the North Hokianga & Mitimiti. An area rich in history and natural beauty. Wide open beaches, mountainous ranges, streams, Kauri forest, sand dunes and amazing sunsets. A place where few tourists have ventured.
Exclusive & unique Small group Off the beaten track Personal guided dune buggy tours Lunch with your guide Local stories histories and legends Accommodation
Tour 1: ‘Sandtrails to Mitimiti’ Tour Tour duration: 3hr 45min Max 3 Adults Min 1 Adult (conditions apply) Child fare available (6-11 accompanied) Options can be tailored to suit individual requirements This tour includes a boat harbour crossing on the Hokianga Express
Enjoy a personal interactive tour and lunch with a Maori guide. Tours depart at 10.00 am from Opononi returning at approx 1.45 (or other times by arrangement). Explore the sand dunes and sculptures. Ride the 12km up the west coast to Mitimiti. Experience a slice of paradise that is one of Northlands best kept secrets. You will hear the stories of Mitimiti and legends of the Warawara. Enjoy a glass of NZ wine or beer. (Non alcoholic beverages also served. Toilet and bathroom facilities available for your convenience) What to bring: Camera, appropriate clothing (weather), sunglasses, hat, insect repellent, water bottle (optional) and a smile. Please ensure toilet facilities are used prior to travel to the sand dunes as there are no facilities on the dunes.
Tour 3: ‘Overnight in Mitimiti’ Tour duration: 24hr (approx) Max 3 Adults Min 2 Adults Options can be tailored to suit individual requirements This tour includes a boat harbour crossing on the Hokianga Express
You decide where we go, how long we stay and what we do. Explore the dunes, sculptures and canyon. Explore areas not visited by other tours. Beach and bush walks, shellfish gathering, eeling or fishing are available. Accommodation is a 3 bedroom home with shared facilities and comfortable beds. It has a real Kiwi “beachhouse” feel. Enjoy panoramic views of the coast. The beach is only a stones throw. Enjoy the hospitality, cooking, stories, laughs and waiata (song). Feel free to join in. All meals, snacks, coffee, tea, orange juice, water and complimentary wine or beer with lunch and dinner are provided.
Tour 2: ‘Sandsecrets’ Tour duration: 70min Max 3 Adults Min 1 Adult Child fare available (6-11 accompanied) Options can be tailored to suit individual requirements This tour includes a boat harbour crossing on the Hokianga Express
This tour is for those who have limited time but want to experience the spectacular sandscapes of the North Hokianga. Tours depart on the hour from 10.00 am (or other times by arrangement from the Opononi Wharf). Enjoy this personal interactive tour with that explores and reveals some of the secrets of the dunes. It’s not quite what you might expect to find. Spend time on the dunes exploring and photo opportunities, or drop onto the West Coast and take a ride down the beach, (your choice). Bookings are essential. For all pricing please refer to our website. All tours and departure times are subject to tide and other conditions. We reserve the right to cancel or vary programs at any time, due to whatever circumstances dictate.
Tour 4: ‘Sandscapes’ Tour duration: 2hrs Max 3 Adults Min 1 Adult Options can be tailored to suit individual requirements
Why not take an off the beaten track scenic drive and make your own way to Mitimiti. It is only 45min drive from the Narrows Ferry Landing near Kohukohu. Tours depart from 32 Paparangi Dr Mitimiti or if you are staying locally you will be picked up and dropped off. Mitimiti is one of Northlands best kept secrets. You will be shown around the settlement and hear local stories and legends. Travel 12km south along the beach to the mouth of the spectacular Hokianga Harbour. Discover and explore the giant sand dunes, sculptures and canyon.
Hokianga Express fee included in Sandtrails package
Contact us: Andrew and Diane Kendall 32 Paparangi Drive, Mitimiti, RD 2 , Kohukohu, 0492 phone/fax: +64 9 4095 035 mobile: 021 144 9228 email: email@example.com website: www.sandtrailshokianga.co.nz
Disclaimer: By booking a tour with us customers accept that they are taking this tour entilrely at their own risk. No responsibility will be taken by Sandtrails Hokianga or any employees or landowners whose land is crossed for any damages,
incurred by taking tours run by Sandtrails Hokianga.