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Surf & Sand Wedding Venue Whakatane

Sweeping views of the Pacific ocean as your backdrop provides the perfect setting to exchange your vows on the white sands of Ohope Beach. With amazing photo locations to explore, guests can retire for bubbles and canapés on the Surf & Sand park grounds followed by the reception in our beautiful white and clear marquee. Blessed with natural scenery, Surf & Sand is uniquely placed for your private, beach wedding venue!

Create an intimate setting in our white and clear marquee, a perfect blank canvas when it comes to set-up and styling. You can choose from our 10x15m to 10x30m marquee which can comfortably seat up to 200 guests. As a BYO venue you can choose your own food, drink and vendors, allowing you to tailor the day exactly to your liking.

Our on-site beachfront apartments allow family and friends to stay for the weekend with more accommodation options available at Ohope Beach TOP 10 Holiday Park. Plan your wedding between Waitangi weekend and the weekend before Christmas and you can be guaranteed to have 5 acres of park-like surroundings on the beach.

EXCLUSIVELY yours –  Your Day, Your Way ENQUIRE


Surf & Sand can offer you the most beautiful beachside apartments for you and your guests. Have a look at our options….



Endless opportunities are available to add your personal touch both inside the marquee and outside to make it truly your day.



With amazing photo locations you’ll see why its easy to picture a beautiful wedding at such a great beach.


Your Day

How and why?

  • Get married on the beach
  • Have the wedding photos taken on the beach while friends and family enjoy bubbles and canapés
  • Enjoy your reception in our glamorous marquee
  • All guests can be accommodated before and after the wedding in our perfectly appointed beachfront apartments, or at the Ohope Beach TOP 10 Holiday Park’s (adjoining property) 4.5 star beachfront apartment, motels, self-contained units, cabins and powered sites
  • Enjoy pre and post wedding celebrations – favourite is a leisurely BBQ brunch with friends and family the following morning before you all say your farewells 
  • A swimming pool with waterslides, jumping pillow, playground, mini golf, tennis court and shop are all available for your use at the Ohope Beach TOP 10 Holiday Park (adjoining property)




361 Harbour Road 
Ohope Beach 3121
New Zealand

P: + 64 7 312 4460