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“Let someone else do the driving!”

Explore - Dune Rider Cape Reinga
Ranked #15 of 50 Tours in Paihia
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: 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.
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Bathroom facilities, Activities for young children
Durango, Colorado
Level 5 Contributor
62 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Let someone else do the driving!”
Reviewed 10 April 2014

Comfortable coaches and interesting commentary from the driver helped make this all-day excursion fly by. The sand boarding was really fun and the driver let us stay as long as we wanted. On the walk to the lighthouse, take the time to read the historical markers along the way.

Visited March 2014
1 Thank Patty J
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Munich, Germany
Level 6 Contributor
199 reviews
123 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2014

The entire tour is interesting.
The cape is fascinating, the beach, the colours, the melting of the 2 different water colours, the dune sliding etc.

Visited June 2013
Thank Kurt K
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Level 2 Contributor
9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2014

This is a full day out to the Cape from Paihia in the Bay of Islands. 7am to 7pm. Lots of stops, lots of things to see and do. Make sure to take your camera. Lunch included in the price with other stops food at own expense. Great drivers. Our's was a gem. Very passionate, local and knowledgeable. Don't miss this one it is one of the big stand outs. We absolutely loved it. Driving on the 90 mile beach is a memory you will take with you forever. VERY HIGHLY RECOMMENDED.

Visited February 2014
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Melbourne, Australia
Level 4 Contributor
39 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Great Value Tour”
Reviewed 2 March 2014

This is great value. You couldn't drive to the Cape, do all additional things such as the Swamp Kauri side trip, the sand surfing etc for this price. Plus a freshly cooked and ample lunch is included (not haute cuisine and only salad for vegetarians).

It would have been nice to spent more time at the Cape, but driving down Te Paki stream, the sand surfing and the trip down the "Ninety Mile" beach makes up for that.

We were lucky doing this tour on a week day, so there were only about 10 of us on the bus.

Visited February 2014
Thank Adrian S
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Montreal, Canada
Level 5 Contributor
59 reviews
42 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“cape reinga and 90 miles beach tour”
Reviewed 23 February 2014

love it! drove on the beach that seem to be forever... we slided down a dune of sand (a good hike to the top!!!), cape reinga is the place of departing of the dead according to the Maori, but also where the Tasman see and the Pacific ocean meet, it is really beautiful

Visited January 2014
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