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A spectacular Island in New Zealand. A lot of awesome birds walking around everywhere and amazing land to walk on. Did the guided walk, but that was unneccassery. You got a lot of info about the birds, but it was a lot of waiting and...More
Our day trip to Tiritiri Matangi Island was one of the best things we did on North Island. The tour is a must-do. Our guide Jenny pointed out the many species of birds and plants as we walked the Wattle Track, and she used both...More
I've been wanting to go to Tiritiri for AGES, so today I finally went.
Let's start with the PROS:
1. It's a nice, smooth boat ride with lovely captains.
2. You are instantly welcomed with dozens of birds hanging out at the wharf, and feel...More
As an Aucklander I can't believe i've never visited before. Definitely do the guided walking tour for an extra $10 as I don't think you'd see the wealth of bird life otherwise. Guiding is done in small groups and the guide we had was super...More
The island is an hour's boat ride out of Aukland with great views over the city and the adjacent islands. On arrival you are greeted by volunteer guides who give you various options on the guided walks that are available and what birds you are...More
Loved my time here. Got to see some amazing Birdlife and talk to enthusiastic and knowledgeable volunteers about the fantastic work that goes on. Very dedicated bunch and a wonderful result. Saw so many things I would never have had the chance to see other...More
This was one of the highlights of my month in NZ. It's a very popular daytrip 90 mins by ferry from Auckland city. So it's advised to book a few days before. The daily boat left at 09.00 and we were met on the island...More
I only visited Tiritiri matangi in December but I saw a ton of birds in their bird walk tour...oystercatcher and chicks, New Zealand pigeon, tui, quail, parrot, saddleback, rifleman, bellbird,and a fantail.