Make the most of your time in the north with this full day Far North Dune Rider day tour and half day cruise in the Bay of Islands.
Make the absolute most of your time in the North with a full day tour to Cape Reinga and a half day Bay of Islands cruise.
Far North Dune Rider:
Explore the Far North of New Zealand on this full day tour departing Paihia. Drive along 90 Mile Beach in a purpose built off road vehicle and take in the rugged beauty of the region, explore Cape Reinga and see the Tasman Sea and Pacific Oceans meet. Sandboard down the famous Te Paki sand dunes.
This full day tour in this purpose built, unique Dune Rider vehicle is the best way to explore the Far North. Let your tour guides immerse you in the culture and history of the area, while taking in the amazing scenery.
Your full day tour begins with an early morning pick up at your Paihia accommodation, a freshly prepared buffet style lunch, visiting Cape Reinga lighthouse to view the meeting of the two oceans, a beach stop on 90 Mile Beach, boogie boarding down huge sand dunes at Te Paki stream and time at the Ancient Kauri Kingdom. Finish the day with fabulously fresh fish and chips at the famous Mangonui Fish Shop, at your own expense.
Discover the Bay of Islands Cruise:
Board your boat from Paihia or Russell wharf where crew will welcome you aboard. As you depart Russell, the crew will deliver a full safety briefing and overview of the trip and your skipper will provide full commentary of the journey.
If weather conditions are suitable you will travel through the iconic Hole in the Rock. Spot the wildlife including dolphins, birds, seals and even the occasional whale!
Absorb Urupukapuka Island's rich and long history at the Otehei Bay Island Conservation Centre. Also learn about the restorative work of Project Island Song to return native bird life back to the Bay.
Once this experience has been confirmed, changes are at the discretion of the experience provider and arranged directly with them according to their policy.
The Dune Rider experience has a minimum of 10 people and a maximum of 36. The cruise has a minimum of 15 people and a maximum of 100 people.
This experience takes place in the Bay of Islands.