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Marine Parade, Mount Maunganui, Tauranga, New Zealand
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Mt Maunganui Main Beach Tours and Tickets
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A lovely walk along a great beach - hard to beat! Relaxing and enjoyable...a great way to start or end the day visiting this beach!

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Wayne M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I just love this beach. One of the best I’ve ever been to. Nice blue sea but also it’s clean! Great for a walk, by yourself or with anyone else. Super calming!

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank JessLukey18
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Whether the tide is high or the tide is low, this is a beautifully scenic and safe beach. When the tide is low, you can explore the rocky outcrops. There's ample car parking and the beachside cafes are a short walk across the road. The...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank SusanT3120
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed beach side. Great to wake up to. Lots to do. Walking, dining close by, swimming, surfing. Nice sand. Must be there early to get a park for the car. Close to town and children's playground. Close to hot pools.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank JenniW303
Reviewed 24 August 2019 via mobile

Great beach, and so close to the main town. Some pretty cool walks around the area. Great views too.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Just_shivs_mum
Reviewed 11 August 2019

I have visited Mount Maunganui Main Beach a few times, my latest visit was in early Autumn when the weather was glorious. The beach was busy with people taking advantage of the high temperatures. The main beach has been voted as the best beach in...More

Date of experience: March 2019
48  Thank paullegate
Reviewed 10 August 2019

Just stunning place either Summer Winter, always something to see, beautiful sands, great place to chillax and be just you

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank Alan I
Reviewed 8 July 2019

Well I wasn't quite expecting to see such beautiful white sand in NZ just like back in Australia, I imagine the water was cold on this late May afternoon. Mt Maunganui Beach region was the highlight of our short time in Tauranga, there was a...More

Date of experience: May 2019
1  Thank kpiddy
Reviewed 29 June 2019

This is a beautiful, wide, clean beach. The sand is regularly groomed and a pleasure to be on. Kayak and board rentals on the beach, washrooms available, and nice restaurants just across the street.. Life guard station is This is a great place to spend...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank distancewalker
Reviewed 23 June 2019

We walked along this beach after we left our cruise ship. The views were terrific, some folks using the beach, but most people were just walking.

Date of experience: May 2019
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6 February 2019|
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Response from nicknollick | Reviewed this property |
Yes, plenty of toilets at the Mount and along the beach, NZ toilets always cleaner than UK
15 June 2018|
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Response from Tracey1902 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is plenty of parking. Sorry for not replying sooner. Enjoy your visit!
20 February 2015|
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Response from lipikasen | Reviewed this property |
Depends on the accomodation you are booking as the Mount has several types... Beach houses/ motels/ bed and breakfast... You would have to check with the establishment. If your flight lands in auckland you would take 3 hours... More