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  2. Bay of Islands
  3. Paihia
  4. Cape Reinga

Fly to Cape Reinga: Scenic Flights & 2.5-Hour Guided Tour

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Discover Cape Reinga on a half-day tour including return scenic flights over the Northland coastline. Enjoy a 2.5-hour guided driving tour of Cape Reinga Lighthouse, Tapotupotu Bay, and Te Paki sand dunes. Includes light refreshments and hotel transfers.
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Duration 4.5 hours
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Pick-up and drop off available from selected Paihia accommodation. The local operator will advise your pick-up details after booking.

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  • Enjoy two stunning scenic flights over the remote beauty of the far north of New Zealand between Cape Reinga and Paihia
  • Discover the top of New Zealand on a 2.5-hour guided driving tour
  • Walk around the Cape Reinga Lighthouse where the Tasman Sea meets the Pacific Ocean
  • Enjoy light refreshments with delicious freshly baked treats
  • See the Te Paki quicksand stream with its giant sand dunes
Full description
Explore the rugged Northland beauty of Cape Reinga, located at the top end of New Zealand, on a half-day tour from Paihia. Combine scenic return airplane flights and a driving tour with plenty of stops to make the most of your visit to this remote North Island region. 

After pick-up from your hotel, fly above stunning oceanic landscapes, including spectacular harbors and beaches on a 45-minute scenic flight to Cape Reinga. From Ninety Mile Beach, fly inland to an airfield located only 20-kilometers from the Cape Reinga lighthouse. Upon landing, set off for a 2.5-hour guided driving tour with an experienced guide. Arrive at the Cape Reinga Lighthouse after a 20-minute drive and see where the Tasman Sea meets the Pacific Ocean. Your local guide will accompany you on a walk to the lighthouse, sharing the myths and legends of this very spiritual area. 

Enjoy fresh oven-baked treats for morning tea, and then rejoin the vehicle for a short drive to Tapotupotu Bay where you can go for a swim. After a stroll on the beach or a swim, finish with a stop at the Te Paki quicksand stream where you can try to surf down giant sand dunes. On the return 1-hour flight, soar over more spectacular coastal scenery. Fly above Great Exhibition Bay’s pure white silica sand and crystal clear water - one of the most beautiful places in New Zealand. The tour concludes with hotel drop-off in Paihia.
  • Hotel pick-up/drop off at selected hotels in Paihia
  • Scenic flights to and from Cape Reinga
  • 2.5-hour guided driving tour
  • Light refreshments
  • Bottled water
What’s Not Included
  • Lunch

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Important information
Know before you go
• All departures are subject to weather conditions and require a minimum of 2 passengers
• During the winter months, due to wet weather, the aircraft may not be able to land at Cape Reinga; on these occasions an alternate option will be offered

From US$ 317.14 per person

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Product ID: 11264