WhakataneNew Zealand

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Visit Whakatane

Upscale Whakatane is calling! Discover its island views, adventures, coffee and more.

Discover the walkable city of Whakatane—island views, spas and sights from Pohaturoa to Whakatane Aquatic Centre.

Top hotels in Whakatane

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
White Island Rendezvous
White Island Rendezvous
4.5 out of 5
15 The Strand, Whakatane
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
per night
Jan 31 - Feb 1

Situated in Whakatane, this eco-friendly motel is 0.1 mi (0.2 km) from Mataatua: The House That Came Home and 4.9 mi (7.8 km) from Ohope Beach.

4.5/5Wonderful! (249 reviews)

"The cabins were lovely and clean. Staff were friendly and helpful."…"

Reviewed on 18 Jan 2020

White Island Rendezvous
One88 On Commerce
One88 On Commerce
4.5 out of 5
188 Commerce Street, Whakatane, Bay of Plenty
per night
Jan 29 - Jan 30

Situated in Whakatane, this motel is within a 5-minute walk of Whakatane War Memorial Hall and Whakatane Aquatic Centre. Whakatane Hospital and Otarawairere ...

4.9/5Exceptional! (254 reviews)

"Great location, handy to shops and food. Lovely modern facilities and friendly staff."…"

Reviewed on 23 Jan 2020

One88 On Commerce
Whakatane Hotel
Whakatane Hotel
2.5 out of 5
79 The Strand, Whakatane
per night
Feb 13 - Feb 14

Situated in Whakatane, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Pohaturoa, Whakatane District Museum and Gallery and Mataatua: The House That Came Home. Whakatane ...

3.7/5Good! (59 reviews)

"Quiet, friendly, clean, comfortable and a fair price."…"

Reviewed on 2 Jan 2020

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Popular things to do in Whakatane

Otarawairere Bay
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Otarawairere Bay

Commune with nature and explore the great outdoors at Otarawairere Bay during your travels in Whakatane. Visit the spas in this walkable area or simply enjoy its cafes.

Top activities in Whakatane

Katoa Lake Rotorua Parasailing Adventure
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Katoa Lake Rotorua Parasailing Adventure


Cut through the air as you parasail high above New Zealand’s second largest lake—Lake Rotorua, aided by Katoa Lake Rotorua . Fly free as you admire the beautiful natural scenery without worry and your expert guide ensures your safe landing.

Reviews of Whakatane


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Mar 24, 2019

Plenty eating in area. Lots of activities, especially water based.