Urupukapuka Island



Of significant historic and cultural importance, pest-free Urupukapuka Island is also a great place to relax or for water sports at one of the many beaches.

Find things to do and places to stay Urupukapuka Island Recreation Reserve

As well as saddleback and robin, the island has a population of sea birds including oyster catchers and dotterels. A viewing hyde in Entico Bay overlooks swamp lands and is home to native birds.

Diving and snorkelling can be enjoyed around the island.

Check you are pest-free

Check, clean, and seal your gear to ensure you don't bring pests, soil, and seeds.

See island biosecurity requirements.


Pewhairangi / Bay of Islands Office
Phone:   +64 9 407 0300
Fax:   +64 4 471 1117
Email:   bayofislands@doc.govt.nz
Address:   34 Landing Road
Kerikeri 0230
Postal Address:   PO Box 128
Kerikeri 0245
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