A protected conservation area, Motutapu Island is home to a range of native bird species. On the coastlines, see wading shorebirds, including the threatened New Zealand dotterel, the variable oystercatcher and various gulls and terns. On the walking tracks, you’re likely to see tui, fantails, kereru and more.

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Motutapu Island – Walking trails, camping and beaches