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Welcome to Ōpunakē
Ōpunakē is a cool little surf town on Surf Highway 45. Situated 64 km south-west of New Plymouth and 43 km north-west of Hāwera, with a 2021 population of 1,440.
A great service town in provincial Taranaki, it is surrounded by dairy farmers, the mighty Taranaki Mountain, Maunga, and some of the best surf spots in the world.
Explore the 7 km Ōpunakē Loop Trail by bike or foot, see stunning views of our rugged coastline and visit the black sand Ōpunakē beach. Maybe catch a movie at the beautifully restored, boutique, Everybody’s Theatre.
Feeling peckish, then grab some Fish n Chips or visit one of the cafes or pubs along the main street?
Check out the visit page to found more info.