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Address: Ohope, Whakatane, New Zealand
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Long stretch of unsurpassed beauty

This is a beautiful, pretty well deserted beach safe for swimming and gorgeous to walk the 11 kilometres from one tip to the other. A good tip is the Top 10 Holiday Park which... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Linnie J
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Hamilton, New Zealand
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Hamilton, New Zealand
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96 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a beautiful, pretty well deserted beach safe for swimming and gorgeous to walk the 11 kilometres from one tip to the other. A good tip is the Top 10 Holiday Park which has lovely apartments, right next to the water. Has a lovely peaceful vibe, just over the hill from beautiful Whakatane.

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Whalley, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Our 3rd day in New Zealand and the jet lag kicked in along with the rain and I mean rain By 2pm the clouds had lifted and so did we and drove to Ohope Beach. Bought an ice cream and walked and walked down the shoreline. The vistas in both directions are stunning Not spoilt by anything or anybody Stunning... More 

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Thank barbstarkey
Te Awamutu, New Zealand
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

A great place to visit or stay. A short drive from Whakatane . Lovely beach and play areas for children.

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Thank neilanddenise2017
Whakatane, New Zealand
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

As a local I wish to share how wonderful our beach is from one end to the other but fear over-use environmentally, please enjoy and leave no trace.

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Whakatane, New Zealand
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is always a great beach to visit - great sand, wide, and no undertow in most conditions. The surf can be great but generally is smallish to medium and great for learner and novice. Dog owners are respectful of other users and generally a great family beach

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Whakatane, New Zealand
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17 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful sandy beach often with great surf. Great vistas out to Whale Island. Can start the Kohi Point Track here.

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Horsham, United Kingdom
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66 reviews
48 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Limited time and another place to be, meant we just passed through here. However I could tell that this is a beach I will need to come back to someday.

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Tonbridge, United Kingdom
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208 reviews
82 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A pleasant enough area, a long dirty coloured sandy beach - not sure how it could possibly be described as "golden or white" as some have. Some decent waves for the surfers at one end but more gentle elsewhere.

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Peak District National Park, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
16 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Ohope beach is simply amazing. Very long sandy beach perfect for sunbathing, swimming, surfing, fishing. Beautiful views of Whale Island and White Island.

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Perth and Kinross, United Kingdom
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211 reviews
118 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Not sure why this is voted as the best beach..it was covered in litter and pieces of driftwood. Hardly a soul on it.

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