Bus to Whakatane
InterCity operates daily buses to Whakatane from locations around the North Island. All buses to Whakatane stop outside the Whakatane i-SITE on Quay Street.
Approximate bus to Whakatane travel times:
Bus Auckland to Whakatane - 6 hours
Bus Auckland International Airport to Whakatane - 8 hours 30 minutes
Bus Auckland Domestic Airport to Whakatane - 8 hours 15 minutes
Bus Manukau to Whakatane - 5 hours 45 minutes
Bus Hamilton to Whakatane - 3 hours 45 minutes
Bus Tauranga to Whakatane - 6 hours 15 minutes
Bus Rotorua to Whakatane - 1 hour 30 minutes
Bus Taupo to Whakatane - 5 hours 30 minutes
Bus Napier to Whakatane - 8 hours 45 minutes
Bus Hastings to Whakatane - 8 hours 15 minutes
Bus New Plymouth to Whakatane - 8 hours 30 minutes
Whakatane is a town located in the Bay of Plenty region and is one of New Zealand's sunniest places! With 55km of coastline stretching the Whakatane district, visitors flock her in the summer months to soak up the sun and the sea!
Whakatane is also used as a base for many tourists who wish to explore the surrounding region. The northern end of the Te Uruwera National Park is only 35 minutes from the centre of Whakatane. This National Park is the largest forested wilderness in the North Island with many lakes, rivers, waterfalls and walking trails. You can also go trout fishing and hunting here. Find more walking trails here.
Another popular attraction that is easily accessed from Whakatane is White Island, New Zealand's only active sea volcano. Take a guided tour of the volcano, arrive by sea or air and have your hard hat and gas mask ready! Thrilling stuff!
Popular tourist activities in Whakatane include swimming with dolphins, whale watching, chartered fishing cruises, surf tours, hunting, aviation, and bushwalking.
For additional information on Whakatane visit whakatane.com
InterCity makes it easy to bus to Whakatane and with the FlexiPass bus pass it's even easier! You have the flexibility to jump on and off wherever you want and managing your travel online is effortless.