From fishing, to sailing, hunting, night time forest encounters, Hokianga has a wealth of fun and excitement in the most beautiful scenery in the world.


Water taxi to sandhills

  • For trips from Opononi wharf to the giant sand dunes at North Head Hokianga
  • Hokianga Express
  • Every hour during peak seasons
  • Check details at Hokianga i-Site Opononi
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Fishing Charters

  • Peter from Hokianga Express Charters is available for fishing charters.
  • You can phone him on 09 405 8872
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Awesome Adventures Hokianga

  • Jetskis, kayaks and paddleboards for hire
  • Historic and cultural tours by jetski
  • Ph 09 405 8224
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Twin Coast Cycle Trail

  • From Opua in the Bay of Islands (East Coast) to Horeke on the Hokianga Harbour (West Coast)
  • 87km through diverse and stunning scenery with magnificent views
  • Fascinating journey through some of New Zealand’s earliest Maori and European settlements
  • Official website 

Top Trail Cycle Hire and Tours


Footprints Waipoua

Our local guides will take you on a memorable journey through nature’s stages of evolution, while providing a mythological interpretation of life in the forest. Meet our ancestors; the mighty Tane Matua Ngahere and Tane Mahuta, huge Kauri trees.

Heritage and Sunset Tour Waipoua

Join the guide on an easy stroll near the Waipoua River and learn about the heritage of the Waipoua Forest. Or maybe go with a local guide to relax and enjoy the stories being told whilst watching the sun setting in the background.

Wairere Boulders

  • A private nature reserve with really cool rocks! Unique geology, awesome flora and fauna, kids nature trail activities, kayak hire and more.
  • Phone int +64 9 401 9935
  • Email
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Waiotemarama Falls Bush Walk

Labyrinth Woodworks & Maze

  • A puzzle shop that has the biggest puzzle collection in NZ, a fantastic maze, a great family day out, picnic area and waterfall walk.
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Department of Conservation walkways

The Golden Stairs Walkway