We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Book In Advance
Why Book on TripAdvisor?
  • Tour highlights & full itinerary
  • Easy online booking
  • Lowest price guaranteed
More Information
144
All photos (144)
Full view
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent30%
  • Very good53%
  • Average15%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
About
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
19°
12°
Dec
21°
14°
Jan
22°
15°
Feb
Contact
Auckland Central, Auckland, New Zealand
Improve This Listing
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Auckland Central
from US$52.20
More Info
from US$125.20
More Info
from US$111.30
More Info
from US$82.80
More Info
Reviews (180)
Filter reviews
122 results
Traveler rating
40
58
20
4
0
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
40
58
20
4
0
Show reviews that mention
All reviews nice beach belgian beer cafe restaurants and cafes fish and chips popular beach family friendly beach kite flying sunny winter tamaki drive water fountain lovely drive caught the bus rangitoto island auckland city worth a visit all ages whole family
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 122 reviews
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Lovely spot to chill, have a swim, a picnic, there's plenty of shade and sunny spots, there's a play area for the kids too

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ayalajacobs
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice beach. Close to the city. Is clean. Pretty safe for swimming. Free parking if you can find it although on a weekend or in summer its very hard to find close parking. Great views. Plenty of good cafes and restaurants close by. Good playground....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank foodtravellauren
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Such a beautiful Beach and only a short hop from downtown Auckland a 15 minute drive in slow traffic. White Sand good facilities including Public Toilets, seating and clean white sand -well worth a visit. Plenty of cafes to choose from - Italian to Indian,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank SarahR7505
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Went here for a beach clean with Jam Jar Beach Cleans 🗑️ Was a lovely afternoon, sun was shining and the beach wasn't too busy. Did some sunbathing and wandering up and down it 🕶️ It's next to a huge park so you can enjoy...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank elleclipse
Reviewed 12 November 2018

A lovely drive around the waterfront on Tamaki Drive from the city and parking not a problem on arrival. A wonderful walk along the beach and a great cafe (Mission Cafe ?) vertually on the beach too.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank jonentone
Reviewed 12 November 2018

This was great place to spend the afternoon with family as you walk and swim in the beautiful waters and hang out for sun at the public beach. Good parking available and a bathhouse. A gorgeous view of Auckland Bay with street fronts of shops,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank kenpaintersmith
Reviewed 12 November 2018

kind of a hang out for many, lots of people but still enough room to move. bring your bank account if you decide to Hire a Kayak, or cheaper still, bring your own.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank chipX
Reviewed 9 October 2018

If you like a walk along the waterfront or have children you need to entertain here would be a good place. The beach is clean, there is a play park for the children as well as a lovely fountain and lots of Restaurants and cafes....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank rizzy80
Reviewed 17 September 2018

Busy area with hardly anywhere to park on a sunny Saturday fir two cars. The beach was packed and all the cafe and bars full. We moved on to the next quieter bay.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Christine W
Reviewed 9 September 2018

Nice family beach with views of Rangitoto and lots of restaurants and coffee shops. Worth getting out of Auckland CBD for.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Paul P
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 69 nearby hotels
Aarangi Motel
60 reviews
1.08 km away
Devonport Motel
15 reviews
3.43 km away
The Esplanade Hotel, Bar & Restaurant
290 reviews
3.48 km away
Quality Hotel Parnell
832 reviews
4.00 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 2,468 nearby restaurants
Bar Comida
74 reviews
.18 km away
Mamma Mia Pizzeria Restaurant
125 reviews
.07 km away
Bodrum Kitchen
33 reviews
.17 km away
The Cove
9 reviews
.10 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 693 nearby attractions
Bastion Point
33 reviews
.64 km away
SEA LIFE Kelly Tarlton's
2,625 reviews
1.19 km away
MJ Savage Memorial Park
155 reviews
.67 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Mission Bay Beach staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines