Whakatane Special Attractions

Favourite Places.

Kohi Point walkway. You will love this walk which winds its way around the steep terrain that forms the headlands between Ohope Beach and Whakatane. Choose a short walk or an all day adventure.

Whakatane River Walk ­ an easy flat walk as far as you want to go up to 6kms

Otarawairere Bay takes on a wonderful atmosphere of seclusion, which is unusual considering its proximity to Ohope and Whakatane. With private beaches, especially in the winter off-season, divers, bathers and beachcombers enjoy the sheltered waters, rock pools and admiring the many shells. Just 5 minutes drive from Crestwood then 20 minutes walk - a great place for birdwatching.

and more things to do in Whakatane

Crestwood Homestay is very convenient for exploring Whakatane and the Bay of Plenty East Coast

  • Visit the spectacular White Island Volcano
  • White Island Helicopter Adventures - fly, land, explore
  • For Whakatane Fishing - Diving - Sightseeing - Dolphin Watching. Deep Sea Game Fishing or Bottom Fishing Charters.
  • Dolphin Watching. Wharf 6 minutes drive away.
  • Coastal & Bush walks a few minutes walk away.
  • 2 Local golf courses 15 minutes drive
  • Nearby lakes and rivers for trout fishing.

Further afield, choose from four Walking Legend Walking Tours of Tongariro or Waikaremoana, small groups with friendly guides.

Crestwood - your ideal choice for your Whakatane bed and breakfast accommodation.

Otarawairere Bay

Take the River Walk from your Whakatane accommodation


White Island

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