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Tiritiri Matangi Island

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Auckland Central, Auckland, New Zealand
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Tiritiri Matangi Island Day Trip from Auckland with Optional Guided Walk
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“bird life” (245 reviews)
“gulf harbour” (131 reviews)
“native birds” (180 reviews)
Auckland Central, Auckland, New Zealand
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Loved it great bird life, good guided walk made us appreciate bird life more, Worth the extra $10 , taken in small groups so once abou 6 in each group our day, heaps of time to explore, tracks well maintained, Quick boat trip if not...More

1  Thank Havefun830
Reviewed 6 days ago

I spent the day exploring Tiritiri Matangi Island with adventure group Got To Get Out (check them out on Facebook). There were 30 of us and we got 4 guides. Only 6 people in my group with our wonderful guide Pene who shared with us...More

Thank Anna S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful experience - Great day on the Island with wonderful guides and interesting and beautiful sights

Thank Reg_ly
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you could cast your mind back to what New Zealand used to look like and I bet Tiri Tiri Matangi isn't far off. Unfortunately the Moa and Haast eagle are long gone but there is still some great wildlife to see. From the moment...More

Thank mandm298
Reviewed 1 week ago

We made this a day trip from Auckland and it was excellent. Definitely select the option for the guided walk. The group was divided into those wishing a shorter walk or those who wished the 3 hour walk. We opted for the 3 hour and...More

Thank JJLMc
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took the $70 ferry from Auckland to Tiritiri. The boat was clean, comfortable and the ride smooth, no sea sickness here. The island was lovely, really well cared for and full of birds. The walking tracks are all easy and well marked. The shop...More

Thank mayberryLeeds
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This bird sanctuary is truly a little slice of heaven! You leave on the 9 AM ferry and get to Tiritiri 1 hour 15 minutes. If you want for $10 you can get a guide that will help point out the birds or you can...More

1  Thank julielp
Tiritir, Manager at Tiritiri Matangi Island, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you, great that you enjoyed your day.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful ferry ride over - saw a pod of dolphins jumping out of the water. Then arrived and took a guided tour - beautiful guide who was knowledgeable and passionate about the island. I have never seen so many birds at one time. I thoroughly...More

Thank petatehan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you like nature, sun, island exploring, bird life or all of these this is a great place to visit. You can do a day trip of stay in simple DOC accommodation (need to pre book). Ferry ride from auckland is ~$75 NZD (1hr) or...More

1  Thank M1593FPmikeo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We booked a ticket with a guided tour just like everyone else. Upon arrival they told us we had a private guide because we had a short-legged toddler and baby with us, which was such a pleasant surprise. Unbelievable 80-year-old Caroline showed us all the...More

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Todd S
13 December 2017|
Response from MojoSuzo | Reviewed this property |
That's such a shame Todd, I understand Fullers ferries are running every day from 29 December until 14 January. The rest of the year they only run their service from Wednesday to Sunday. I hope you enjoy your stay in NZ.
4 December 2017|
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Response from janitaS | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is a large carpark by the terminal but the day we went it was full so we had to go back and park on the road.
Mui Hui Y
26 November 2017|
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Response from noaniem | Reviewed this property |
Hi Mui Hui! Excuse me for my late reply; i‘ve been in the middle of nowhere without service or wifi. Yes, it‘s elderly friendly. I had a very old ranger who had to stop quite often to take a breath... so if you‘re older but... More