Ohope Beach, Whakatane

4.6
#2 of 7 in Beaches in Bay of Plenty Region
Beach Nature / Park
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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  • We stayed one right on the beach in a newly renovated cabin.at the Top Ten Holiday Park. We were expecting it to be more like a campground and were pleasingly surprised that out "cabin" was spacious a...  more »
  • A lot of places to go and chill have a pubic lets your kids run around and beach is beautiful,many parks and a basketball court and also food stalls down the way  more »
  • One of NZ's most popular beaches. Northerly facing, it tends to be sheltered from stormy conditions. Very busy in summer but room for everyone. The West End is popular with surfers and surf casting an...  more »