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Far North Outback Adventures

Kaitaia 0481, New Zealand
+64 27 388 8429
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The best way to see 90 mile beach

We had a brilliant day with Gary touring the far north. He picked us up right outside our door in... read more

Reviewed March 25, 2017
caterwomtious
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East Sussex, United Kingdom
Great tour of the North

Gary picked us up from our Beach Abode accommodation on what must be one on the best days of our... read more

Reviewed February 13, 2017
on4bam
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Belgium
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Kaitaia 0481, New Zealand
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+64 27 388 8429
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Reviewed March 25, 2017

We had a brilliant day with Gary touring the far north. He picked us up right outside our door in Kaitaia, took us to Shipwreck bay, the Kauri kingdom shop, the whole length of 90 mile beach, sandboarding, a beautiful picnic spot (vegetarian and gluten-free...More

Thank caterwomtious
Gary and Deidre M, Owner at Far North Outback Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded April 3, 2017

Thank you for the photo swap and choosing to travel with Far North Tours. I had a great day with you all too with plenty of humour. "A Brilliant day with Far North Tours" D&G

Reviewed February 13, 2017

Gary picked us up from our Beach Abode accommodation on what must be one on the best days of our holiday. Sun and blue skies are not to be taken for granted here. While driving Gary pointed out the different birds that were looking for...More

Thank on4bam
Gary and Deidre M, Owner at Far North Outback Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded April 3, 2017

Thank you for choosing to travel with Far North Tours. I had a great time showing you both the real far north with real far north food. Another great day! D&G

Reviewed October 6, 2016

An very enjoyable experience from start to finish. Gary shared his knowledge of the history of the area and many other facts and humorous anecdotes. We went to many sites that we hadn't expected to see. Lunch was excellent at the magnificent Tapotupotu Beach. Thank...More

Thank Richard2750
Gary and Deidre M, Owner at Far North Outback Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded October 15, 2016

Thank you for choosing to travel with Far North Tours. I enjoyed showing you all the sights of the Far North. Deidre is happy that you liked the Caramel slice! (no egg, no nut morning tea slice.) Another great day in the Far north with...More

Reviewed April 30, 2016

Gary provided a great tour of all of the highlights in the Far North, with knowledgable commentary and wonderful home made tea and lunch. His vehicle was well-suited to both the 90 mile beach and the local roads. Many outstanding photo opportunities as we travelled...More

Thank book647
Gary and Deidre M, Owner at Far North Outback Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded May 1, 2016

Thank you for choosing to travel with Far North Tours. I had a great time showing you both some of the beautiful sites of the Real Far North. Another great day in the Far North of New Zealand. D&G

Reviewed April 20, 2016

Could not have been better. We (family, 2 adults, 2 daughters 20 & 26 yrs) had a really enjoyable day. Gary, our driver & guide was humourous, informative, fun & good company. Driving up 90km long 90 Mile Beach was amazing, sand dune sledging was...More

Thank Helen P
Gary and Deidre M, Owner at Far North Outback Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded May 1, 2016

Fantastic review! Thank you for choosing to travel with Far North Tours. Our goal is to ensure traveler's leave New Zealand with the best memories . Your family were a delight to travel with. Another great day in the Far North of New Zealand G&D

Reviewed February 29, 2016

Thanks, Gary, for a most enjoyable day in spite of the nasty weather. He picked us up at our B& B and drove straight to the beach. We met clam diggers, saw the whale spine (photo now on their Facebook page), oyster catchers' nests, and...More

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Gary and Deidre M, Owner at Far North Outback Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded May 1, 2016

Thank you for choosing to travel with Far North Tours. Our goal is to ensure you leave New Zealand with the best memories. Another great day in the Far North of New Zealand!

Reviewed February 24, 2016

This is a great way to see the "must do" sights in the northlands of New Zealand! We were a couple who took a private tour with Gary, owner of Far North Outback Adventures, in his very comfortable 4x4, which he picked us up from...More

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Gary and Deidre M, Owner at Far North Outback Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded May 1, 2016

Thank you choosing to travel with Far North Tours. I had a great time showing you both some of the beautiful sites of the Real Far North. Another great day in the Far North of New Zealand

Reviewed December 31, 2015 via mobile

Thanks to Gary, we had an amazing day at Cape Reinga & the drive down 90 mile beach. He also took us to some beaches frequented by locals that were spectacular. We got to spend some time sand boarding on the sand dunes which the...More

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Gary and Deidre M, Owner at Far North Outback Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded January 2, 2016

Great to hear you had such a fabulous day in the Far North of New Zealand. It is really one of our goals here at Far North Tours (To ensure travellers leave New Zealand with the best memories, especially of the Far North.) Deidre is...More

Reviewed February 10, 2015

Thank you Xavier for a fantastic day - and your wife for a delicious morning tea and fantastic lunch! We were travelling with my sister and her husband who had never been to New Zealand before and they were blown away. The scenery, the wild...More

Thank PatriciaL642015
Xavier D, Owner at Far North Outback Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded February 16, 2015

Great to hear this group had such a fabulous day in the Far North of New Zealand. It is really one of our goals here at Far North Tours ( to ensure travelers leave NZ with the best memories, especially of the Far North). My...More

Reviewed February 9, 2015

Xavier is the perfect guide for anyone wanting to truly experience the great Northland area with a local who grew up in the area. He can fit up to 6 people and given how flexible he is, it woudl be great for couples, families or...More

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Xavier D, Owner at Far North Outback Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded February 10, 2015

Great to hear from another happy traveler. We try and be as flexible as we can here at Far North Tours as we know different travelers have very different needs and expectations. This can be why our tours are very different to other tours. My...More

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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Gordon B
Is there a pickup point in Kaitaia where I'm staying at Gateway to Far North
May 8, 2017|
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Response from Gary and Deidre M | Property representative |
We can pick you up from wherever you're staying in the Kaitaia Far North area. Kindest regards, G&D
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MarcoAust
As a sole traveller can I join a small group on tours operated by this Company. Dates are flexible. Possibly around beginning of March 2017. Thanks
September 11, 2016|
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Response from Gary and Deidre M | Property representative |
Hi Marco, We do exclusive private tours, however we do seem get sole traveler enquires about sharing the experience. I suggest that you email us through our web site far north tours closer to the time. Kindest regards... More
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