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Cape Reinga

Address: New Zealand
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Cape Reinga and 90 Mile Beach Tour from Bay of...
94%
Ranked #32 of 780 Attractions in North Island
Type: Beaches, Outdoors
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Type: Beaches, Outdoors
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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58 reviews 58 reviews
34 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW

This place was great, although a bit of a drive if you're coming from somewhere from the Bay of Islands. Given the Maori spiritual context of the place, along with the views, I found it to be one of the highlights of my trip to New Zealand. It was also cool seeing where the Pacific meets the Tasmanian Sea. One... More 

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Oamaru, New Zealand
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12 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW

My expectations for the beauty of Cape Reinga were not great, i thought this was just some nice lookout. What i came to see was mindblowing and definitely one of the best things i have done in New Zealand. This is a must for everyone, be you vegetarian or meatlover, man or woman, gardener or bank robber!

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Stockholm, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW

There is no way to press this enough, but absolutely stunning scenery. It's like a clash of the elements, beautiful ocean, windswept cliffs, grassy hills and in the horizon you can see the sand dunes. Make sure you come here on a clear day, it's worth the drive!

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Stockholm, Stockholm County, Sweden
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9 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW

Cape Reinga is a must if you are going to New Zealand! Stunning scenery! Choose a clear day to visit because it will enhance the experience a lot if you have clear sight of everything around you.

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 NEW

Ok fair enough we went in bad weather but as soon as we started to climb the weather went from drizzle to extremely low visibility, the drive got scary. We reached cape reinga and knew it was a mistake, we couldn't see 10 metres in front of us. Which obviously put an end to any beautiful views. It was also... More 

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Tamworth, Australia
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Great to drive there, a bit of a drive depending where you are staying and also road was a little windy one way we went and came back another. But worth the drive to say you have been to the top of NZ!!! Lovely views.

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Vashon, Washington, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Very beautiful indeed! Very blue/green waters, a little windy, lots of history and some sand dunes nearb make this another place not to be missed. If you are up to it, you can rent a surf board and sand surf.

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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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51 reviews 51 reviews
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Stunning scenery but a long way from Keri Keri, about 3 hours each way of driving on a narrow winding road featuring several one way bridges, which I understand are a leading cause of death of New Zealanders (and tourists). It is also possible to get lost by taking the road to Spirit Bay, stay on the tar seal, if... More 

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Auckland, NZ
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Its a long way to Cape Reinga but its definately worth making the effort to go. The views are wonderful and its easy to understand why this place is so significant to the Maori. Next time I go i think i will prepare to do some of the walks in the area as its a long way to drive to... More 

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Sydney
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85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

We went on a bus tour from the Bay of Islands that took us all the way up to Cape Reinga at the top of the North Island. It is beautiful natural setting with a rugged coastline and a lighthouse at the end of the point. The weather forecast was for high winds gusting up to 120km/h. When we got... More 

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