5 star rating: Highly Recommended 3 Reviews

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  • Location:Paihia, New Zealand
  • Duration:4 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

Cape Reinga Half-Day Tour including Scenic Flight

Fly over the Northland coastline on a scenic flight between Paihia and Cape Reinga. Soar above Ninety Mile Beach before landing for a 2.5-hour minibus tour at the top end of New Zealand's North Island. Visit Cape Reinga Lighthouse, where the Tasman Sea meets the Pacific Ocean, then stroll along the beach at Tapotupotu Bay and surf the sand dunes of Te Paki. Look down on remote Parengarenga Harbour and Great Exhibition Bay on your return flight. Includes morning tea and round-trip hotel transfers. 

Highlights

  • Round-trip scenic aeroplane flight between Cape Reinga and Paihia via the spectacular coastline of the North Island
  • 2.5-hour guided driving tour around the top of New Zealand
  • Walk around the Cape Reinga Lighthouse, where the Tasman Sea meets the Pacific Ocean
  • Enjoy morning tea with freshly baked treats
  • See the Te Paki quicksand stream with its giant sand dunes

What You Can Expect

Cape Reinga Half-Day Tour including Scenic Flight

Cape Reinga Half-Day Tour including Scenic Flight

Discover the rugged Northland beauty of Cape Reinga, located at the top end of New Zealand. This combo scenic airplane flight and driving tour with plenty of stops is perfect for those short on time who want to make the most of this remote North Island region.

After hotel pickup in Paihia, you’ll fly above gorgeous oceanic landscapes, including secluded harbors and Ninety Mile Beach, en route to Cape Reinga. Upon landing, hop inside a minibus for a 2.5-hour tour with a knowledgeable guide, who introduces you to key highlights with commentary about the area’s historical and natural features.

Stop at Cape Reinga Lighthouse for a walk around, and witness the convergence of the Tasman Sea and Pacific Ocean. Enjoy fresh oven-baked treats for morning tea, and then take a dip at Tapotupotu Bay. Finish with a stop at the Te Paki quicksand stream where you can try to surf down giant sand dunes.

Soar over more coastal scenery, including Parengarenga Harbour and Great Exhibition Bay, on the return flight to the Bay of Islands. Finally, finish with a hotel drop-off in Paihia.
 

Customer Reviews

Forrest R

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2016

Best way to see this area! Loved this experience! Simply amazing!

kim p

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2016

Thoroughly enjoyed the whole trip - very well organised and our pilot Dan was extremely good and informative throughout. Would recommend this as a must for anybody wishing to see the wonderful landscape in its entirity of the Bay of Islands. Trip was nicely broken up by some fun features and a welcome cup of coffee!

Mike H

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

A fabulous tour - professional and well organised. It made our trip to NZ complete.

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