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Explore - Dune Rider Cape Reinga

#9 of 47 Tours in Paihia
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Address: Cnr Marsden & Williams Roads, Paihia 0200, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 800 365 744
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Explore the landscape on this full day adventure to Cape Reinga. Drive...

Explore the landscape on this full day adventure to Cape Reinga. Drive along the sand highway of 90 Mile Beach as the ocean roars alongside you. Immerse yourself in the culture and history of the Far North on this adventure to the top of NZ.

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Although this is an 11 hour tour, dont let that stop you. There are plenty of breaks along the way and lunch is part of the package. You see the most amazing things & have... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Middleton Cheney, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This does feel like a stereotypical coach trip - stop off, take a pic, get on the coach and move to the next place. However, all the stops are great and worth visiting - if like us you don't have loads of time and want to head further north I think this is the best option. The coach is comfortable,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Although this is an 11 hour tour, dont let that stop you. There are plenty of breaks along the way and lunch is part of the package. You see the most amazing things & have commentary of local history to. Just seeing the Te Paki sand dunes is amazing but when you get to Cape Reinga, you will be so... More 

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had pre booked this tour which started with an early morning pick up from our hotel and over the next 12 hours : - 300km coach journey to the Cape to see the top of NZ (I have written a separate review on Cape Reinga) with excellent commentary by the coach driver Arial - Fish and chip lunch which... More 

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Scoresby, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

For a cost of $150 it is certainly well worth it. Tour guide was excellent and accommodated my needs well. Cape Reinga is awesome with great views from both up top and down at the lighthouse. The trip down the beach was a welcome from the winding roads. All in all well worth the money. The only con I could... More 

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

Big day out but worth the trip to the top of the North. Commentary all the way up by driver. Sand duning is a must, great fun for young and not so young. Lunch was basic but yum. Driving on 90 mile beach was great. Buried Kauri logs was good to view.

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Braunschweig, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Went on the dune rider cape reigna tour. Had an awesome tour guide. Dune riding was mad fun. Cape reinga is stunning. Overall had a great day and would recommend this tour to anyone. No problem.

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

We booked this from Mangonui and so missed the start and end travel. Paul was happy go lucky and certainly fits in a full day. Lunch at Te Paki as part of the price was good with friendly staff there. We were lucky the weather was perfect and we ended up doing the full length of the beach where many... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

This trip starts bright and early. We all load onto a bus and make our way north. The are several stops we make which include a forest, 90 mile road, lunch, dunes and of course the cape. It was incredibly fun to see the sights but painful to sit on a bus for several hours.

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Levin, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

Cape Reinga hi light of the day really stunning place. Gum digger interesting but tired as was the kauri museum.Low point was the lunch we were told it was gourmet two meats chips coleslaw soup instant coffee . The driver was informative friendly very kiwi bloke it's a tight schedule but he kept us to it still managed to stop... More 

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Papakura, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

Was my second time and I don't even know how it got better! Definitely ask for Wendy and Areal and definitely Maori guy Buzz! They gave our tour the best experience we've ever had on a tour and literally left us wanting more. They had so much knowledge and stories, my family and I couldn't get enough. We also got... More 

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