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Dune Rider - Cape Reinga via 90 Mile Beach

Experience a fun packed adventure in the Far North and escape the crowds in this historic, culturally rich and scenic region of New Zealand.

Highlights

  • Accomodation pickup in a luxury, air conditioned purpose built bus
  • Explore the Cape Reinga Lighthouse, a New Zealand icon set at the very top of the North Island.
  • Hit the sand highway of the famous 90 Mile Beach in the unique dune rider coach
  • Hop off at Giant Te Paki Sand Dunes and take a hike up or, spend time boogie boarding down!
  • Journey onto the Ka-Uri Unearthed with its licensed café

Escape the crowds and enjoy the delights of the Far North - A subtropical paradise with warm hospitality, rich culture and heritage that is steeped in Maori history.

Your epic day adventure will begin by being picked up from your accommodation in a luxury, air conditioned purpose built bus with reclining seats for maximum comfort.

After our drive north, we explore the Cape Reinga Lighthouse, a New Zealand icon set at the very top of the North Island. Enjoy watching the Tasman Sea and the Pacific Ocean crash into each other. According to Maori mythology, the Cape is the departure point for the spirits of the dead who leap off the headland to begin their journey to their final resting place. Visiting Cape Reinga is an eerie and enchanting and fully memorable experience.

Following on from your spiritual experience at the Cape, you'll hit the sand highway of the famous 90 Mile Beach in the unique dune rider coach. With its beautiful white sand beaches and Aupouri Forest as a stunning backdrop you'll simply fall in love with this subtropical part of New Zealand. Hop off the bus, clamber up the massive sand dunes and boogie board down in an awesome experience that's not to be missed!

After an action packed experience at the sand dunes you will journey onto Ka-Uri Unearthed with its licensed café, huge kauri showroom and world famous Ancient Kauri log staircase.

Departures: From Paihia or Kerikeri. Returns to Paihia between 6pm and 6.30pm.

 

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Adult $155.00
Child $110.00

Duration

  • Allow approximately 11 hours duration for the whole experience

Child Friendly

  • This experience welcomes families with children.

Notes

  • Child price applies to ages 5 - 15 years. Infants free of charge.

    When booking special bookme hot deals, the operator in very rare occasions, not withstanding all endeavours, may have to reschedule the time slightly and or refund if load requirements dictate.

    Discount bookings are Non Transferable and Non refundable.

Available Bookings from November 13 to November 19

Change Dates

All prices are shown in NZD ($)

Wed 13 Nov
Thu 14 Nov
Fri 15 Nov
Sat 16 Nov
Sun 17 Nov
Mon 18 Nov
Tue 19 Nov

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$110.00
  • Child$110.00

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$110.00
  • Child$110.00

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$110.00
  • Child$110.00

3spaces priced from:

  • Adult$110.00
  • Child$110.00

8spaces priced from:

  • Adult$110.00
  • Child$110.00

Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme

Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme

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Monica from New Zealand wrote on 02 September 2019

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Excellent

We had an amazing guide call Paul, who made the journey up North exceptional! Really loved everything from start to finish!

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Denise Pilgrim from New Zealand wrote on 27 August 2019

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Fabulous Day out

Was transferred to go with another company BUT that was fine A must - long day varied - Wes’s the driver was very very good - lunch was really nice fish & chips - best tour I have done for a long time BOOK IT NOW

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Sue from United States wrote on 08 July 2019

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Excellent day trip

Great day out from Paihia, Cape Reinga, sand surfing and 90 mile beach. We had a fun and busy day with Dune Rider.

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Coral from New Zealand wrote on 06 June 2019

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Spectacular

This trip was the best even though I got an injury at Cape Reinga. The driver of the bus Bob kept us entertained for the whole trip. From pick up early morn until drop off. This was a trip of a lifetime for me to see the rest of N.Z. I would recommend this trip to EVERYONE. The drive alone was worth it. From sand dunning to Cape Reinga and the meeting of the oceans, about Kauri gum to local histories, we heard it all. Thanks Bob for a fantastic trip of a lifetime.

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Marelen from New Zealand wrote on 27 April 2019

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Dune Rider tour by Explore Group

A full day, well organised tour. Buzz, our tour guide/driver is very knowledgeable and shared so much insights and stories during his commentary it was easy to listen to him. We got picked up from our motel in Paihia at 7:15am and dropped off just after 5pm. I suggest bringing snacks especially if travelling with kids. First stop was at Kauri Unearthed to hop on a bus-like truck that could safely drive along 90-mile beach equipped with a toilet. The lunch provided was good - roast beef and chicken with gravy, chips and salads plus coffee/tea. We didn't feel rushed at every stop. It was a long time sitting in a bus but we knew that so we were prepared. Well worth the trip!!

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