Motutapu Island

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  • Address: Motutapu Island, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Time Required: 05:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Island, View Point, Nature

Motutapu Island is a heaven for wildlife and wildlife lovers. The island’s human habitation history dates back to 1190 AD when the Polynesians settled here. The island was inhabited by Maori for more than 100 years. Since after the World War, the small island has become a recreational hotspot with serene walking trails that offer close encounters with beautiful birds and animals along with the remnants of the battlements.

Do carry your camera to capture the place forever in your lens.

Motutapu Island Travel Tips

  • Carry bottled drinking water and food with you.
  • Wearing sunscreen will be helpful.

Entrance Ticket Details For Motutapu Island

  • Contact Ferry operators for ferry prices.

Motutapu Island Hours

  • Contact Ferry operators for timings of journey to the island.

How to Reach Motutapu Island

  • By Ferry: Take a ferry form Aukland’s Ferry ports to Ferries dock on the island’s east coast.

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  • Motutapu Island Address: Motutapu Island, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
  • Motutapu Island Timing: 24-hrs
  • Time required to visit Motutapu Island: 05:00 Hrs
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  • 0.3% of people who visit Auckland include Motutapu Island in their plan

  • 75% of people start their Motutapu Island visit around 3 PM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Motutapu Island

Tuesday and Thursday

95% of people prefer walking in order to reach Motutapu Island

People normally also visit Rangitoto Island while planning their trip to Motutapu Island.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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