Please contact us to make a personalised itinerary to the magnificent Hokianga Harbour – Opononi, Omapere, Rawene or Waipoua Forest
- Departure by arrangement tours up to 6+hours
- Cost From $120 adult $50 child minimum numbers apply
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Opononi and Omapere are dual settlements on the Hokianga Harbour; West Coast. With its panoramic views from the Tasman Sea in one direction and to the sand dunes and far reaches of the harbour in the other. Opononi became famous in the early 50’s when a wild dolphin named Opo, swam into the harbour and played with the swimmers on the beach. Opo featured on TV and became a famous national icon.
Tour options can include :
A boat trip across the harbour for sand boarding down the giant Hokianga dunes. Boat trip & Sandboard hire $30 adult $20 child
Lunch in Opononi at the hotel, café or takeaways & relax on the beach.
Photo by the statue of the world famous dolphin Opo. Visit the museum to see a video story about Opo & history of the Hokianga.
Get some locally smoked seafood to take home.
Waipoua Forest: The largest remaining tract of native forest in Northland Visit Tane Mahuta the Lord of the Forest & largest known giant Kauri to be standing in NZ age estimated between 1250 & 2500years, reaching more than 45 metres tall & a trunk girth approx 16 meters.
Koutu Boulders: Northland’s own set of perfectly spherical boulders found on the edge of the Hokianga Harbour
Rawene: New Zealand’s third oldest European settlement & historic harbour town featuring many art n craft galleries & a great puzzle shop with its magical owner. Grab an ice cream & take a short board walk thru
Historic Clendon House: entry $10 overlooking the harbour this 1800’s home belonged to the family of James Reddy Clendon, ship owner, trader and a member of the first Legislative Council.