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Whakatane Harbour

Located in the Bay of Plenty, the Whakatane Harbour is a river port primarily servicing a commercial and charter fishing fleet. Because of its proximity to rich inshore fishing grounds, the port also provides access for up to 15,000 pleasure vessel movements annually. Whakatane has a distinction of being the yellow fin tuna capital with the annual yellow fin tournament attracting up to 800 anglers.

For information about keeping safe on the water, including crossing the Whakatane River Bar, visit our Harbourmaster pages.