Auckland

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Motuihe Island surrounded by turquise waters

Photo Credit Graeme Murray

Motuihe Island

Rejuvenating flora, fauna and wildlife. Crystal clear waters and golden-sand beaches.

Aotea Great Barrier Island

Natural hot springs, dark sky sanctuary stargazing and astrophotography, bush tracks, marine reserve.

Awhitu's iconic wharf, leading from gorgeous golden sand beach to inviting green-blue harbour sea, framed but pohutukawa trees

Photo credit AucklandNZ

View of Rangitoto from Mt Victoria

Photo credit Chris McLennan

Rangitoto + Motutapu Islands

Many enriching day walks complete with 360 degree views, puhutakawa forrest, native birds and fauna, kōwhai grove, volcanic crater, lava caves, shipwrecks to discover, swimming beaches and picnic spots.

Rotoroa Island

An island of renewal, restoration and respite – a sanctuary for wildlife, natives and you.

Aerial shot of Rotoroa Islands

Photo Credit AucklandNZ

Tiritiri Matangi Island

Restorative Tiritiri Matangi Island is a world-class wildlife sanctuary, thick with regenerated native bush & home to many, rare native birds.

Kawau Island + Beehive / Taungamaro Island

Kawau Island is a historical and tranquil island which is beginning is conservation story and right next door is tiny, Beehive / Taungamaro Island, the perfect little island for sunshine and play.

Aerial shot of Rotoroa Islands

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