Northland Road Trip - Kauri, Kiwi & Kaimoana

Explore the Kauri Coast and Hokianga. Highlights include an organic farm visit, bone carving workshop, kauri gum polishing at The Kauri Museum, Tane Mahuta, a night walk with kiwi, 4WD on the beach, fishing and old-world experiences at the Paparoa Hotel.


This tour is part of our Summer Program and can be booked as a fully guided tour via our Summer Program registration form. Alternatively, you can drive yourself and use the itinerary below to plan your trip.

Day One

Visit Organic Farm in Maungatoroto – calf feeding and stunning sunflower photos

Lunch at Paparoa Hotel

Kauri Museum visit with gum polishing and dress-up photo

Old-world experience

Dinner at Paparoa Hotel

Accommodation: Paparoa Hotel

Day Two

Drive to Opononi

Meet Len from Awesome Adventures and spend the day exploring Hokianga Harbour, learning to jet ski, sand boarding, collecting seafood and cooking it, learning local stories and history and much much more…

Accommodation Option 1: Stay Awesome Adventures B&B

Accommodation Option 2: Stay Copthorne Hotel, 4 hour Guided Forest Walk with Footprints Waipoua at night

Accommodation Option 3: Stay Kauri Coast Top Ten Holiday Park, 2 hour Guided Kiwi Walk at night

 Day Three

Visit Tāne Mahuta, NZ’s largest kauri tree

3 hour bone carving workshop at Awesome Adventures Studio

OR 1 day woodturning workshop with Rick Taylor

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