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Whakatāne and Ōhope Day Trip - Departs Mount Maunganui

Join Travel Ed for a day of cultural discovery in Whakatāne and Ōhope.


  • Guided day tour of the Whakatāne and Ōhope highlights
  • Visit Julian’s Berry Farm
  • Learn about the significant cultural history of the area
  • Take in the fantastic views along the coastline

Departing from Bayfair in Mount Maunganui we set off for a fun day to experience Māori culture and the beautiful sights around Whakatāne and Ōhope.

Arriving in Maketū which is the settling place of the Arawa waka (canoe) you can take a stroll along the shore which overlooks an estuary and the Ongatoro bird sanctuary.

Continuing on, we stop in at the famous Julian’s Berry Farm where you can enjoy a bite to eat, coffee or delicious berry ice cream (at own expense).

After our morning break, we go to the Heads in Whakatane where you will hear the stories of the Mataatua waka and the Māori settlement.

A short drive from here brings us to Kohi Point which offers stunning views over the coastline and Moutohorā island.

Enjoy some free time at Ōhope Beach to take in the sights and get some lunch from one of the local cafes (at own cost).

Your journey concludes at Bayfair in Mount Maunganui around 4pm where you are given a $10 voucher each to be used that day at Izakai Bar & Eatery.

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Whakatāne and Ōhope with a traditional Māori lunch

Katikati Arts & History Day Trip

Adult $159.00
Child $90.00 (Aged 11 years and under)

What's included

  • Guided small group day tour - 11 people max
  • $10 voucher to be used at Izakai Eatery on the day of travel


  • Allow approximately 7 hours for the whole experience


  • Meet at Bayfair Shopping Centre (outside Izakai Bar and Eatery)

Child Friendly

  • This experience welcomes families with children.

Bad Weather Refunds

  • If your experience is cancelled by the operator (because of the weather or anything else out of your control) you will be entitled to a full refund.


  • This tour requires a minimum of 6 people to run.


10:00 a.m.Thursday 13 July

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