Whakatane
in Whakatane District of Bay of Plenty, New Zealand

How to get there and get around
Noteable things around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
-37.959 and 176.985 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
S -37° 57' 30" and E 176° 59' 7"
Currency and Currency Code:
Dollar - NZD
Spoken languages:
English, Maori
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 12:08 AM (Thursday)
Timezone: Pacific/Auckland
UTC/GMT offset: 12 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
7:20 am and 5:00 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
37.970 and -3.000 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
San Martin
References
This place on Wikipedia
This place on Geonames.org
Current travel safety evaluation for New Zealand in Australia and New Zealand

Safety Score: 3,2 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to New Zealand.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning New Zealand. Last Update: 2020-06-03 07:22:25

Explore Whakatane

Whakatane in Whakatane District (Bay of Plenty) with it's 18,602 inhabitants is located in New Zealand about 258 mi (or 416 km) north-east of Wellington, the country's capital.

Local time in Whakatane is now 12:08 AM (Thursday). The local timezone is named Pacific / Auckland with an UTC offset of 12 hours. We know of 9 airports in the wider vicinity of Whakatane, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in New Zealand is Whakatane Airport in a distance of 5 mi (or 8 km), North-West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There is one Unesco world heritage site nearby. It's Tongariro National Park in a distance of 93 mi (or 150 km), South-West. If you need a place to sleep, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

Depending on your travel schedule, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Opotiki, Rotorua, Tauranga, Gisborne and Napier. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 14°C / 56 °F

Morning Temperature 9°C / 49 °F
Evening Temperature 15°C / 58 °F
Night Temperature 16°C / 61 °F
Chance of rainfall 14%
Air Humidity 66%
Air Pressure 1014 hPa
Wind Speed Calm with 2 km/h (1 mph) from South
Cloud Conditions Few clouds, covering 23% of sky
General Conditions Heavy intensity rain

Thursday, 4th of June 2020

17°C (62 °F)
12°C (54 °F)
Heavy intensity rain, moderate breeze, scattered clouds.

Friday, 5th of June 2020

15°C (59 °F)
9°C (48 °F)
Moderate rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.

Saturday, 6th of June 2020

12°C (54 °F)
9°C (47 °F)
Few clouds, light breeze.

Hotels and Places to Stay

One88 On Commerce

Address
0,3 mi
188 Commerce Street
3120 Whakatane
New Zealand

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Tuscany Villas Whakatane

Address
0,9 mi
57 The Strand East
3120 Whakatane
New Zealand

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


White Island Rendezvous

Address
1,1 mi
15 The Strand East
3120 Whakatane
New Zealand

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Alton Lodge Motel

Address
0,0 mi
76 Domain Rd
3120 Whakatane
New Zealand

Time Information

Checkout: 10:30 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Amber Court Motel Whakatane

Address
0,6 mi
22 Valley Road
3120 Whakatane
New Zealand

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Crestwood Bed & Breakfast

Address
0,8 mi
2 Crestwood Rise
3120 Whakatane
New Zealand

Time Information

Checkout: 10:30 - Checkin: 16:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Whakatane Hotel

Address
0,9 mi
79 The Strand
3120 Whakatane
New Zealand

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

Geoff Thomas talking to Mick Goodin about fishing in Whakatane

Published: November 27, 2013
Length: 40:32 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: The Gambler Fishing Charters, Whakatane, New

Outdoors with Geoff Thomas onboard The Gambler talking to the skipper Mick Goodin about his boat and charter fishing in the Bay of Plenty. They also take a look at the Homestay Accommodation...


Whakatane

Published: June 20, 2011
Length: 07:43 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Bill Shaw

My overnight stay in Whakatane.


New Zealand - White Island Gonetilwhenever's photos around Whakatane (White Island), New Zealand

Published: December 08, 2010
Length: 07:23 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: TripAdvisorTRIPWOWu

Preview of Gonetilwhenever's blog at TravelPod. Read the full blog here: http://www.travelpod.com/travel-blog-entries/gonetilwhenever/round_the_world/1169100000/tpod.html This blog preview...


