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“Golden sands”
Review of Maunganui Beach

Maunganui Beach
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Rotorua Full Day Tour Including Maori Culture Geysers Mudpools and Mt Maunganui
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Wellington, New Zealand
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206 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 170 helpful votes
“Golden sands”
Reviewed May 28, 2013

We walked the beach every day whilst on holiday and really enjoyed the experience. There are still remnants of the Rena disaster but in the most part the beach is clean. Many different types of shells wash up every day and I am not sure if that is a good thing or not. The surfers were out and the surf whilst no huge seemed pretty regular

Visited May 2013
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Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“I Love the Beach”
Reviewed May 10, 2013

Went to New Zealand twice and came to this place, twice.
If you do not like hiking, stay on the beach enjoy the wind and the view or just walk around the small Leisure Hill.
A small town I like the most and its my dream town ^_^

Visited August 2012
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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“Soak in the sun and muni-muni all day”
Reviewed May 8, 2013

Loved the mix of sand, grass, rocks and beach all walking distance. The stretch of beach is lovely for both slower paced people like us and health buffs. So many spots to just lazily gaze at the beach, daydream (muni-muni in Filipino) or watch people bring in their catch and cook on the available gas bbq. The boardwalk is just lovely, too - nice for people with strollers.
What I disliked is coming here in the summer where it is all jumppacked.

Visited April 2013
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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31 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“Beach”
Reviewed May 1, 2013

Wow what can I say. Great beach, so close. Great to too watch the waves coming in. People out enjoying themselves.

Visited April 2013
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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“clean beach”
Reviewed April 30, 2013

nice long walks on the beach and watch the surf roll in, plenty of cafes nearby plus you can walk around The Mount, Shops are only a minute away and they have a good matket every Sunday morning

Visited April 2013
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