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Address: | Paihia Waterfront, Paihia 1045, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 9-402 7421
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07:00 - 18:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 18:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Cape Reinga - Sandboarding & 90 Mile Beach. An awesome jam packed day...

Cape Reinga - Sandboarding & 90 Mile Beach. An awesome jam packed day that take you on a journey of discovery to the top of New Zealand - get at one with nature, do the dunes, hear the legends and much more! Visit the famous Cape Reinga lighthouse, 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.

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Some more time please!

Had a great time with Willy he's a top top tour guide and made the trip super fun. It takes a few hours to get going but it's certainly worth it once it's up and running. Would... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Tom W
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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187 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a great time with Willy he's a top top tour guide and made the trip super fun. It takes a few hours to get going but it's certainly worth it once it's up and running. Would work better as a 2D/1N trip as the stops are very rushed. 45 mins at the cape is no way near enough!j

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Amy_Cooper_ICG, Marketing team at AwesomeNZ, responded to this review

Kia ora Tom, Thanks for your review! I'm glad you enjoyed your time exploring Cape Reinga and the far north. All the best for your future travels, Amy and the team at awesomeNZ More 

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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked the Cape Reinga & 90 Mile Beach tour with awesomeNZ via Intercity. Spent some time at the Puketi Kauri Forest which was nice to start off with. The stop at Cape Reinga was wonderful, it's a place full of cultural significance and the views were abslolutely incredible (the highlight of the tour!). Sandboarding at Te Paki stream was such... More 

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Amy_Cooper_ICG, Marketing team at AwesomeNZ, responded to this review

Kia ora Dian, Thanks for joining us to visit this special part of New Zealand! The views at Cape Reinga really can't be beaten, can they? All the best for your future travels, Amy and the team at awesomeNZ More 

Adelaide
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33 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The drivers commentary was very interesting. Enjoyed the stops, especially the Kauri trees and obviously the Cape. Cape Reinga is absolutely amazing. I can totally understand why the Maori people see it as a sacred place. We are very fortunate that we are allowed to visit. It was very interesting the read all the plaques about the area and the... More 

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Amy_Cooper_ICG, Marketing team at AwesomeNZ, responded to this review

Kia ora Michele, Thank you so much for joining us to visit this very special place, the top of Aotearoa! I'm glad you enjoyed your day and appreciated the beauty and significance of Cape Reinga. All the best for your future travels, Amy and the team at awesomeNZ More 

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11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

My partner and I did this trip Thursday the 6th and we had an absolute blast! Our bus driver and tour guide, affectionately known as 'Scratch' was super knowledgeable and friendly and made the whole day such fun. The sandboarding was a total highlight, but seeing the stunning Cape Reinga and hearing the beautiful history and cultural significance behind it... More 

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Amy_Cooper_ICG, Marketing team at AwesomeNZ, responded to this review

Kia ora Redatt, Thanks for joining us to see Cape Reinga and Ninety Mile Beach! It's great to hear you had an amazing day and enjoyed Scratch's commentary. We agree it's a must-do experience! All the best for your future travels, Amy and the team at awesomeNZ More 

Melbourne, Australia
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14 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2016

Has a great day on the 90 mile beach tour, say some amazing sights, really enjoyed the drive up the beach and then through the sand dunes. Sand boarding just added to the excitement of the day. Our driver/guide was quite a character, made the trip interesting and entertaining. Definitely recommend the tour.

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Amy_Cooper_ICG, Marketing team at AwesomeNZ, responded to this review

Kia ora Mark, I'm glad you enjoyed your Cape Reinga and Ninety Mile Beach day tour! Thank you for travelling with us. All the best for your future travels, Amy and the team at awesomeNZ More 

Christchurch, New Zealand
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12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016

6 adults went on the trip and we all agree it was worth the money. Our driver was great and we saw a lot. Loved the swimming, not to mention the sand dune boarding. Would recommend

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Amy_Cooper_ICG, Marketing team at AwesomeNZ, responded to this review

Kia ora 51sandra28, Thank you for choosing to explore Cape Reinga and Ninety Mile Beach with us! I'm glad you and your group enjoyed your day and all the stops along the way. All the best for your future travels, Amy and the team at awesomeNZ More 

Quebec City, Canada
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 March 2016

I definitely recommend this tour! The guide was fun, tons of story! I really enjoyed my day! We saw a lot during that day. Amazing!

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Amy_Cooper_ICG, Marketing team at AwesomeNZ, responded to this review

Kia ora Valch0u, Thank you for visiting Cape Reinga with us! I'm glad you enjoyed your tour and learned a lot. All the best for your future travels, Amy and the team at awesomeNZ More 

Brookfield, Wisconsin
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16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 March 2016

This review would be a 1, except for the driver - who did his very best under the conditions. It was clear that the driver was doing the job of 2 people - there was no tour guide, just him. My advice - Harrison's may be a better option. Pickup was late - 20 minutes, lunch was at 11:00 (it... More 

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Amy_Cooper_ICG, Marketing team at AwesomeNZ, responded to this review

Kia ora Mike, I'm sorry to hear about the issues you experienced during your tour. As stated in our advertising, our driver guides provide commentary throughout the day, and we frequently receive great feedback about the fantastic job that they do. Multilingual headsets are available in selected languages, but need to be pre-purchased. I'm sorry to hear you had an... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2016 via mobile

Great trip today guys, me & my partner thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. We learnt & saw a great deal. Also our driver 'Robin's' knowledge was impeccable! Hats off to him. The only improvement I think could of been made was to perhaps have some water available on the bus. Apart from that, the trip was incredible and we learnt loads and... More 

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Amy_Cooper_ICG, Marketing team at AwesomeNZ, responded to this review

Kia ora Luke, Thanks for joining us for a trip to beautiful Cape Reinga and Ninety Mile Beach! I'm glad you enjoyed your day and your driver's knowledge. All the best for your future travels, Amy and the team at awesomeNZ More 

Russell, New Zealand
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74 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2015

The Russell Business association has put together a video on a revolving screen with fabulous scenes promoting Russell's uniqueness and natural beauty.2 banners are to follow soon .A video depicting the Hell Hole of the Pacific where russellites have dressed up in old world costumes and will be acting out the dramas of the day...these will follow soon.

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FGSBOI, Marketing team at AwesomeNZ, responded to this review

Kia ora, Thanks for getting in touch - it doesn't seem like you have actually reviewed our product, so much as advertised one of your own? The team at awesomeNZ More 

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