Local Attractions

Visit White Island

One of the biggest local attractions. There are several ways to get there, boat or helicopter. Both are fantastic trips and highly recommended. Click on the links below to take you to the appropriate tour operator

White Island Volcano Adventures / Frontier Helicopters
PeeJay Tours

Ohope Golf Club

Play 18 holes of Golf on Ohope's beautiful, yet challenging links course. Enjoy breathtaking panoramic views of the harbour and ocean together, with the stunning backdrop of Whale and White Islands. The course is highly rated with undulating fairways and quality greens, making it a challenging test. Public are most welcome. Full bar and clubhouse facilities plus Cafe refreshments.

Fishermans Wharf Cafe

A two minute walk to Fisherman's Wharf you will find this delightful seafood cafe cantilevered out over Ohiwa Harbour where you can enjoy the most stunning sunsets from the deck and in the winter stay warm and toasty by the wood fire. A variety of seasonal and organic local fare right at your door step!

Winter hours - Wednesday to Saturday from 5:30pm to late

Summer hours - open 7 days from 5:30pm to late

Mataatua Marae

Your journey at Mataatua will "Ignite the Soul Within" as you discover the story of a house that has traveled through time. Mataatua is a living and breathing being and our authentic experience provides an opportunity for intimate engagement with the people of Ngati Awa. The only meeting house in New Zealand to integrate history, architecture, and technology through the digital light show HIKO; Legends Carved in Light which won the 2011 GOLD Nga Aho Award winner from the New Zealand Designers Institute.