Papamoa Beach has become a popular destination for beachgoers and holiday makers. Thousands of people make their way to this stunning beach that stretches for miles.
Located down the coast from Mount Maunganui, there is a very popular camping ground where also exists Papamoa Life Saving Club. Outside this club is the most popular swimming spot. Where they place flags on the beach to allow for safe swimming areas, only patrolling Papamoa Beach during the summer.
There are numerous beach access points marked at regular intervals along Papamoa Beach Rd. Parking is available along the side of the road, where you are then able to easily walk through one of the access points.
Papamoa Beach is an awesome place to swim, catch waves and ride them in on boogie boards. At times large waves can form, allowing for great surf. Often down from the club are people whom that kite and windsurf, an interesting watch as you relax down on the beach. Bring the kids and build sand castles on the beach, play in the sand or have a game of beach soccer. Plenty of room to spread out and have fun.
Fisherman often fish from this beach, whether they surf cast or use a kontiki, you’ll almost always find someone out here along the beach who is fishing. Given the right tides.
The local beach in Papamoa is a much-loved holiday destination for generations of Kiwi families. On the corner of Papamoa Beach Rd and Domain Rd, you’ll see a roundabout. The entrance is directly in front, but parking spots are limited. Across the road from the Papamoa Domain are a row of shops to get a drink or a bite to eat.
Experience this great local beach and its extremely friendly atmosphere, enjoy the surf and sand, relax and have fun with the family.