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Tiritiri Matangi Island

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Address: Auckland, New Zealand
Phone Number: 093078005
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US$ 54.84*
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Tiritiri Matangi Island Day Trip from Auckland with Optional Guided Walk
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A wonderful walk around a pristine island

My husband and I took the ferry to Tiritiri Matangi Island and went on a guided tour with one of the volunteers. We unfortunately didn't see a lot of wildlife, but our guide was... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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Colchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I went to Tirirtiri twice in 2 days. I found it to be a great place to walk, enjoy superb views and hunt for a good number of birds which are not present on the mainland. The boat over to the island is nice, and you get about 5 hours on the island to wither wander independently, which I did,... More 

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Key West, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My husband and I took the ferry to Tiritiri Matangi Island and went on a guided tour with one of the volunteers. We unfortunately didn't see a lot of wildlife, but our guide was incredibly knowledgeable and gave us great information about the few birds we did see and the myriad of trees and plants. A wonderful way to spend... More 

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Scotland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

beautiful island, lots of lush green forest, birds galore. We used a guide for the first half of the day, helped us massivly to identify and get to know all the different species.

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Aldershot, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This review comes in 2 parts; The first is for the island itself. The island was lovely to visit, we went on a rainy day which we would not recommend. The staff and volunteers obviously care about it a lot and put a lot of work into maintaining and preserving the park. There were a lot of tracks available to... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Our day trip to Tiritiri Matangi Island was simple excellent, and a great way for us to ease into our month long NZ trip after a 10 hour flight. Well executed by Fullers 360, the company that ferries visitors to the island, as well as the Guides and Volunteers that have helped over the years to make the island a... More 

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Wrexham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

When booking our trip to Tiritiri Matangi we paid an extra $10 for a guided walk and were not disappointed. We opted for the longer of the 2 walks and was led around in a small group of 6 by Gill, who was fantastic! She knew so much about the island and made the day really enjoyable. We spotted loads... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Be sure to book online to get a seat. Wheelchair accessible on the boat and on the island, but not for all of the tracks. You can catch the ferry from Auckland ($70) or from Gulf Harbour ($55). You can also book guided tours. Take your own lunch and some drinks, and be sure to bring all your rubbish back... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It's great to experience the birdlife on this predator free island. It's not an arduous walk around for the moderately fit, and you may choose the services of a volunteer guide. But unless facilities have changed since my visit, be sure to take your own food and drink.

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Louisville, Kentucky
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent a full day on TiriTiri and wit was well worth it. We saw all kinds of birds, including blue penguins (on a rocky outcrop as well as in a nesting box). Our volunteer tour guide was a lovely British volunteer who was very enthusiastic.

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Thank Debra S
Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful island and fascinating bird life.Our guide Donald, was great, really knowledgeable and interesting. An excellent full day out, walking and spotting rare and unusual NZ birds. Enjoyed the ferry ride too.

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