mud pools, the world-famous Pohutu Geyser, kiwi birds, traditional wood carving, weaving and more! Arrive at Te Puia, Rotorua in one of our comfortable, air-conditioned tour coaches or minivans. 

Explore Tauranga

Explore the best of Tauranga with our cruise ship day tours departing from Salisbury Wharf, Mount Maunganui. Visit the historic Elms Mission house, Kiwifruit Country and the best sights of Tauranga. We have a modern fleet of vehicles and can cater for small and large group bookings.

Tours by Private Vehicle

Experience the best of Tauranga, Rotorua and the Bay of Plenty by pre-booking a tour by private vehicle for you and your group. We can provide full or half-day cruise ship shore excursions. Choose from our recommended tour destinations, or let us know what you'd like to see.

Our Fleet

Relax in the comfort of luxury coaches

Royale Coachlines have modern coaches and buses of varying seating capacities to suit your needs. Our fleet consists of vehicles ranging from 3 seats right up to 53 seat coaches, we have a vehicle for every occasion. All our quality coaches are well maintained to very high standards. We are immensely proud of the 5-Star safety rating we have been awarded from the New Zealand Transport Association. We are active members of the Bus & Coach Association and Qualmark endorsed. Click on the fleet images below for more information about each vehicle then ask us for a quote via the form.

Awarded 5-Star Rated NZTA operators
Awarded 5-Star Rated NZTA operators

Touring quality fleet for any size group
Touring quality fleet for any size group

Serving anywhere in New Zealand
Serving anywhere in New Zealand

3 seat vehicles to 53 seater coaches
3 seat vehicles to 53 seater coaches

Most modern coach fleet in the BOP
Most modern coach fleet in the BOP

Scania 50 Seat

Our brand new, 5-star tour coach offers passengers a premium travelling experience.

MAN 53 Seat Coach

Royale Coachlines has two 53 seaters coaches. Our MAN 53 Seat Coach offers great comfort for a pleasurable journey.

Scania 51 Seat Coach

The Scania tour coach is one the best touring coaches in the Bay of Plenty. Leather seating and great suspension.

45 Seat Coaches

Brand new 4-Star rated coach. This superb coach is fitted with diagonal lap seat belts and a kneeler for easier access.

37 Seat Coach

Comfortable reclining seats and good luggage space. The ideal bus for school trips and community group excursions.

24 Seat Coach

The perfect vehicle groups on a local or multi day trip. Equipped with a PA system for commentary for guides.

19 Seat Vehicles

Great for private charters where travelling in comfort and space is assured. A trailer can be hooked on for luggage.

11 Seat Vehicles

Mercedes Sprinter has one of the highest ratings for safety and comfort, and plenty of space for a comfortable journey.

3 Seat Vehicles

Ideal for airport transfers or small guided tours. Arrive at your destination in style and comfort in our passenger car.

Why book with us?

Luxury Vehicle Range

We have a transport solution for every group both large and small. Our vehicles range from 11 seats right up to 53 seats. These include modern and comfortable vans to quality, luxury touring coaches. 

​Affordable Charters

Royale Coachlines can quickly give you a price for your coach charter hire. Click on contact us and complete the get a quote form. We can also help you with the logistics of your day trip itinerary.

Experienced Team

Our experienced team strive to provide you with outstanding service from the moment you contact us, right to the end of your journey. Providing the best experience for you group is our priority.

About Royale Coachlines

100% locally owned and operated. We cover all areas from Auckland to Tauranga – Papamoa – Rotorua – Hamilton – Cambridge – Waihi – Paeroa – Katikati – Te Puke – Taupo

Our mission is delivering you safely and professionally to your destination. Whether it be school trip, coach charter, cruise ship shore excursion, multi day coach tour or an airport transfer.

Royale Coachlines is an accredited NZTA rated 5-star operator and can cater for all your transport requirements. Please contact us to make a booking or request a quote online. 

We use Mercedes-Benz Euro 5 Sprinter vans for their environmental benefits of reduced emissions, and we're proud to offer the most modern fleet of coaches in the Bay of Plenty. 

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