Discover the Hokianga Harbour with a Custom Made Tour from the east coast you arrive in Opononi; pose for a photo next to the statue of the world famous dolphin Opo. Sandboard down the giant Hokianga Dunes. A hotel lunch or fish & chips on the beach. Learn some of the history of Hokianga at the Museum & be wowed at the panoramic lookout towards the Tasman Sea. Hoki Smoki for some local fish, visit Manea Footprints of Kupe a cultural multisensory encounter, Ngawha Hot Springs, historic Rawene, or the Pioneer Village - tell us your interest we'll make the itinerary.
Let us make you a custom/private tour. Opononi and Omapere are dual settlements on the south shore of the Hokianga harbour. Opononi became famous in the early 50’s when a wild dolphin swam into the harbour and played with the swimmers on the beach. She was featured on television and became a famous national icon. Pose for a photo by the statue of the world famous friendly dolphin Opo.
Visit Manea Footprints of Kupe a multi sensorary encounter of story telling.
A boat trip across the harbour for sand boarding down the giant Hokianga dunes returning for lunch in Opononi at the hotel or fish & chips and relax on the beach.
The museum shows a video story about Opo & history of the Hokianga. Our scenic drive thru Omapere ends with a short walk to a panoramic lookout point with views from the Tasman Sea in one direction to the sand dunes and far reaches of the harbour in the other.
Stopping for some local smoked fish from Hoki Smoki to take back home. Lunch from the fish & chip shop as you sit on the beach viewing the beauty of the harbour.
Visit Rawene's historic Clendon House & art galleries
Tane Mahuta the Lord of the Forest - giant Kauri Tree only a short walk
The Hokianga one of NZ's magnificent spots. So many places let us take your there.
Outside the i-Site on the Paihia Wharf
or by prior arrangement from your accommodation.
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