Cape Reinga Lighthouse, Cape Reinga

Must see · Lookout · Scenic Walking Area
Marvel at land's end on rugged Cape Reinga Lighthouse, 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 Lighthouse and all Cape Reinga has to offer by arranging your trip with our Cape Reinga trip website.
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  • We had the place to ourselves so got to appreciate the landscape and take photos without having to dodge others. This was a bucket list place for me and it did not disappoint. The walk is downhill.....  more »
  • First time ever to The Cape and I was born here it took me 51years to get here So glad we did the trip to see NZ and finally can tick this off my bucket list No words can describe how beautiful...  more »
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