Pilot Bay, Mount Maunganui

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#3 of 7 in Beaches in Bay of Plenty Region
Beach Nature / Park
Pilot Bay is located in Mount Maunganui. Add Pilot Bay to your Tauranga travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Tauranga travel itinerary maker.
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(Tauranga is the nearest city to Pilot Bay)

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  • Was great sitting watch the ships get towed in and out. A Seal came up onto the shore and sat by the jetty. Was also interesting to read all the Tsunami signs.  more »
  • Pilot bay on the other side of the mount is such a peaceful beach Great for a picnic or a stroll along the waters edge Lots happening on the water...with cruise craft and cruise boats coming and going...  more »
  • We walked and enjoyed the luxuriant nature of the place. We made some beautiful bathrooms despite the water was cool even in midsummer. friendly locals and very special cars and motorbikes in circulation. Images which remain imprinted.
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Where to stay in Tauranga

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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