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Some activities in the area include: Footprints Twilight tours, Bone Carving with local artist James Taranaki, Sand boarding, Horse Riding, Fishing, Forest and Waterfall walks, Labyrinth Woodworks, Koutu Boulders plus our local Bars and Restaurants.
Bone Carving

Design and make your own Special Piece of New Zealand Art


Come and spend a day learning the art of bone carving with James Taranaki on the shores of the Hokianga Harbour. There’s no time limit as you work on your carving, just relax and enjoy the experience. Free materials, lunch and pick up.


9:00am until you finish, Booking Essential

Footprints Waipoua

One of the highlights of the Hokianga is the Waipoua Forest


The spiritual environment of the Waipoua Forest provides a natural stage for an unforgettable Footprints Waipoua encounter with some of the largest remaining kauri trees in the world.


'Step into our World' and let our local guides take you on a memorable journey through nature's stages of evolution, whilst providing a mythological and interactive interpretation of life in the forest.

Sand Boarding

Plus Fishing Charters & Harbour Cruises come and enjoy the Hokianga with Pete & his crew


Dune riding at North Head. A boat service from Opononi wharf takes you to the giant sand dunes on the North side of the Harbour entrance. The modest fare includes a sand board. Then you can walk up the dune and ride down, crossing the narrow beach and splashing into the sea, as often as you want, or as long as your energy lasts. When you have had enough, catch the same boat back to Opononi. Just one of many activities you can enjoy in the Hokianga, Northland, New Zealand.

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