Enjoy a personalised itinerary to the magnificent Hokianga Harbour including Opononi, Omapere, Rawene or Waipoua Forest.
Tours up to 6+hours from $180 per adult, $100 per child
- Departures by arrangement
- Minimum numbers apply
Opononi and Omapere are dual settlements on the Hokianga Harbour West Coast. With 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.
Tour options can include:
Sand Boarding down the giant Hokianga dunes.
Lunch in Opononi at the hotel, café or takeaways & relax on the beach.
Get your photo by the statue of the world famous dolphin Opo. Visit the museum. Get some locally smoked seafood to take home.
Manea Footprints of Kupe – A Cultural Encounter in the form of a multisensory journey of story-telling, performance, film & gallery
Waipoua Forest: The largest remaining tract of native forest in Northland, visit Tane Mahuta the Lord of the Forest the largest known giant Kauri to be standing in NZ age estimated 1250 & 2500yrs, over 45mtrs tall & a trunk girth of 16mtrs.
Rawene: New Zealand’s third oldest European settlement & historic harbour town featuring many art & craft galleries & a puzzle shop with its magical owner. Grab an ice cream or lunch at the café.
Historic Clendon House: 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.
Ngawha Hot Springs: Each of the geothermal pools have their own unique characteristics and healing properties with differing temperatures, colours and minerals. Feel the warmth and intimacy of Papatuanuku as she wraps around you, restoring the eternal connection between you and the natural world.
Live Laugh Love wine and beer! Visit local vineyards and craft beer makers
Explore Kawiti Glow worm Caves, Hundertwasser Toilets, Vintage Railway
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