Ohope Scenic Reserve

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Ohope beach, Whakatane. The East coast of New Zealand Number One Beach. Take a walk through the amazing pohutukawa forest and listen to the beautiful chorus of New Zealand’s famous tui and bellbirds,

Quick Facts

•  Location: North Island NZ
•  Distance: 6 km
•  Time needed: 2.15 Hour
•  Difficulty: Medium
•  Wheelchair Access: No
•  Route: Round Trip
•  Elevation: 170m
•  Wet Feet: No
•  Toilets: Yes
•  Dogs: No
•  Mobile Coverage: Yes
•  Last Updated: November, 2019

  • Track Highlights

    Be amazed by NZ famous native trees the pohutukawa, as well as rewarewa, tawa and kanuka. But the highlight of the day is the native birds of NZ, which include the beautiful songs of the tui, and bellbirds. And watch the friendly fantails fly around you as they look for food.

  • Track Quality

    The track can be good and bad. The track is benched dirt base with a covering of leaves, and not the best after a day of rain.

  • Hazards

    Just be carful of the turn off’s

  • Transport

    At the Whakatane Information Centre you can catch a bus to Ohope Beach

  • Water

    No water on the track

  • Driving Instructions


  • Shops or Restaurants nearby

    Whakatane down town is very good shopping center. Ohope Beach has, Takeaways, café ,restaurant and a craft shop.

  • Area & Track History


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  • Map location of Ohope Scenic Reserve

    Map of walk

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