We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Share
Save

Cape Reinga and 90 Mile Beach Tour from Bay of Islands

Highlights
  • Visit Cape Reinga on the top of New Zealand's North Island
  • Admire its wild and untouched beauty and learn about its rich Maori culture and traditions
  • Immerse yourself in the Puketi Kauri Forest as you walk through 1,000 year old Kauri trees and native bush
More
Cape Reinga and 90 Mile Beach Tour from Bay of Islands
From USD 101.87
Check Availability
  • Overview
  • What to Expect
  • Important Information
  • Reviews
Select Date and Travellers
Cape Reinga and 90 Mile Beach Tour from Bay of Islands
USD 101.87
Overview
Ride a custom-built Waverider coach over the rugged and sandy coastline of Ninety Mile Beach on this full-day guided tour to Cape Reinga. Departing Paihia’s Bay of Islands for the top end of New Zealand’s North Island, you’ll walk under ancient trees in the Puketi Kauri Forest and go sandboarding down a quicksand stream at Te Paki Sand Dunes. Includes lunch and round-trip all-terrain transport from centrally located hotels.
What to Expect
Take your North Island adventure to new heights on the incredible stretch of coastline between the Bay of Islands and Cape Reigna. A custom-built Waverider coach, built to effortlessly move over sand and rugged terrain, picks you up at your centrally located Paihia hotel or the Paihia waterfront.
The first stop on your route is the ancient Puketi Forest. Follow your guide along a boardwalk that twists through the kauri forest and learn about the 1,000-year-old trees from informational panels located throughout the interpretive walk.

Next up is Houhoura Harbour for lunch (choice of Fish and chips or Falafel Salad) at the iconic Wagner’s Holiday Park. Then it’s onward to Cape Reinga to see the Tasman Sea merge with the Pacific Ocean at the Cape Reinga Lighthouse, situated at the northernmost tip of New Zealand.
Continuing back down the Northland coast, your guide stops at the Te Paki Sand Dunes. Hop onto a sandboard for a thrilling downhill ride on the Quicksand Stream. Back aboard the Waverider, you’ll head south along Ninety Mile Beach, a striking stretch of unpopulated shoreline where you can stroll and dig for shellfish.
Your full-day Northland tour ends with the return drive to your starting point in Paihia.
Reviews (125)
1 - 5 of 23 reviews
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile
Great trip

We had a Cape Reinga trip included in our trip around New Zealand. It was great! Can honestly say it was one of my favourite days up in the north of the north island! Our guide, Rob, was brilliant. He provided lots of information about...More

1  Thank mollyfroggatt94
Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile
Must do trip!

Just back from a fun packed day from the bay of islands up to Cape Reinga. The drive was full of excitement and had great knowledge on everything. The highlight of the trip was the sand boarding. Light house views are amazing seeing the two...More

1  Thank Voyage600407
Reviewed 23 July 2018
What a Day!!!

We left Paihia just before the sun rose and headed out to see some very ancient Kauri trees - they are amazing and beautiful. Our driver/guide Robin was fantastic, his knowledge of Northland and the Bay of Islands was incredible (and he told some really...More

2  Thank Anne M
Reviewed 10 July 2018
Fun in the sun and sand!

We loved our time with this tour! The tour guide was full of excitement and details about the area and Maori culture. The tour itself was even better than expected and I highly recommend this company. I appreciated the cleanliness of the coach too.

Thank Jerry5325
Reviewed 25 May 2018
What an amazing day

Big shout out for Rob, our driver/guide for the day. He was very knowledgeable and really added to the day's experience. Our first stop was to see the Kauri trees then onto ,Ninety Mile Beach, followed by boarding on the Giant Sand dunes at Te...More

Thank 16pauline
View more reviews