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Motuihe Island

Hauraki Gulf, Auckland, New Zealand
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volunteer conservation day

went out with the Motuihe Island Trust for a day of environmental volunteering; planting trees and... read more

Reviewed 19 August 2017
Auckland Central, New Zealand
Work Volunteer Day

Been here a few times previously, but time is only making this better each visit! 11 of us from... read more

Reviewed 24 March 2017
Simon D
Auckland Central, New Zealand
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Hauraki Gulf, Auckland, New Zealand

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Reviewed 19 August 2017

went out with the Motuihe Island Trust for a day of environmental volunteering; planting trees and seedling work in the nursery. fabulous island undergoing a wonderful renaissance.

1  Thank sim0nsheen
Reviewed 24 March 2017

Been here a few times previously, but time is only making this better each visit! 11 of us from work along with a few other groups took the slow ferry for a day of planting and some of us also got stuck in to removing...More

1  Thank Simon D
Reviewed 17 January 2016

Motuihe Island has been undergoing massive transformation over th past decade. After a massive pest eradication effort, native plants and birds have been reintroduced. It is a beautiful island and there are great nature walks. Kiwi, tui and tuatara are present on the island. Getting...More

1  Thank Jennifer Gibert M
Reviewed 1 January 2016 via mobile

Visited by boat for a couple of nights camping. It is a great island with excellent beaches that offer really safe swimming. There are some great walks and the opportunity to see kiwi and tuatara at night. Facilities are good for camping and plenty of...More

1  Thank AndySAuckland
Reviewed 13 July 2014

Great place for a short stop off especially if you have a boat. Not sure about amenities as we were on our friends launch

Thank Terri C
Reviewed 3 May 2013

A lovely place to spend a camping holiday with family, sit back and enjoy the view, seafood and nature.

1  Thank mitzya7
Reviewed 25 November 2012

The beach was swarming in sea lice so couldnt really relax and enjoy ourselves. the island is beautifully kept however

Thank Scott P
Reviewed 14 November 2012

easy to get to and quiet and relatively remote.A good ferry service is available from Auckland city.

Thank oldtarts
Reviewed 26 June 2012

Haven't been there for a while, but I have fond memories of great days spent on the beaches there. Good safe beaches.

Thank Lengra46
Reviewed 26 June 2012

Beautiful island. The walking tracks were a bit disappointing. They are almost impossible to follow from maps as there are so many tracks going in all directions and not many signs. The forest cover is low so you cant really get lost however. You have...More

2  Thank KiwiWade
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