Mount Maunganui, New Zealand

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Mt. Maunganui Guide: Spend Less, Do More

Welcome to Mt. Maunganui

Mt Maunganui PanoramaMt. Maunganui is to be found in the region known as the Bay of Plenty. This wonderful area is located in the city of Tauranga, which has become a popular summer holiday destination spot for many New Zealanders.

This popularity has resulted in an increase in the range of hotels and other accommodation in the area. There are a vast number of hotels, home-stays and retreats for short breaks, while longer holidays may be taken at one of the local bed and breakfasts, boutique hotels, heritage or holiday houses or holiday homes.

Top Things in Mount Maunganui

Mt Maunganui BeachMount Maunganui is a magnet for water sports lovers and sun worshippers, as the area boasts one of New Zealand's best year round climates.

This trendy resort town has become renowned for its safe swimming and prime surf conditions, which makes the beaches some of the main attractions.

Another popular attraction is the extinct volcano, which rises high above the magnificent Mount Maunganui, making for a picture perfect setting. Visitors come from all over the world to see this magnificent volcano that once spewed hot ash and lava all over the valley below.

Parks and the Great Outdoors

Mount Maunganui offers many outdoor activities. The area has beautiful hiking tails, such as the Summit Track. Visitors can also take part in kayak tours at the Bay of Plenty, experience thrilling scenery and sea life. While here, no one should miss out on the opportunity to trek along the popular Hot Salt Water Pools, which are easily accessible from the Mount Maunganui beach.

Mount Maunganui Hotels and Accommodation

No matter what time of the year, there is sure to be a choice of Mount Maunganui accommodation. The area has become very popular with locals as a summer hot spot, it also remains a popular choice for international tourists, thanks to its beauty and pleasant year round climate. Visitors can choose from numerous bed and breakfasts, five-star hotels, heritage houses or cheap hotels in Mount Maunganui.

Getting around by car

Auckland to Mount Maunganui: 2 h 35 min (217.7 km) via State Highway 27

Hamilton to Mount Maunganui: 1 h 29 min (112.0 km) via State Highway 1 and State Highway 29

Wellington to Mount Maunganui:  6 h 27 min (527.0 km) via State Highway 1

Accommodation, driving and car rental

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