Mt Maunganui is a popular holiday resort town renowned for its surf and swimming beaches, located in the Bay of Plenty region. With a wide range of fun family activities, Mt Maunanui is the perfect holiday destination for the entire family. Many adventures in Mt Maunganui are suitable for children, so there's no need to leave the kids at home. Bring the kids and grandparents and enjoy some fabulous family activities and entertainment in Mt Maunganui.
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The Tauranga, Rotorua and Coromandel regions offers some of New Zealand’s most spectacular scenery. Deep blue lakes surrounded by volcanic and geothermal backdrops to long sandy beaches. Walk in the crater of White Island, New Zealand's most active volcano, or drop into a vineyard for lunch. Range of scenic flights and experiences allowing you to discover the region from above.
Swim with dolphins. Our awesome Dolphin Encounters depart daily from both Tauranga and Mount Maunganui aboard our luxury high speed vessels. Fully-equipped with two decks, huge front dolphin viewing area for all passengers to enjoy the wild dolphins surfing on the bow, our boats are comfortable, stable, very family friendly. Our swim bars provide close swimming encounters with the Dolphins.
Experience the real Middle-earth with a visit to the Hobbiton Movie Set, the bucolic setting for The Shire that featured in The Lord of the Rings film trilogy. The Hobbit holes, Green Dragon Inn, Mill and other structures created for the films can be viewed and see how this beautiful piece of Waikato farmland was transformed into The Shire.
Salt water bathing was believed to improve mobility by easing muscle and joint inflammation, and general aches and pains. Today, those healing properties remain, and it's all right here beneath the majesty of Mauao, Mount Maunganui. Come and soak in our heated salt water pools and experience the benefits for yourself. Top it off with a massage from our therapists.
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