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3 Jan 2019
“A beauftiful day trip ”
27 Dec 2018
“Great for a day trip”
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Reviewed 4 January 2019 via mobile

We took the Red Boats trip from Westhaven Marina and thoroughly enjoyed a day. The boat journey is about an hour and the boat itself is not too fast so it is very comfortable and not too windswept on the top deck. The island is...More

Date of experience: January 2019
2  Thank AndrewRitchie
Reviewed 28 December 2018 via mobile

Nice place to visit on a beautiful sunny day. Avoid the traffic and catch a ferry across for a quiet day trip away from hustle and bustle of the city. Safe and clean beach as well as bush walk. Great camping site with clean running...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank OdyPudding
Reviewed 15 October 2018

Love this island , 4 generations of my family have been camping here for over 20 years. The island is full of seafood, kinas, cockles, pipis, mussels and heaps of fish.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Danny T
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.

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank sim0nsheen
Reviewed 25 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

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank 917simond
Reviewed 18 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

Date of experience: January 2016
1  Thank 803JenniferB
Reviewed 2 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

Date of experience: January 2016
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

Date of experience: January 2014
Thank Terri C
Reviewed 4 May 2013

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

Date of experience: December 2012
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

Date of experience: February 2012
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