Ahipara Horse Treks is a locally owned and operated business. We are located in Ahipara, at the base of Ninety Mile Beach, just 10 minutes drive west of Kaitaia.
We provide 1 and 2 hour treks along one of New Zealand’s most beautiful west coast beaches, and may include, where practical gently rolling grasslands and the excitement of ocean riding.
In the west of Northland – a region of the North Island of New Zealand – lies one of the best surf breaks in the whole country. Shipwreck Bay is one of those spots known by NZ surfers, even if they’ve never ridden there before. If you’re going to NZ for a surf it should definitely be on your list. Read our guide to find out more.
The Kaitaia Golf Club is located in the Far North of New Zealand on the shores of the Tasman Sea Situated near Kaitaia in Ahipara at the southern end of 90 mile Beach (Te Oneroa a Tohe), Kaitaia Golf Club has lovely grounds, charming clubrooms and an impressive view.
You are welcome to drop by for a casual round of golf, become a member to play regularly or view our functions section if you're thinking of using the golf clubrooms as a venue for something special.
Ancient Kauri Kingdom (and café) at Awanui just north of Kaitaia.
Gumdiggers Park – a short drive from the main road, but worth it – this is a special place with 100,000-year-old kauri trees and the story of kauri gum and the gum diggers who made their livelihood from it.
Ahikaa Adventures - Dave and Rose and their whanau are based at the Te Paki sand dunes. Surf the giant dunes or surf the waves. Let them share the Maori story of the area. On the road north, there are dozens of places to explore if you have time.
Further Road Trips from Ahipara: Drive east to beautiful Doubtless Bay, Mangonui and the Karikari Peninsula. Further south catch the Hokianga ferry to Rawene, and the magical Hokianga Harbour.
According to Maori legend, our location is "Te Hiku O Te Ika – The Tail of the Fish". And at the tip of the tail lies "Te Rerenga Wairua – Cape Reinga".
According to Maori Legend, Cape Reinga is the place where our loved ones depart when it is their time to return to Hawaiki - where we are born and where we return. Here you will be embraced by peace... connections with your loved ones both living and departed... a place for thought... a spiritual place.
Quoted from Ahikaa
Read more about the Maori story of this area. Experience it from their perspective – ride the giant Te Paki sand dunes with them.
Unlimited WiFi is included (for multiple devices) inside each of the apartments, you'll receive the password on check-in.
Communal BBQ area available to all guests free of charge.