Dune Rider - Cape Reinga
An early morning continental breakfast will be arranged for you at your hotel before being collected from the reception lobby to start your travel to the northernmost point of the country, Cape Reinga. There are many stops of interest during the day – Ancient Kauri Kingdom, Gumdiggers Park, Ninety Mile Beach, the Sand Dunes at Te Paki, the Light House at Cape Reinga. The coach will travel approximately 40 km on the beach and traverse the Te Paki stream. Your full day tour begins with an early morning pick up at your hotel and includes entrance to Gumdigger's Park, a sit down buffet style lunch at Waitiki Landing, 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. The coach will return to Paihia late afternoon.
Duration: Approximately 10-11 hours
Price: Adult: £99.00 / Child (05 – 15 years): £75.00
Discover the Bay - Hole in the Rock
Explore the Bay of Islands and experience the spectacular scenery whilst on board a catamaran purpose built for dolphin viewing and swimming, with observation decks, side opening windows and safe access to the water for swimmers. Encounter diverse wildlife in their natural surroundings, whilst cruising among the 144 islands including the possibility of viewing dolphins, whales and orcas. During your cruise, you will visit the iconic Hole in the Rock and when conditions permit, travel through it. Also included is a stop at the Explore café at Otehei Bay to enjoy a BBQ lunch. Depending on conditions, the option to swim with the dolphins may also be available (weather and Department of Conservations conditions permitting). If you are interested in participating in the swim, please bring swimming clothes, towel and warm jacket. Snorkel, mask, fins and wet suit are provided. Minimum age required to swim is 8 years. It is recommend that you bring a warm jacket as well as sunglasses and a camera. There are snacks and drinks for sale on board the vessel.
Please report to the yellow & black boat on the left hand side of Paihia Wharf (69 Marsden Rd, Paihia), 15 minutes before departure time.
Duration: Approximately 4 hours
Dates Available: 04 July (1000hrs departure)
Price: Adult: £75 / Child (05 – 15 years): £75