Tiritiri Matangi Island
An Island reserve - check the DOC website for permits to stay over. A short trip over the water by ferry from Gulf Harbour , dinghy or Jet Ski (check availability
Catch the ferry from Gulf Harbour over to the island for a great day out, bird spotting, swimming ,walking etc. limited number of bookings available to stay overnight on the island too, book well in advance.
The only place you can see our endangered indigenous birds and insects in the wild.
New Zealand Native Bird Sanctuary, Tiritiri Matangi is a protected, predator free island in the Auckland harbour that is home to some of our most endangered, rare and unique birds. An easy walk, you are guaranteed to see bird life you cannot see on the mainland. One of my favourite things to do in…
Catch the ferry from the Downtown ferry terminal on Quay Street, Tiritiri Matangi is a stunning paradise featuring NZ native bush, birds and wild-life. It is a sanctuary of peace and tranquility.