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Auckland to Cape Reinga

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Auckland to Cape Reinga - Salt Air.

Full Day Tour Including Bay of Islands

From the Bay of Islands we continue up the West coast via the world famous 90 mile beach.
We land at Cape Reinga from where you depart on a 2½ hour tour exploring this magical area by comfortable air conditioned vehicle. An opportunity to experience the exhilaration of sand tobogganing is offered on this portion of the tour. A light refreshment is also included.

Rejoin the aircraft for the next leg of your flight via the east coast route to the Bay of Islands. You will view some of the most stunning coastal scenery Northland has to offer, flying over Parengarenga Harbour and Great Exhibition Bay. This remote area is without a doubt one of the most beautiful places in New Zealand with it's pure white silica sand and crystal clear water, much of it accessible only by sea or air. We fly on over Houhora Harbour, the Cavalli Islands, Kauri Cliffs golf course, and the spectacular Bay of Islands.

From the Bay of Islands/Kerikeri airport a courtesy vehicle will take you to Paihia, the hub of the Bay of Islands for a few hours in the afternoon. Feel free to explore this historical area, walk along the beautiful beach or do some shopping. You can visit Russell by ferry or go to Waitangi Treaty Grounds.

At a pre-arranged time you we will take you to your aircraft for the return flight to Auckland. This leg of the flight will follow the west coast route south from Kerikeri to Auckland via the Kaipara Harbour, before landing in Auckland for transfer back to your hotel.

Tour Includes:

* Transfers to/from central Auckland.
* A Light Breakfast inflight from Auckland
* Return scenic flights Auckland-Bay of Islands-Cape Reinga
* 2 ½ Hour Vehicle tour of Cape Reinga area
* Transfers to/from Paihia – hub of the Bay of Islands

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We provide you the choice of aeroplane or helicopter scenic flights around the maritime playground that is the Bay of Islands, the renowned Cape Reinga area at the top of New Zealand and throughout the Far North.

Want your own itinerary and choice of locations? No problem, we can arrange exclusive charters and helicopter VIP tours to suit your needs.

Have a look at all our flight and tour options, with some of our most popular tours including the Cape Reinga Fly/Drive Tour and our newly launched Bay of Islands Heli Cruise Island Escapes.

Operating a varied fleet of aircraft Salt Air can meet your travel requirements affordably and comfortably. We take pride in our services and always aim to provide the utmost satisfaction to our passengers, giving you an exciting and everlasting memory of our beautiful region.