The riverside town of Whakatāne is situated in the eastern Bay of Plenty region on New Zealand’s North Island. Find the best available rates on car rental in the area with VroomVroomVroom.
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Have a car waiting from the moment you touch ground by hiring through one of our airport rental partners. We work with nine rental brands that service Whakatāne Airport (WHK), offering a wide selection of vehicles at great rates that we compare for you.
We compare rates from this local depot for rental cars right out of Whakatāne:
|72 McAlister Street, Whakatāne 3120|
7:30am - 5:00pm weekdays.
9:00am - 11:00am, 5:00pm - 5:30pm Saturday.
8:00am - 8:30am, 5:00pm - 5:30pm Sunday.
Yes. While this is likely to incur a one-way fee from our car rental partner, we make sure to include this fee when comparing rates for you.
It takes just under an hour to drive your rental car from Whakatāne to Tauranga via the Pacific Coast Highway.
It’s about a 10-minute drive from Whakatāne Airport into town.
Nestled on the eastern Bay of Plenty coastline, overlooking the Pacific Ocean, is Whakatane. 'Make your summer last longer' is the town's slogan, as it leads New Zealand in sunshine hours. Close by is Ohope Beach, with 11 kilometres of white sand and gentle breakers. Whakatane is the starting point for trips to White Island/Whakaari, New Zealand's only active marine volcano. Not sure where to start? Check out our list of things to do in Whakatane while exploring the Bay of Plenty region.
White Island Tours
What better way to boast about your travel experiences than with the story of how you risked your life to explore the inner crater of New Zealand's only active marine volcano! Don't worry, White Island Tours have been doing this for over 21 years, offering a unique experience to get up close and personal with the hot rock. The tour comprises 6 hours of insightful ecological adventure fun, making it worth every cent.
Diveworks Dolphin & Seal Encounters
Whakatane Astronomical Society
Whirinaki Forest Park
Address: 3079 New Zealand