Explore Motutapu Island

Jump onboard and make your way over to Motutapu Island - this little gem on the Hauraki Gulf is just a 45 minute cruise from central Auckland.

Discover the prolific history of this island as you explore on foot - from the original inhabitants Ngāi Tai ki Tāmaki, the history and relics of its past life as a WWII base to the current wildlife introduction programme. Operating in partnership with Ngāi Tai Te Haeranga.

- 45 minute cruise each way to Home Bay
- 3 hours to explore the islands walks and landscape
- Take a swim or enjoy a picnic on the beach
- Option to camp overnight and return on an alternate day - available to book via the Department of Conservation.

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Explore Motutapu Island