Walkway access is from either the car park on Matapouri Road through groves of ancient Puriri trees (30 mins round trip), or via Matapouri Bay (40 mins one way).
Whale Bay is a great beach for swimming and snorkelling. Bring a picinic and spend the day in a little piece of paradise.
For transport to Whale Bay contact Whangarei Coastal Commuter. We can get you from your accommodation to Whale Bay and then back again, when it suits you.