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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  • A really beautiful place, an island that is connected to the main beach. Easy to walk along, pretty scenery, can see down the beach. Exciting wild water in the blow hole. People fish off here and swim...  more »
  • Walking out to the blowhole at the end of Moturiki Island is enjoyable at any time but especially when the seas are up and it is blowing from the North as the surf is spectacular and the view back to ...  more »
  • A leisurely easy walk out to the end of the island. ideal spot for fishing off the rocks. a different perspective looking back to the Mount, the beach and through to Pilot Bay  more »