For a one of a kind Cape Reinga Tour join ‘Dune Rider Unique Tours’ in Kaitaia who will take you on a memorable trip to the top of the North Island. Visit the revered and spiritual Cape Reinga and the iconic Lighthouse, sand board down the sand dunes at Te Paki Stream, take a leisurely stroll on 90 Mile Beach, experience the historical Gumdiggers Park and visit the Ancient Kauri Kingdom for all things Kauri.
Start this memorable tour at the ancient Kauri Kingdom and view specimens of Kauri wood that are carbon dated at more than 45,00 years old, found in the swamps and considered to be a valued family heirloom.
Over 100 years old ‘Gumdiggers Park’ is an authentic Kauri Gum digging site where buried Kauri Forests up to 150,00 years old have been exposed. here you will have the opportunity to touch & feel some of these logs and a wander through a recreated Gumdiggers village.
Drive along the stunning, white sand highway of 90 Mile Beach in our luxury, purpose built, air conditioned buses enjoying fascinating commentary en route. Hop off the bus and take a leisurely stroll on the beach with the backdrop of the Aupouri Forest where wild horses can
sometimes be seen.
A definite highlight of this trip is the drive through the quick sands of Te Paki Stream & the opportunity to clamber up the sand dunes and boogie board down. Not for the faint hearted but suitable for all ages this is an awesome experience that is not to be missed. Now you have worked up an appetite it is time for a buffet lunch at Waitiki Landing before the scenic drive up to Cape Reinga situated at New Zealands’ northwestern tip. A sacred Maori site where the Tasman and Pacific oceans collide and where the spirits leap on their way to Hawaiiki-A-Nui the land of their ancestors. Get lost in this the beautiful and enchanting landscape which offers up lots of photo opportunities including the iconic Cape Reinga Lighthouse and its international signpost.
N.B. The route and timing may change depending on low or high tide.
A free pick up service is available from your accommodation in Kaitaia, Ahipara or Mangonui on request.
Phone: NZ 09 4082411