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I’ve read all the positive reviews and have been in doubt whether I should write this or not. But as to me; this is not really a must do. We had excellent weather so the view was breathtaking, but you will feel the same on...More
This little island just about an hour by the ferry from Auckland city is a paradise for bird lovers and bird photography. We opted for the guided walk and our guide, Marion was great. She knew where the birds would be, where their nests were...More
We went to Tiritiri Matangi not long after landing in Auckland in November last year. We had a guided walk which was very informative and managed to see pretty much all the birds the island had to offer which was very lucky. We hears you...More
Pickup at 09:00 from pier 4, the boat offers some snacks and drinks during the 75 min journey. You cannot take food not in a plastic container with you and there literally is no food or water to get on the island. The only think...More
Hi Casper, thank you for your review and we're very happy you enjoyed your day on the Island. We do have water and cold drinks for sale at the shop and the tap water available at the Visitor Centre is safe to drink and delicious!...More
I happened to choose one of the roughest days of the year to visit the island (pro tip: take anti-nausea meds and sit toward the back of the boat if the weather's choppy and you're prone to sea sickness). I enjoyed a guided hike of...More
Great trip over to the island for the day. Really enjoyed the guided bush walk and spoting heaps of native birds along the tracks. Got to share our picnic with the local takahe which were surprisingly stealthily in their ability to help themselves. Finished a...More
This is a great trip to take from downtown Auckland's Ferry Building area. Tiritiri Matangi adjoins Auckland's Rangitoto Island which is a 600-year old volcano. The land is just as nature left it - totally unspoiled. Great beach and a delightful trip that is a...More