The Hokianga Harbour offers many beautiful and interesting attractions and activities.  Be our guest, come and see for yourself. (Suggestions to include items please E-mail)

Attractions

Koutu Boulders Website


Koutu Boulders

Giant bowling balls with diameters up to 3 m (09) 405 88 82
Toni Stockman

Mangroves
Horeke Mangrove Sites Website
Rawene Boardwalk Website


Clouds above sea

View the stunning mangroves of the Hokianga

Sand Dunes Website


Horses in dunes


Wairere Boulders  Website
The stunning encounter with boulders and awesome stroll through the world's unique Basalt Boulder Valley.
E-mail


Wairere Boulders

McDonnell Road, Horeke Ph:  (09) 401 99 35
Rita & Felix Schaad

   

Forests

Puketi Forest    Website
The Puketi Forest is on the East side of the Hokianga Harbour, a beautiful track leads through it from Kerikeri area down into the Waihau Valley


NZ fern trees


Omahuta Forest Website
The Omahuta Forest is in the North-East of the Hokianga Harbour and has numerous huge Kauris and a lovely walkway leading through it. 


Tane Mahuta

You need a good car to arrive at the parking, or you have to walk 2 to 3 km to get there, but it is definitely worth it

Waipoua Forest 
The Waipoua forest is one of the three major reserves for Kauri trees in Hokianga Harbour
 
The giants in the Waipoua Forest:
Tane Mahuta Website
Te Matua Ngahere Website


Kowhai


  

Historic Sites

Base of Mc Donnell, Horeke  Website


Buildings over Water

The base of the house of Lieutenant McDonnell can still be seen at Horeke.

Clendon House, Rawene Website E-mail


Wairere Boulders

Stuart Park (09) 407 44 43
(09) 407 34 54

First NZ Post Office, Horeke Website
Horeke has still the building that was once the first Post Office in New Zealand.  It is very small and now used as a resource center.


Chapel at Mangungu


Mangungu Mission House, Horeke Website E-mail


Mangungu Mission, Horeke

The Mangungu Mission house is now a museum and run by the historic places trust.  Most signatures on the Treaty of Waitangi were added in Mangungu before the document got signed by additional chiefs and the English Crown (09) 407 44 43
(09) 407 34 54
Stuart Park

Mangungu, First Graves, Horeke Website E-mail


Koutu Boulders

In the graveyard of the Mangungu Mission house are the oldest headstones of New Zealand. (09) 407 44 43
(09) 407 34 54
Stuart Park

     

Horse Riding

Big Rock Spring Trails Website Email


Wairere Boulders

Physical Address: 
Pukepoto Rd, Okaihau
Postal Address
RD2, Okaihau 0455

Ph: (09) 401 9303
Mob: 021 136 1716
Fax: (09) 401 9303
Jenny King

North Hokianga Trekking Website E-mail


Horse Trekking

Phys. address: 
Pukemiro Road, Broadwood
Post. address: 
P.O. Box 10 Broadwood Hokianga Harbour
Ph: (09) 409 58 09
Heather & Robb Campbell

Okopako Lodge & Wilderness Farm
Riding


Hokianga Sunset

Mountain Rd Sth Hokianga, Opononi, Hokianga Harbour Ph:  (09) 405 88 15
Fax:(09) 405 88 15 
Lois & Nils King

  

Information Center / Museum

FNDC Information Center and Museum E-mail


Opononi Dolphin

Waterfront, Omapere, Hokianga Harbour
Mere & Sue Moetara

    

Motor Cycling

Hokianga Blue  Website E-mail


Koutu Boulders

Next to Firestation
Rawene
Hokianga Harbour
Ph +64 9 405-7675
Mobile: 021-263-1171

       

Walks

DOC Walkways Website
(DOC = Department of Conservation)


Hokianga Sunset

Diverse Walkways all over the Hokianga Harbour
See Information Centre, Omapere

Wairere Boulders  Website
The stunning encounter with boulders and awesome stroll through the world's unique Basalt Boulder Valley.
E-mail


Wairere Boulders

McDonnell Road, Horeke Ph:  (09) 401 99 35
Rita & Felix Schaad

Wairere Boulders