Rotoroa Island is a unique visitor attraction in the Hauraki Gulf. As New Zealand's first and longest running addiction treatment centre, it is rich in social and spiritual history. Today it is an arts, heritage and conservation estate with beautiful beaches, bush walks and heritage buildings. Visit the island to explore all this special destination has to offer.
360 Discovery Cruises travel to Rotoroa Island from
downtown Auckland. The trip takes approximately just over an hour,
with a stop-off at Waiheke's Orapiu wharf on the way.
For ferry timetable information, click here.
For fares and 360 Discovery bookings click here.
The Rotoroa Island Trust asks that visitors respect the island's
heritage and drink alcohol in moderation while visiting
Large group visits should be booked through the Rotoroa team on
0800 76 86 76 to ensure there are no clashes with other groups or
essential conservation work on the island. Extra facilities, and
tea and coffee, may be arranged for large groups by liaising with
our event manager.
SORRY! NO CAMPING OR DOGS
Please note, camping is not permitted on the island, but accommodation is now available in either
one of our 4* holiday homes, or our newly opened boutique hostel.
Rotoroa Island is a conservation estate; rare native shore birds
nest on Rotoroa. Because of the risk to our endangered species, no
dogs are permitted on the island or its shoreline. Thanks for your