The Hauraki Gulf Islands are among some of the most beautiful in the world with their rare bird sanctuaries, unspoiled stands of native trees and plants, and breathtaking views over the Pacific Ocean.
Described as “jewels” in New Zealand’s Conservation Crown, many of the smaller islands are a reflection of the high premium which Kiwis place on keeping their natural environment “clean and green”.
For more information contact:
Department of Conservation Visitor Centre
Ferry Building Quay St, City. Phone: 09-379 6476
Most of the Islands can be reached by one of the following cruise companies:
360 Discovery - 0800 888 006
Fullers Ferries - 09 367 9111
Kawau Kat Freephone - 0508 282 552
SeaLink - 09 300 5900
things to see & do
where to stay
The bush is silent now. Gone are the sounds of axe and saw, the pounding of the stamping battery and the whistle of the logging trains. Gone also is the birdsong that echoed throughout this island before the habitat of many native species was destroyed.
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Splendid views from our absolute waterfront suites surrounded by spectacular bush clad scenery. 60% of the island is national forest and the Lodge is at the gateway to tramping tracks, bush walks, hot pools, golfing, fishing, boating, diving, kayaking, surfing, horse riding and swimming.
Robyn offers a free booking service for accommodation, airfares and rental cars on Great Barrier Island - book today.
Escape to Kawau Island! Wildlife & history abundant, the chance of seeing dolphins & wild ‘Kawau Kangaroos’. Enjoy island time at the famous Governor Grey’s Mansion House Bay, with Museum, café/restaurant, kayaking, bushwalks, ancient ruin’s & only 45min from Auckland.
Located right on Onetangi Beach, the 'most' beautiful beach in the Auckland region, this 2km, north facing white sandy beach is the perfect getaway.
We offer en-suite Lodge Rooms and backpacker accommodation, and specialise in family holidays, romantic breaks and weddings. We also arrange great fishing, diving and adventure holidays.
Our Extra Virgin Olive Oil is rated in the top 100 in the World. Delight the tastebuds and learn about olive oil. Open 11am-3pm during Jan & Feb. Open 11am-2pm Wed-Sat throughout the year. Closed Sundays.