Mayor Island

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male4sandra
New Zealand198 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2014 • Family
If you get a good day out here it's great.
The trip out is long and relaxing. Some boats come out here to fish, others to drop people off that either live on or holidaying on this island.
Excellent fishing, we got into a sheltered place which was great with plenty of fish. Returning back to port can be a little bumpy.
If you get the right weather we'll recommended day out.
Written April 9, 2014
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matt
Tauranga, New Zealand13 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2015 • Couples
We stayed out there for 3 Days, Hiking, fishing, fun

Devils Staircases - wow what an experience and the black obsidian
Written February 2, 2016
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Daiana P
Te Puna, New Zealand6 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2015 • Couples
Such a great destination, we were the for 3 nights and we wished we'd had stayed longer, great walks, great snorkeling, and pretty good DOC cabins. Good entertainment for the whole family
Written April 17, 2015
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Tony K
Oaxaca, Mexico182 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2012 • Friends
A beatiful spot, approximately 22 miles from Tauranga harbour enterance but lacks any real managed control and good services to stay on the island for any period of time.South East Bay is the bay to land at and where there is some accommodation.Popular with boaties that have all live aboard conveniences, they moore in the bay for safe anchorage & shelter. Pick the weather carefully, getting to and back from Mayor Island is great in good sea conditions but can be a hell of a trip in bad weather.
Written January 8, 2013
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Anne-Marie C
Tauranga12 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2012 • Couples
We go over on our boat so are independent but you can book a hut or take a tent through DOC, the island is serviced by a ferry (take seasick pills if you tend to get queasy cause it is an open water trip) and showers, toilets and a rustic cook house cater to your needs. Great walks, great beaches, take your camping gear and fishing rod and you are in for a real treat.
Written December 22, 2012
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HeliproMtCook
Aoraki Mount Cook National Park (Te Wahipounamu), New Zealand16 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2013 • Couples
This is a must visit if you are into peace & quiet & enjoy walking or tramping. The local native wildlife & native trees make a great trip to this dormant volcano.
Written March 28, 2014
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kymr409
Papamoa, New Zealand491 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2019 • Family
Sailed out here just amazing dolphins on the way seals in the bay. The snorkelling is really amazing so many fish. Awesome sunrises. A little paradise.
Written January 29, 2019
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Samantha N
6 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2015 • Friends
Remember this place like it was yesterday, from quite a few years back. Arrived via boat to stay a few nights with a small group from our class. The local penguins and seals were great to wake up to first thing in the morning in the Bay. Perfect place to camp, amenities more than adequate for our period of stay. Walking tracks were steep but that's to be expected, views were breath taking!
Written December 3, 2015
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Barb L
Papamoa, New Zealand24 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Just beautiful ! Lovely big trees, awesome views from coast track, good fishing, nice tranquil camping ground, and interesting beaches to explore
Written May 21, 2013
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dony122
Tauranga22 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2017 • Family
An amazing place to visit. A special place to spend the weekend - especially on a boat moored in South East Bay.
Written February 26, 2017
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