Mission Bay beach is a lovely golden sand beach situated in Auckland city, in the North Island of New Zealand. The bay has got its name from the Melanesian Mission which occurred on the bay and so the name Mission Bay Beach.
Mission Bay beach is a perfect adventurous holiday destination with a lot of fun and sport to enjoy. Apart from the beach, numerous historic attractions are a worth visiting at Mission Bay like - The Mission House, The Mission Bay Fountain and lots more. These attractions have all the way a unique history and facts hidden in them.
Mission Bay Reserve's center part is known as Trevor Moss Davis Memorial Fountain which is made of Sicilian marble. The fountain features spectacular light and music show which shows the dancing sprays of water flying in the air to the height of a 40 ft.
Mission Bay is visited by about a 15 million people every year and offers you a wide range of attractions and rides. These attractions include Penguin Encounter, California Tide Pool, Freshwater Aquarium and Anheuser-Busch Hospitality Center. It also offers thrilling and mind blasting rides like include Shipwreck Rapids, Bay-side Sky ride, Atlantis Journal, and the Sky Tower.
The foodie people will definitely enjoy a trip to this beach as it offers almost all tastes of the world; be it Indian, Italian, Spanish, Mediterranean, Belgian, Italian or a Kiwi; all different tastes of the world class cuisines will be found here. A vegetarian as well as a seafood lover will get the best taste at the beach. Every restaurant has its own specialty with their tastes and presentable plates.
Mission Bay is habitat for rare and endangered species of some birds, reptiles, mammals, and many more species. Some of the rare species found here are california Clapper Rail, California Least Tern, Northern Spotted Owl, Peregrine Falcon, Salt Marsh Harvest Mouse, San Joaquin Kit Fox, Alameda Striped Racer(awhip-snake), California Tiger Salamander, etc.
Mission Bay beach offer you a lot more than just white sand and blue waters. It unfolds a new adventure for every tourist.