Thornton Beach, Whakatane

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#8 of 9 in Beaches in Bay of Plenty Region
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  • Such a nice beach that is forever changing. With the Rangitaiki River entrance right there the dunes are forever getting pushed around so no walk is ever the same. Lots of driftwood, little ponds, ste...  more »
  • Our family enjoyed their stay at the Holiday Park. Was so nice to get out and have a walk along the beach - was lovely and peaceful being in the off season. Reception were friendly and helpful. We own...  more »
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