Travel Blogs from Cape Reigna, New Zealand

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Up to the top and down again, Cape Reinga, New Zealand travel blog

Up to the top and down again

A travel blog entry by tonyandsarah

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... couch that cost $40,000 made out of 50,000 year old wood. It was impressive but not that comfortable. We drove up to Cape Reinga to see the lighthouse and to have our picture taken by a sign pointing to the uk, alas, vandalism strikes everywhere and ...

The Very Top, Tapotupotu Bay, New Zealand travel blog

The Very Top

A travel blog entry by nomadic-brands

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... were both too tired to do anything else. The following morning the weather was still pants, but we made our way to the Cape Reinga Lighthouse nonetheless. We should have been afforded wonderful views of the cliffs and the sea, but nope, the visibility was ...

Cape Reinga, the Winterless North!!, Cape Reinga, New Zealand travel blog

Cape Reinga, the Winterless North!!

A travel blog entry by carolandthomas

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From Auckland we travelled by bus up to Kaitia to then go on a bus trip to Cape Reinga, the most northern point in New Zealand and where the Tasman sea meets the Pacific. This area is known as the Winterless North - WHATEVER!!! It rained constantly on ...

Journey to the Very Northern Tip, Cape Reinga, New Zealand travel blog

Journey to the Very Northern Tip

A travel blog entry by kimandmartin

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Martin was keen on travelling to the most northerly point of New Zealand, so we made the very long trip up to Cape Reinga. We drove along 90 Mile Beach (it's actually 90 km), stopping along the beach for a picnic lunch. You can actually drive on the ...

Mussels and Millions of Miles, Cape Reigna, New Zealand travel blog

Mussels and Millions of Miles

A travel blog entry by andrewanderica

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... New Zealand and the place where the original Waitangi Treaty was signed between the Maori Chiefs and the British Crown bringing New Zealand under British Sovereignty. We tried the cheeky approach claiming to be residents as well as having a working visa ...

27th September 2004 Paihia, Paihi, New Zealand travel blog

27th September 2004 Paihia

A travel blog entry by penguinmad

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... the Pipi Patch Hostel at 7.15am, we had both booked onto a day trip to Cape Reinga. this is the furthest North you can go in New Zealand. We got on our "bus"well actually it was an old army vehicle. Our first stop was at about 10am at a little cafe for ...

Anyone for camper van rallying, Camper van rallying, New Zealand travel blog

Anyone for camper van rallying

A travel blog entry by suzukistorey

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... van is rear wheel drive. Fun thing, we had to come back the same way 20k of sheer adrenalin rush all over again, well they say New Zealand is for the adrenalin junky!!! The light house was the usual sort of thing, ie a light house. It's now run by ...

Laundry, blogging, sand dunes, and more, Cape Reigna, New Zealand travel blog

Laundry, blogging, sand dunes, and more

A travel blog entry by jackie_n_james

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The last part of our New Zealand trip in our van we just kind of spent wandering around the Northland and so we've just outlined our days here. April 12            We left Tutukaka and drove to Paihia and ...

Dome Valley to Cape Reinga - Day 251, Cape Reinga, New Zealand travel blog

Dome Valley to Cape Reinga - Day 251

A travel blog entry by christosp

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... as the road meandered along the coast through the hills. Finished off the day at Cape Reinga which is right on the northern tip of New Zealand, you can't really travel any further north on the mainland. The last 25km of the drive to the cape was on a ...

The Northland and Happy New Years!!!!, Cape Reigna, New Zealand travel blog

The Northland and Happy New Years!!!!

A travel blog entry by keithandkim

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... is really great. Street buskers (talented ones at that), and performers all over the place. We thoroughly enjoyed our time in New Zealand, and are now departing to a continent we have both dreamt about since childhood… Africa. Our journey starts on ...

The Turning Point, Cape Reinga, New Zealand travel blog

The Turning Point

A travel blog entry by thelees

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... we're going waaaaaaaaaaaaay down south! We arrived at the camp site after dark. Scare stories of relentless, monster mozzies at Cape Reinga abound. One traveller told us about an experiment that he conducted. Sweeping a glass through the air one evening, ...

North Island - The Far North, Cape Reigna, New Zealand travel blog

North Island - The Far North

A travel blog entry by rjsmith

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... 55 miles long but it was still impressive. I went sandboarding down the huge sand dunes and then we headed off to Cape Reinga at the northern tip of New Zealand. There is a lighthouse and a nice beach but not much else. From the Cape we could see the ...

Cape Reigna en Sandboarding, Cape Reigna, New Zealand travel blog

Cape Reigna en Sandboarding

A travel blog entry by ronvand

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Whatawhiwhi to Cape Reinga, Cape Reinga, New Zealand travel blog

Whatawhiwhi to Cape Reinga

A travel blog entry by krahn

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... our shiny beach blanket but didn't go up quite high enough to get it to work. Made it to Cape Reinga, the most Northern tip of New Zealand and enjoyed spectacular views of where the Tasman Sea meets the South Pacific. Very spiritual place for the Maori ...

To cape Reinga, Cape Reinga, New Zealand travel blog

To cape Reinga

A travel blog entry by yam_cina

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On the way to the north most point in New - Zealand and the meeting point between the two oceans, the Tasman sea and the Pcific ocean. So on the way we stopped at a nice place called Houhora Heads. Nice little beach with nice view, it's good place to have ...

