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Rangitoto Island

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Address: Sail from Auckland City, Auckland, New Zealand
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+64 9-367 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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Fantastic walk to the summit

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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auckland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday 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 yesterday 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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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Lovely ferry ride, good walk up down and around the island. Interesting geology, history and great views. Even a little beach for a swim. Go on the first ferry, return on the last and you might have time to visit Motutapu Island too.

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Auckland, new Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Catch the ferry across to Rangitoto and walk to the summit. It's a volcano so a very interesting walk and amazing views, and a great spot for lunch. Don't cheat and take the ride up!

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Mt Eliza, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Rangitoto Island Is a volcanic island hat offers some good walking tracks. There is a Tractor pulled "train" for those that don't want to walk that takes you to the base of the summit where you can then walk up the 360 steps to the top for an excellent view of the surrounding Islands and Auckland.

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Cork, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A fab hike on a clear day to take your time and do the loop to take you through the lava caves and around the back of the island for views of tiri tiri and waiheke before hitting the summit to see all around again also . But there is also a quicket hour and a bit long hike to... More 

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Newtown, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Boat gives a different perspective on the city and its harbour and is worth it for that alone, island is ideal for a short hike with completely contrasting fauna to the city, take a snack and water, pick a sunny day. Easy activity at relatively low cost.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

A very touristic trip, so many tourists, made me feel like a tourist. My friends and I had so much fun walking to the summit and around the west side of the island to the wharf. The view at the top is beautiful. Take lots of water, great cardio exercise, its fun and so many people do this.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Take the ferry from the city, to Rangitoto island ($30). Choose which scenic path you want to take up to the summit, and a different pathway down. There are options for varying fitness levels, most walk, but you can also pay and take a tractor pulled carriage(?). The walk is refreshing and there is plenty of space at the top... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Rangitoto is a nice short 15 minute ferry ride from the Auckland Downtown Wharf. Once we got to the island we took the volcanic tour, which is basically a tram ride which took us closer to the summit, after which 300+ steps took us to a view point where we could look into the volcano. The tram drive back to... More 

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