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Things to do

Takaka Icelandic horse treks. For all levels of riders who wants to experience this amazing breed of horse. Located close to Pohara. Beautiful beach rides Tel.525 9616.

Golden Bay Kayaks.  Leave from Tata on either a guided trip or in your own group.  Just a short paddle takes you to some stunning coastline.  Penguins, seals and rays often spotted. Tel 525 9095

Come fly with Jim. Scenic Flights which allow you to see the incredible variety of Golden Bay from the air.  Great value for a brilliant experience. 525 6167 or 0800 150 338

The Quiet Revolution.  The experts on Mountain and road biking.  Operates from Takaka and can set up any trip to suit your need.  The Rameika Track? Tel 525 9555

Mountain Bike Transport.  Get your bike or hire one to the top of the Takaka hill and come down the Rameka track.  Much else offered by this passionate mountain biking company.  525 8783.

Cape Farewell Horse Treks.  Fantastic riding on untouched west coast.  All experience catered for by this long established company. 03 524 8031

Make your own bone carving Chris Bone has a small workshop behind the Wholemeal café  is willing to help you make your own original piece of work.  You will require a booking.

JC’S Fishing Charters.  All bait and tackle supplied.  Sea fish with an expert. 03 524 8644 

Coffee Ship {the harbour} Meet Ollie and drink good coffee on Jacque’s original wooden hulled vessel.  A good place to watch the port activity from.

Totally Roasted (Pohara)  Fairly traded and organic. Fantastic coffee in a gallery,  Stock up on ground coffee for your trip.