Mount Maunganui Beach
A walk up the Mount is a must do while visiting the Bay of Plenty! A good hike, followed by great views, and a huge selection of cafes at the base.
The main beach is located near the surf club at the furthest end of mount maunganui (approx 15 min walk). Right in town, close to bars, restaurants and cafes.
Referred to as "The Mount" it is a beautiful coastal resort town, famous for its surfing and walks on the beach. If you are very fit and feel up to it, you can walk up to the top of The Mount, it takes about 40 minutes.
If you like warm sand, pristine swimming water and a good gelato Mt Maunganui is a lovely place for a day trip. There are rock pools and lovely walks to explore in addition to quality cafes and shopping. If wild beaches are your thing, this isn't it but for a cool local scene, not too crowded and…