Whakatane house to rent 91 Eivers Rd

Published: September 04, 2013
Length: 47:18 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: rentalswhakatane

House to rent in Whakatane - Need to view this redecorated lovely home, fire in open plan living areas, ceiling insulation, sunroom, Spacious sunny deck area under covered pergoda off the...


Professionals Whakatane - rental homes - 12 Valley Road

Published: January 07, 2014
Length: 59:43 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: rentalswhakatane

A real cutie - house to rent in Whakatane.Open plan living areas, decking off the lounge area, two bedrooms, one bathroom with shower over the bath. Backyard area very neat and tidy, fully...


Moko The Dolphin Loves Playing with the bubbles Whakatane River

Published: April 02, 2010
Length: 14:26 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: CiccioItalianCafe

I know this is not food related but his name is MOKO and he is a wild bottlenose dolphin who loves to play with people at Whakatane this video is shot in the Whakatane River he loves the bubbles...


Enid Ratahi-Pryor speaks at He Ara Whakamua Whakatane

Published: May 31, 2012
Length: 58:16 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Families Commission

Enid Ratahi-Pryor, General Manager, Ngāti Awa Social Services, speaks at He Ara Whakamua Whakatane, an event held at Te Mānuka Tūtahi Marae, Whakatane on Thursday 26 April 2012.


Bottlenose Dolphins in Whakatane Harbour Entrance

Published: October 22, 2008
Length: 36:31 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Whaleislandtours

in May 2008 a small pod of bottlenose dolphins stayed and played in the Whakatane Harbour entrance, they were catching kahawai fish which they just left stunned on the surface.


Whakatane House to rent - 72a Victoria Ave

Published: March 21, 2013
Length: 09:00 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: rentalswhakatane

House to rent Whakatane: Immaculate property in a great area. 2 Bedrooms plus office at the back of the garage. Amazing property, many extra's. Dream kitchen, Heatpump, gas hob, no lawns...


Ohope Beach - Whakatane, Bay of Plenty, North Island, New Zealand

Published: November 24, 2010
Length: 44:31 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: TripAdvisorTRIPWOWa

http://tripwow.tripadvisor.com/tripwow/ta-00a0-d82e-1d4b?ytv2=1 - Created at TripWow by TravelPod Attractions (a TripAdvisor™ company) Ohope Beach Whakatane Read more at: ...


Videos provided by Youtube are under the copyright of their owners.

Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Whakatane River

The Whakatane River is a major river of the Bay of Plenty Region in the North Island of New Zealand. It flows north from near the small town of Ruatahuna through Te Urewera National Park, reaching the Bay of Plenty through the town of Whakatane. The river is 95 kilometres in length.

Located at -37.95, 177 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Rivers of the Bay of Plenty Region

Whakatane Seventh-day Adventist School

Whakatane Seventh-day Adventist School is a Full Primary School (years 1-8) in Kopeopeo, a suburb of Whakatane, Bay of Plenty Region, New Zealand. Statistics: Roll generated entitlement = 2.5 Number of teachers= 3

Located at -37.9618, 176.975 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Primary schools in New Zealand, Schools in the Bay of Plenty Region, Schools in New Zealand, Christian schools in New Zealand, Schools affiliated with the Seventh-day Adventist Church

Whakatane Astronomical Society

The Whakatane Astronomical Society is a voluntary, non-profit society for people interested in amateur astronomy in the Whakatane District of New Zealand. The society maintains a small observatory in Whakatane, which has been operating continuously since 1963. The society is affiliated with the Royal Astronomical Society of New Zealand.

Located at -37.9566, 177 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Science and technology in New Zealand, Astronomical observatories in New Zealand

Popular in vicinity

These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Whakatane.


This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
WHK, Distretto di Whakatane, ფაკატანე, 화카타네, ضلع وہاکاٹانے, Факатане, فاکاتانی, 華卡塔尼