Get the best out of your trip to the Bay

Katikati is a 30-minute drive north of Tauranga and is both New Zealand’s mural town and its avocado capital!


Katikati Suspension bridge

Haiku Pathway

Experience the acclaimed Haiku Pathway in the heart of Katikati. The Bird Walk in particular (the sculpture walk along the Uretara River) has a good surface for wheelchairs. The pathway features over 40 haiku poems which are carved onto river boulders and is the only one of its kind outside of Japan.


Accessible picnic table

You can find an accessible picnic table at Diggleman Park on Main Street in the centre of Katikati.

Murals in Katikati

Katikati Open Air Art

Katikati is New Zealand’s mural town and when you visit you can see why! Explore and enjoy the 76 pieces of outdoor artwork that depict the town’s history. Read more here.


The Arts Junction

Call into The Arts Junction which has an accessible gallery, retail space and theatre. This is also the visitor information centre so is a great place to get maps and directions and chat to the locals. OPEN: Monday-Friday 9am-4pm Saturday-Sunday 10am-2pm.

Keep planning your accessible holiday! Read more about the Bay's beautiful outdoors.