General

5 days tour to Bay of Islands and Cape Reinga. The perfect spot for water activities such as sailing, dolphin watching, jet skiing, parasailing and kayaking (yes, there are plenty!). Cape Reinga is famous for its lighthouse at the northern point of NZ. On the way, the sand dunes of the 90-mile beach are the right spot for sand surfing and heaps of fun!

 

DAY 1
We depart from Albert Park on Wellesley St next to the Art Gallery in Auckland. Please don’t be late as other people will have to wait for you and we will have less time for the activities during the day. On the way to Paihia we will stop at Whangarei Falls.

DAY 2 – Cape Reinga Day Tour
On the way to Cape Reinga, we will visit the Kauri Kingdom, 90 miles beach, the giant Te Paki Sand Dunes, and the Cape Reinga itself. On the way back to Paihia we will also visit the famous over the water Mangonui Fish and Chips Shop (non-seafood options and salads available).

DAY 3 – Paihia
Today we will have a free day in the Bay of Islands, optional activities are; the Waitangi Treaty Grounds $25; Maori show plus guided tour of Waitangi Treaty Grounds $40; Jetski 2 people island tour $90 each; Parasailing $89; Sailing including lunch $100; Jetski free ride $160; Hole in the Rock/Dolphin cruise $105; Swimming with dolphins $117, or Skydiving from $299.

DAY 4 – Paihia and Russell
Today you will have another beautiful day in paradise to do any remaining activities. You can also take the ferry and visit the historic town of Russell, NZ’s first capital!

DAY 5
After breakfast, we drive back towards Auckland. On the way, we will travel along the rugged West Coast via the Hokianga Harbour, the Waipoua Forest where you will see the Tane Mahuta, the largest Kauri tree in NZ over 2,000 years old! We will also visit the stunning Kai Iwi Lakes.

Price Includes:
    • Transport
    • Guides (fully guided tours)
    • 2 breakfasts
    • 2 nights accommodation (shared dorm)
    • Day trip to Cape Reinga
    • Bush Walk
    • Discount on some optional activities

Under Age Policy:

Please Note that if you are under age (under 18 years old), you need to send us an authorisation form to bookings@manatoursnz.com signed by your parents/guardian. To download the authorisation form click here

Available departures

Unfortunately, no places are available on this tour at the moment