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Find the answer to everyone’s wish list at Thornton Beach. The spectacularly positioned Holiday Park has a ring side view of ocean swells perfect for surfers, surfcasting fishing and Rangitaiki River mouth calm waters for kayaking, SUP and swimming.


  • Rangitaiki River Mouth fishing for Kahawai as they chase the bait fish on the flowing tide.
  • Julians Berry Farm & Cafe. With farm animals, cafes and picked berries you have elements of a delicious feast.
  • Red Barn Bakery on Thornton Rd means an impromptu beach picnic is sorted.

Thornton Beach – Holiday Park Whakatane, Bay of Plenty accommodation ranges from standard motel units, chalets, and dormitory style cottages for larger groups as well as powered and non-powered sites. There is a play area with a bouncy castle, go karts for hire, SUP and kayaks for hire.

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