Urupukapuka Island

Urupukapuka Island, Paihia: Address, Urupukapuka Island Reviews: 4.5/5

Urupukapuka Island
4.5
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Kailee M
6 contributions
Dec 2021 • Family
Super fun and busy. Saw a lot of young families and just couples - great for a variety of groups! Go!
Written 2 January 2022
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Cashan B
48 contributions
Jan 2021
Stayed on the island after a dolphin tour; such a good idea! Island is beautiful, surrounded by gorgeous blue water. You can rent out kayaks to explore around. There's some nice walks to get panoramic views. Lots of nice spots to sunbathe or lounge about. Almost reminded me of a tropical island!
Written 6 August 2021
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Tania B
53 contributions
Jul 2021
We stopped here for about an hour on our "Hole in the Rock" cruise with Fullers GreatSights. Crystal clear water, golden sand beach - absolutely stunning! Super friendly staff at the cafe/bar with good lunch options.
Written 21 July 2021
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Ray K
3 contributions
Mar 2021
We visited the island as part of a fullers boat cruise to the hole in the rock, both great ways to see the bay.
Written 29 March 2021
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Dave Gray
4 contributions
Mar 2021
Beautiful setting but the welcome could be friendlier. Grumpy bugger. Beer was nice and great to see snapper swimming around the wharf area.
Written 18 March 2021
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amberlievable
Clevedon, New Zealand17 contributions
Jan 2021 • Couples
Well priced and well placed restaurant with full facilities, great hikes of varying difficulty, and crystal clear water for swimming. Very enjoyable visit.
Written 8 February 2021
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sarahjlee2
Dannemora65 contributions
Dec 2020
We were advised by several people to visit during our recent stay in Paihia and we can certainly see why. Simply stunning island, amazing walks, cafe on site if needed - or take your own picnic. Just beautiful
Written 1 January 2021
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4ORBZ'S
Nelson, New Zealand2 contributions
Sep 2020
We took the cruise out to the hole in the rock. You get to go to this Island as part of the journey. The trip out there is awesome. Lots of dolphins putting on a show for us all.
Written 23 September 2020
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Philip Robinson
2 contributions
Sep 2020
Our skipper Lyn took us to Motuarohia and Urupukapuka where Captain James Cook first landed in the idlands and the largest of the islands.
We enjoyed the steep walk and views a the former stop and a quiet half hour enjoying a picnic lunch at Otehei Bay the second stop. Overall a very worthwhile outing to be recommended esp when it doesn't take all day. The skipper was informative and friendly.
Written 21 September 2020
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Geoffrey H
4 contributions
Jul 2020
As part of Sea Shuttles 3hr trip enjoyed pleasurable interlude on island.Mid Winter when we were there so cafe not open.Fortunately took packed lunch.
Written 17 August 2020
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