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Available Locations

Bay of Plenty Boat Hire operates from Lottin point in the East to Waihi Beach in the West and inland to the top of the Rangitaiki River. Areas of hire are continuously being added to, if you have a specific area enquiry please email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 021 054 2854.

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The Locations

Tauranga Harbour

Tauranga is a harbour side city in the Bay of Plenty region on New Zealand's North Island. It is a 15 minute drive from one of New Zealand's most popular beach towns, Mount Maunganui.

  • Fishing
  • Swimming with Dolphins
  • Sailing 
  • Soak up the stunning coastal environment
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Whakatane & White Island

Whakatane is known for its fishing – more yellow fin tuna are caught in this district than anywhere else in the country.

  • Fishing
  • Visit to White Island
  • Recreation
  • Direct to Opotiki
  • Direct to Mussel Farm
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Ohope Beach

Ohope Beach is located in the eastern Bay of Plenty, on the northeast coast of the North Island of NZ. It is located six ks east and over the hill, from Whakatane.

  • World class fishing.
  • Hire some Hutchwilco paddleboards, knee boards or water biscuits to keep the family entertained.
  • From $350 per day on our 1550 stabicraft or $600 per day on our 1850 Hardtop
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Ohiwa Beach & Harbour

Ohiwa Harbour is a large, shallow estuary, just ten minutes past Whakatane. Home to a plethora of birds, fish and native vegetation.

  • Ideal location for water sports - check out our hire gear
  • Perfect fishing location
  • Excellent for a relaxing day on the water.
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Lake Rotoma

Lake Rotoma is the fourth largest lake of the 11 lakes in the Rotorua Lakes district, or the Hot Lakes district as it is known. Lake Rotoma has a high water quality with visibility up to around 13 metres deep. The lake has a maximum depth of 83 metres in the northern part and 73.5 metres in the southern part.

  • Ideal for fishing
  • Ideal for water sports - check out what we hire
  • Excellent for Rainbow trout fishing
  • Also rare Tiger Trout viewable in the lake
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Lake Tarawera

Lake Tarawera is the largest of a series of lakes which surround the volcano Mount Tarawera in the North Island of New Zealand.

  • Ideal for Fishing
  • Explore one of NS's largest lakes
  • Hire some lake toys for more fun
  • Visit hot water beach
  • Explore the Geysers
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Matata Beach

Matata township is located in the North Island of New Zealand approx 24 kilometres west of Whakatane, or 70km from Tauranga. The surfcasting off the long sandy beaches of Matata is some of the best in the world or hire a boat with Bay of Plenty Boat Hire and explore the are for your self.

  • Ideal for surfcasting
  • Ideal for fishing
  • Cruise along the Matata Straights
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Matahina Dam

The sparkling blue waters of Lake Matahina, 30km from Whakatāne, sit between steep bush-clad hills. The lake is formed by a hydro-electric dam. Lake Matahina is narrow, so it seldom gets too choppy. However, the weather can be a lot colder and wetter there than on the coast. 

  • Fishing
  • Sailing 
  • Water activities - check out some of our hire gear.
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