Rangitoto Island, Auckland

4.7
#4 of 12 in Nature in Auckland
Volcano · Island
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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  • What better way to spend a sunny day than trekking all around a volcano. The ferry ride there was super peaceful and when you arrive, there are a number of different walks of different lengths so you....  more »
  • If you plan on walking up to the summit, you'll need a good level of fitness. Once you get to the top, the views are stunning; and all your effort pays off. Make sure you pay attention to the map...  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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