Take an action-packed day trip from Paihia to the tip of New Zealands North Island on a guided tour of the north including Cape Reinga where the Pacific and Tasman seas collide. Your purpose built coach that offers free Wi-Fi will take you in comfort along 90 mile beach to Te Paki sand stream where you can try your hand at sand boarding one of the giant dunes.
During the day you will also take in stops at Taipa Beach for morning Tea , Ancient Kauri Kingdom , dig for some shellfish on 90 mile beach conditions permitting and at Houhoura for our exclusive lunch stop.
Join our passionate driver / guides for a unforgettable tour of the top of New Zealand & Discover the unique history, culture and landscape of New Zealand's Far North on a day trip to Cape Reinga and Ninety Mile Beach.
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Stop At: Cape Reinga Rd., Cape Reinga New Zealand
Visit the top of NA visit to New Zealand is not complete without a journey to the very top of the North Island Cape Reinga (Te Rerenga Wairua). Uncover the wild beauty of this vast and untouched region that is rich in Māori culture and tradition. Your driver guide also doubles as a story teller, sharing the stories of this significant site where, according to Māori legend, spirits depart on their journey home to Hawaiki. Enjoy spectacular panoramic views, visit the iconic light house, and see the point where the Tasman Sea and the mighty Pacific Ocean come crashing together.ew Zealand and the Cape Reinga Lighthouse
Duration: 45 minutes
Stop At: Ninety Mile Beach, Kaitaia New Zealand
Ninety Mile Beach is another highlight of the tour you'll drive along the sand as waves crash beside the custom-built coach. Feel the sand between your toes as you help your driver guide dig for shellfish (conditions permitting). Dont be alarmed when your driver takes the bus up Te Paki Stream towards the mountainous sand dunes, it's all part of the off-road experience. Clambering up then sand-boarding down the enormous dunes (if you dare!) will give your legs a stretch after the first part of the tour and get your heart pumping with excitement.Drive along 90 mile beach and stop if conditions permit
Duration: 20 minutes
Stop At: Te Paki Sand Dunes, Te Paki Stream Road, Pukenui New Zealand
Drive through Te Paki stream on the way to sand boarding at the Te Paki Sand Dunes
Duration: 30 minutes
Pass By: Paihia Harbour, Paihia New Zealand
Drive along Paihia before heading to Cape Reinga
Stop At: Kauri Walk, Puketi Forest, 1756 Waiare Road, Okaihau 0295, New Zealand
As you travel north, enjoy a taste of New Zealand's varying and beautiful landscape. The trip showcases the rolling hills of Northland's rural countryside, breath-taking coastal views and native forest.During your journey you'll visit Puketi Kauri Forest, where you'll get up close to ancient and majestic giant kauri trees and native bush. Take a short walk along an elevated walkway and learn about the traditional uses of these graceful giants, and about conservation efforts to preserve the forest today.
Duration: 20 minutes
Stop At: Fullers GreatSights Bay of Islands Day Tours, The Maritime Building 69 Marsden Road Paihia Waterfront, Paihia 1045 New Zealand
Your journey back to the Bay of Islands will be equally enjoyable as your tour guide's combination of local insight, extensive historical knowledge and fantastic sense of humour create an unforgettable adventure.
Pick up and drop off location for those who don't need a hotel pick up
Duration: 10 minutes
Commences in:Paihia, New Zealand
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