Thornton Beach, Whakatane

3.7
#9 of 9 in Beaches in Bay of Plenty Region
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  • First of all we went to the rough side of the river which becomes a dirt track and full of drift wood. Lots of local fishermen were there early in the morning(I guess for the best spot). On the other....  more »
  • Being from Tauranga, I visited Whakatane and popped in with my dog on the way back to this beach. Upon arrival, motorbikes and quad bikes zooming everywhere. Shame for the people relaxing. Parked up.....  more »
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