Looking for things to do in Hokianga?
Come for a boat cruise on the stunning Hokianga Harbour aboard the lovely Ranui. Learn some history of the area, take in the sights, relax and enjoy.
Hokianga Harbour Tours
Explore the upper reaches of the Hokianga Harbour.
Private charter for your group of up to 23 people. Pick up whichever wharf suits you best – Rawene, Kohukohu, Horeke, Mangungu.
Sunset Cruise – Late afternoon/evening 2.5 – 3 hour cruise on the Upper Hokianga harbour at dusk. This is a great time of day to be out enjoying the stunning scenery and particularly the birdlife. Your local skipper has plenty to tell you about the wildlife, history and local life around the harbour or you can just relax and switch off. Departure time is two hours before sunset. Departure is scheduled for Rawene but we can change this to Kohukohu or Horeke on request. Bring Your Own refreshments, if you would like to. Please let us know if you have anyone with limited mobility as the vessel does have steps and narrow entranceway. Minimum 3, maximum 23. Departs 2 hours before sunset. Cruise lasts approx. 3 hours.
Scenic History Tours – Scenic Cruise around the Upper Hokianga Harbour with lots of Historical Information. So many stories to tell you on our historical vessel about the harbours past. Cruise past landmarks, view the amazing birdlife, chill out and relax in the cabin or up on the top deck. Small groups. Bring your own refreshments if you would like to. Please let us know if you have anyone with limited mobility as the vessel does have steps and narrow entranceway.
- Explore Orira River and visit the historic Orira Orchards
- Mangungu Mission House & Wairere Boulders
- Experience Mangamuka River & Gorge
For more information, call 022 644 3599.
Horeke to Kohukohu shuttle – Cycle Ferry Service
Let us take you (and your bike) across the harbour. Most common route is from Horeke (or the wharf at Mangungu Mission) across to Kohukohu.
Maximum 15 passengers, with 1 bike per passenger. Takes approx. 30 minutes.
Departure times and locations vary daily. You are welcome to bring your own food and beverages.
Some routes are tide dependent. We like to discuss the route with you individually so please send a message with notes and your phone number or ring us 022 644 3599 Please let us know if you have anyone in the group with limited mobility as the vessel does have steps and narrow entrance way. Bring your own refreshments.