Mount Maunganui Summit Walk

Mount Maunganui Summit Walk

Mount Maunganui Summit Walk

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JjLockwood

Ranking: 10/10

Beautiful walk. Do the longest and most challenging one and you will not regret it. Views are outstanding and jump in the sea when you’re done. Did this in winter and loved it

Reviewed over 1 year ago

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Mike Fricker

United Kingdom

Ranking: 10/10

18Sept18. Enjoyed the walk in spite of a little rain. The views from the top were a bit limited due to the trees etc. Hopefully they will not be allowed to grow too much more.
A good gelato shop when we got back down.

Reviewed about 2 years ago

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Clementine

France

Ranking: 8/10

It is a beautiful walk, it is easy and you can see a seal. Tauranga is a very attractive city. It is a good place.

Reviewed over 3 years ago and experienced in December 2016

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Micha Kuster

Switzerland

Ranking: 7/10

We have been there for the sunrise!! It was very interesting because of the contrasts. You sit there in the middle of the nature and look down to the town...... crazy contrast, we never had before.

Reviewed over 3 years ago and experienced in December 2016

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Gauthier Dournean

France

Ranking: 9/10

I walked for 6km for a very beautiful view.

Reviewed over 3 years ago and experienced in December 2016

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MARK CURPHEY

United Kingdom

Ranking: 10/10

Best done first thing in the morning. The tough 45 minute walk is worth the views.

Reviewed over 3 years ago and experienced in October 2016

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Rachel Ram

United Kingdom

Ranking: 8/10

Pretty easy hike up to the top of Mt Maunganui, an hour up and down with lots of stunning views all the way up and down. It was a beautiful sunny day and loved sitting at the top watching the surfers and paragliders look like specks in the distance.

Reviewed over 3 years ago and experienced in October 2016

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Katja Manz

Germany

Ranking: 8/10

Pretty nice view over the city/beach/seaside/nice houses, nice people, you can watch surfers, beautiful nature.

Reviewed over 3 years ago and experienced in November 2016

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Eva Neumann

Germany

Ranking: 7/10

The walk was not very hard and the view over the beach and the little city were similar to the scenery 'Miami Beach'.

Reviewed almost 4 years ago and experienced in March 2016

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Alberto

Italy

Ranking: 7/10

Easy walk to the top of the hill. Good view, perfect spot for a beer with a friend during the sunset.

Reviewed almost 4 years ago and experienced in April 2016

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Camila Capel

Ranking: 10/10

Great walk, amazing scenery, summit is the way to go.

Reviewed over 4 years ago

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Heike Schreiber

Germany

Ranking: 7/10

Quick hike up to a mountain with a great view to Mt Maunganui and the Bay of Plenty. If you are sporty enough, take your running shoes and join all the other runners to the top - good exercise!!

Reviewed over 4 years ago and experienced in March 2016

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Kathanina Jasik

Germany

Ranking: 8/10

Beautiful views, not too exhausting, you can see the whole city.

Reviewed over 4 years ago and experienced in January 2016

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Edwine

Belgium

Ranking: 10/10

Nice little walk.

Reviewed over 4 years ago and experienced in January 2016

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Andrea Le Stunff

France

Ranking: 9/10

Such a good walk, quite steep but short to get an awesome view.

Reviewed over 4 years ago and experienced in February 2016

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Max von Felde

Germany

Ranking: 9/10

One of the prettiest towns in the North Island. Nice beachfront with tourism activities and a great surf beach. The walk up the mountain is just so beautiful!

Reviewed over 4 years ago and experienced in February 2016

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Nina Krzis

Germany

Ranking: 7/10

It was a really nice evening walk and at the top is a really nice view over the sea.

Reviewed over 4 years ago and experienced in February 2016

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Annalies Beard

United Kingdom

Ranking: 10/10

Great walk around the Mount and up. Beautiful views from the top.

Reviewed over 4 years ago and experienced in February 2016

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Rocio Lucero

Argentina

Ranking: 10/10

Hard to climb but beautiful landscape.

Reviewed over 4 years ago and experienced in February 2016

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Nico Wedel

Germany

Ranking: 8/10

Gorgeous views of the city from the top of the mountain.

Reviewed over 4 years ago and experienced in March 2016

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Manibod Vannaphone

Lao People's Democratic Republic

Ranking: 9/10

Beautiful walk from the bottom of the mountain to the top. Nice, white sandy beach. Excellent for a days activities and nice place to stay over night.

Reviewed over 4 years ago and experienced in March 2016

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Leonie Kraft

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

If you catch a sunny day, climbing Mt Maunganui is a great thing to do. And after that you can go to the beach which is right next to it.

Reviewed over 4 years ago and experienced in March 2016

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Daniel Roedel

Germany

Ranking: 7/10

The view from this mountain over the city and the endless beach is really cool. It is best to climb it during sunset. It is breath taking from up there!

