Rotoroa Island Guided Nature Walks

Discover Rotoroa Island by taking a 90-minute scenic walk with one of our passionate rangers. This is your best chance to spot some of our favourite and rare birds including takahē, weka and tīeke (saddleback) in an emerging wildlife sanctuary.

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Our new guided nature walks allow you to experience Rotoroa Island in a whole different way. The 90-minute guided walk covers a large part of the island and is one of the best ways to see an exciting range of different wildlife, including weka, tīeke (saddleback), takahē and pāteke (brown teal). You'll learn all about the island's natural history, as well as our ongoing ecological restoration projects and the fascinating social history of Rotoroa Island.

Along the way our rangers will also point out some of our native plant species and their uses, and explain all about our ongoing work to keep the island predator-free. Maximum of 15 people per group, adults are $20 per person, children $10 each and can be purchased with your ferry ticket.

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Physical address

Rotoroa Island, Waiheke Island, Hauraki Gulf, Auckland, New Zealand, Waiheke Island, New Zealand.

Pricing and Conditions

Adult $20.00
Other charges:
Usual ferry fares apply
Further pricing information:
Children 5-15yr are $10 Children under 5yr are free
Cancellation policy:
If your ferry is cancelled, your guided walk cost will be refunded.

Facilities and Features

Proximity to town:
1 hour ferry from downtown Auckland.

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Opening times

Months of operation:
All months of the year

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