If your looking for somewhere just a little off the beaten track, but still within 5mins of great country cafes and shopping - book a holiday with us and experience our award winning hospitality.

Thornton Beach is a great destination for a fantastic New Zealand family holiday. We have beach front campsites & various types of accommodation to suit all requirements. Enjoy the spectacular sea views & its great catch, Thornton Beach is a fisherman's haven. There is so much to see & do.

Thornton Beach is situated between Whakatane and Matata in the BOP. We are closer than Ohope for many visitors and offer a New Zealand beach holiday with heaps of fun for the whole family. We have many campsites available and various types of accommodation to suit all needs and budgets.

The views from our Holiday Park are spectacular. Whale Island is in front of you and New Zealand’s only live marine volcano White Island can be seen in the distance. The ocean beach stretches out at the parks doorstep and the Rangitaiki River is also metres away.

We now offer brand new facilities including family size showers, spacious washrooms, modern & functional kitchen, laundry, Internet access, wireless hotspot, book exchange, coffee machine. There's also a jumping pillow & playground to keep the little ones entertained.

Currently the only holiday park in the North Island to be Green Globe benchmarked. Winner 2008 Smart Business Award.


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Business Hours:
7.00am - 10.00pm, 7 days.


Contact: Angelika
Phone: +64 7 304 8296
Email: info@thorntonbeach.co.nz
Address: 163 Thornton Beach Road
R D 4
City: Whakatane



Max Capacity:

10% commission on cabin accommodation only if staying more then 2 consecutive nights.