When to visit:
january - may . october - december
Regular ferries and car ferries to the islands leave from the Downtown Ferry Terminal in Auckland and some islands have airstrips, though you’ll need permission to land.
The sixteen Hauraki Islands are scattered off the coast of Auckland in Hauraki Bay. The travellers can indulge in walking, horse riding, swimming, eating and drinking here. Receipe for a perfect day !
Watersports adventurers are spoilt for choice with Jet boating, kayaking, fishing, sailing and more to offer.
Island hopping is a favourite pastime for Auckland ‘boaties’ and ‘yachties’ and many of the islands are also accessible by ferry. Other few interesting activities include
1) climbing Rangitoto Island, Auckland’s youngest volcano,
2) strolling through the historical mansion house at Kawau Island
3) leaping off the Auckland Harbour Bridge in New Zealand’s only ocean-touch bungy
4) racing an America’s Cup yacht
5) whale and dolphin safari
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