Free Things to Do in Whakatane

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  • John and Les C
    New Plymouth, New Zealand376 contributions
    What a lovely beach with the sound of the waves crashing/rolling in - we'd not been here for over 25 years. Believe it's been voted one of NZ's best beaches - we can see why.
    Written 19 June 2021
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  • Kay M
    Devonport, New Zealand275 contributions
    A refreshing walk even in the rain.
    The open trail of Kiwi bird statues along the way were interesting starting from an egg to fully grown.
    The wetland walk and the parks made way to a different sheltered walk. Due to covid the little train ride was not going
    Written 6 March 2022
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  • Trisky22
    Auckland, New Zealand64 contributions
    Great walk with stunning views. They are currently doing track improvemts so closed some days between now and early May but we went early enough and it was open. Well worth the steps for the spectacular views!
    Written 14 April 2022
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  • DeborahClarkson
    Hamilton, New Zealand206 contributions
    This is a good place to get a good view over Whakatane. You can get there easily on foot via the steps from Canning Street and following the footpath on Hillcrest Road.
    Written 25 December 2021
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  • Bob_from_the_bay
    Wellington, New Zealand38 contributions
    Rose was the lady we talked to. She helped us with the name of a restaurant for our 41 st wedding anniversary. She rang up to see if they had room for us and booked a table. She also suggested the rail trail at Awakeri and the hot pools just around the corner.
    Written 1 March 2021
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  • Christina May Cruickshank
    Tauranga, New Zealand221 contributions
    Popped in for a yummy fruity icecream after our picnic lunch at Blueberry corner! A ritual that we've done now for the 4th year of our holiday at Awakeri hot springs! Great place to checkout wether you're on your own couples or a family! Check then out you won't be disappointed! 🍨🍧
    Written 26 May 2021
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  • JohnDeereQueen
    Bay of Plenty Region, New Zealand67 contributions
    I went there looking for a wedding gift and found the perfect gift. Everything there is of excellent quality and there is so much to choose from. Highly recommend for quality gifts for all ages!!!!
    Written 7 May 2021
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