Maunganui Beach, Mount Maunganui

Categories: Beaches, Nature & Parks, Outdoor Activities
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4.9/5 based on 900+ reviews on the web
Walk down the along the white sands of Maunganui Beach, looking for shells and watching surfers--or catch a wave yourself. The beach stretches on a huge sandbar beginning at the base of the volcano and ending in a sheltered bay with a harbor. Stop for a snack of tasty seafood at the row of small eateries just above the shore, or cruise the many cafes and shops of the relaxed beach town, nicknamed "The Mount." Hike up the mountain to admire the view of the ocean and the harbor from above, where the sand dunes break up the skyline. The beach makes for a great stroll year-round, but note that parking is often difficult to find. To visit Maunganui Beach on your holiday in Tauranga, and find out what else Tauranga has to offer, use our Tauranga itinerary builder.
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  • I have lived and worked in many overseas countries and toured 6 of the 7 continents. (I haven't been to Antarctica) However, I have visited more countries than I can name. I do love beautiful, clean b...  read more »
  • Having moved to Tauranga over a year ago, the Mount is one of our families favorite beaches to go to. Great amenities close by as well as the hot pools which is also a place to visit if you want to re...  read more »
  • Spend a day lazing on the beach, walking up or around the mount, hitting the cafes and shops and cooling off in the ocean! 
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