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Rangitoto Island

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Address: Sail from Auckland City, Auckland, New Zealand
Phone Number: 09-367-9111
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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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Best view in Auckland

Only recently done this after living in Auckland for quite some time. The view is amazing and totally worth the climb. Try and do it in Autumn or Spring as I can imagine in... read more

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Only recently done this after living in Auckland for quite some time. The view is amazing and totally worth the climb. Try and do it in Autumn or Spring as I can imagine in Summer it would be hard work and really hot! The ferry ride is gorgeous too. A great day out. Take everything you need as there are... More 

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Omagh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Despite the miserable weather the island was a very special day trip from Auckland. Quite a unique and beautiful location, great views both from the top and along the walk.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Rangitoto is pretty scenic, not breathtaking but very nice in a calm serene sort of way. Would definitely recommend taking the time to do some other tracks apart from just the summit. As well as the summit and lava caves I went to McKenzie bay and the lighthouse then took the track back along the shore, which was a beautiful... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It was the perfect Sunday morning . Caught the ferry from Devon port to the island . walked up to the highest point . Great walk and even better views 360 degrees . Its the best view of Auckland . Take a torch for the caves and a good picnic lunch . well worth the trip

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Auckland, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I went to Rangitoto for the day, the best thing to do is go to the top of the mountain, you can see all of Auckland and you can relax on the beaches.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I have lived in Auckland for 4 years and only just went up Rangitoto. I should have done it sooner. What a spectacular outing. The walk is a lot of fun and a great way to see the outdoors. The lava caves are a must - I was scared at first but they are definitely worth trying! I highly recommend... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Awesome views of Auckland and surrounding islands definitely would recommend it as a place to visit.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We went on a very wet day but I can imagine on a good day it would be stunning. Make sure you have good footwear as it can get wet and uneven on the walk up to the crater. Also if you intend to stay for some time take food and drinks as there are no facilities on the island.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You will catch a ferry for 30 dólar two ways. Arrive on the island and start a walk. Its a volcanic island, you can reach the summit in aprox 1 hour. There you have a great view from the crater and a bunker from the WW2. Its relly nuce and preserved. Have anotjer atractions and a lot of things to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We walked to the summit Our children thoroughly enjoyed it Amazing view from the top Make sure you have plenty of water to drink as it gets hot due to the terrain. Lots of lava and it seems to attract heat Fantastic day our

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