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Rangitoto Island, Auckland

Rangitoto Island - Auckland, New Zealand
Rangitoto Island
Hauraki Gulf, Auckland, New Zealand 1020Map
+64 9 979 7070
Neighborhood: Hauraki Gulf
Overview

At 260 meters (850 feet), Rangitoto is Auckland's largest and youngest volcano. It last erupted 600 years ago and is covered in regenerating bush, (including some extensive Pohutukawa forests), and barren lava flows. Views from the summit are exquisite on a clear day, with vistas to Kawau Island to the north and Great Barrier and Little Barrier to the north-east. Access is provided by Fullers Ferry services, and a 45-minute walk up the well-maintained track to the summit. A tractor and trailer, booked in conjunction with the ferry, also goes to the summit.

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  • Open Hours: Monday to Sunday from 12:00 AM to 12:00 AM
  • Type: Photo Spots / Photography, Attractions & Landmarks, Animal Life, Educational
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