Mt Maunganui boasts a well-loved mountain, named Mauao, seeped in history and culture.  Join us in a walk through time with our local guides.  Take in the stunning views of Mt Maunganui, hear the compelling Maori legends, and immerse yourself in the tranquil surroundings.

Cultural Walk of Mauao

  • Enjoy a guided walk with stories shared by local Māori
  • Hear the tale of how our mountain, Mauao, got his name 
  • See where the first canoes of our local Māori came in from the Pacific 
  • Hear how our ancestors lived and see what evidence they left behind
  • Witness what the tribes of Tauranga are doing to restore the beauty of the mountain
  • Choose to walk around or up Mauao


Important Information Before Booking.

  • A moderate level of fitness is required to participate. The walk itself is 90 minutes on an undulating gravel track of the mountain.
  • Appropriate footwear is required.
  • All other information will be provided after confirmation including how to prepare, weather considerations,  etc.

Key Info

  • alarm Duration: 90
  • person Age: All Ages
  • people Group Size: Min 1

info Information

  • Available for all ages
  • Packages start from NZ$45.00pp

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