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Sand Safaris Cape Reinga 90 Mile Beach Tours

#2 of 10 Outdoor Activities in Kaitaia Features Animals
Kaitaia 0482, New Zealand
+64 9-408 1778
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Fantastic trip

Great bus driver who had great local knowledge....sand surfing was the highlight. Would highly... read more

Reviewed April 27, 2017
Bev A
Wellington, New Zealand
via mobile

This full day tour of Cape Reinga, 90 mile beach and the far north was a amazing day out. Our... read more

Reviewed April 27, 2017
Wanaka, New Zealand
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Sand Safaris Cape Reinga Tours has been thrilling customers for almost 30 years! Oue exclusive Maori Cultural Performance sets the scene for a magical day filled with stories, songs and magnificent scenery. Drive along 90 Mile Beach, sand board the giant sand dunes of Te Paki and experience the sacredness of Cape Reinga. Fully packed lunch included.
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  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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Kaitaia 0482, New Zealand
+64 9-408 1778
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Reviewed April 27, 2017 via mobile

Great bus driver who had great local knowledge....sand surfing was the highlight. Would highly recommend.

Thank Bev A
Reviewed April 27, 2017

This full day tour of Cape Reinga, 90 mile beach and the far north was a amazing day out. Our amazing bus driver and tour guide Wendy had a fantastic knowledge of the area and we enjoyed every moment and a fabulous lunch was included....More

Thank 225Jimmy
Reviewed April 25, 2017

Wendy had extensive local knowledge and a flexible timetable. The sand dune surfing was the highlight - even for old guys!! Wendy's an expert driver, this includes advising Top Gear when they visited 90 Mile Beach. We had an absolute brilliant day.

Thank LJB58
Reviewed April 20, 2017

A fantastic day spent exploring the Far North. A drive along Ninety Mile Beach, sand boarding at Te Paki sand-dunes, bbq lunch at Tapotupotu Bay, the opportunity to get wet in two different oceans on the same day, a visit to Cape Reinga, an award...More

Thank Joanna K
Reviewed April 19, 2017 via mobile

Got picked up at the door by wendy. Had a great trip to the top of nz. Very informative and interesting,stuff you would never know about if you drove yourself. I highly recommend it.

Thank Jono H
Reviewed April 19, 2017 via mobile

My mum and I had an awesome day with Wendy today. She was very knowledgeable about all the areas we travelled through and gave an awesome commentary throughout the trip. This trip is amazing value for money! My mum and I couldn't believe everything that...More

Thank mara26894
Reviewed April 15, 2017 via mobile

Debated about flying or driving but didn't want to miss the history of the area so we met the bus in Kaitaia and spent the day learning some of the history of the area, seeing the lighthouse and some wild horses, bogie boarded a sand...More

Thank Donald J
Reviewed April 10, 2017

From the 1st correspondence booking over email with Lauren to the end of our day we could not fault the team at Sand Safaris. We had a brilliant day with our driver Wendy who was friendly and very informative. We had brilliant BBQ lunch cooked...More

Thank SR-sap
Reviewed March 25, 2017

My US-born 6-year old son and I were visiting NZ to connect with family. I was born and raised in Auckland and had never been very far north of Auckland. I decided that a cool memory for my son and I would be to do...More

Thank fr8dog57
Reviewed March 22, 2017 via mobile

The weather cooperated, ourdriver/guide Buzz was informative and friendly. Lunch was plentiful and delicious. Ninety Mile Beach was awesome. The sandboarding at Te Paki Stream was exhilarating. Cape Reinga views are stupendous and the Maori legend very moving. A more perfect day could not been...More

Thank Laura J
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Jenny P
What time does the full day 90 mile beach trip begin? We will be staying in Mangonui which I believe is 40 mins from Kaitai.
September 14, 2015|
Response from Garth P | Property representative |
Thank you for your enquiry. Your closest meeting point from Mangonui is the Ancient Kauri Kingdom in Awanui (No. 229 State Highway 1, Awanui). The pick up time there is at 9.00 am In Kaitaia, at the office/bus depot (No.36... More
Peter M
Hi Erika, Do we have to pay for car park at te ahu community centre? thanks!
June 26, 2015|
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Response from AAKate | Reviewed this property |
The car park was free. Enjoy the trip.
We are a group of 16 looking at 7 OCT 2015 for your full day 90-Mile Beach and Cape Reinga Tour. We will be staying at the Apihara Holiday Park.
February 2, 2015|
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Response from Wanda998 | Reviewed this property |
Sand Safaris do pick ups from various hostels/camps etc and I was picked up at 0830 in Ahipara. The bus held around 30 guests so suggest you book ahead. The sand boarding is great and they have boards for you on the bus... More