Ohope Beach, Whakatane

4.7
#2 of 7 in Beaches in Bay of Plenty Region
Take a dip in the warm waters of Ohope Beach or stretch out anywhere along the 11 km (6.8 mi) of white sand. Enjoy a stroll along the flat coastline or head into the lush surrounding forest to look for native wildlife. Boarders prefer the west end of the beach, known for offering the area's best surfing. Ohope Beach is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our online itinerary creator, Whakatane Edition.
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  • August 14, 2017
    100% recommend a visit! Beautiful landscape and fish and chips on the beach is superb!! Best in summer however a walk along the beach in the winter does freshen you up!  more »
  • August 8, 2017
    Ohope Beach was voted 'NZ's best-loved beach'. Maybe that was due to the massive number of supporting votes by the locals, but I love it here. I am biased - I grew up here, but I agree. At West End (t...  more »
  • August 5, 2017
    It's so beautiful here! The people are friendly and laid back, the seashells are everywhere and the scenery will have you snapping pictures at all times of the day:)  more »

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