Pilot Bay, Mount Maunganui

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#3 of 9 in Beaches in Bay of Plenty Region
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  • It's always a pleasure to sit back and relax at Pilot Bay. It's flat and quiet compared to the surf beach on the other side. Also offers water activities such as kayaking and paddle boarding. Great lo...  more »
  • very relaxing and nice place. There is a beautiful beach and it's nice to take a break to eat or drink with friends. a place that I recommend.
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  • Although it was the weekend and lots of families having their picnics or taking a dip the beach was still relaxing. I just wish we could have stayed longer. Must do it again  more »
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