Reviewed over 4 years ago and experienced in January 2016

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Veronique Kaplan

France

Ranking: 7/10

This place is near a beach tourism resort. Even though it is very busy with tourism, the place remains friendly, offering a large variety of activities and beautiful settings. There is a beach for surfers and another one for grandmothers and in between, a nice dynamic little town with lots of shops and restaurants.

Reviewed over 4 years ago and experienced in January 2016

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Xavier Bistodeau

France

Ranking: 7/10

Very nice walk with a beautiful lookout. Different way for access to the top. After some effort you can take a cold drink in the main street or just walk on the beach.

Reviewed over 4 years ago and experienced in February 2016

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Andy Burfoot

Canada

Ranking: 10/10

Beautiful hike through fields of sheep up to one of the best views in the Bay of Plenty. Must do!

Reviewed over 4 years ago and experienced in February 2016

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Megan Lenox

United States

Ranking: 9/10

Mt Maunganui beach is absolutely beautiful and the trek about the Mt is well worth it. Especially at sunset.

Reviewed over 4 years ago and experienced in February 2016

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Rebecca Kearns

Ranking: 10/10

The Mount summit is absolutely gorgeous. Two routes to the top. One which involves stairs and another which is am inclined walk. If you are in shape you'll have no problem doing the stairs. You could even do them if your not in shape just go slower. Sheep are roaming around freely. Stunning views.

Reviewed over 4 years ago

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Clara Loizeil

France

Ranking: 7/10

Free and beautiful view of the sea and city.

Reviewed over 4 years ago

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Aneta Hambergeroua

Czech Republic

Ranking: 9/10

You can go to the Summit of Mt Maunganui - there is a beautiful view to the city. Around the Mount you can watch penguins (sometimes). You can hire surfboards and wetsuits too.

Reviewed over 4 years ago

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Anna Scholten

Germany

Ranking: 9/10

We had a great walk by the beach. The view was awesome.

Reviewed over 4 years ago

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Sophia Harnisch

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

Really nice view over the sea and city, nice but a hard walk.

Reviewed almost 5 years ago

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Rob Manson

New Zealand

Ranking: 9/10

Around the Mount for a stroll or up the Mount for a workout and fantastic view.

Reviewed almost 5 years ago

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Bryan Anders

United States

Ranking: 10/10

Cute, chic town with a lot going on, and when you are there you climb the Mount. Not too long and great views all around! There are several paths. We went up one and down another on the opposite side. Highly recommend!

Reviewed almost 5 years ago

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Marie Schmid

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

Amazing view of Mt Maunganui beach.

Reviewed almost 5 years ago and experienced in February 2015

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Ahmed Mohsen Aly

Netherlands

Ranking: 9/10

Expect to be winded! Quite a steep climb to the top but that's alright. We passed a few sheep making our way to the summit. You can see all kinds of kayakers and eco-friendly parachutists from the summit.

Reviewed about 5 years ago

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Simon Mehlmann

Germany

Ranking: 9/10

We got up very early to see the sunrise from the Mountain top and it was worth all the effort by far. The city of Tauranga by night and the sunrise was just spectacular.

Reviewed about 6 years ago and experienced in March 2014

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Becky

United Kingdom

Ranking: 9/10

Easy mountain/hill to climb but great views all around from the top.

Reviewed about 6 years ago and experienced in March 2014

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Alex

United Kingdom

Ranking: 9/10

Steep climb well worth it for the amazing views.

Reviewed about 6 years ago and experienced in March 2014

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Johannes

Germany

Ranking: 9/10

Awesome sunset.

Reviewed over 6 years ago and experienced in February 2014

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Claudia de Winter

Netherlands

Ranking: 7/10

Very nice walk around the Mount with nice views and beautiful beaches.

Reviewed over 6 years ago and experienced in March 2014

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Hendrik Schanz

Germany

Ranking: 8/10

Awesome, great view.

Reviewed over 6 years ago and experienced in January 2014

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Cathrin Wisgiekl

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

Beautiful location, great free attraction, amazing views.

Reviewed over 6 years ago

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Constanze

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

Really nice.

Reviewed about 7 years ago and experienced in February 2013

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Selina Lott

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

For free! Nice walk up to the summit, nice views from up there.

Reviewed about 7 years ago and experienced in February 2013

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Katie Fleck

United Kingdom

Ranking: 8/10

Enjoyable scenic walk, different views on different paths, also surrounded by some great pubs and a great beach.

Reviewed over 7 years ago

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Josefine Sjodin

Sweden

Ranking: 7/10

Good view of the city and pleasant way up. Lots of sheep on the way.

Reviewed over 7 years ago

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Anton Thisted

Sweden

Ranking: 9/10

Great views, lots of sheep on the mountainside, bit too bushy at the top for a good view.

Reviewed over 7 years ago

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FlyingKiwiGirl

New Zealand

Ranking: 8/10

A must do on visit to the Mount, 3.5km reasonably easy walk around the base of the Mount. Great views of the entrance, inner harbour & Pilot Bay & especially good if there's a rough sea. Climb to the summit if you'tr fit for awesome 306 degree views, perfect to watch the sunrise too.

