Nestled between the Whakatāne River and a pōhutukawa tree-lined escarpment lies White Island Rendezvous.
Whether you’re travelling for leisure or in Whakatāne on business, our 4.5-star motel accommodation has a room type to suit every traveller. A quiet location yet only minutes walk from Whakatāne’s boutique shopping and numerous restaurants.
White Island Rendezvous is the only motel accommodation in Whakatāne to boast its own onsite café – a favourite amongst locals. Let our barista make you the perfect coffee to go with your gourmet breakfast. Choose to have it delivered to your room or enjoy in the atmosphere of the on-site café.
This is definitely a jewel in New Zealand's crown. Have spent my whole life exploring and adventuring in and around New Zealand and absolutely loved this trip on many levels. Don't miss it.
Tom Mulholland - New Zealand
An excellent trip done with work colleagues. Luck gave us a perfect day and the chance to see a pod of dolphins on the trip out and back. It's a short boat ride and then a guided hike (not hard work at all) on the island. We had time to go for a swim on a hot-water beach (geothermal water vents providing the hot water). Beautiful views and a great day. Very friendly crew. A really great trip to do.
Anon - Ohope, New Zealand
Thank you to the staff members who made our Waitangi day, Moutohora Island experience unforgettable. Great ride out and back, excellent commentary on board and on the Island. Fantastic weather and the sea was beautifully flat. What a magical place Moutohora Island is. I would recommend this trip to everyone. Also special thanks to the cook who made the yummy ginger biscuits for the ride back. Top marks you guys.
Sandy Connelly - New Zealand
Had a great trip to the island and learnt a lot from our guides. Would highly recommend this trip to anyone visiting the area. A great way to spend half a day.
Anon - New Zealand
Great trip. All the staff were knowledgeable and personable which made the trip even more enjoyable. From the dolphins and seals on the way out to picking the rock formations on the way back in it was an enjoyable four and a half hours on the water.
Anon - Te Puke, New Zealand
My husband and I treated ourselves to the day tour of Moutohora Island for our wedding anniversary. What an amazing day it turned out to be. Our experience included seeing dolphins, seals, tuatara, saddleback birds, geckos and kiwi tracks in their natural settings... We had time to dig in the sand for hot water and swim in a bay. The crew were attentive and knowledgeable about the history, flora and fauna of the island. We had a wonderful day and highly recommend the Moutohora Island day tour.
Anon - Whakatane, New Zealand