This route collects students living in Whakamarama and Plummers Point, travelling along these roads:
Barrett > Whakamarama > Youngson > Old Highway > Plummers Point Road
At the transfer point:
- Tauranga Boys’ and Tauranga Intermediate students will board R17
- Tauranga Girls’ students will board R18
Intermediate students can board this bus at the zone boundary: Plummer Road.