Mount Maunganui In North Island (2 of 10)
2) Mount Maunganui In North Island (2 of 10)
Mount Maunganui is an extremely exquisite place to visit where you will get to experience white and sandy surf beaches, cafes with mouthwatering food, as well as the base of the volcano Mauao. The mount is a relaxing beach town that is situated at the southern end of Tauranga Harbour. Towards the ocean side, you have an amazing surf beach where you can relax and have fun with your loved ones. The beach has lifeguards on it during the summer season and volunteers during the winter season. If you want to visit the busiest beach section, you can go towards Mauao.
At the peninsula tip, you will find a dormant volcano called Mauao. This rises to as much as 230 meters above the sea level. If you are looking for more adventure, you can trek on tracks that lead to the summit and pick out the challenging ones.