Surf & Sand

Tucked away at the end of an 11 kilometer coastal stretch reaching out parallel with the sparkling blue Pacific Ocean and Ohiwa Harbour – the jewel in the crown – you’ll find Surf & Sand.

An envied location “right on the beach”, Surf & Sand is enclosed by 5 acres of beautiful, tranquil park-like grounds where the only disturbance to be found is the sound of the waves.

Perfectly placed for your special event, Ohope Beach is just six kilometres east from the coastal town of Whakatane and only 25 minutes away from Whakatane airport.


your perfect WEDDING WEEKEND

Nothing beats a relaxed, beachy summer celebration with magnificent 180 degree ocean views. Say “I Do” with the sand between your toes, or in the park overlooking the dunes and ocean.

You and your guests may enjoy the privacy of Surf & Sand, for the entirety of your wedding celebration. Unwind with your family and friends pre and post wedding gatherings over a BBQ breakfast which is a particular favourite with our wedding parties - all adding up to an unforgettable weekend.



Surf & Sand is a wonderful outdoor playground and provides ideal opportunities for sporting events, festivals, celebrations and corporate retreats.

An envied location - right on the beach - the venue is surrounded by 5 acres of park grounds and proudly owns several titles including Ohope Beach ‘ NZ’s most loved beach’ and it has retained the TOP sunshine hours for several years now.