Mt Maunganui Main Beach
Mt Maunganui Main Beach
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tammyBaltimore_Md
Baltimore, MD2,442 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Solo
Long Beach basically starting from the bottom of Mt. Maunganui going on for a good stretch, bathrooms available near life guard building, food trucks even guy offering surf lessons.
Written 6 April 2024
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What We Found Travelling
Sydney, Australia3,305 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Friends
This peaceful cove beach is bordered by Mt Maunganui & Moturiki Island. Soft greyish white volcanic sand provides a great visual from all sides around the beach. Waves were minimal & water was nice & clear.
Written 16 March 2024
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Bailey7777
Montreal, Canada1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Friends
Our afternoon was memorable! One friend climbed to the summit of Mt. Maunganui for great views while we did the easier circle base of the mountain route taking in views and seeing a friendly seal. A Māori site is being restored. Then we enjoyed playing in the waves and the warm waters. All too short a visit. Parking and public facilities available. 5* for sure!
Written 10 March 2024
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Sadie-Kate
Tauranga, New Zealand166 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Couples
One of the best beaches in New Zealand for a sunrise. Peaceful, clean and stunning, even on the weekend. Plenty of parking and an amazing boardwalk.
Written 6 March 2024
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BigMerk
Glasgow, UK2,304 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Solo
I walked along the beach from the cruise ship which had docked a few hundred yards from the beach. It was very clean and the water looked very inviting - there were lots of water-based activities. Great views if the impressive Mount Maunganui too.
Written 5 March 2024
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thefrancefamily
Sedona, AZ18 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 • Family
One of the finest easily accessible beaches on the planet. The sand and water are simply beautiful - the beach is a credit to New Zealand.
Written 9 February 2024
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WillemLab
Richards Bay, South Africa1,262 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 • Friends
Early New Years morning we went down to the beach to enjoy a breakfast together with friends. We were fortunate to find one of the gas barbecue available, plus a table and benches. After a thorough clean of the barbecue, on went the bacon and eggs. What a memorable morning taking a stroll on the beach after breakfast. This experience will deeply be embedded in my memory bank.
Written 10 January 2024
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Alison O
Sydney, Australia4 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2023
We visited Mt Maunganui as part of our North Island road trip and it was an absolute highlight. The beach itself is so picturesque with the mountain backdrop, and there are fantastic amenities close by. All in all a wonderful beach day!
Written 20 July 2023
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Se Ping
6 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2023 • Couples
Truly worth the strenuous climb up the mountain. The view of the Bay of Plenty and the surround were spectacular! If you’re keen to climb, you can do an easier walk around the mountain - quite sure it will equally great.
Written 7 June 2023
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JnVSydney
Greater Sydney, Australia18,557 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2023
Stretching for as far as the eye can see was this beautiful beach, that we had lunch at and walked for a couple of hours, it is well serviced with seating and tables perfect for a picnic, quite isolated during our visit.
Written 12 May 2023
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