Source: Chris Thompson
Source: Chris Thompson

About:   Whakatane is a town located in the Bay of Plenty Region in New Zealand’s North Island. The area of Whakatane is 4,442 km² and the population was 35,500 in 2018. The coordinates of the city are 37.9534° S, 176.9908° E. The altitude of the city is 124  m above mean sea level. The main airport of the city is Whakatane Airport. The address of the airport is 216 Aerodrome Rd, Thornton 3191, New Zealand.

 

Best Season to Visit: The best time to visit Whakatane is from October to May.

 

 Tourist Attractions:

1)

Mataatua

2)

Awakeri Rail Adventures

3)

i-SITE Visitor Information Centre

4)

Diveworks Charters

5)

Whakatāne Library and Exhibition Centre

6)

Whakatāne Heads

7)

Wairaka Statue

8)

whakatane NZ

9)

White Island Flights

10)

Mātaatua Waka

11)

Whakatane District Museum & Research Centre

12)

Wairere Falls

13)

Papaka Redoubt

14)

Whakatane War Memorial Hall

15)

Pohaturoa Rock

16)

Puketapu Lookout

17)

Whale Island Kayaking

 

Temperature:  The month wise highest and lowest temperatures for the city are shown below.

Month

Jan

Feb

Mar

Apr

May

Jun

Jul

Aug

Sep

Oct

Nov

Dec

High (°c)

24.5

24.3

22.7

20.1

17.1

14.8

14.2

15

16.6

18.5

20.8

22.7

Low (°c)

14.2

14.5

13.1

10.5

7.6

5.8

4.9

5.9

7.5

9.2

11.1

12.9

 

Rainfall: The month wise rainfall in mm for the city is shown below.

Month

Jan

Feb

Mar

Apr

May

Jun

Jul

Aug

Sep

Oct

Nov

Dec

mm

101

95

137

100

116

143

128

145

120

106

108

127

days

8

7

13

10

12

15

12

14

11

10

10

14

 

Adventure and Other Activities:

1)

Bike Tours

2)

Water Sports

3)

Off road tours

4)

Kayaking

5)

Private tours

6)

Cultural Tours

7)

Nature and Wildlife Tours

8)

Multi-Day Tours

9)

Eco Tours

10)

Boat Tours

11)

Day Trips

12)

Site-Seeing Tours

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