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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 April 5, 2014

This trip up the 90 Mile Beach and to the top of the North Island was informative and interesting as well as enjoyable. Xavier shares his passion for the land, the sea and the people of New Zealand. He takes you places you could not...More

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Xavier D, Owner at Far North Outback Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded April 13, 2014

Great to hear that this was a highlight of your trip to New Zealand. We really do strive to get off the beaten track and go where others struggle to get to. We do this with the help of the great knowledge of the area...More

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Reviewed July 3, 2018

Four of us went with Gary on his tour to Cape Reinga and 90 Mile Beach. He was a great guide - very personable and with lots of local knowledge. We had a brilliant day, and would recommend Far North Tours to everyone.

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Reviewed May 14, 2018

Our family had an amazing day with Gary driving up and down 90-miles beach - we learnt so much about local life and wildlife! Lovely lunch spot and yummy sandwiches. Fun time sliding down the sand dune. Enjoyed very much the amazing view at Cape...More

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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. 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

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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

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JoAnn K
May 11, 2018|
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What is the cost of the excursions?
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Gordon B
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
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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