pāpāmoa beach

Beaches | Town / Urban
16-kilometres of uncrowded pristine beaches backed by sand dunes
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golden sand and palm trees

Papamoa or Papamoa Beach is a suburb of Tauranga, located about 11 kilometres from Mount Maunganui.You may think you are on a beach in America or Australia but instead you are enjoying 16km of golden sand and the clear blue waters of Papamoa Beach. Hidden behind the rolling sanddunes is a variety of different architecture ranging from cute beach baches, luxury mansions lining palm tree streets, suburbs where houses all have a similar feel, malls and ample dining and accomodation options.

permit details

Tauranga City Council

location & distance

One of the great things about filming in the Bay of Plenty is the close proximity to New Zealand cities and rural townships.  Even when you are enjoying our spectacular rural filming locations you still have access to major infrastructure and amenities nearby.

Auckland CBD

221 Kilometres | 3 Hours 30 Minutes

Tauranga CBD

69 Kilometres | 1 Hour

Rotorua CBD

69 Kilometres | 1 Hour

Whakatane CBD

80 Kilometres | 60 Minutes

Taupo CBD

148 Kilometres | 1 Hour 50 Minutes