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AwesomeNZ

| Paihia Waterfront, Paihia 1045, New Zealand
+64 9-402 7421
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Cape reinga tour a must

Really glad I went, easy to see scenery on bus and easy pick up from marine point. Long journey but... read more

Reviewed 13 April 2018
Liddy E
TRULY MEMORABLE TRIP

Full day trip lasting around 12 hours and visiting many scenic sites. Morning tea (own cost) and... read more

Reviewed 18 February 2018
David S
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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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Cape Reinga & 90 Mile Beach Day Tour. An awesome jam-packed day that take you on a journey of discovery to the top of New Zealand - be at one with nature, do the dunes, hear the legends and much more! Visit the famous Cape Reinga lighthouse at witness the Pacific Ocean collide with the Tasman Sea. Boogie board down the massive sand dunes at the Te Paki Stream and speed along the sand on Ninety Mile Beach. Along the way you'll also visit a forest of ancient kauri trees and taste the best fish & chips in New Zealand!
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  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
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| Paihia Waterfront, Paihia 1045, New Zealand
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Reviewed 13 April 2018

Really glad I went, easy to see scenery on bus and easy pick up from marine point. Long journey but have breaks and cape reinga worth it, especially if don't have a car. Get to sandboard and see kauri tree on way up so journey...More

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AwesomeNZTours, Marketing Coordinator at AwesomeNZ, responded to this reviewResponded 16 April 2018

Kia ora Liddy, Isn't it an amazing trip up to the very top of New Zealand! I'm glad you enjoyed it, thanks for sharing your experience with us. All the best for your future travels, Esther and the team at awesomeNZ

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Reviewed 18 February 2018

Full day trip lasting around 12 hours and visiting many scenic sites. Morning tea (own cost) and lunch (provided in overall cost) where at smashing locations. Our driver/guide was very knowledgeable and friendly - he even sang Mauri songs to us! The drive along 90...More

Thank David S
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AwesomeNZTours, Marketing Coordinator at AwesomeNZ, responded to this reviewResponded 27 February 2018

Kia ora David, Yes, we'd have to agree, the trip up north to Cape Reinga with us is an action-packed day! Northland's landscape is just beautiful, we're glad we can share it with visitors like yourself. Thanks for sharing your experience, I'll make sure your...More

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Reviewed 12 January 2018

We had a great day on this bus tour! Our guide and driver, Chris, was such a nice person, very lively and gave us a lot of interesting information. All the activities were great, from the (short) stop on 90-mile-beach, to the walk to cape...More

Thank Dana S
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FullersGreatSights, Marketing Coordinator at AwesomeNZ, responded to this reviewResponded 15 January 2018

Kia ora Dana, Thanks for sharing with us! I've heard the fish and chips are the best around up there, I'm glad you enjoyed them too! It's great to hear you enjoyed your tour with Chris, I'll be sure to pass your lovely feedback on...More

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Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

This tour was approx 11hours, which we expected, what we didn’t expect was that we would be spending it in a very old bus that had barely functional aircon, so full bus of over 40 people, 11hours on a very hot day.......not pleasant at all....More

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FullersGreatSights, Marketing Coordinator at AwesomeNZ, responded to this reviewResponded 15 January 2018

Kia ora Sanmac, I'm so sorry to hear about your disappointing experience with us. Our drivers are known for providing entertaining commentary and knowledgeable information and I'm sorry you didn't receive this on the day. Our buses are equipped with air conditioning so perhaps there...More

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Reviewed 30 November 2017

The Cape Reinga 90 mile beach tour with sandboarding, a walk to the lighthouse, a drive on the beach, a stroll through a Kauri tree forest and a meal stop in Mangonui for fish 'n chips was indeed awesome. A great day with amazing variety--even...More

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AwesomeNZTours, Marketing Coordinator at AwesomeNZ, responded to this reviewResponded 11 December 2017

Kia ora Sherapop1, Isn't the trip up to the very top of New Zealand an incredible experience? I'm really glad you had a great time with us. Thanks for your feedback, I'll be sure to pass it on. All the best for your future travels,...More

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Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

We couldn't fault the company for the trip we had - timings were good, Robin the bus driver was excellent throughout and the food was a good standard. It was a very long day and the weather at the cape was so foggy you couldn't...More

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AwesomeNZTours, Marketing Coordinator at AwesomeNZ, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2017

Kia ora Bulrac, It sounds like you had a great experience up to Cape Reinga, thanks for sharing. I'll be sure to pass your feedback on to Robin. All the best for your future travels, Esther and the team at awesomeNZ

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Reviewed 1 August 2017

I loved every minute of this tour. On ninety mile beach I even saw a seal and many cool birds along the way! The sandboarding was absolutely fantastic and very cool! I had a great (very funny) guide called Ariel. He was a kiwi and...More

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AwesomeNZTours, Marketing Coordinator at AwesomeNZ, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2017

Kia ora Zora, It sounds like you had an amazing time with us up to Cape Reinga. I'm glad to hear you enjoyed sand boarding - it's a blast! Thanks for sharing I'll make sure I pass on your feedback to Aerial. All the best...More

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Reviewed 3 June 2017

Jacky the english chick was the best guide I've ever had whilst travelling! Her stories whilst travelling up the cape were informative, fun and interesting. Some guides drag on and get really boring but Jacky spoke for just the right amount of time, picked out...More

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AwesomeNZTours, Marketing Coordinator at AwesomeNZ, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2017

Kia ora Stephanie, I'm glad to hear you had a great time with us on your tour of Northland - It's a paradise up north! We'd love to see your photos, please feel free to post them on our Facebook page - www.facebook.com/awesomenz. Thanks for...More

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Reviewed 9 May 2017

Excellent tour guided by our driver Julie. We walked in glorious sunshine to Cape Reinga, where the waters of the Pacific Ocean meet the waters of the Tasman Sea. Julie gave us basic training for sand surfing and encouraged us in a great experience. Most...More

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awesomeNZTours, Marketing Coordinator at AwesomeNZ, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2017

Kia ora ziazak, Thanks for sharing, it sounds like you had great fun driving along 90 Mile Beach and sand boarding down the dunes. I'll be sure to pass on your lovely feedback to our driver Julie. All the best for your future travels, Esther...More

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Reviewed 15 February 2017

Small groups great for children and adults, teenagers . Very informative. Easy access. A very eco experience. Totally true and real New Zealand

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AwesomeNZ_Day_Tours, Marketing Coordinator at AwesomeNZ, responded to this reviewResponded 16 February 2017

Kia ora Greg, That's fantastic to hear you enjoyed your tour with us. Thanks for sharing! All the best for your future travels, Esther and the team at awesomeNZ

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Janice B
8 December 2015|
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Response from FullersGreatSights | Property representative |
Kia ora Janice, apologies for the delay in responding to your query. We offer two Cape Reinga day tour options - one through Fullers GreatSights which includes a fish and chip lunch, and the other through awesomeNZ where we... More
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ruheerp
14 October 2015|
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Response from AwesomeNZTours | Property representative |
Kia ora ruheerp, Thank you for your enquiry. Cape Reinga is definitely a highlight of the Northland region. If you are planning to travel along Ninety Mile Beach during your trip we do not recommend self driving as the... More
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