Welcome to Mount Maunganui
Mount Maunganui, locally is a major residential, commercial and industrial suburb of Tauranga, located on a peninsula to the north-east of Tauranga’s city centre.
Places of interest in and around Mount Maunganui
Moturiki Island, known as “Leisure Island” in English, is located just off Mount Maunganui beach. It is connected to the beach by a man-made land bridge. NIWA maintains a tide meter on Moturiki Island.
Walk through the forest to Kaiate Falls, where water tumbles down a ravine in a series of cascades. The swimming hole is located at the base of the lower falls.
Forest trails lead to this series of waterfalls with a swimming hole, picnic area & scenic views. To know more about it please visit to
Classic Flyers Museum
A group of passionate individuals got together to achieve this dream of creating Classic Flyers to protect the rich and precious history of New Zealand aviation.
The creation of Classic Flyers was funded entirely by these individuals who shared a dream. A venture created by New Zealanders for New Zealanders. As a non-commercial Trust, whatever we make from the museum, on site cafe & shop, and our events goes back into preserving our aviation heritage.
The Classic Flyers Museum is an aviation museum located at the Tauranga Airport, Mount Maunganui, New Zealand, owned by a registered New Zealand charitable trust, the Bay of Plenty Classic Aircraft Trust. To know more about it please visit to www.classicflyersnz.com
A land bridge connects the mainland to this scenic islet with panoramic views & wildlife.
Mount Drury Reserve
Park offering trails to the top of Mount Drury, a playground & events such as outdoor movie nights.To know more about it please visit to www.tauranga.govt.nz
Orca wild adventures dolphinswims
Takeoff point for dive charters & popular day trips to snorkel & swim with dolphins.To know more about it please visit to www.orcawildadventures.co.nz
Swimming with dolphins in New Zealand
Dolphin Blue offers you dolphin watching tours departing from Tauranga
Dolphin Day Trip:
Spend a day with us aboard Commander 1 locating, watching and swimming with dolphins. Also observing other marine life. We also offer other en-route activities- snorkelling, swimming, kayaking or relaxing onboard.
To know more about it please visit to www.dolphinblue.co.nz
The Elms Te Papa Tauranga
welcome to The Elms | Te Papa Tauranga, one of New Zealand’s oldest heritage sites. As a place of early contact between Māori and Pākehā, this historic site remains at the centre of Tauranga’s history and identity today. Encompassing category one listed heritage buildings and nationally significant collections – all set within a diverse and tranquil garden setting – this one-hectare property is a must-see destination for visitors to the region.
Guided tours are offered at this historic mission house with a library & serene gardens.To know more about it please visit to www.theelms.org.nz
Mount Maunganui Beach
A beloved holiday destination for generations of New Zealanders, Mt Maunganui combines everything we love about summer with the luxuries of cosmopolitan life. Enjoy the country’s best beach, stylish cafes, restaurants, bars and boutique shops.To know more about it please visit to www.bayofplentynz.com
Robbins park is located at the northern end of The Strand on the Tauranga waterfront on a hill above the railway line. To know more about it please visit to