Discover the rugged natural beauty of Cape Reinga, located on the tip of New Zealand's North Island. Perfect for those short on time who want to make the most of this splendid area, this combination flight and driving small-group tour showcases the best of the top end of New Zealand. See the remote and beautiful silica sand beaches of Parengarenga Harbour and Great Exhibition Bay; wander the lighthouse at Cape Reinga, where the Tasman Sea meets the Pacific Ocean; take a dip at Tapotupotu Bay; and sand-surf down the dunes at Te Paki.
Fly high above the beautiful landscape at the very top of New Zealand’s North Island, from Paihia to Cape Reinga. Get amazing aerial views of scenic harbors and the infamous Ninety Mile Beach before landing.
On the ground, hop aboard a minibus for a 2.5-hour guided driving tour through the top of New Zealand that will showcase the beautiful scenery. Wander around the Cape Reinga Lighthouse, where the Tasman Sea meets the Pacific Ocean, and discover the history and myths of this sacred region.
Enjoy fresh oven-baked treats for morning tea, and then have time for a stroll along the beach at Tapotupotu Bay before heading to the Te Paki quicksand stream to sand-surf down the giant dunes.
The return flight to the Bay of Islands takes in more spectacular coastal scenery, including Parengarenga Harbour and Great Exhibition Bay, with pure white silica sand and crystal-clear water that is visible only by air or by sea.
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8:15am departure with return scenic flights to Cape Reinga and a 2.5-hour guided driving tour
9:30am departure with return scenic flights to Cape Reinga and a 2.5-hour guided driving tour
Cape Reinga Lighthouse
- Scenic flights to and from Cape Reinga
- 2.5-hour guided driving tour around top end of New Zealand
- Morning tea
- Hotel pickup/drop-off at selected hotels in Paihia
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- All departures are subject to weather conditions
- Minimum 2 passengers required for tour to depart
- During the winter months, due to wet weather, the aircraft may not be able to land at Cape Reinga; on these occasions a 2-hour extended scenic flight option over the Cape area will be offered
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