Hailed as the Sunshine Capital of New Zealand, Whakatane is your destination for all things outdoors. A town situated in the Eastern Bay of Plenty, 90km east of Tauranga and 89km north east of Rotorua and home to White Island, New Zealand’s only island and most active volcano. Fishing, diving, swimming with dolphins and whale watching are all on offer. Visit beautiful Ohope Beach and enjoy the surf, sun and sand with a small string of shops where you can find a bite to eat, get that ice cream and stroll along the 11km of easily walkable white sand beach. A hugely popular summer destination for camping, biking, hiking and the great outdoors.