Tiritiri Matangi Island

auckland, new zealand

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Tiritiri Matangi Island

auckland, new zealand

Famous for: Nature, Wildlife Parks, Beaches
Tiritiri Matangi Island is a must see for Birdwatchers and wildlife enthusiasts. Watch variety of unique birds and reptiles. Later have a relaxing time in the nearby Hobbs Beach, if lucky get to see Penguins too.
About Contact Location
About Contact Location
event_available When to visit: january - december
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00:00 - 23:59 Everyday
hourglass_empty Duration: 6 hours
account_balance_wallet Entry Fee: $ 78
info Tips: There is no food for sale on the Island, so day visitors need to bring their own lunches and snacks, and overnight visitors need to bring food for evening meals and breakfasts as well.
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A shelter to endangered birds and reptile species, Tirtiri Matangi Island is filled with variety of bird sounds and is an heaven for birdwatchers and animal lovers. 
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Guided tour can enable you to spot species of birds which a normal eye could miss. It is suggested to head to Hobbs Beach, just a short walk from the ferry dock, to take a swim and spy on blue penguins in their nesting boxes.
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The shop near the lighthouse sells books and souvenirs, such as bird hangings, fridge magnets, etc.
Tiritiri Matangi Island is accessible by ferry from Auckland and the Gulf Harbour. The ferry departs Auckland at 9 a.m. and Gulf Harbour at 9:50 a.m.
Best Time to Visit
If you want to see parent birds feeding their fledged chicks, late summer is the best time. If you want to stay overnight and hear the best of the dawn chorus, spring is the best time to come.

Contact

local_phone +64 93078005
1:34 PM Local Time

Location

Tiritiri Matangi Island Auckland New Zealand
City center: Auckland
Nearest airport: Auckland Airport

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