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Beautiful Sanctuary

An amazing place to visit. A special place to spend the weekend - especially on a boat moored in... read more

Reviewed 26 February 2017
dony122
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Tauranga
A must go

We stayed out there for 3 Days, Hiking, fishing, fun Devils Staircases - wow what an... read more

Reviewed 2 February 2016
mattO5935KJ
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Tauranga, New Zealand
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26 Feb 2017
“Beautiful Sanctuary”
1 Feb 2016
“A must go”
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Tauranga, New Zealand
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Reviewed 26 February 2017

An amazing place to visit. A special place to spend the weekend - especially on a boat moored in South East Bay.

Thank dony122
Reviewed 2 February 2016

We stayed out there for 3 Days, Hiking, fishing, fun Devils Staircases - wow what an experience and the black obsidian

Thank mattO5935KJ
Reviewed 3 December 2015 via mobile

Remember this place like it was yesterday, from quite a few years back. Arrived via boat to stay a few nights with a small group from our class. The local penguins and seals were great to wake up to first thing in the morning in...More

1  Thank Samantha N
Reviewed 17 April 2015

Such a great destination, we were the for 3 nights and we wished we'd had stayed longer, great walks, great snorkeling, and pretty good DOC cabins. Good entertainment for the whole family

4  Thank Daiana P
Reviewed 8 April 2015

Mayor Island is a great destination for camping, hiking, trail running, kayaking, fishing and snorkelling/diving. The island has a basic but adequate camping area (with a very low nightly fee) and a helpful, friendly custodian who can answer questions about the island. Various track cross...More

3  Thank Ross B
Reviewed 23 February 2015

We stopped here on Orca Wild Adventures. Although you're not allowed to land on the island without going through some kind of quarantine (protection of the wildlife), we all went snorkelling and saw some incredible fish. Dora caught some sea urchins and we all had...More

Thank 1959sag
Reviewed 20 February 2015 via mobile

Some of the best fishing I've ever done, makes for great memories in and around the bays and the diving is amazing.

Thank Michael G
Reviewed 9 April 2014

If you get a good day out here it's great. The trip out is long and relaxing. Some boats come out here to fish, others to drop people off that either live on or holidaying on this island. Excellent fishing, we got into a sheltered...More

7  Thank male4sandra
Reviewed 28 March 2014

This is a must visit if you are into peace & quiet & enjoy walking or tramping. The local native wildlife & native trees make a great trip to this dormant volcano.

2  Thank HeliproMtCook
Reviewed 21 May 2013

Just beautiful ! Lovely big trees, awesome views from coast track, good fishing, nice tranquil camping ground, and interesting beaches to explore

1  Thank Barb L
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