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Ninety Mile Beach

Kaitaia, New Zealand
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Cape Reinga and 90 Mile Beach Tour from Bay of...
Ranked #1 of 11 Attractions in Kaitaia
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 is not your typical beach, and it feels a bit remote, but it was very pretty. My wife and I stopped off here on our way back from Cape Reinga and were definitely taken back by the sheer size of the beach. I would recommend anyone traveling in the Northland make a day out of traveling to Cape Reinga,... More 

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South Carolina
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62 reviews 62 reviews
19 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 NEW

Fantastic ride on the beach and upstream to the main road. From there, a trip to the lighthouse and northern most point in New Zealand. Backdown, stopping for lunch and viewing several beautiful beaches abd views. Great history lesson of the area.

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Auckland, New Zealand
18 reviews 18 reviews
6 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

It is a nice stretch of long beach but on the way we saw a few cars trapped as the sand is soft and cars that stopped may sink into it and won't be able to get it out, so it is recommended to use tour buses and not to drive into it alone. It can take a good hour... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

A Long beach that can be driven on at low tide,which is best.Preferably in a four wheel drive. Get on at the Kaitaia end and come of at TePaki Stream and giant sand hills. Driving thru the water in the stream will help to wash off some of the sand and salt that gets on the vehicle thru driving up... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

On the day we went to Ninety Mile Beach, there was a very strong wind blowing - gusting up to 120km/h. So when our bus stopped at the northern end where the sand boarders ride down the sand dunes, the sand was being blown horizontally. The riders seemed to be enjoying the adventure. Several people on our bus decided to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

A must do. Such wonderful beach with so much to see and photograph. Used garrisons and very happy with the trip.

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Dublin, Ireland
13 reviews 13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

The beach looks endless as the water fades into mist in the distance. This place is untouched and therefore kept beautiful and clean. It's not a beach to swim at since the waves are constantly crashing but you could spend a day just staring out into its beautiful waters! We got lucky and drove out here to be greeted by... More 

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Newport Beach California
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7 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

I took the tour with Harrison's Cape Runner today and want to review it before time slips away. We are staying in Paihia and wanted to do the 90mile beach, lighthouse, sand tobogganing etc without paying a fortune. So we found Harrison's Cape runner and drove to Kaitaia to their depot to get on the bus. We allowed 2 hours... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

This is simply amazing went on a tour for the day up and down the long beach stopping off to go boarding down the sand ! Nice clean unspoilt beach a real natural beauty. Well worth a trip up to the tip of New Zealand and Cape Regina. Some amazing coves and small villages on the way and more important... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Drive on this if you can, it's so fun. It's wild and windy with great sunrise and sunset. Just walking for a short way is also invigorating .

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