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Cape Reinga Half-Day Tour Including Scenic Flight

  • See more of Cape Reinga from air and land with this combo sightseeing tour
  • Fly to Cape Reinga for stunning views of the Northland’s remote coastline
  • Enjoy an active outing with beach walks and sand surfing
Cape Reinga Half-Day Tour Including Scenic Flight
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Cape Reinga Half-Day Tour Including Scenic Flight
From US$315.16
Soar above the rugged natural beauty of Cape Reinga and Ninety Mile Beach on a small-group tour from Paihia that combines scenic flights with sightseeing on the ground. Flying to Cape Reinga is a spectacular way to see remote areas of the Bay of Islands, and the driving tour features the Cape Reinga Lighthouse, Te Paki quicksand, Tapotupotu Bay swimming, giant sand dune surfing, and morning tea with fresh pastries.
What to Expect
Get picked up at your Paihia accommodations for transfer to the airport, then soar over Ninety Mile Beach and the Bay of Islands on the beautiful flight to Cape Reinga. Once you touch down, begin a 2.5-hour minibus tour of Cape Reinga highlights, starting with the Cape Reinga Lighthouse, which marks the spot where the Tasman Sea meets the Pacific Ocean.

Pause for morning tea with fresh-baked pastries, then take a walk on the beach—and maybe a quick dip—at Tapotupotu Bay. Next, head to Te Paki to surf the giant sand dunes and see the quicksand streams.

Following the Cape Reinga tour, board the plane again for the scenic return flight to Paihia, which takes in remote Parengarenga Harbour and Great Exhibition Bay, where you see dazzling white silica dunes and spectacular coastline.

This Cape Reinga excursion concludes with drop-off at your hotel in Paihia.
Reviews (30)
1 - 5 of 24 reviews
Reviewed 27 January 2019
my favorite tour

The day I booked was cloudy and overcast in the morning. So we had to wait out the clouds. Saltair took the group to the chocolate cafe in town and bought everyone any kind of drink they wanted on their dime. And the drinks were...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank twinkles200000
saltairpaihia, Manager at Salt Air Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Very high praise indeed! Thanks for your recommendation and sharing your experience with others, much appreciated.

Reviewed 22 January 2019
Beautiful flight

Great trip by air, foot, sand dune surfing, et. al. Interesting commentary of the area while we saw the beauty of upper New Zealand by air. Short informative walk of the tip of NZ to the lighthouse and fun sand surfing down the dunes. Stop...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Deborah J
Reviewed 14 January 2019
Compare with driving 3 hours one way yourself, this is probably the most economic option.

Guys are very professional, can't say anything bad about it. If you a super conscious on personal hygiene, just make sure wipe the headset before you wear it. : p

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank pennyszm
Reviewed 27 December 2018
Cape Reinga half day trip

So good. Defiintely the best way to get up to the North and see so much more of the coastline than 1 month of driving could do.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank CharlieP112
saltairpaihia, Manager at Salt Air Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 23 January 2019

Thanks for the great review, glad you enjoyed all the coastline views, it is a stunning area to fly over. Cheers from the Salt Air team

Reviewed 22 November 2018 via mobile
Sold in the last 4 hours!

We were going to miss out on an amazing experience and luckily did not thanks to the excitement from our friends at salt air. We came to bay of islands on our two week NZ honeymoon and would have been disappointed if we had not...More

1  Thank jillianrl522
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