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New Zealand View from Mount Maunganui

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Mauao, more commonly known as Mount Maunganui, is the major geographical landmark of the Bay of Plenty area in NZ. This spot is at the peak of 'The Mount', which is a 20-30 minute walk from the base, and gives beautiful views across the sweeping coast and Pacific Ocean. It is a popular spot, with many making the pilgrimage up for sunrise, sunset, and throughout the day.

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Travel Information

From the northern end of the town/beach there are a couple of paths up to the peak. The paths are well formed but gravel so good shoes are advisable, especially as some of the better photo spots at the top are on slightly precarious ledges. Mt Maunganui is approximately 2.5 hours drive from Auckland.
Crowd Factor A decent amount of people
Best Timing Sunrise & sunset
Sunrise & Sunset 06:26 - 19:35 | current local time: 02:13
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Spot Comments (3)

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Manuel Becker
Manuel Becker 27.07.2019
Wow, that's an amazing place to enjoy the sunrise! Thank you for sharing your photo and your thoughts about this spot dear Ant!
Rajesh Kumar
Rajesh Kumar 23.07.2019
Beautiful shot!
Ant Stadnyk
Ant Stadnyk 23.07.2019
Thanks!

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