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Maunganui Beach

Marine Parade, Mount Maunganui, Tauranga, New Zealand
+64 274 240 452
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  • Average2%
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“white sand” (53 reviews)
“golden sands” (14 reviews)
Marine Parade, Mount Maunganui, Tauranga, New Zealand
+64 274 240 452
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Reviewed 2 days ago

plenty of white sand gentle waves safe beach with eating places across the road great relaxing place to be

Thank rustyrufa
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We stayed here for the week and had a wonderfull time. My teenagers spent most days in the sea and the beach was well groomed most nights.

Thank Wheller151
Reviewed 3 days ago

It is a beach. A pristine, gorgeously kept beach. It is a beach with clear blue water that is of every shade of blue there is. The sand is fine and easy to walk on. It is a great place to interact with locals.

Thank BudaBaB
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Fantastic beach with all amenities and more! Beach is patrolled and safe to swim in the sheltered area. Outside there are some good waves to surf and there are several stands which rent boards and offer lessons, including for kids! Cafes, toilets, food trucks, and...More

Thank Kiwigirl341
Reviewed 5 days ago

This really is an Ocean Beach and goes for several kilometres down the coast, it can be weather dependent for swimming depending on your level of skill but is also a great beach for picnics as your seldom far from the facilities such as food...More

Thank Narziss
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's a very nice beach but it isn't much more than that. We ran 4km along it and say nothing special about it. No signs for bathrooms, showers, shops or anything

Thank Victor I
Reviewed 1 week ago

ease of access, clean beach, absence of rubbish, safe swimming, lifeguards in attendance, ample space for family to spread out. Shade closer to the water would have been appreciated.

Thank ianandjoysuthey
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This beach has changed very little in 30 years. Wide open area for beach sports/ sand castles, gentle sloping beach for swimming. Great for a walk or just sitting and soaking in the gorgeous view.

Thank Kiwi D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This beach is the perfect location to cool down after a climb to the top of the Mountain. The water was warm and the surf was mild. Great location.

Thank Hannahdog1234
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

For those who haven't been there - the beach is stunning, and very touristy (for good reason!) There is a little island you can walk out on and admire the sea view at the end. One to add to the bucket list!

Thank Regina D
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February 21, 2015|
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Response from lipikasen | Reviewed this property |
Depends on the accomodation you are booking as the Mount has several types... Beach houses/ motels/ bed and breakfast... You would have to check with the establishment. If your flight lands in auckland you would take 3 hours... More
February 20, 2015|
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Response from euro56 | Reviewed this property |
no pool towels as is a public beach not a swimming pool. But you can use your own or buy your own at nearby shops.
February 20, 2015|
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Response from MarshalLaw | Reviewed this property |
yes we have Shuttle services here in Tauranga operating from the Airport Apollo Shuttles 07-2180791, Airport Shuttles 0800454678 0r 064(07)5474444 call a bus 0800100550 city-to-city & Taxi's. N.Z Cabs Tga (07)5770304... More