The beautiful Papamoa area and the surrounding Bay of Plenty region has so many activities and attractions to offer visitors, from swimming with dolphins to the thrill of catching your first wave at a learn to surf class.
rive from the iconic Mount Maunganui surf beach. Soak in a pure, sparkling mineral hot pool, check out the local arts and crafts or breathe in the fresh sea air with an invigorating coastal walk.
Spend an afternoon in a winery or take an unforgettable flight over White Island – New Zealand’s only active marine volcano.
Just steps away from the Papamoa Beach Resort, Papamoa Beach beckons you to enjoy swimming, surfing, coastal walks and lounging in the sun.
You’ll find us nestled in the idyllic beachfront paradise that is Papamoa. Papamoa is a laid-back coastal settlement situated in the North Island’s stunning Bay of Plenty. It is famous for its picture-postcard-perfect scenery and glorious sunsets.
If you’re looking for a relaxed, tranquil place to truly relax and unwind, this is where you want to be.
Papamoa is the largest suburb in the city of Tauranga, and is one of New Zealand’s top fishing and surfing spots. It is best known for its long stretch of white sand that curves from the Kaituna River towards Mount Maunganui.
Mount Maunganui sparkles with mile after mile of white sandy beaches and the enticing blue ocean. For decades, the area has held irresistible charm for visitors and locals alike. This seaside resort town, affectionately known by locals as the Mount, draws thousands of holiday makers every summer season.
The spectacular beach reaches as far as the eye can see with sparkling white sand and the crashing surf beach on the one side and a tranquil, sheltered harbour on the other. Magnificent Mauao (Mount Maunganui) stands tall and proud, dominating the region. There are some wonderful walkways around the base track or up to the top where you will be rewarded with spectacular views of the area. From Papamoa Beach, Mount Maunganui offers a stunning landmark.
The vivacious waterfront city of Tauranga is the main centre of the region and is one of the fastest growing areas in the country. Tauranga is famous for the sun, sand, sea and numerous places to eat, shop, socialise and recover.
Located at the entrance to one of the largest natural harbours in New Zealand and nestled beside the magnificent Mauao (Mount Maunganui), Tauranga is also home to the country’s biggest export port, Port of Tauranga.
The harbour hosts many cruise ship visits each summer and is popular with windsurfers, jet skiers and all those who love water activities.