Cape Reinga & Ninety Mile Beach Tour

Cape Reinga & Ninety Mile Beach

Journey to the very tip of the North Island and uncover a region of rich Māori tradition along the way on an unforgettable full-day tour. Travel along the sand-swept shore of Ninety Mile Beach in our purpose-built coach. Climb the massive sand dunes at Te Paki Stream and experience the thrill of sand-boarding. In Māori tradition, Cape Reinga or Te Rerenga Wairua is the place where spirits depart on their long journey back to the homeland. Stand at the northernmost point of New Zealand and drink in the panoramic views. As you stand beneath the iconic lighthouse, and watch the Tasman Sea and the mighty Pacific Ocean collide far below, you’ll feel the power of this special place.

Highlights

  • Travel along Ninety Mile Beach

  • Visit Cape Reinga Lighthouse and views

  • Sandboarding at Te Paki Stream

  • Entertaining Driver Commentary

  • Includes Lunch

Full Description

Journey to the very tip of the North Island and uncover a region of rich Māori tradition along the way on an unforgettable full-day tour.

Travel along the sand-swept shore of Ninety Mile Beach in our purpose-built coach. Climb the massive sand dunes at Te Paki Stream and experience the thrill of sand-boarding.

In Māori tradition, Cape Reinga or Te Rerenga Wairua is the place where spirits depart on their long journey back to the homeland. Stand at the northernmost point of New Zealand and drink in the panoramic views. As you stand beneath the iconic lighthouse, and watch the Tasman Sea and the mighty Pacific Ocean collide far below, you’ll feel the power of this special place.

Throughout the day your local driver guide will provide an entertaining and thought-provoking insight into the culture, history and natural wonders of the Far North.

Your tour also includes a delicious locally-prepared lunch to keep you fueled throughout the day.

Includes

Sandboarding at Te Paki Stream

delicious locally-prepared lunch

Meeting Point

Main departure is from Paihia: Explore Office, Maritime Office Paihia Wharf. 

Please be at your designated pick up point at pick up time.

To arrange a change of pick-up please contact us at least 24 hours before departure.(contact phone number on your ticket)

Pick ups can also be arranged for Kerikeri, Taipa and more on demand by contacting the supplier at least 24 hours before departure. 

If departing from Russell, you must catch the 7.00am ferry from the Russell Wharf. Tickets can be purchased on board or at the Russell ticket office.

Additional Information

We recommend bringing comfortable walking shoes, warm clothes, sunscreen and camera. We also recommend a spare pair of shorts and t-shirt for sand boarding.
Please feel free to bring snacks and cold drinks on board, we do stop for morning and afternoon tea stops (own expense) Lunch is included.

Dress to the weather conditions and wear footwear appropriate for moderate walking
Bring a change of clothes for sandboarding
Please advise dietary requirements when booking
Itinerary, travel on Ninety Mile Beach and sandboarding is subject to tides and weather conditions
Lunch is included. Morning and afternoon tea stops to purchase at own expense
You are welcome to bring a water bottle, additional snacks and non-alcoholic drinks to consume throughout the day

Infant (0 - 4 yrs) FOC - Infants must be booked for capacity limits, meal inclusion does not apply.

Summer:
7:00AM DAILY: 2 October 2021 - 30 April 2022

Winter:
7:00AM MON, WEDS, FRI & SAT: 1 May - 1 October 2022

Cancellation policy

Full refund if cancelled up to 24 hours before activity starts.

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NZ$ 165

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