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Mount Maunganui Base Track

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Address: Adams Ave, Mount Maunganui, Tauranga 3116, New Zealand
Phone Number: 07 577 7000

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Great easy track.

Good easy track with lots of parking at pilots bay. To a picnic and enjoy the views. You will love it.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Good easy track with lots of parking at pilots bay. To a picnic and enjoy the views. You will love it.

Thank martinaud37
Grafton, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We walked the base track after having walked the summit track earlier in the morning. It offers stunning vistas of the land around the peninsula. An easy and beautiful walk. Well worth the hour.

Thank 7didi7
Portstewart, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Has to be done when visiting the mount. A beautiful walk around or up the mount. Call in to the cafes or ice cream shops after.

Thank Kate F
Taupo, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The base track is an easy 45 minute walk with beautiful views and lots of seats so you can relax and take in the view. The pohutukawas were not quite out when we did it, but would be magnificent when they are.

Thank Adrienne N
Melbourne, Australia
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25 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great easy track to walk. Approx 3-4 kms long but reasonably flat and comfortable to walk. The scenery changes all the time and there was great brid life the morning we went.

1 Thank Ian B
Tauranga, New Zealand
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19 reviews
13 attraction reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was a nice walk, however i would recommend to do the summit walk afterwards, because otherwise you would miss the best part! Bonus are wild Tuis, usually not seen often in the wild.

Thank Romatze412
Auckland, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

great walk makes you smell the roses so to speak!!! Also gave the hot pools a go no complaints there either

Thank lcowburn
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An absolutely stunning walk. Gorgeous views everywhere you walk on this track, the outlook is spectacular all the way around. Fantastic photo opportunities. This is an easy walk for all of the family. No difficult parts. It's a must do if you go to visit Mount Maunganui. Close to all of the attractions the Mount has to offer.

Thank Cheysreview
Mount Maunganui, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I am in the process of recovering from injury, and can slowly walk around this base, takes me a while but its great to set goals and enjoy the views. Hopefully I will be able to get back to a better fitness level to get on the track to the summit. A great track to do if you are not... More 

Thank kimchella9
Tauranga, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a great walk and the opportunity to see local bird life as well as seals. It is a good walk to do on a really windy day and the tide is coming in as get some good swells.

Thank Yvonne380

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