Windermere Campus

Bay of Plenty Polytechnic Windermere Campus

Tauranga's main campus and administrative hub is located on the southern side of the city, set in 24 hectares of trees and gardens providing an energising and fun place to study for students of all ages.

Windermere Campus features modern lecture theaters complete with the latest video conferencing and presentation technologies, new state-of-the-art trades workshops built to emulate industry, as well as refurbished graphic design computer labs.

It also houses purpose-built laboratories, fashion and art studios, a restaurant, cafés, beauty salon, a radio station and music recording suite, as well as Te Pare a Ruahine, our fantastic aquatic centre and gym.

Check out our campus tours to see more of Windermere Campus.

Printable Campus Maps:

Location:
70 Windermere Drive
Windermere
Tauranga


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Parking:

At Windermere Campus there is free visitor parking available. You can get your temporary pass at the Information Centre. Find out more about parking.

Public Transport:

Bayhopper buses number 2 and number 55 stop at Windermere Campus almost every half hour and you can use the 'Journey Planner' on their website to plan your trip, using walking, driving and busing as options.

Timetables are available from the Information Centre, by phoning Bayhopper on 0800 4 BAYBUS (0800 422 9287) or from the Bayhopper website. With your student ID card, you can get discounted fares.

Facilities:


Directions

From Mount Maunganui, Te Puke and Whakatane:

  • Take SH2 and at the roundabout at Te Maunga take SH2/SH29 toward Baypark Stadium
  • At the roundabout, take the second exit onto SH29
  • At the traffic lights/roundabout (Windermere roundabout), follow SH29 (middle lane) through the next set of lights
  • At the next roundabout (Poike roundabout) take the third exit onto Poike Road and follow the road turning right onto Windermere Drive
  • To reach the main parking lot and the information Centre, take the first exit at the roundabout

From Hamilton & Rotorua:

  • Take SH29 in the direction of Tauranga, Mount Maunganui.
  • At the Poike roundabout take the first exit onto Poike Road and follow the road turning right onto Windermere Drive
  • To reach the main parking lot and Information Centre, take the first exit at the roundabout

From Waihi & Auckland:

  • From SH2, continue along Tamatea Arikinui Drive and then Fifteenth Avenue
  • At the roundabout (Windermere roundabout), take the third exit onto SH29 and continue straight through the next set of lights
  • At the next roundabout (Poike roundabout) take the third exit onto Poike Road, follow the road turning right onto Windermere Drive
  • To reach the main parking lot and Information Centre, take the first exit at the roundabout