Land Based Fishing

We have a walk way constructed from the motel for our Patrons down to the fishing rocks beneath the motel.

For day trips to the Ranfurly Banks visit:  The team at Coastal Fishing Charters have won numerous prizes in various major tournaments in the Bay of Plenty. Their Boat is the 8.6 metre Senator – Strictly Fishing. They use the latest electronics onboard and the Qualified skippers will put your SAFETY first.

Helicopter Trips

We can shuttle people in from Whakatane or  Opotiki to Lottin Point Motel with Opotiki Helicopters. We have our own helipad for landing.


Lottin Point Motel is 3.65kms from the main road, and is perfect base for cyclists of all abilities. The Motel to Poutikirua Beach is a perfect trip along a metal road with a glorious beach at the end of the road. Perfect ride for a beginner cyclist [4kms return trip] For the more seasoned rider, a trip from the motel to Cape Runaway is 16kms away [32km return].

Visit the Oldest Pohutakawa Tree at Te Araroa

Visit East Cape Light House (50 minute leisurely drive from Lottin Point Motel).


Lottin Point offers some of the most spectacular spots for capturing the beauty of the ocean, the raw land covered in native bush and NZ Manuka. The ever changing ocean and the plentiful fish life make it a perfect site for photography.


The waters beneath Lottin Point is a great diving spot for crayfish or spearing fish.

Lottin Point Bay

Safe family spot for the family with council provided public toilets. Perfect for a picnic or swimming and a perfect place for launching a small boat or canoe.


Lottin Point Motel hires sea faring kayaks for fishing the bay.