LOCAL ACTIVITIES

I wish to acknowledge the assistance given during our rental, compliments of the staff regarding the standard of your vehicles and the attitude of yourself and your staff were very positive. Nothing was too much trouble.

You were incredibly helpful and contributed to us having a pretty easy time while in New Zealand, Thanks RaD!

Thank-you RaD Car Hire - every step of the process was easy, from your fast reply by email when I contacted you through your website, to the friendly service and the ultra-thrifty but utterly reliable car. Love the can-do attitude. You are definitely my car-hire company of choice.

Julians

Julians Berry Farm – 12 Huna Road, RD1, Whakatane

www.juliansberryfarm.co.nz

Enjoy delicious freshly picked, frozen and pick-your-own berries. Bring the kids and check out the mini golf, the animals and enjoy a frozen berry yoghurt ice-cream in the cafe

White Island

White Island Tours – 15 The Strand East, Whakatane

www.whiteisland.co.nz

After being fitted with hard hats and gas masks, guides will lead you on an exploration of the crater floor. Experience roaring fumaroles, sparkling sulphur chimneys, bubbling pools of mud and the spectacular main crater vent.

Ohope

Ohope Beach

Only 6km and over the hill from Whakatane lies Ohope Beach. Popular with surfers and swimmers, it’s a great summer getaway!

Dolphin

Diveworks – Dolphin/Whale Watching, 96 The Strand, Whakatane

www.whaleislandtours.com

Various encounters available to get up close and personal with marine mammals, making an unforgettable experience. See the penguins, dolphins, whales and seals.

Scenic

Ohope Scenic Reserve

The reserve, a popular walking and running area, is highly valued by the community for its recreational opportunities, and for the outstanding natural and cultural landscape which it provides so close to Whakatane, Ōhope and the coast.