Destination guide

Delight in the beachside landscape of Mount Maunganui

The beaches, parks and mountains display a scene truly unique to Mount Maunganui. This walkable and welcoming city entices travellers with its spas and cafes. If you need more space to accommodate a family holiday or a trip with friends, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Activities and attractions in and around Mount Maunganui

Are you hoping to find top things to see and do during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Mount Maunganui a fun place to get away to. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Mount Hot Pools (2.5 mi / 4 km)
  • Tauranga South Bowling Club (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
  • Tenpin Tauranga (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
  • Mills Reef Winery (5.7 mi / 9.1 km)
  • Tauranga Golf Club (6.1 mi / 9.9 km)
  • Waimarino Adventure Park (6.3 mi / 10.2 km)

Seasonal weather in Mount Maunganui

If warm-weather activities are high on your list, February, January, March and December are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 22°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Mount Maunganui

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to take in the scenery, Mount Maunganui is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Mount Maunganui Beach (0.6 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Blake Park (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Robbins Park (2.2 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Maunganui Beach (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
  • Mount Maunganui (2.8 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Memorial Park (3.3 mi / 5.4 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Mount Maunganui

Fly into Tauranga (TRG), the closest airport, located 0.8 mi (1.3 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to Rotorua (ROT-Rotorua Regional), which is 31.6 mi (50.9 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Mount Maunganui?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 326 holiday lettings around Mount Maunganui. From 77 flats & apartments to 220 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Mount Maunganui? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Mount Maunganui. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Mount Maunganui: 643 holiday lettings
  • Mauao: 646 holiday lettings
  • Mount Maunganui Summit Track: 641 holiday lettings
  • ASB Baypark: 621 holiday lettings
  • Mount Hot Pools: 626 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Mount Maunganui listed on where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Flats in Mount Maunganui?

Yes, of course. offers 77 Flats in Mount Maunganui. Our other popular types of Mount Maunganui holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 220 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 4 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 73 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Mount Maunganui?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 39 holiday homes with pool available in Mount Maunganui. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.