maketu beaches


Maketu is an ideal central touring location in the Bay of Plenty. Central to Tauranga, Rotorua and Whakatane. Away from the bustling crowds.

  • 3 minutes from Maketu beaches
  • 40 minutes south east of Tauranga
  • 3 hours south of Auckland
  • 12 minutes south east of Te Puke
  • 25 minutes south east of Papamoa
  • 30 minutes south east of Mount Maunganui
  • 40 minutes north east of Rotorua
  • 40 minutes north of Whakatane
  • 2 hours south east of Hamilton

Major tourist attractions nearby include the world-famous Kiwi 360, Longridge Fun Park, Jet Boat and 4WD, Comvita Honey Visitor Centre and the Te Puke golf course, all within 5-10 minutes drive! Check out our Activities for some ideas.