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Motuihe Island has beautiful native plants, birds and lizards, significant historic sites and fantastic recreation opportunities.

Visitors are encouraged to explore the island freely and enjoy the white sandy beaches.

 

 

Upcoming Volunteer Days

Sunday, 21st December 2014

Sunday, 18th January 2015

Sunday, 1st February 2015

Sunday, 15th February 2015

 

March onwards every 1st, 3rd, and 5th Sunday.

Ferry times

Depart Auckland City Pier 2 at 9.15am

Depart Devonport at 9.20am

Return from Motuihe at approximately 4.30pm (to be confirmed on the day)

Bookings: Tel 09-367 9111.

Ferries are provided by Fullers www.fullers.co.nz

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Volunteer on Motuihe Island

Volunteering opportunities include planting, weeding, nursery activities, seed collecting monitoring and guiding. Regular volunteers receive training in all aspects of the project.

Please bring your own lunch, snacks and drinks. The Trust provides a sausage sizzle, tea and coffee to volunteers.

 

Getting to the Island

 

Ferries are provided by Fullers www.fullers.co.nz

Depart Auckland City Pier 2 at 9.15am

Depart Devonport at 9.20am

Return from Motuihe at approximately 4.30pm (to be confirmed on the day)

Bookings: Tel 09-367 9111.

There is no online booking service for Motuihe Island

Ticket Cost $28 (or $20 with Motuihe Trust Discount card which will be available from Trust members on the day)

Groups should book in with Motuihe Volunteer Co-ordinator Fiona 08006688443 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Visitor facilities

Visitors are welcome any time.

Motuihe Island offers sheltered moorings, toilets, camping and a summer kiosk selling ice creams and offering guided tours. There are walking tracks around the island, with opportunities to see endangered birds. Dogs are not permitted on Motuihe Island at any time because the island is home to Kiwi and other ground-dwelling birds.

 

Camping

A camping ground is available. Please visit the Department of Conservation website for more booking information and costs.

 

 

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