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Holiday Activities

We have many activities that are available in and around the park. On this page we separate activities into those that are available close to the Park and others that are available outside of the park but still within 30mins drive.

Many of activities that are outside the park have their own page and map showing you where they are in relation to the park.

Activities close to the Park

Childrens Programme & Activities

From Christmas till the end of January Ohiwa Beach Holiday Park offers a children’s programme where a variety of activities are organised on a daily basis.

  • Sand castle building competitions
  • Water slide down the hill at the rear of the park
  • Scavenger hunt
  • Talent quests
  • Volleyball competition
  • Relay events
  • Novelty Races eg; egg and spoon
  • Colouring-in competitions.
Ohiwa Cardboard Slide Hill

long-line-success.jpgSo Many Fishing Options!

Wether your surfcasting into the estuary or surf, sending out a torpedo longline or launching your boat they are all relatively easy and no stress.

Check out our Fishing Options Page to view our fishing map and find out more about how and where you could catch your own dinner.

fun-trikes.jpgKayak & Fun Bikes

Ohiwa Beach Holiday Park offers a range of double and single kayaks & Pedal Cars for hire so you can enjoy a tranquil afternoon kayaking on Ohiwa Harbour.

Find out more about them on our Kayak and Fun Bikes Page.

glow-worms-at-ohiwa.jpgOhiwa Glow Worms

Ohiwa Glows Worms is a fun family attraction after dark just a 10-15 minute walk from the park.

Find out more about our unique AND FREE attraction on the Glow Worm Grotto Page.

view-onekawa-pa-site.jpgOhiwa Walking Tracks

Around Our Area there are a number of scenic walking tracks with spectacular ocean views and beautiful native bush. These can be used for either walking or jogging.

Find out more about the different Walking Tracks that are available.

kayaking-ohiwa.jpgThe Ohiwa Harbour

The Ohiwa Harbour is one of the premier natural jewels in the Eastern Bay of Plenty's geography and is only footsteps from our Park.

Visit our Ohiwa Harbour Page to find out about the activities around the harbour.


Activities Outside of the Park

inset-motu-trails.jpgMotu Trails Cycle Trail - "The Dunes Trail"

The Motu trails offers three unique trails (and the option of combining all of them if you have enough time). 

However, if your after an easy bike ride / run day trip for yourself and the kids we recommend the "Dunes trail" section of Motu Trails. Find out more on the the Motu Cycle Trail Page

inset-white-island.jpgWhite Island Tours

White Island Volcanoe is situated 50 km off the Eastern Bay of Plenty coast in New Zealand. It is often rated by many travelers to our region as the highlight of their trip.

Visit our White Island Page to find out more

tauranga-bridge-waioeka.jpgGreat Walks

We have three quite unique walk / tramps within 30mins of the Park. Ranging from 2 longer 2-4hr native bush walks to an easy 30 min stroll through a marshland boardwalk. They are:

  • Te Waiti Hut walk
  • Tauranga Loop Track
  • Nukuhou Salt Marsh Boardwalk

Check out our Great Walks Page to find out which walk your up for!

hukutaia-domain-boardwalk.jpgHukutaia Domain

Hukutaia Domain is a nice half day trip from the park and involves many loop track bush and boardwalks amongst 4.5 hectares of native bush remnant, featuring ancient Puriri trees including "Taketakerau" an ancient 2000-year-old burial tree.

Find out more on our Hukutaia Domain Page

ohiwa-oyster-farm-view.jpgOhiwa Oyster Farm

Travelling to or from our Park, the Ohiwa Oyster Farm is an enjoyable place to take a break and enjoy some fresh fish and chips.

Find out where the farm is on our Ohiwa Oyster Farm Page

ohiwa-macadamia-farm-produce.jpgOhiwa Macadamias

Anne and Paul Robin have been developing Ohiwa Macadamias for 20 years. The're passionate about the products they produce and the environment they work in.

Find out more about visiting the Ohiwa Macadamia Farm Here.

opotiki-golf-course-outlook.jpgOpotiki Golf Club

A friendly welcome is always guaranteed when you play the lovely but testing par 70 Opotiki golf course.

Lush Fairways and well manicured greens. Mature trees and plantings will ensure you enjoy the view as much as the golf.

Visit our Opotiki Golf Course Page to find what the green fees are and the course location.

opotiki-museum-roadside.jpgOpotiki Heritage & Agricultural Society

The Opotiki Museum is now known as the Opotiki Heritage and Agricultural Society. With themed rooms of yesteryear it is a trip down memory lane for older visitors and a real eye opener for young people.

Find out more about the Museum on our Opotiki Museum Page.