Rangitoto Summit Track

2 hours

4.6 km

Puntos destacados

  • Lava tracks
  • Ferry ride
  • Swimming spots


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Travel to the dormant volcano island just a short ferry ride from downtown Auckland. Climb to the summit and experience panoramic views.

Te Haerenga Rangitoto Island, Auckland

By Te Haerenga

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Rangitoto Island, New Zealand

By Auckland Sea Kayaks

Kayak or ferry to Rangitoto, Auckland

By Tourism New Zealand

Vistas desde Rangitoto, Auckland

By Auckland Tourism

Dominating the Hauraki Gulf with its conical peak, Rangitoto Island is an Auckland icon. It is the youngest and largest of Auckland's volcanic cones.

This popular summit walk begins at Rangitoto Wharf and climbs through lava fields and the world's largest pohutukawa forest to the island’s peak at 259m above sea level. The walk is easily accessible, with regular 25-minute ferries leaving for Rangitoto Wharf from downtown Auckland daily. To find out more, visit the DOC website (Department of Conservation).


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