Hokianga Ferry

The link across the Hokianga Harbour on the Twin Coast Discovery Highway

The Journey

Sail the Kohu Ra Tuarua from picturesque Rawene across the scenic Hokianga Harbour. Travel on by road through Kohukohu and Broadwood to Kaitaia, Ninety Mile Beach and fabulous Cape Reinga.

Or travel South to Kohukohu, board the Kohu Ra Tuarua to Rawene, and then drive on to the beaches of Opononi and Omapere and the giant Kauris of the Waipoua Forest.

Ferry Timetable

South TerminalNorth Terminal (3 Km South of Kohokohu)
RaweneNarrows
0700 (weekdays only)0715 (weekdays only)
07300745
08150830
08450900
09301000
10301100
11301200
12301300
13301400
14301500
15301600
16301700
17301800
18301900
19302000

Note: At peak times the Ferry may change to “shuttle” mode, at which times the above time table may be suspended and sailings will be more frequent

“Week days” above does not include Public Holidays.

Ferry Fares

Category Ferry Fare NZ$
Children concession – 10 trips4.00
Foot/Car Passenger – single2.00
Resident light vehicle7.00
Passenger concession 10 trips10.00
Motorcycle – single5.00
Campervan one way40.00
Light Vehicles single20.00
Light vehicle – concession 5 trips30.00
Light vehicle – concession 10 trips55.00
Heavy motor vehicle (>2200kg tare) per axle single15.00
Heavy motor vehicle Concession 10 axle trips100.00

Tickets are purchased on board the Ferry. Payment may be made in cash or by using the on-board ATM machine which accepts EFTPOS cards and VISA or MASTERCARD credi cards. The machine does not dispense cash.

For further information about the ferry check the following link:

FNDC