Walking tracks around the coast, both north and south gives access to a variety of small bays and Aropaoanui beach to the north. On a clear day you can see from Mahia Peninsula to Cape Kidnappers. Bush walks in the Waipatiki valley take you through now rare examples of coastal bush with 600 year old Kahikatea trees, boogie boards for hire, Nikau palms and numerous other native species with abundant bird life such as Kereru, Fantails, Tui and bellbirds. Redwood forest, follow the walking track as it winds its way through the redwoods and native plantings.
Waipatiki Beach is situated only 30 min from Napier giving you the benefit of all the attractions Hawkes Bay has to offer, with excellent restaurants and wineries, National Aquarium, plus many other attractions. If you enjoy the bush and birds there are many walks within a day trip of Waipatiki. Waipatiki Beach Holiday Park is a beautiful holiday destination; school camp site or a unique venue for your wedding. There is something for everyone at Waipatiki Beach Holiday Park.