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Sand Safaris Cape Reinga 90 Mile Beach Tours

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Kaitaia 0482, New Zealand
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6 friends touring the north

We had a great trip to Cape Reinga guided and driven by Wendy. We learnt so much about the beach... read more

Reviewed May 2, 2016
kimwalstan
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Auckland Central, New Zealand
Excellent informative great value day

This is a great tour and highly recommended and worth the money. It was nice to be able to sit back... read more

Reviewed May 1, 2016
ken0412
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Wellington, 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%
  • Terrible2%
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Kaitaia 0482, New Zealand
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Reviewed May 2, 2016

We had a great trip to Cape Reinga guided and driven by Wendy. We learnt so much about the beach, the farms along the road and the lighthouses from Wendy. All told in her friendly involving style. We all highly recommend taking this tour with...More

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Reviewed May 1, 2016

This is a great tour and highly recommended and worth the money. It was nice to be able to sit back relax and enjoy the day while someone else drove. Our driver/tour guide Wendy was very knowledgeable and humorous and looked after us well. She...More

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Reviewed April 22, 2016

My son and I did this Sand Safaris day trip a few days ago. It was fantastic the tour guide Wendy was full of knowledge of the area. She made frequent stops that other tour guides would not do. We stopped and fed emu's stopped...More

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Reviewed April 17, 2016 via mobile

We had the best day visiting this stunning part of NZ. This is the way to do this - personal tour with sand surfing, proper Kiwi lunch on a farm, ice cream stop and heaps of time to get out, take photos and enjoy this...More

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Reviewed April 6, 2016 via mobile

Just got back from this tour earlier today. We had a great time with our 2 boys (age7). Wendy the tour guide was amazing, she was a wealth of fascinating information as we drove, and made the trip really something special, she has even trained...More

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Reviewed March 26, 2016

Just got back from 9hr day tour with Sand Safaris. Had an excellent time. Cape Reinga was lovely & Sand dunes were great fun. Wendy our driver really made it a lot of fun. Great tour guide. Honked her horn & all the Turkey's came...More

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Reviewed March 25, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I did this tour today with Buzz our tour guide. I was able to stay in my wheelchair at the front of the bus. Just make sure your brakes are good! Awesome stops along the way and very knowledgeable guide. Wonderful day.

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Reviewed March 25, 2016

We lucked out with a beautiful sunny day and a wonderful driver, Wendy. We met the tour in Kaitaia and then on to Cape Reinga with a stop for lunch. Unfortunately due to inclement weather the day before the road to the beach where we...More

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Reviewed March 24, 2016 via mobile

Wow factor day.....we had a fabulous day with this company. Pickup/Drop off from your accomodation. Our driver Daniel was an expert in his trade....we were on tour as the 'Snapper Bonzana Fishing Comp' was on so there were cars all along the beach. The beauty...More

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Reviewed March 22, 2016 via mobile

Sinny was our tour guide. He was amazing, funny, and incredibly entertaining. The stories he told were enlightening. The lunch served was great and much better than what the other tour buses had. Sinny did everything backward which meant we had everything to ourselves, no...More

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mobley909
February 1, 2018|
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Response from Cuppa C | Reviewed this property |
Paihia is about 1.5 hours from Kaitaia. You can probably book a tour at Paihia through one of the tour companies when you get there. Cheers!
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Cuppa C
November 5, 2017|
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Response from Yvonneclaire |
As the trip is morning start I would suggest booking the day before.
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Jenny P
September 14, 2015|
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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
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