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Mt Maunganui Main Beach

Marine Parade, Mount Maunganui, Tauranga, New Zealand
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good21%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
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“white sand” (52 reviews)
“golden sands” (16 reviews)
“new zealand” (87 reviews)
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Marine Parade, Mount Maunganui, Tauranga, New Zealand
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"white sand"
in 52 reviews
"golden sands"
in 16 reviews
"new zealand"
in 87 reviews
"clear water"
in 13 reviews
"across the road"
in 37 reviews
"cafes and restaurants"
in 21 reviews
"leisure island"
in 24 reviews
"main beach"
in 51 reviews
"great surf"
in 17 reviews
"life guards"
in 24 reviews
"great place to visit"
in 14 reviews
"ice cream"
in 29 reviews
"marine parade"
in 13 reviews
"hot pools"
in 34 reviews
"walk around"
in 13 reviews
"sunny day"
in 17 reviews
"pilot bay"
in 23 reviews
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

One of the most picturesque places to visit and within only a short trip from Tauranga city centre. Great place for the family to grab a boogie board or just splash around. Stunning beach, beautiful setting. Make sure you give yourself time to get a...More

Thank 50calebh
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A beautiful spot in the Nay of Islands - 3 hrs South East of Auckland, and SO worth visiting. If you’re fit, climb the mountain. If you’re not, just go for a stroll around the base, or just sit and relax at one of the...More

Thank David E
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love this beach! It’s so handy having the toilets / showers right there. I love the fact the pavement / road / grass areas are maintained & shops are a stone throw away. This beach is awesome!! One of my all time favourites! The...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A spectacular beach, clean and plenty of great cafes and walks. A must to visit in New Zealand. The Hot Pools are unique and fabulous. Camping area excellent too. Walk The Mount. The best spot on the East Coast.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have been visiting this beach for nearly 40 years and always love it, in summer or winter. Its got swimming, surfing, sunbathing, people watching, long walks, shops, cafes and bars all close by

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Popular beach for all ages! great place for have a ice cream or coffee at many cafes Best beach seen for ages even on an overcast day.

Thank Debbie B
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we spend almost every sunday there, this beach is great, its like the beach of tauranga, its the close one and its great, the best thing its the kebab in the corner haha

Thank Tifany92D
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Main Beach is one of the nicest beaches around. It is safe even though waves can be a good size. You have Mount Maunganui as an amazing back drop, and across the road you will find a good selection of eateries and cafe's. Parking...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

What a place it has it all! The thermal baths, the beach, wonderful restaurants and shops to boot! What more could a family want! This is a must visit on the itinerary when visiting NZ

Thank Jan C
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This beach is terrific in the summer with volley ball games and people enjoying life in general. Delicious ice creams and tasteful coffee shops.

Thank Diana B
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KhandelwalAnuj
15 June 2018|
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Response from Tracey1902 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is plenty of parking. Sorry for not replying sooner. Enjoy your visit!
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diharris27
21 February 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
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400jackyw
20 February 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.
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