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Rangitoto Island

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Address: Sail from Auckland City, Auckland, New Zealand
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This volcanic island, which last erupted 600 years ago, offers...

This volcanic island, which last erupted 600 years ago, offers bird-watching, swimming, fishing, walking trails, colorful flora and spectacular views from the summit of its cone-shaped mountain.

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Auckland Rangitoto Island Guided Sunset Kayaking Tour
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Auckland City Highlights Tour with Harbour Cruise and Sky Tower Admission

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Wonderful Day Trip

If you're in the Auckland area for more than a few days, definitely head over for a trek on volcanic Rangitoto. I recommend catching the early ferry so you get a few hours of... read more

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

If you're in the Auckland area for more than a few days, definitely head over for a trek on volcanic Rangitoto. I recommend catching the early ferry so you get a few hours of hiking in before the heat of the day sets in - bring plenty of water and sunscreen as well, and a snack as there are no... More 

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My mum and I visited Rangitoto Island last October. The weather was perfect, which it needs to be if possible. It took about 1 hour to get to the top and the views were outstanding! We stopped in at the lava caves on the way back down, we didn't see much of them and I think there were a little... More 

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Thank Olivia H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I loved my visit to Rangitoto - wished I has spent longer there. The trip over on a Fullers ferry was hassle free and on time. The scenery on the volcano was unlike anything I have ever seen. The black volcanic lava flows slowly been reinhabited by vegetation. The old bachs on the shore front. The views on the top... More 

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Thank Florencevienna
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This was our first visit to this island. Impressed with the greenery on an island without soil. Government has removed all animal pests. We went on the "train" around the island which was not cheap but good commentary.

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Thank redoakes
auckland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This extinct (we hope) volcano is only about 45 minutes ferry ride from downtown Auckland. Buy provisions before you go or purchase them on the ferry, as there is no shop on the island. Once there, a number of trails are available for tough or easy walks. Great areas of regenerating bush on lave flows, a small cave system and... More 

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Charlottenlund, Denmark
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Very nice vue of Auckland from the summit. Stop at Darling Habor for lunch on the way back to Auckland

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This is my favorite Auckland city activity. A great day out. The 1920s baches are very interesting and it's a good 1 hr walk to the summit. Spectacular views too

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Newcastle, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a great day on the Rangitoto tour. The guide was very knowledgeable and informative. The hike to the top of the volcano was well worth the effort. We were amazed by the lava fields as we hadn't seen anything like it before. A tractor tows an open air carriage over dusty terrain making for quite a dirty but fun... More 

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auckland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is great day out to explore this volcano by trekking up to the summit. Well worth the effort. Beautiful views from the top and its a pleasant ferry ride over and back.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

A dormant volcanco standing tall in the hauraki gulf ( Auckland new Zealand) makes for a great day out, just 25 min cruise from downtown auckland ,tickets are $30 return and many trips daily ...just head down to ferry building on quay st and look for fullers Enjoy

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