Cape Reinga, North Island

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Marvel at land's end on rugged Cape Reinga, a wild peninsula at the far corner of the island where the Pacific Ocean and Tasman Sea meet. Travel out to the lighthouse for a sweeping view over the expanse of blue water, marked by occasionally roiling whitecaps where the ocean and sea touch. Continue out to the far tip of the cape to see the famed pohutukawa tree, which has supposedly stood at this location for more than eight centuries. This point remains an important fixture in Maori mythology, as it marks the spot where spirits leave this world during their journey to the afterlife. See Cape Reinga and all Houhora has to offer by arranging your trip with our Houhora trip website .
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  • When you realise you are at the tip.. this place is so calm embalming you would love to stay there for a long time. We took a tour bus from Harrisons and they drove us from Ninety mile beach to sand b...  more »
  • Even the other tourists around cannot take away the peace that this place breathes. Standing on that hill looking at the two ocean's (one dark blue and one green blue) come together is wildly spectacu...  more »
  • Yup, it is a long way, yup it is out of everything but why everyone still goes there than? Because it is the furthermost and northernmost point of NZ. I took a tour. Yes I did, I know. It was one of m...  more »

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