Mount Maunganui

Welcome to Mount Maunganui

The focus of this historical and cultural audio tour is the tales and myths that surround the Mount, including the arrival of the Maori in New Zealand at this spot aboard the Arawa Canoe.

Wander along white sand beaches and scale Mauao if you so choose, all whilst listening to the stories of the natives’ past. Learn about the local tribes, the battles that took place between the Maori and the European settlers, and the lore that brings this mountain to life. Your Tour. Your Way.

wall-clock-svg 2hrs | distance-svg 5.9km | USD Regular price $19.99 |


  • 1. Climb to the top of the Mount to view some amazing views of the city

  • 2. The Mount Maunganui Hot Salt Water Pools are the perfect place to sit, relax and enjoy the stunning views of the Mount.

  • 3. Visit the Pilot Bay area to see some beautiful beaches and scenery

  • 4. Mount Drury Reserve is famous for its early Māori burial caves, learn about its fascinating history