Scared of heights? Head back along Maunganui Rd through roundabouts and traffic lights for a long way.
And don't I know it. Oh, the blessed relief when you come to shady sections. Or scary enough if you fall into the sea. The Mount Maunganui walking tracks, whether it's from the exertion of climbing or the stunning scenery, tend to leave one breathless. In addition to above, we use other cookies and analytics to provide a better site experience. Rotorua Canopy Tours is a perfect blend of ziplines, swing bridges, conservation & a native forest. The Mount Maunganui Walking Tracks.

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Drive straight through staying on the same road (now called Ngongotaha Rd) SH36. When you get to the roundabout with Burger King on the left, park anywhere. "We are a family of four from Sydney Australia and love nature - bush to beach. (There were people running up and down too - shirtless. Hopefully we get to see you in person real soon. Distance and Walking Time: See pics below. Park up on the port or beach side, or as close as you can get depending on traffic and time of year. Pilot Bay and The Mount Maunganui Base Track walk jutting out on the right. Often referred to as the Mount by locals.

My niece Kerry had included, "walk up Mt Maunganui" on her bucket list so together with my brother Dean, we set off to do exactly that one fine, hot summers day.
Pristine white sands? I do hope her day improved. Keep on going, the same road becomes SH 2.

Showers and and toilets are located beach-side where you begin your walk and at the exit point too. I have managed to get a great deal through 'book me', so once again thank you so much.

We also use cookies to show you the best of New Zealand on other platforms. I think your site is wonderful. :-)Chris, "Awesome website all about Rotorua. Explore New Zealand’s magical North Island on this 7-hour Tauranga shore excursion. —Karen. (They roast their own coffee.) By clicking on or navigating the site, you agree to our use of cookies. All the way up. The views? A bit slippery on the gravel coming back down. Take care! Once you leave Comvita, go back onto SH33 and leisurely make your way back to Rotorua. Just something else to consider. SH36 takes you all the way through to a major roundabout at Pyes Pa (there's two of these beforehand too) but you should be able to tell. ", "Thank you for your prompt response. As for the Mount Maungani walks, you have a choice. Let us show you the best of New Zealand on other platforms by selecting 'On' and allowing us to share data from your visit(s) with our partners. Ho hum, how boring huh? A carpet of broken glass crunching underfoot as the line slowly shunts the last revellers off to bed. Look for the sign on the left. You will Guess where I used to spend each New Year's Eve when I was in the police force? Other kindred souls found the heat a struggle too. Katoa Jet offers high octane fun be it hair-whipping jet boating, birds-eye view parasailing or entertaining tours to Mokoia Island or Manupirua Hot Springs. I think I've only ever done that once before and that was on a hot, hot, marathon walk. Rosie, "Thank you for your prompt response. Tip: Getting out on various walks for Rotorua Travel Secrets, I've begun to notice that quite a few children don't enjoy the hill/mountain walks, at all, and can get quite distressed. Bus services have been sporadic to say the least.

It's a popular shopping mall. By Karen Shelford. The requisite turquoise sea? var year=today.getFullYear() Duh.