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Claire,The access hole is right in the center of the rear of the SUV, Have a look at the picture below which will show you where to look. If you look down under at the spare tire you can follow it over to the access to lower the tire.https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/104923897/Spare%20tire%20Sept%2022.pdf
No you do not need to remove the Bumper. There is an access hole just as shown in the diagram I sent as well as the owners Manuel.