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Rotoroa Island, Hauraki Gulf

  • 18 Mar 2018
  • 8:45 AM
  • Pier 4, 119 Quay Street, Downtown Ferry Terminal
This island was closed to the public for over a hundred years when it was an addiction-treatment centre. Interesting buildings still stand and there’s a fascinating small museum with island history. The club last went to Rotoroa Island one winter a few years ago, so this is the summer trip. Bring your camera for stunning views of the island sanctuary, home to some rare NZ native birds. Bring a swimsuit, ample food and water, and a change of warm clothing.

There’s usually some free parking on a Sunday in the streets in and around Viaduct Harbour Ave and Pakenham Street. Otherwise it’s downtown parking buildings.

Bookings:  Please prebook with Fullers at   There is no bus this week.

Cost:    $52 adults, $30 children (5–15 years)

Depart: 8.45 am at Pier 4, 119 Quay Street, downtown ferry terminal. 

Please arrive at the ferry terminal at least 30 minutes before departure.

Ferry takes 75 minutes.

Return: From Rotoroa Island at 5.15 pm

Organiser:  Imogen 0272 898 440 (no texts please)

Map of the island:  Online / printable

More information:  See

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