Hauraki Gulf Nature and Eco Tourism
The Hauraki Gulf is truly one of Auckland’s finest crowning jewels. The Hauraki Gulf is studded with more than 50 islands and numerous beaches. Most of the Hauraki Gulf is part of the Hauraki Gulf Marine Park and is full of marine life including dolphins, whales and orcas. Many of the stunning islands in the Gulf are refuges for endangered species, are stunning volcanic islands, or are breathtaking resort islands.
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Mobile-friendly - Share our unique sea safari- unforgettable from the moment you leave our central city wharf! Experience the diverse wildlife and stunning scenery of Auckland's Hauraki Gulf Marine Park. See wild marine animals and rare birds in their natural habitat. Learn from marine researchers on board, working to protect the whales, dolphins and their fragile home. Discover Today. Protect for Tomorrow.
Mobile-friendly - Glenfern Sanctuary is nestled within on Aotea/Great Barrier Island and is one of the best kept holiday secrets. Glenfern Sanctuary is the ultimate holiday destination, offering guests the luxury of staying nestled within a predator fenced nature sanctuary filled with bird life. Stay in one of the oldest homesteads remaining on Great Barrier Island or Glenfern Cottage.
Mobile-friendly - Explore Auckland's amazing outer Hauraki Gulf with fully guided and catered charters to Great Barrier Island, Little Barrier, the Hen & Chicken Islands and Mokohinau Island group. Sight-see, dive, snorkel, kayak, bird watch and learn about the Gulf's amazing ecology and conservation efforts. Complimentary use of snorkel gear including masks, fins and wetsuits and use of 2 sit-on-top kayaks.
Mobile-friendly - Enjoy a romantic weekend away, corporate retreat, wedding destination, holiday with the family or a short break with friends. It doesn't matter what excuse you use to spend more time on the truly unique, scenic and historic wonderland of Kawau Island, or destinations in the greater Hauraki Gulf, Kawau Water Taxis & Kawau Cruises can ensure a hassle-free occasion.
Join Wild Adventures New Zealand's hiking tour escaping from the city to one of Auckland's secret gems, Duder Regional Park. This coastal park provides unparalleled 360-degree views. In just a few hours you'll experience almost everything New Zealand has to offer from the bustling city to a nature lover's playground filled with pristine beaches, native bush and classic Kiwi farmland.
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