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What are the major attractions in Katikati?
If your trip to Katikati is all booked but your travel itinerary is looking a bit empty, we can give you a few hints and tips.Stop by Katikati Murals. It’s one sight you’ll usually find on travelers’ to-do lists. Katikati Bird Gardens and Haiku Park are also nearby and worth a detour.
What are the best road trip destinations near Katikati?
The best part about having your own ride is that you can go where you want, when you want. Make the most of your freedom by checking out all there is on offer in Mount Maunganui Beach. It’s just 17 miles away. Among your first few stops here ought to be Mount Maunganui, ASB Baypark and Tauranga Domain. Don’t forget about Whakarewarewa either! Just 45 miles away, Whakarewarewa: The Living Maori Village, Redwoods Whakarewarewa Forest and Whakarewarewa Thermal Reserve are non-negotiable stops here.
Where are the best beaches near Katikati?
Nothing screams vacation like hopping in the car, putting on some tunes and heading to the coast. Katikati has some lovely beaches nearby, so grab a book (and a kite if there’s a breeze) and take a road trip to one of these great options:

  • Omokoroa Beach (9 miles away).
  • Maunganui Beach (15 miles away).
  • Pilot Bay Beach (15 miles away).

What kind of rental car should I get for Katikati?
With your own ride, Katikati is yours to discover. People flock to this captivating city for a host of reasons, and here at CarRentals.com we have the perfect car for each of them. The number one priority for large families is space. Depending on the size of the family, that could mean anything from a full-size car to a 12-passenger van. Those on a budget usually go for the great mileage and affordability of our smaller vehicles, such as an economy or compact car. If you’re hoping to make heads turn in Katikati, browse our special category for a ride that’ll make any car buff weak at the knees.
Should I get a luxury rental car in Katikati?
There’s loads of choice when it comes to renting a car in Katikati. From people-movers with plenty of room to spare to easy-to-park compacts, you’ll find it all here. Choosing your ride depends on your budget and what you intend to do. There are some road trips that are just begging you to splurge on your dream ride, whereas others don’t need more than an engine and four wheels. What type of car will it be this time?
What side of the road do they drive on in Katikati?
In Katikati, motorists drive on the left-hand side of the road. This means the driver’s seat is on the right side. If you’ve rented a vehicle with a manual transmission, get used to shifting gears with your left hand.
Does Katikati have peak-hour traffic?
As the population of Katikati is only 3,200, you probably won’t have much difficulty with traffic. That said, city center streets generally get busy in the rush hours before and after work, so you may want to avoid driving then.
Is it difficult to park in Katikati?
Parking in Katikati is a piece of cake. You won’t have to circle the block in heavy traffic here — and that’s what the locals love about it. There’s plentiful off and on-street parking to choose from.
Are there speed limits in Katikati?
Yes, there are. In Katikati, speed limits range from 50km/h to 100km/h. Most built-up areas have a maximum speed limit of 40km/h unless stated otherwise.
What happens if I get a speeding fine while driving a rental car in Bay of Plenty Region?
Generally speaking, your car rental company will bill the amount stated on the fine to your credit card, including local taxes and surcharges. Alternatively, they may provide your contact details to the relevant local authority, who’ll then issue a fine to your postal address.
Are seat belts compulsory in Bay of Plenty Region?
Seat belts are mandatory in Bay of Plenty Region. However, this rule may differ for certain vehicles, such as those operated by public transportation systems.
Is it illegal to use a cell phone while driving in Katikati?
As long as you have Bluetooth or similar functions enabled, it’s fine to use your phone while behind the wheel in Katikati. But be sure to remain focused on the road.
What are the rules around drink driving in Katikati?
In Katikati, it’s a criminal offence to operate a vehicle with a BAC (blood alcohol content) in excess of 0.05%. If you’re thinking of having a few drinks with lunch or dinner, leave your car behind.
Is turning on a red light allowed in Katikati?
No, it’s not. In Katikati, red means stop, with no exceptions. When nearing traffic lights, always maintain a safe speed so you can easily stop if you need to.