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Mount Maunganui Base Track

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Address: Adams Ave, Mount Maunganui, Tauranga 3116, New Zealand
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Easy walk

This was a nice easy walk around the mount with many shaded areas and places to stop and rest for those in need. Many beautiful views from the track. A good way to start the day... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Wilton, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This was a nice easy walk around the mount with many shaded areas and places to stop and rest for those in need. Many beautiful views from the track. A good way to start the day followed by breakfast in the cute little town. Best to avoid the days when the cruise ships are docked as the town gets quite... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a leisurely walk with views to die for and lots to see on the water, sometimes in the water, friendly people passing by you. If you are there when a cruise ship comes in or out of the harbor, it will be etched in your mind forever. You feel like you could reach out and touch the ship... More 

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Gold Coast, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Reasonably easy walk for all ages, very special views of The Mount beach, out around the ocean and back to the Port of Tauranga side. Leisurely stroll about an hour or so, recommend suitable walking footwear. Well worth doing.

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Halesowen, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It was a very hot day and as neither of us is very fit (bad knees, arthritis) we decided just to walk round the base track and we were not disappointed. The scenery all around the Mount was stunning with the blue sea crashing against the rocks, the cormorants resting on the rocks, the trees and beautiful beaches. You do... More 

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Colleyville, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

After our tour to Rotorua, we did not have time for the Summit track, but we walked most of the Base Track. It is a very flat, easy to walk, trail. You will see rabbits, sheep and other birds, etc. The views of the bay and harbor are excellent. Trail is a dirt path and well-worn.

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Hamilton, NZ
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This took us 45 minutes and is a pleasant walk. Not a lot to see except for the sea. A fairly easy walk.

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

If you don't feel up to it for the summit track I think this would have been good enough. Easy to walk and still get the all around view of the sea. A lot of runners using the track too.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This is a lovely walk with beautiful views along the way. It is accessible for all levels of fitness

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I and our 2 grandchildren visited Mount Maunganui in January 2017. If you are fit enough to climb to the top it is well worth the experience as the view from the top is amazing. You can always stop and have a rest on the way up, but I would suggest you take a bottle of water.We... More 

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A picturesque easy walk around the base of Mauao.. a mostly flat 45 minutes.. the base track has a smooth surface so no need for off road footwear. Finish at the cafes for some refreshments.

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