Pilot Bay, Mount Maunganui

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#3 of 9 in Beaches in Bay of Plenty Region
Pilot Bay is located in Mount Maunganui. By using our Tauranga trip itinerary builder tool , you can arrange your visit to Pilot Bay and other attractions in Tauranga.
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  • In Pilot bay there are many activities set up along the foreshore. The biggest problem is finding a park. Plenty of shade trees to while away the hours if you are waiting.  more »
  • Walk, swim... or just sit and watch all the people, boats and activity. Lovely views across the harbour. Can easily spend hours here...  more »
  • The inner calmer alternative to the ocean beach at this heinously busy town. Take in various activities such as walking, and listening to Rosalie play the beach-side piano on fine nights. Great for ka...  more »

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Ample accommodations are available for visitors of all persuasions in Tauranga. From cost-effective suburban motels and backpacker haunts to boutique hotels with great sea views, the town lives up to its reputation as a good place to bed down while exploring the Bay of Plenty area. As in many places, the general rule is that the closer you get to the waterfront, the more expensive and luxurious the lodgings.
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