Reviewed over 7 years ago

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Kristin Denny

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

Absolutely good view and tidy and clean walkway.

Reviewed over 7 years ago and experienced in February 2013

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Liz Marquart Scholtz

Netherlands

Ranking: 8/10

Nice walk to the summit.

Reviewed almost 8 years ago

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Thibault Bonenfant

France

Ranking: 7/10

Nice view from the top - not an easy one (quite steep!), but enjoyable at the summit.

Reviewed almost 8 years ago

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R E Webb

United Kingdom

Ranking: 8/10

Pleasant experience, overlooking harbour.

Reviewed over 8 years ago and experienced in February 2012

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M Neuman

United States

Ranking: 8/10

Enjoyed hike to top of mountain - easy to find, well marked and free.

Reviewed over 8 years ago and experienced in February 2012

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sidcupjon

United Kingdom

Ranking: 9/10

A steep walk, but great views around Tauranga and the islands around, well worth it.

Reviewed over 8 years ago

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Gary A

Australia

Ranking: 8/10

Track is interesting and has a great many views out over Mt Maunganui itself as well as port where two liners were parked at the time.

Reviewed almost 9 years ago and experienced in November 2011

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Nicola Shaw

United Kingdom

Ranking: 10/10

Lots of stunning views from the summit. Quite a steep walk up, but easy track to follow.

Reviewed over 9 years ago

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David and Karen

New Zealand

Ranking: 8/10

Geat views and beautiful scenery.

Reviewed over 9 years ago

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Malcolm Jones

United Kingdom

Ranking: 9/10

Great walk and view.

Reviewed over 9 years ago

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Hannah Roberts

United Kingdom

Ranking: 9/10

Absolutely amazing walk up - great views on both sides!

Reviewed over 9 years ago

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Claudio

Switzerland

Ranking: 10/10

Spectacular hill right by the beach! What a lookout over Papamoa, the beaches etc.

Reviewed over 9 years ago

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K_and_K

Australia

Ranking: 9/10

Worth the climb. The views to the south east are spectacular. There were plenty of locals exercising and running up the mountain when I was there.

Reviewed about 10 years ago

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Claudia

Germany

Ranking: 9/10

Nice - steep (not too bad) walk with a great view.

Reviewed over 10 years ago and experienced in May 2010

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Grant

New Zealand

Ranking: 9/10

Go for a walk around beautiful Mt Maunganui (approx 3/4 hr). View the boats coming in the harbour entrance and nice views of the ocean.

Reviewed over 10 years ago and experienced in May 2010

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Kane Chain

United Kingdom

Ranking: 10/10

Well worth the effort on the harder rootes

Reviewed over 10 years ago and experienced in January 2010

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Jorrit Bust

Netherlands

Ranking: 8/10

Nice, not too far and a beautiful view when you're at the summit.

Reviewed over 10 years ago and experienced in January 2010

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Elin Haggq

Sweden

Ranking: 9/10

Fantastic place! A perfect morning exercise up the mountain. Nice views on the very long beach below. Good swimming. Don't feel so touristic.

Reviewed over 10 years ago

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Mark

Australia

Ranking: 9/10

Beautiful view from the summit & good exercise getting there.

Reviewed over 10 years ago and experienced in February 2010

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Sofie

Sweden

Ranking: 9/10

I took the steep track to the summit, which was a bit hard on a hot & sunny day but it was worth it. The views were amazing and the track itself is also nice, you get to see a lot. The base track is a lot easier, but also very nice.

Reviewed almost 11 years ago and experienced in April 2009

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Amelie

Germany

Ranking: 8/10

Good walk + view
nice beach!!
good place for summer

Reviewed almost 11 years ago and experienced in March 2009

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Marcio Moretti

Argentina

Ranking: 9/10

easy to go and beautiful view of the bay.

Reviewed almost 11 years ago

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Anna

United States

Ranking: 8/10

A good walk - some challenging steeper parts for the less fit. Really nice views from the top.

Reviewed almost 11 years ago and experienced in November 2009

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Sibylle Locher

Switzerland

Ranking: 9/10

Up to the hill and around the hill - beautiful view!!!

Reviewed almost 11 years ago and experienced in November 2009

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johnma

United States

Ranking: 10/10

Hard hike to the top of the mount. Beautiful views the reward.

Reviewed almost 11 years ago

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menzel

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

It's a long way to the top but once you are there, the view is just amazing. The beach at the bottom is great as well.

Reviewed almost 11 years ago

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thomash

Switzerland

Ranking: 8/10

Very scenic view from the summit.

Reviewed almost 11 years ago

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jennyb

Germany

Ranking: 9/10

Summit walk - nice short walk with absolutely stunning views. Beautiful colours. - Takes 1 to 1.5 hours return.

Reviewed almost 11 years ago

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warrenp

New Zealand

Ranking: 8/10

Good walk around Mount Maunganui.

Reviewed almost 11 years ago

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caroldarren

England

Ranking: 10/10

Great walk, interesting, amazing views.

Reviewed about 11 years ago and experienced in April 2009