Excursions in Northland Region
A Cape Reinga tour for those who wish to spend time enjoying the magnificent natural wonders of the North. You will be over-awed by the grandeur of the mighty Kauri trees, the expanse of Ninety Mile Beach and the mystique of Cape Reinga. There are numerous stops for you to take in the scenic highlights and activities. They start with the easy twenty minute boardwalk through the Puketi Kauri Forest.
A cruise designed for both nature lovers and those wanting to see all the highlights of the magnificent Bay Of Islands in one day. This 6 hour cruise follows the path of the original 1927 "Cream Trip" and will take you on a journey around the islands of the Bay - delivering essential supplies and mail to island residents.
Abseil 100 metres into the surreal Lost World for Waitomo's Ultimate Adventure. Descend slowly, bouncing and turning as the mist-filtered light gives surreal qualities to the strange plants and formations. The abseil into the Lost World is at least twice the height of any other cave at Waitomo and the beauty of this legendary cavern is unsurpassed. The descent takes about 30 minutes.
All Carino Sailing Adventures are on board our purpose built 50ft catamaran and take place in and around the beautiful Bay of islands. Participants have the opportunity to help set and trim the sails and or sit back and relax and experience the spectacular scenery, fantastic sea life within the Bay of Islands Maritime Park.
Black Abyss is the ultimate Waitomo adventure and is the caving tour of choice for natural-born adrenaline junkies everywhere. Descend into the seemingly bottomless black depths of the glow worm studded Ruakuri Cave. This five-hour expedition combines abseiling the 35 metre shaft, climbing, whizzing down a flying fox and cave tubing underneath glow worms into one unforgettable journey. At every stage you're accompanied and supported by experienced caving guides who know and love this mind-blowing environment
Cruise through the sheltered waters of the Bay of Islands on Dolphin Seeker, our purpose built dolphin and whale watching catamaran. Enjoy the large outdoor viewing decks as we cruise past the islands of the Bay. Keep a look out for common and bottlenose dolphins, whales and other marine life as we get you up close to the action from the comfort of Dolphin Seeker. Our catamaran is licensed by DOC (the Department of Conservation) for dolphin viewing.
Salt AirÂ´s Cape Reinga Fly/Drive ½ day tour is the alternative way to travel to the top of New Zealand to experience itÂ´s beauty, history and scenery from both the air and on land, with the added bonus of avoiding a long road trip if you are short on time.
This popular tour takes approximately three hours with one hour underground and involves a combination of walking and floating on an inner tube through a unique underground river system. As you prepare for your adventure your professional guide will ensure you are properly equipped and teach you some fun techniques before you climb down into nature's underground network for an enjoyable cave tubing experience of a lifetime.
The Waitangi Treay Grounds is Northland's greatest icon. A place where Maori and European came together to sign New Zealand's founding document the Treaty of Waitangi. The tour includes an introduction to Waitangi, a tour of the Information Centre, Gallery, Gift Shop, War Canoe, Carved House, Treaty House, Flagpole, Gardens and Grounds.