Kiwi Feet Adventures
This local tramping tour operator runs guided walks around Whakatane to Tarawera Falls (half-day, $60), Lake Okataina (full day, $125)...
Latham’s Hill Track
Latham’s Hill Track (1½ to two hours) starts 17km south of town on SH30.
A flat option is the River Walk (two to three hours), following the Whakatane River past the Botanical Gardens, Muruwai’s Cave and on to...
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Whakatane Observatory information
Up on a hilltop behind the town, Whakatane Observatory offers some plentiful Bay of Plenty star-spotting when the sky is clear.