Rangitoto Island, Auckland

4.7
#4 of 12 in Nature in Auckland
The youngest island in the Auckland volcanic field at just 700 years old, Rangitoto Island makes a prime spot for an island hike. The moderately challenging trek up the 260 m (850 ft) volcano rewards you with fantastic views of the blue water, Aukland, and other islands nearby. The plant life on the island is impressive: over 200 species of trees, plants, and flowers call the island home, including several varieties of orchids and ferns. Its special geography as a young volcanic island means that you get to see many stages of its development, including raw lava fields and scrub. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Rangitoto Island and many more Auckland attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Auckland trip planner.
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  • Great way to get out of the city into the volcanic landscape of New Zealand. You can do in just an afternoon but there is also plenty to see if you make a day of it. Great views back across the water....  more »
  • Worth the treck, take plenty of water or in our case champagne to celebrate! Boat ride is expensive, it’s a shame there’s no discount for locals but stop worth a visit.  more »
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  • Beautiful scenery . Lovely to visit at sunset for an anniversary . 💍
  • Great days outing lots of birds good boat ride

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