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Mission Bay
Auckland Top 8 in Can't Miss Attractions

4.5/5
227 Reviews
BeachSeashore
Liked by 4
Open Open 24 hours
Recommended Sightseeing Time: 2-3 hours
Address: Tamaki Dr, Mission Bay
Phone: +64-9-6231200

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Mission Bay is the closest beach to downtown Auckland and one of Aucklanders' favorite beach resorts. There are many western restaurants and open-air cafes near the beach, which is a good place to enjoy food and sea views. 1. Abundant beach activities and water sports. In Mission Bay, you can not only enjoy the romantic panoramic view of the harbor, but also overlook the opposite volcanic island Rangitoto, which last erupted 650 years ago. There are plenty of beach activities here. You can take part in water sports like swimming, kayaking, windsurfing and other water sports like the locals. You can also go rollerblading, jogging, cycling or walking along Tamaki Avenue. 2. Iconic fountain, ice cream shop There is an iconic fountain near the beach, which will be lit up with colorful lights at night. There are many restaurants and bars around Mission Bay. It is especially worth mentioning that there is a Movenpick ice cream shop which is very famous in Auckland. No matter when you come here, you will see a long line at the entrance of the shop. You must try it. Have a taste. 3. Luxury housing area In addition, Mission Bay is one of the top luxury housing areas in New Zealand. It is said that many New Zealand rich and famous people live here. Opening hours Open all day

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  • Naina-Damani
    Naina-Damani
    London, United Kingdom
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    SPECTACULAR VIEWS.

    We traveled from central city out to Mission Bay. It is a beautiful waterfront suburb in Auckland. It has stunning views of the Rangitoto and Auckland Harbour with great place to dine along the promen...

    Reviewed on /Date(1606270009000+0800)/
  • ashevillefab5
    ashevillefab5
    Asheville, North Carolina
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    OK

    not the prettiest beach in Auckland, but it is easy to get to. there are some nice restaurants along the shore here, and great fruit ice cream!

    Reviewed on /Date(1584302573000+0800)/
  • Brelade55
    Brelade55
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    Lovely green space

    A few minutes drive from centre of Auckland with lots of wonderful restaurants. Some Art Deco architecture.

    Reviewed on /Date(1583787650000+0800)/
  • Alison June M
    Alison June M
    Chichester, United Kingdom
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    Excellent beach and eateries

    Very safe swimming and lovely spot for eating out and strolling along sea front. Parking can be a bit of a wait but nothing to bad really.

    Reviewed on /Date(1582764793000+0800)/
  • Queenslandroaming
    Queenslandroaming
    queensland
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    Delightful Area

    Stunning views and great walking path alongside the water. Many great cafes and varied dining to choose from. Quite busy given the school holidays were over.

    Reviewed on /Date(1582484482000+0800)/

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Introduction

Mission Bay is a beach close to downtown Auckland and one of Auckland's favorite beach resorts. There are many western restaurants and outdoor cafes near the beach, which is a great place to enjoy the food and enjoy the sea view. At Mission Bay, you can enjoy a panoramic view of the romantic harbour, overlooking the island of Rangitoto, and participate in a wealth of beach activities. There is an iconic fountain near the beach, and at night there will be colorful lights.
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