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In Hokianga

Sandboarding, fishing, and land & sea tours with Hokianga Express

Make the most of your holiday in Northland New Zealand

If you’re looking for things to do in Northland, a visit to beautiful Hokianga should not be missed on your travel plans.

Hokianga is known for its stunning beaches, relaxed lifestyle and fantastic fishing, but it’s also the only place on Earth where you can take an exhilarating ride down the sand dunes on a boogie board and at high tide, shoot right into the water.

Hokianga Express Charters will take you to the legendary sand dunes, departing from Opononi wharf, on an unforgettable harbour cruise, or a superb scenic tour on land. We’re also certified for fishing charters over the Bar to the Tasman Sea. With us, the fun is endless! There’s just so much to see, do and explore.




Fishing charters


Land & sea tours


Unique extraordinary experiences

Hokianga Express has sea and land activities for all ages. Since 1992, our fun and fully qualified team has provided a reliable, friendly service all year round.

Scenic Harbour Cruises
Majestic Kauri Forests
Sand Formation Walks
Personalised Tours

What people say about Hokianga Express

Janene Taylor
Janene Taylor
Had a fantastic time. It was great to be able to access the fabulous dune and zoom into the gorgeous Hokianga water. The boat ride was professional, safe and easy.
Erin Hodson
Erin Hodson
Great fun, good price. Friendly and professional.
Kylie Mouat
Kylie Mouat
Awesome family fun! We took the boat over at 10am and spent 2 hours there. The boards provided were perfect. We must’ve gone up and down the dunes 20+ times! The steeper section next to the left hand flag (if you’re looking at the dunes) is the place to go to get a run down right to the water’s edge. Bring sunglasses or swimming goggles for kids because the sand in your eyes can be tough on a windy day. Definitely an activity you have to do!
Taina Tate
Taina Tate
Thanks Pete and Hohepa. What a fun couple of hours our whānau had! Easy as to book with Pete and no problems getting there and back. My legs are dead from the hill climbs but sand boarding was well worth the money and time!
Ray Stephenson
Ray Stephenson
These guys are so accomodating and freindly. You feel a part of thier family.
Anna-Maree King
Anna-Maree King
Adventures to the golden sand dunes are what holiday memories are made of.
tequila tapara
tequila tapara
Awesome lil boat ride over to the sand dunes Pete is a good guy explaining things thoroughly because you can boogie board down the dunes and the ride there and back is cheap and fast 5 stars
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Amazing place to be with friends or family. $27 for an adult will get you to the sand dunes and back where you can use a board to slide down the dunes hitting water :) Great fun in the sun! May be good to book in advance (timing wise) as its really busy...
at the top of the sand dunes-Hokianga