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Places to Visit in Whakatane

We have all the sizzling hot sightseeing tips for your trip to Whakatane. Grab your organizer and get ready to start filling your itinerary.

Sure, you might find the thought of seeing some rocks a bit underwhelming. But Pohaturoa is not your run-of-the-mill pebble. Take a trip to this grand natural structure and take in its magnitude. Travelers in this destination are spoilt for choice. Nothing compares to seeing great art when your spirit needs to be nourished. As you gaze at the astounding works at Whakatane District Museum and Gallery, try to find the deeper meaning. Still got time to spare? Eager to attend a conference or other event while you're visiting the area? Browse the calendar at Whakatane War Memorial Hall and find something that piques your interest.

Whakatane Accommodations

Plan ahead and secure a comfy room in Whakatane today. With no less than 13 lodgings listed on Expedia, you'll surely find a place with all you require for your cheap vacation or luxury getaway.

If you're looking to make life a little easier, why not consider one of our top suggestions, such as the Beachpoint Apartments (5 West End Rd) or the Crestwood Bed & Breakfast (2 Crestwood Rise)?

Nearest Airports to Whakatane

There's nothing like finally hitting the tarmac at Whakatane Airport (WHK) after sitting down in a cramped cabin for hours. When you've collected your bags and stretched your stiff legs, you'll find yourself about 4 miles of Whakatane's bustling main streets.


Best Lodging Options Near Whakatane

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One88 On Commerce ¥9,448
Reviewed on Jul 19, 2020
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One88 On Commerce

One88 On Commerce

188 Commerce Street, Whakatane, Bay of Plenty
     
    4.9 of 5
    4.5 out of 5.0 Stars

    Enjoyed our stay in this property. Great location and helpful, friendly staff. Would recommend.

    White Island Rendezvous ¥9,083
    Reviewed on Mar 1, 2020
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    White Island Rendezvous

    White Island Rendezvous

    15 The Strand, Whakatane
       
      4.5 of 5
      4.5 out of 5.0 Stars

      Clean comfortable room. Good location for shopping restaurants groceries. Cafe was convenient and food was great.

      Whakatane Holiday Park ¥6,705
      Reviewed on Jul 2, 2020
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      Whakatane Holiday Park

      Whakatane Holiday Park

      1 Mcgarvey Rd, Whakatane, Bay Of Plenty
         
        4.6 of 5
        2.0 out of 5.0 Stars

        We love staying here as the self contained units are wonderful to stay in.

        Whakatane Hotel ¥4,877
        Reviewed on Jun 27, 2020
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        Whakatane Hotel

        Whakatane Hotel

        79 The Strand, Whakatane
           
          3.6 of 5
          2.5 out of 5.0 Stars

          Clean, tidy and with all the basics plus a few extra's. A good place to stay if your keen on a few beers or a pub feed in the Irish pub below. Can be a bit noisy, but that wasn't an issue for me.

          Pacific Coast Motor Lodge ¥8,839
          Reviewed on Mar 24, 2020
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          Pacific Coast Motor Lodge

          Pacific Coast Motor Lodge

          41 Landing Road, Whakatane
             
            4.7 of 5
            4.5 out of 5.0 Stars

            Room was spacious. Large bed. Well appointed, with real wine glasses!

            Alton Lodge Motel ¥7,315
            Reviewed on Mar 14, 2020
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            Alton Lodge Motel

            Alton Lodge Motel

            76 Domain Rd, Whakatane
               
              4.5 of 5
              3.5 out of 5.0 Stars

              We stayed 2 nights as we were in Whakatane for a 50th birthday bbq. The staff was friendly and informative about the area. The room was clean and comfortable. It was our first time visiting the Bay of Plenty and it was beautiful. We also had amazing weather for our weekend. We look forward to going ...

              37 The Landing Motel ¥8,778
              Reviewed on Mar 16, 2020
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              37 The Landing Motel

              37 The Landing Motel

              37 Landing Road, Whakatane
                 
                4.8 of 5
                5.0 out of 5.0 Stars

                very clean tidy property. only drawback is that it is located too far from waterways and centre of town. also situated on main road making it difficult to exit property.

                Barringtons Motor Lodge ¥7,924
                Reviewed on Jul 16, 2020
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                Barringtons Motor Lodge

                Barringtons Motor Lodge

                34 Landing Road, Whakatane
                   
                  4.6 of 5
                  4.5 out of 5.0 Stars

                  A very good place to stay. The location is excellent and we were very comfortable there. Certainly recommend it!

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