Experience this natural
sanctuary

Bush/Beaches/Native Wildlife

Plan Your Visit

Motuihe Island can be accessed via  The Red Boat ferry,   Auckland Sea Shuttles,  corporate Dreamweaver  conservation volunteer trips or private vessel

Important Note for Boat Owner Visitors:  Dogs are not permitted on Motuihe Island

*RARE PLANT PROJECT - Coming Soon

*HOT OFF THE PRESS!  Special visitors to Motuihe https://www.youtube.com/shorts/Z0adVJ72gX8

*Next Volunteer Date link Either mid week or Sunday trips.

*Biosecurity - 'Keep Motuihe Island Pest Free' link

Get Involved

Get Involved

  • Rare Plant Project Coming Soon...
  • Join a citizen science project
  • Nursery, Kiosk, Guiding, Weeding opportunities
  • Sponsorship
Outdoor Experiences

Outdoor Experiences

Great for kids

Great for kids

  • Five sandy, safe beaches
  • Easy bush walks but not pushchair friendly
  • Camping
  • Locating rare native birds, geckos, skinks and tuataras
  • Help with hands on experience with native plants

 

Experience... Explore

Experience an island which has been transformed from farmland to a home for kiwis, tuatara, geckos and endangered native birds.

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

Video Acknowledgement: Department of Conservation

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Blog

The latest news and views on Motuihe Island / Te Motu-a-Ihenga

May 2024 Newsletter

May 2024 Newsletter

2024 Planting underway, weeding blitz continues.

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April 2024 Newsletter

April 2024 Newsletter

Kiwi & Penguin monitoring underway and huge weeding blitz sessions by corporate group…

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March 2024 Newsletter

March 2024 Newsletter

Volunteer base all powered up again with the new solar system, thanks to DRL Electric…

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Our Sponsors

Appreciation and recognition to our sponsors for their vision and support to Motuihe Island / Te Motu-a-Ihenga