Moturiki Island, Mount Maunganui
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Moturiki Island, known as "Leisure Island" in English, is located just off Mount Maunganui beach. It is connected to the beach by a man made land bridge. NIWA maintains a tide meter on Moturiki Island. Moturiki Island offers rock climbing opportunities.Marineland Ltd built an aquarium in 1966, but this was closed in May 1981. Later in 1981 Marineland was reconstructed into Leisure Island, a water park with swimming pools, bumper boats and hydro slide, which operated until 1990 when it was removed from the island.
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  • Easy 15 minute walk on this little island out to the heads, fantastic ocean views, and looking back towards oceanside and Mauao. A blow hole on the incoming tide sends spray up into the air, especiall...  more »
  • If these walking along the beach, Maunganui parade, you can not miss this small island, which can be accessed by walking, is a short walk, but very agrradable and soi get very nice views of the coast.
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  • Moturiki Island is a nice place for a short walk, but an even better place for taking some great photos from either side of the island.