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Address: 177 Rangitane Loop Rd, Kerikeri 0294, New Zealand
Phone Number: (09) 407 5243
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This is how life should be loved it. Looking for Kiwi is something every New Zealander should do. I don't know if I want to write this review as it felt like I had discovered a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
KimHartley2016
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Invercargill, New Zealand

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Invercargill, New Zealand
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24 reviews
16 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is how life should be loved it. Looking for Kiwi is something every New Zealander should do. I don't know if I want to write this review as it felt like I had discovered a real New Zealand treasure.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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67 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is lovely and peaceful and showing New Zealand's scenery in its natural environment. Very welcoming guides and full of information, their passion for the place was very evident. Would be a lovely place to stay in a motorhome,

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Kerikeri
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16 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

The walk around the island is very peaceful and it is interesting to see where the kiwi have been foraging for food

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Kerikeri, New Zealand
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2016

Aroha Island has become an incredible place to visit, whether for a walk, a swim, or an overnight visit! You just have to book ahead for a guided Kiwi walk--the opportunity to see a Kiwi in the wild is amazing! The folks are very helpful, the information centre is great--will worth a visit!

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Thank _rmjewell
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47 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2016

We would recommend a visit to the island (now firmly joined to the mainland by a concrete section of road) during daylight hours as it is a beautiful 25 minute walk around the reserve and a good chance to familiarise yourself with the tracks and terrain. Then return at night for a guided tour ($40 pp) that goes for at... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2016 via mobile

Within an hour of arriving I was completely relaxed, refreshed and feeling in vacation mode! The Lodge accommodation is amazing! Roomy, comfy and easy with a breathtaking view of the sea framed with native bush and songs of the tui. Awesome swimming at lower beach, great ablution block and BBQ area! All in All a perfect island get away!

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Thank Inga C
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3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2016

We stayed here two nights - sadly the weather was not very good and we missed out on seeing the kiwis we were hoping to find at night. Comfortable accommodation in the Tui Lodge, all we needed for our short stay. Bush walks and access to beach good. Swimming at high tide only though!

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015 via mobile

We felt that this is a little overprice paryicularly as it was winter and very few people there. The area is nice and the campsite good. There are only 4 Kiwis on the island so you should probably stay 2 nights. We heard Kiwis on the first night and saw them 3 times on the second night. Dont forget your... More 

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Kerikeri, New Zealand
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

This is a lovely corner of the Bay of Islands where you can go and relax and recoup. The Kiwi are around and if you have time to give to lie and wait you are sure to see one go striding by. They are humorous to watch and when you do you realise you are a guest in their little... More 

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Perth, Australia
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7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

If you want to see the kiwi in their natural habitat then you must stay here overnight. Being a national trust operative there are certain guidelines you need to follow and a small fee to pay for camping and viewing. At night with our red torch light we walked the well trodden path around the island in search of the... More 

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