Cape-Reinga5.jpg

Far North Lighthouse Experience

The Bay of Islands is a natural playground offering a huge variety of activities to keep you entertained for days. With scenic landscapes to explore by land, sea or sky, abundant wildlife including the playful dolphins, plenty of rich and colourful history and of course water sport opportunities around every corner. There is plenty to make your time in the Bay of Islands a memorable experience. Embark on a voyage of discovery and enjoy the beauty of this area when you join a daily cruise to hole in the rock, to one of New Zealand’s most historic locations, the Waitangi Treaty Grounds and take in the sights of Russell on an intimate one-hour coach tour and drive along the sand on Ninety Mile Beach to the very top of the North Island – Cape Reinga- The Far North Light house.

DURATION

Three Days &

Two Nights

LOCATION

Auckland City, Bay of Islands, Cape Reinga & 90 Mile Beach

TOUR TYPE

Scenic Tours

Overnight Experience

PRICE FROM

NZ $1,199

Per Person

Cape Reinga
Cape Reinga

Cape Reinga

press to zoom
Sand Dunes
Sand Dunes

Sand Dunes at Te Paki

press to zoom
90 Mile Beach
90 Mile Beach

90 Mile Beach

press to zoom
Cape Reinga
Cape Reinga

Cape Reinga

press to zoom
1/65

Tour Summary

The Bay of Islands is a natural playground offering a huge variety of activities to keep you entertained for days. With scenic landscapes to explore by land, sea or sky, abundant wildlife including the playful dolphins, plenty of rich and colourful history and of course water sport opportunities around every corner. There is plenty to make your time in the Bay of Islands a memorable experience. Embark on a voyage of discovery and enjoy the beauty of this area when you join a daily cruise to hole in the rock, to one of New Zealand’s most historic locations, the Waitangi Treaty Grounds and take in the sights of Russell on an intimate one-hour coach tour and drive along the sand on Ninety Mile Beach to the very top of the North Island – Cape Reinga- The Far North Light house.

Itinerary At a Glance

  • Day 1: Waitangi Treaty Grounds, Russell Mini Tour & Overnight Stay in Paihia

  • Day 2: Cape Reinga & 90 Mile Beach Full Day Tour and Overnight Stay in Paihia

  • Day 3: Hole in the Rock Dolphin Cruise and return to Auckland 

Tour Highlights

 

Day1

  • Discover some of the 144 stunning islands in the Bay of Islands on a scenic cruise

  • Journey by boat across the pristine Islands & learn about New Zealand's history and Maori culture

  • Visit the Waitangi Treaty Grounds and Museum

  • Explore the historic site where the Treaty of Waitangi was signed

  • Join an informative guided tour with a local guide

  • Enjoy a high-energy Maori cultural performance

  • Admire iconic buildings, breath-taking examples of Maori architecture, and the world’s largest ceremonial war canoe

  • Tour this tranquil seaside town through Russell Mini Tour

  • A personal insight into New Zealand's earliest European history

  • Visit areas of historical interest which cannot be easily covered on foot

  • Stand atop Flagstaff Hill for 360° views of the Bay

Day2

  • Travel along of 90 Mile Beach to see the rugged views of the West Coast

  • Have fun sand boarding at the Giant Sand Dunes of Te Paki and drive up the infamous quicksand stream.

  • Lunch at the picturesque Tapotupotu Bay set between the hills of Cape Reinga

  • Visit Cape Reinga for unforgettable sights! sacred site for the Maori people and amazing panoramic views of the clashing Tasman Sea and Pacific Ocean, and more

  • Iconic WWII Lighthouse, one of the most visited and photographed lighthouses in New Zealand

Day3

  • Journey to the iconic Hole in the Rock

  • Listen to entertaining live commentary from your local Nature Guide

  • Stop off at Urupukapuka Islandand lunch stop at Otehei Bay

  • Enjoy a 1.5-hour island stop-over and walk, swim, paddle board, kayak or relax

  • Keep a lookout for dolphins, whales, or orcas(at mother nature's discretion)

  • Marvel at the breath-taking scenery en route

Tour Inclusion

  • Fully guided return transfers from Auckland

  • Complimentary pick up and drop off from Auckland CBD

  • Complimentary refreshments and water on board

  • Access to Wi-Fi on board for a small surcharge

  • A local English-speaking tour escort throughout the journey

  • Luxurious temperature-controlled transportation in a minibus

  • Exclusive immersive activities and interaction with local communities

  • Built-in leisure time, to explore destinations as you wish

  • Admission to Guided Experience at Waitangi Treaty Grounds

  • Admission to 1 hour Russell Mini Tour

  • Admission to Cape Reinga- 90 Miles Beach coach tour

  • Free use of sand boards at the Sand Dunes

  • A delicious locally-prepared lunch

  • Admission to 4 hours Hole in the Rock Dolphin Cruise

  • Engaging and informative commentary in English

  • Indoor and outdoor seating with large viewing deck

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • YouTube
  • Instagram
 
Book Now