Destination guide

The friendly area of Whakatane awaits your stay

Enjoy the monuments and other features of Whakatane. This city's island views, spas and parks attract many visitors, as does its welcoming and walkable location. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in and around Whakatane

Are you hoping to find top things to see and do in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Whakatane a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Whakatane Golf Club (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)
  • Ohope International Golf Club (8.2 mi / 13.2 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Whakatane

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, Whakatane is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Pohaturoa (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • Ohope Beach (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
  • Maraetotara Reserve (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
  • Opotiki Beach (15.3 mi / 24.5 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Whakatane

Fly into Whakatane (WHK), the closest airport, located 4 mi (6.4 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Whakatane?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 79 holiday rentals around Whakatane. From 8 flats & apartments to 60 holiday houses, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Whakatane is on Stayz.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Whakatane?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Whakatane. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Muriwai’s Cave: 98 holiday rentals
  • Mataatua: The House That Came Home: 98 holiday rentals
  • Whakatane River Walk: 97 holiday rentals
  • Otarawairere Bay: 100 holiday rentals
  • Statue of Wairaka: 98 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Whakatane listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in Whakatane?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 8 Condos/Apartments in Whakatane. Our other popular types of Whakatane holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 60 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 6 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 6 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Farmhouses and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Whakatane?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 2 holiday homes with pool available in Whakatane. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.