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“An undemanding perimeter walk”

Mount Maunganui Base Track
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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67 reviews
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“An undemanding perimeter walk”
Reviewed March 12, 2014

The walk around the base of Mount Maunganui is very well maintained and manageable for almost everyone. There is a new view round every corner, just amazing. It took me about an hour as I'm not very fit and there were plenty of seats on the way to just stop and stare. Great experience

Visited February 2014
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London, United Kingdom
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“Stick to the lower levels unless you are fit!”
Reviewed March 2, 2014

We walked around from the harbour side, joining (relatively) loads of other people taking their exercise. We climbed up until there was a sign pointing to the top - one going the "moderate" way and the other "difficult". That's where I stopped. My husband continued to the summit and got some stunning shots from the top. Locals were running up, despite the heat. Advice is to stop at this sign unless you are relatively fit and can stand heights......

Visited February 2014
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Palmerston North, New Zealand
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“A great walking track”
Reviewed February 27, 2014

This is a great walk around the base of the mount suitable for any one. No steps just a nice easy walk with views the whole way around.

Visited February 2014
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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“Well kept track”
Reviewed February 23, 2014

This walk took us 55 minutes, and was an easy walk, suitable for baby buggies. Very pleasant with the ocean on one side and the mountain on the other. A great vantage point to see the cruise ships leaving port in the evening. Highly recommend.

Visited February 2014
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Richards Bay, South Africa
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“Mount Maunganui base walk”
Reviewed February 22, 2014

This is a nice 60 minute leisure walk around the base of the Mount. On a clear day, the views can be stunning. The pathways are clean and well maintained, with seating available on route. Doing the Mount base walk is a must when visiting Tauranga.

Visited February 2014
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