Opononi is a beach settlement in Hokianga Harbour, in the Northland region. Opononi gained its fame in the mid-1950s from the tame dolphin Opo, who let children ride on her back. Catch a water taxi from Opononi Wharf to giant sand dunes where you can go dune surfing or walk to amazing sandstone formations. more
Accommodation in and around Opononi includes a holiday park with cabins and campsites, bed & breakfast, self-catering motels, and a resort hotel with separate budget backpacker wing.
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Mobile-friendly - Kohukohu is a unique historic village, designated as a heritage precinct, right on the Hokianga Harbour and the Twin Coast Discovery Route. It is an ideal central base for exploring the Far North. Night Sky Lodge has 5 rooms, all with ensuite bathrooms and verandah. Cosy, spacious shared guest kitchen with dining area, wheelchair accessible facilities, free Wifi.
Mobile-friendly - Okopako Lodge is situated is on a family farm and has large decks with panoramic views of the countryside, native bush and Hokianga Harbour. Okopako aims to provide reasonably priced accommodation within a rural eco-farm and gardens setting. Lodge accommodation plus camp sites.
Opononi Lighthouse Motel provides beachfront accommodation overlooking historic Hokianga Harbour with sea and garden views. It's the perfect base from which to explore historic Hokianga and the Northland region. On-site BBQ, guest laundry, WiFi. 500ms to Opononi village & 19kms from Rawene and Hokianga car ferry. 30kms from Waipoua Forest and Tane Mahuta, the giant kauri tree.
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Address: 50 Marsden Rd, Paihia, Bay of Islands
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Address: 16, Kings Road, Paihia, Bay of Islands
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Address: 500 State Highway 14, Maunu, Whangarei
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Te Reo Cafe
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Address: Gillies St, Kawakawa, Bay of Islands
From: 10:45am on Friday 21st December 2018
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Address: 69 Marsden Rd, Paihia, Bay of Islands
From: 5:00pm on Monday 1st October 2018
To: 11:59pm on Saturday 30th March 2019
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Address: 51 Raumanga Valley Rd, Raumanga, Whangarei
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To: 2:00pm on Thursday 17th January 2019