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Whakatane i-SITE Visitor Information Centre

Open Now: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Open today: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
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The two ladies who looked after us here were extremely helpful and full of knowledge. We learnt a... read more

Reviewed October 28, 2018
Dondon05
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Buderim, Australia
Lovelt place - lovely people, very enjoyable!

We visited Whakatane to meet some ukulele friends... the caravan park was really good which was a... read more

Reviewed October 5, 2018
AudreyTasker
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Mindarie, Australia
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Whether you're a regular to the Whakatāne District or a first-time visitor, we'll help make your stay a great one. For help booking activities or accommodation, and for further information or advice, contact the team at the Whakatāne Visitor Centre...more
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cnr Quay Street & Kakaharoa Drive, Whakatane 3120, New Zealand
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Reviewed October 28, 2018

The two ladies who looked after us here were extremely helpful and full of knowledge. We learnt a lot about the area.

Thank Dondon05
Reviewed October 5, 2018

We visited Whakatane to meet some ukulele friends... the caravan park was really good which was a great start! Very liveable town. Clean, tidy and hospitable. Had several visits to the I-centre - all good!

Thank AudreyTasker
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

Well ladies you out done yourselves. We found our visit to your centre very helpful and informative. Love your sense of humour as it matched that of my husbands. Thank you for all your suggestions and help making our short visit memorable.

Thank Omaandopa17
Reviewed May 30, 2018

Centrally located in downtown, the Isite overlooks the water and the walking trail. The staff are very helpful with our needs for the area.

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Reviewed April 27, 2018

We found the people at the information Centre very helpful. They had a great range of free material including things to do in the North Island and a great little book on cycle pathways through the North Island. We hired a bike for two hours...More

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Reviewed April 1, 2018

A great location, right by the river, it is a pleasant place to visit and absorb what the region has to offer - and that is lots. Which makes it amazing how knowledgeable the team were not only about the area but about the currency...More

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Reviewed March 13, 2018

We found our plans changed and wanted to look at options in the area. There is so much on offer, it would be worth a few days to pursue some of the options ranging from a rail tour to sanctuary tours to cultural experience at...More

Thank madamegadfly
Reviewed March 12, 2018

It was a rainy day and we decided to see if we could find a kiwi fruit farm to visit. We went to I-Site, the attendant there Googled, got on the phone and within minutes we were on our way for a wonderful 1-hour guided...More

Thank IN_Travelers47906
Reviewed March 3, 2018

the staff seemed genuinely interested in helping us find things to do. Great selection of maps, leaflets, gifts and T-shirts

Thank 388judec
Reviewed January 13, 2018

Pleasant helpful staff, plenty of pamphlets on display and offers to book attractions, items for sale and toilets just outside, river walk is adjacent to centre and shops just a stroll away.

Thank Wilma R
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