Paihai and Cape Reinga, Paihai and Cape Reinga, New Zealand travel blog

Paihai and Cape Reinga

A travel blog entry by aislingsings

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Bay of Islands was my first stop - tried to see some dolphins here but was disappointed. Next day went on a trip up to the very top tip of NZ and drove along the 90 mile beach to get there! Did some sandboarding on the way - great ...

I've killed that spot  five times!!, Cape Reinga, Tapotuputo campground, New Zealand travel blog

I've killed that spot five times!!

A travel blog entry by jasieniukrtw

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After a nice meal, we began to get ready for bed, yes at about 6:30pm. We are camping, and when it gets dark, what is there to do? We do play cards in the van for awhile, but there isn't much space and our bodies begin to complain after about an hour, ...

Tip top!, Cape Reigna, New Zealand travel blog

Tip top!

A travel blog entry by liv.ltd

Our journey to Cape Reigna was long, wet and fairly unimpressive compared to the south island (spoilt)!  The fantastic chippy in Mangonui, reccomended by Sue, was a definate highlight!!!  Heading on we stopped at 90 mile beach which is ...

Reisen macht Spaß! ;), Cape Reigna, New Zealand travel blog

Reisen macht Spaß! ;)

A travel blog entry by hannaronja

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... dort auch alle fantastisch waren.  Wir haben von dort aus uns an den nördlichsten Punkt von ganz Neuseeland begeben, auch Cape Reigna genannt und auf dem Weg dorthin noch an riesigen Sanddünen Halt gemacht,  Wahnsinnig beeindruckend! Auf dem ...

Cape Reinga, Cape Reinga, New Zealand travel blog

Cape Reinga

A travel blog entry by ardnopes

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... when visiting Northland is to drive (or take one of the myriad bus tours) up to the northern tip of New Zealand at Cape Reinga. (Pedants note: Cape Reinga is technically the northernmost road-accessible point in New Zealand, slightly surpassed by the ...

Cape Reinga, Cape Reigna, New Zealand travel blog

Cape Reinga

A travel blog entry by samandchantal

... parallel to Exhibiton bay (on right) and 90 mile beach (on the left) - couldn't get lost really!  we reached Cape Reinga, the Northernmost tip of NZ later than expected due to the weather and unsealed muddy roads.  As the weather was still ...

top of NZ, Cape Reinga, New Zealand travel blog

top of NZ

A travel blog entry by tristan_g

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... -bound. Snow jackets in the south, t-shirt and sunglasses at the top, what an impressive change of climate. Upon reaching Cape Reinga, I'd reached a goal I set out to accomplish, and that felt pretty good. At this northern extremity, the Tasman sea meets ...

The End of the World, Cape Reinga, New Zealand travel blog

The End of the World

A travel blog entry by jordanancel

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Today, Zara and I got up early and headed to Cape Reinga, the northern-most point in New Zealand, which is like the end of the world.  Meaning, I'm at the eastern-most longitude at the most north one can possibly stand. On the way to the cape, we ...

I made it to the top!, Cape Reigna, New Zealand travel blog

I made it to the top!

A travel blog entry by erinmarie

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... This place is stunning. At the very point of the Cape, the Tasman Sea and the Pacific Ocean meet. A white lighthouse overlooks the Cape, and a cool signpost that tells you just how far from home you really are. After we stopped for lunch at a beach ...

The trapeze at the end of the world, Cape Reigna, New Zealand travel blog

The trapeze at the end of the world

A travel blog entry by lynnandkriss

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... State Highway 1 since we landed on the North Island in Wellington. The 1, as you would imagine, makes it the foremost road in all New Zealand. Consequently you would be surprised by how much of it twists and winds. The last 20 km of it up to Cape Reinga ...

Cape Reinga - nördliches Ende von NZ, Cape Reigna, New Zealand travel blog

Cape Reinga - nördliches Ende von NZ

A travel blog entry by schabby

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... grüner und immer mehr Tiere waren zu sehen, nachdem wir das letzte Haus und das Ende der Stromversorgung passiert hatten. Schön! Am Cape Reinga ging es natürlich sofort zu Fuß zum Leuchtturm und der Aussicht, wo man sieht wie die Tasman Sea ...

Cape Reinga, Cape Reinga, New Zealand travel blog

Cape Reinga

A travel blog entry by jonandfay

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... because it is beautiful - he wasn't wrong!  Then we went to Cape Reinga.  This is nearly the top of New Zealand apart from North Cape, and it's where the Tasman Sea meets the Pacific Ocean.  In bad weather the waves get up to 10 metres ...

The Northen tip of New Zealand, Cape Reinga, New Zealand travel blog

The Northen tip of New Zealand

A travel blog entry by squiresmm

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... . They turn briefly at the Three Kings Islands for one last look back towards the land, and then continue on their journey. Cape Reinga is considered the separation marker between the Tasman Sea to the west and the Pacific Ocean to the east. We take an ...

cape reinga, Cape reinga, New Zealand travel blog

cape reinga

A travel blog entry by intothewild02

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Last Stop, Aukland, New Zealand travel blog

Last Stop

A travel blog entry by caz_sykes

... much to say about Auckland, as we got back late last night, did laundry, packed and went to bed. How exciting. New Zealand is most definately the most beautiful country I have ever seen, most especially the South Island, plus the adrenaline seeking ...

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