Auckland is home to the Hauraki Gulf Marine Park, a conservation area that extends over 1.2 million hectares. These protected coastlines and pest-free islands are sanctuaries to many of New Zealand’s rarest native species – from shorebirds and endangered wildlife to endemic trees and regenerating forests.

Tiritiri Matangi Island 90 Minute Guided Walk

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  • 90 to 120+ minute walk dependent on what you see!
  • Learn about the exquisite wildlife, revegetation and history of Tiritiri Matangi
  • Uncover the best spots to see native birds, and learn to identify their calls
  • If you're lucky, see kororā (little blue penguins) in their nesting boxes
  • Finish at the visitor centre for complimentary tea and coffee, and visit the island gift shop which supports Island projects
  • See New Zealand's oldest working lighthouse
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Rotoroa Island 90 Minute Guided Walk

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The Rotoroa Guided Walk is currently taking a break. We hope to have you back exploring shortly, please check back in with us soon.

  • 90 minute walk
  • Learn about the island's natural history, restoration and social history as an island for addiction treatment
  • Take in the island's rugged coastline, sandy beaches and regenerating forest
  • Visit the seven-metre high sculpture by New Zealand artist, Chris Booth
  • Uncover the best spots to see native wildlife
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Coromandel The Coromandel Classic Tour

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Our Coromandel tours are currently taking a break. We hope to have you back exploring shortly, please check back in with us soon.

  • Two days – overnight tour
  • Cathedral Cove: Visit natural rock structures via a stunning coastal walking track
  • Hot Water Beach: Dig your own spa thermal pool
  • Driving Creek Railway: Journey on a mountain train and enjoy the views from EyeFull Tower
  • Guided Kauri Forest Walk: Stroll through groves of giant kauri and visit Waiau Waterfall
  • Ferry fare included
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Coromandel New Chums Beach Explorer Tour

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Our Coromandel tours are currently taking a break. We hope to have you back exploring shortly, please check back in with us soon.

  • Half Day - weekday and weekend tour
  • Rated one of the top 20 wilderness beaches in the world
  • Scenic drive over mountains and coastline to the hidden, unspoiled beach
  • Self-guided 25 - 30 minute walk, across a stream and coastal rock-hopping
  • Perfect for a picnic, swim or relaxation
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the hauraki gulf Meet Our Native Birdlife

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  • Learn more about the birds you’re likely to see across the Hauraki Gulf’s islands
  • Birdlife can be found on Tiritiri Matangi, Rotoroa and Rangitoto Islands
  • 23 seabird species breed in the Hauraki Gulf’s area
  • Endangered species have been reintroduced away from predators and pests
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Rotoroa Island Museum & Visitor Centre

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The Fullers360 Auckland to Rotoroa return ferry is taking a break from its scheduled services. We hope to be back cruising to this incredible part of the Hauraki Gulf shortly, please check back in with us soon.

  • A state-of-the-art visitor centre
  • Learn about Maori and early European settlement
  • History of NZ's first and longest running addiction treatment centre
  • Visit preserved, historical buildings
  • Open hours: 10.00am - 5.00pm
  • Entry fee of $5 per person
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Tiritiri Matangi School Groups

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  • Up-close and personal wildlife encounters, and a chance to experience the environment as it was back in the day
  • Tailored educational programmes and guided walks for students from year 1 to year 13, and beyond
  • Learn about the importance of conservation efforts
  • Discounted rates for school groups and accompanying adults
  • Visit our school groups page to learn more
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Tiritiri Matangi Island Stay The Night

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The Fullers360 Auckland to Tiritiri Matangi return ferry is taking a break from its scheduled services. We hope to be back cruising to this incredible part of the Hauraki Gulf shortly, please check back in with us soon.

  • For a truly unique experience, stay overnight in DOC’s (Department of Conservation) bunkhouse - the only accommodation on the island
  • Observe New Zealand’s nocturnal wildlife emerging as the sun goes down
  • Wake up to Tiritiri’s world famous dawn chorus
  • Kororā, and the little spotted kiwi, are just some of the wildlife you may be lucky to see on an overnight stay
  • Visit the DOC website to learn more
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Rotoroa Island Stay The Night

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The Fullers360 Auckland to Rotoroa return ferry is taking a break from its scheduled services. We hope to be back cruising to this incredible part of the Hauraki Gulf shortly, please check back in with us soon.

  • Serenity Holiday Home - Four bedrooms + bunkhouse, sleeps up to 13 people
  • Oranga Cottage - Three bedrooms, sleeps up to six people
  • Mahoe Holiday Home - Four bedrooms, sleeps up to seven people
  • The Superintendent’s House - Dormitory style, sleeps up to 18 people in bunk beds
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The Secret New Chums Beach – One of NZ’s Best!

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Our Coromandel tours are currently taking a break. We hope to have you back exploring shortly, please check back in with us soon.

Hidden away on the Coromandel Peninsula, New Chums Beach is accessible only by foot. The 30-minute track from Whangapoua Beach is well worth the journey, crossing a tidal stream and hopping over rocks. You’ll be rewarded by complete isolation on a golden stretch of sand. Join us on the New Chums Beach Explorer Tour, enjoying a scenic drive over the mountains from Coromandel Town.

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Long Bay Beach - Just Around the Corner from Coro Town

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The Fullers360 Auckland to Coromandel return ferry is taking a break from its scheduled services. We hope to be back cruising to this incredible part of the Hauraki Gulf shortly, please check back in with us soon.

The closest beach to Coromandel Town, Long Bay is the perfect place to relax or picnic without straying too far from the township’s amenities. Just 3km away, at low tide it’s even closer - take a short walk across the sand flats to Long Bay Motor Camp. If you’re up for a longer walk, continue to Tucks Bay and then to the Kauri Grove track.

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Unwind at The Lost Spring Thermal Pools

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The Fullers360 Auckland to Coromandel return ferry is taking a break from its scheduled services. We hope to be back cruising to this incredible part of the Hauraki Gulf shortly, please check back in with us soon.

The most relaxing way to spend a day in the Coromandel is a visit to The Lost Spring spa. Just entering through the gates you’ll feel far away from the world around you. Amongst lush gardens and a canopy of tropical trees, soak in the rejuvenating hot pools. Enjoy poolside service, from delicious platters to cocktails. A one-day tour includes both ferry and coach transportation, so you can truly unwind.

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coromandel Guided Kauri Forest Tour

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Our Coromandel tours are currently taking a break. We hope to have you back exploring shortly, please check back in with us soon.

  • Approximately 1.5 hours
  • Walk through majestic groves of giant kauri - one of New Zealand's rarest tree species
  • Guided commentary with stories about the area's history
  • Short walk to the picturesque Waiau Waterfall
  • Beautiful photo opportunities
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