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“The best of the countries' beaches”
Review of Maunganui Beach

Maunganui Beach
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Rotorua Full Day Tour Including Maori Culture Geysers Mudpools and Mt Maunganui
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Mount Maunganui, New Zealand
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106 reviews
48 attraction reviews
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“The best of the countries' beaches”
Reviewed 29 July 2013

White sand, blue sea, rolling surf and a coffee only a few steps away- that describes the Mount beach. At on end you have Mauao (the Mount) and at the other the Blowhole, great for fishing or just a short walk to the end. Numerous sporting events are held here throughout the year with many international sports people attending. It is mostly a surfing beach but has a smaller area to the eastern end called Shark alley which is great for families and children learning to boogie board- no sharks!

Visited February 2013
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Papamoa, New Zealand
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42 reviews
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“Beautiful Setting”
Reviewed 24 July 2013

Lovely beach with many good restaurants and cafes across the road. The Hot pools are close by and if you do not like swimming in the surf the still water is 5 minutes walk in Pilot Bay.

Visited June 2013
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Auckland, New Zealand
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41 reviews
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“Never changes!”
Reviewed 23 July 2013

The front beach had wonderful waves the first day and the "safe" beach between the blowhole and Rabbit Island is forever a favourite - even in winter.

Visited July 2013
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Warkworth, New Zealand
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“Beautiful beach”
Reviewed 13 July 2013

The Mount Beach is beautiful and a great place to visit in the winter too as it is nice and quiet! The kids had great fun exploring on the walks and playing on the beach. They didn't want to go home! Simply gorgeous.

Visited July 2013
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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38 reviews
9 attraction reviews
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“Vibrant sunny cafes”
Reviewed 1 July 2013

Sunny seaside cafes overlooking the main beach are always a favourite Slow Fish always my favourite It is also close to walking the Mount or swimming in the hot salt water pools. Easily accessed by car by short drive from Cobblestone Court Motel at Otumoetai

Visited June 2013
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