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Local Things to do:

Golf Fishing Surfing
Diving Safari Adventures Quad Bike Hire
Wind Surfing Quad Bike Tours Craftshop

Nearby Activities:

Horse Trekking Shooting Range 4WD Hire
Museums Fishing Charters Restaurants
Glow Worms Nocturnal Park Craft Shops
Vineyard Wine Tasting

Ahipara - Ninety Mile Beach - New Zealand

Farm Ride, Dune Slide or a Tour of here for more information.


Ninety-Mile Beach is the site of the world's biggest snapper surf-fishing contest,
which is held in February each year. Fish all year round using rods, kites or whatever contraption you feel lucky with.
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WildCat Fishing Charters
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The WildCat Experience - The thrill of Big Game Fishing. 
The fishing grounds off Ahipara are relatively untapped and offer some of the most exciting non-stop action in the country.

Phone: 09-4094-623 E-mail:
Mobile: 0274-471-138 PO Box 151 Ahipara

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Karizma Charters

Owned and operated by Robbie Matthews who has been Commercial crayfishing at Reef Point since 1975, and has a vast knowledge of the area. He has been chasing Marlin for the last 8 years and has built up an arsenal of lures that equals most.
Phone:  09-409-4826
Mobile:  027 -474-6157

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Ahipara Safari Adventures / Bus Tours

Go off the beaten track...this experience will not be disappointing, guaranteed!

View the magnificent views from the top of the Gumfields looking down onto
Ahipara and right up 90 Mile Beach.

Cape Tours Available

Phone: 0800 BUS TOUR



Imagea15.jpg (5542 bytes) Kaitaia Golf Course is a true sand-based links course with spectacular views running parallel with the beach. The 18-hole course has been rated as one of the best links courses in the country.
Full club facilities and all visitors are welcome. Hire clubs and trundlers available.

Phone (09)409-4833 or (09)4094798.

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Ahipara Adventure Centre


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Come and enjoy what the adventure centre can offer, Quad Bikes, BloKarts (Micro Land Yachts), Horse Treks, Mountain Bikes, On-Top Sea Kayaks and More, enjoy these toys on the beautiful backdrop of the world famous Ninety Mile Beach


Quad Hire
Guided tours available
Hire a quad at an hourly rate to go where you want, when you want for as long as you want.
Options Include: Massive Sand Dunes, rugged Coastline and 90 Mile Beach.
Total freedom.
Total choice. 
Sand boggans available for hire.

Phone (09)409-2055 Email:

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Thanx Geo.

Surfer's paradise waits, around the reef at Tauroa Point,
one of the best left-hand surf breaks in the world.

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Good Vibrations Surf Camp

Kia ora “Everybody is welcome at Good Vibrations. From the first time surfer to the surf professionals - we pride ourselves on being the friendliest surfcamp in the country. It’s all about surfing having fun and going places you’ve never been before! “ Camp Leader - Mark Shanks


Surfing video? here

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Tua Tua Tours/Guided Quad Tours


Ride the massive dunes of Ahipara Gumfields.
Visit the Buried Ancient Kauri Forests and cruise the awesome coastline of Reef Point, taking in 14th Century Maori archaeological sites. Tour in safety and comfort with an experienced guide.

Phone (09)409-4875


Quad Bike Video? here...

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Glow Worms Shooting Range 4WD Hire
Museums Fishing Charters Restaurants
Vineyard Wine Tasting Nocturnal Park Craft Shops

Archibald Rentals

View Northland and all it has to offer in your own time.
Rental vehicles are available from $40 per day*.
Competitive Rates - 8am-5pm weekdays.
Archibald Rentals - 143 Commerce Street - Kaitaia

We have:
Ten seater vans - Large and small cars - Quality Cars and Vans - Personal Service - Airport Pickup and Drop Off

Phone(09) 408-1900

$40 per day - *(Conditions apply)


Far North Outback Adventures

Personalised off the beaten track adventures using a modern air-conditioned 4x4 vehicle.  Destinations can be tailored to suit your interest.  Visit Cape Reinga via Ninety Mile Beach and toboggan the sand hills at Te Paki Stream.  See the Ahipara Gumfields via Tauroa Point, experience the marine bird life of the Far North, see prehistoric Kauri carbon dated to 50,000 years old and journey through the Aupourii Forest to look for wild horses.

Phone(09) 408-0927

Mobile Phone(025) 498-934


Harrisons Cape Runner

123 North Rd, Kaitaia.
Full day coach tour, 9am - 5pm.

 Includes many stops to experience our
 90 Mile Beach on our way to Cape Reinga.

Phone 0800 22 73 73 Email:

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Harrisons Off-Road Runner & Gum Digger Trail

123 North Rd, Kaitaia.
Half-Day 4wd tour in 17 seater Unimog over gum-fields and expansive sand-dunes. 
Both trips include Pick-up
from your Ahipara accommodation.
Phone 0800 22 73 73

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Hillcrest Shooting Centre

Hillcrest Rd, Kaitaia
All weather 50m shooting range.
No firearms licence required when you learn from accredited firearm instructors.  
This is safe family fun. All equipment provided. Open 7 days
10am -5pm during summer. By appointment at other times.

Phone (09)408-0097

Ancient Kauri Kingdom

S.H.1 Awanui.

IT'S A MUST. Come see huge logs dragged from nearby swamps, milled, turned and crafted into fine furniture and wood products.
Furniture/Craft shop on site - open 7 days.
Phone/Fax (09)406-7172 Email:

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Kiwi and Glow Worms Nocturnal Park

18km south of Kaitaia off S.H.1

See kiwis and glow-worms in a unique bush and stream setting. Experience Nature close-up at the famous Nocturnal Park.
Open daily from 9am until late. Evening tours highly recommended.

Phone (09)409-4100

Okahu Estate Vineyards

Cnr Okahu & Pukepoto Rds, 

Visit New Zealand's most northern vineyard and winery for free tasting and cellar door sales of award winning wines.
Open 7 days Dec 26 - May 31. 
Open weekends June and October-December. Closed July - September.
Phone (09)408-2066 Email:

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Tui Inn Adventures


Grant and Tangi Devan
A Lovely Hokianga setting at Herekino the
Tui Inn offers unique Adventure Holiday and Farm Stay experience,
complete with Horse Treks, Fishing & Hunting.

Phone: 409-3883 Email:
Mr Roosevelt at Cavalli Islands

Teddy Bear Sailing  Charters
Yacht Charters launching from Mill Bay - Mangonui

Danny and Yvonne Simms
Postal address: PO Box 365
Mangonui 0442

Ph:(09)406-1554 Email:
Fax:(09)406-1554 Mobile:0274 876 368