With a cultural heritage second to none, Whakatāne shares busy downtown shopping with sacred sites, legends and ready smiles. Whakatāne is also known as the Kiwi Capital of New Zealand with kiwi literally living in the native forest backyards of the town.
Air Chathams flights are the fastest direct route to Whakatāne from Auckland and return, taking only 45 minutes
Auckland to Whakatāne
Whakatāne to Auckland