Takahē on Tiritiri MatangiPHOTO: Gavin Stroud ©
Splash about in rock pools, discover a hidden forest or dive in to get up close with thousands of fish on Goat Island (Motu Hāmure). Beneath the waves you may see seaweed forests, sponge gardens, snapper/tāmure and crayfish/koura.
Explore an underwater world – stare face-to-face at sharks, have sting rays fly above you, and see penguins in their freezing, icy home.
Maungauika/North Head is an important historical site but it’s also a totally awesome place to explore. There are forts with interlinking tunnels, spooky caves, massive old guns, trees to climb, hills to run down – it’s got everything!
All aboard! Keep an eye out for marine life from the boat to Tiritiri Matangi. On the island there are no pests so you'll see some of New Zealand's most endangered birds in the wild, including takahē, kōkako, saddleback/tīeke and stitchbird/hihi.
Earn a medal in your own backyard by doing one of these conservation actions at home.