Brown's Island

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  • Address: Brown’s Island, near Auckland, New Zealand
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  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 03:30 Hrs
  • Tags: Outdoors, Island, Water Body, Hiking Trail, Family And Kids, Water Sport, Boating, Scuba, Bird Watching

Browns Island, AKA Motukorea is a small island in the Hauraki Gulf. It is one the well preserved volcanoes of the Auckland Volcanic Field. Even today one can see the volcano’s main scoria cone along with its well shaped crater. The island has been an important part of Auckland's early history. Many historic sites cover a large area of the island. The sites include Maori pa sites and also early European settlement ruins. Activities on the island include kayaking, boating, bird watching, fishing, swimming and walking and hiking trails.

  • Carrying snacks with you is recommended.

  • Activities, tours and equipment rental are chargeable.

  • Activities and guided tours start usually by 9:00 am.

  • Ferries from Auckland.
  • Many tourists sign up for a kayaking/ boating trip to the island.

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  • Brown's Island Address: Brown’s Island, near Auckland, New Zealand
  • Brown's Island Timing: 24-hrs
  • Brown's Island Price: Free
  • Best time to visit Brown's Island(preferred time): 07:00 am - 06:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Brown's Island: 03:30 Hrs
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  • 17.41% of people who visit Auckland include Brown's Island in their plan

  • 48.35% of people start their Brown's Island visit around 4 PM - 5 PM

  • People usually take around 3 Hrs 30 Minutes to see Brown's Island

Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Brown's Island

People normally club together Rangitoto Island and Lake Pupuke while planning their visit to Brown's Island.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures
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  • Very picturesque island with a few beaches and a lot of land to walk over. We took a sea kayaking tour which brought us here - it's quite a distance so be prepared!

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