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Cape Reinga and 90 Mile Beach Tour from Bay of Islands

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Went in the morning to catch the sun rise! Lovely view! Lovely weather! There were only 5 people there including us. So, we could say we had the place all to ourselves... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 22, 2015
Suhana Hashim
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

Went in the morning to catch the sun rise! Lovely view! Lovely weather! There were only 5 people there including us. So, we could say we had the place all to ourselves... heheheh Also, the walk from the parking to the Lighthouse provided us our morning exercise... But everything was worth the longgggggggggggg drive... hahaha The only thing missing is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

It is quite a drive from Auckland, we left very early, but worth the drive. The final part is on foot from the car park down to the lighthouse. Great for photographs. On your way make time to visit 90 mile beach, it really is that long.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

After an early morning start and an hour and 25 minute drive to Kaitaia from Paihia, we boarded the Harrisons Cape Runner for our journey to the top of New Zealand. As well as driving along 90 Mile Beach, the Cape Runner drove along Te Paki Stream and stopped at the sand dunes for sand tabogganing. We then explored Cape... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Remote location, need to allow at least 1 hour for visits as there are trails nearby to walk. But as a minimum the walk to the lighthouse at the Cape is a must which we did as we arrived at 5pm in May 2015 and it will get dark from 5.30pm onwards. View was just awesome with the rugged and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Cape Reinga is well worth the drive with its natural beauty combining with the drama of the Maori legend and the whirlpools from two oceans meeting. The well-planned infrastructure provides very good facilities and information boards but doesn't overwhelm this special site.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

This lighthouse is a bonus on being able to see where the Tasman sea meets the pacific ocean. The waves crash into each other in the meeting seas and there's All the tourist hype about the lighthouse and sign at the end spot at cape reinga. The spiritual part for the mauri is also true its a very peaceful place.... More 

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Whangarei, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Fascinating place to visit where the Tasman and Pacific Ocean meet. The views are spectacular on the walk from the car park to the light house. It is a very long drive up from Kaitaia but worth it. Can be very windy as it is very narrow as it is the top of the North Island of New Zealand.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

We rode a motorcycle from Paihia today to the northern most tip of New Zealand. One word Cape Reinga is spectacular, there's hiking trails if you're keen but we only went for the views. If you're going on a bike be prepared for very strong winds and lots of tourists.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

The north tip of NZ is not only famous from a geographical point of view, is also a special legendary place and you can feel it. The driving up from Kaitaia is really nice and you can see how unpopulated it is. Nice deserted beaches on the way up (henderson bay with turquoise water and orange sand and rarawa really... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Cape Reinga consists of a number of great vantage points and contains appropriate facilities for the number of visitors that is usually attracted. I titled this review so, as visitors will be able to embark on a number of hiking trails from the Cape itself. Please make sure to observe the convergence of the Tasman Sea and the Pacific Ocean... More 

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