Mount Maunganui Base Track, Mount Maunganui

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#2 of 22 in Trails in Bay of Plenty Region
With a summit 460 m (1,509 ft) above sea level and the peak just 700 m (2,296.6 ft) away from the coastline, Mount Maunganui Base Track appears defiant and dominant in its surroundings. A walkway leading through coastal forest and farmland will take you to the top if you want the best view of the Tasman Surf. The alternative trails placed around the base offer an easy and relaxing walk for all fitness levels. Those not looking for a hike can explore nearby restaurants and cafes, or stop at a shop for picnic fixings. The clear blue beaches below offer swimming; however, you may need to exercise slight caution off the main beach as the current can sometimes be unpredictable. Put Mount Maunganui Base Track and other Tauranga attractions into our Tauranga day trip planning tool , and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • Great walk around the Mt, beautiful views as you walk. Well worth the time and experience. Have walked the top but was getting way to hot!  more »
  • It is many years since I last walked around the Mount due to a bad knee and I heard they had some erosion issues but I was surprised how great the track was and how easy it was to navigate around, the...  more »
  • Beautiful place even if we did it in the rain! The ride is much more accessible than one that goes to the top of mount Maunganui, but landscapes are worth it!
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  • Lovely beach
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