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Rotoroa Island, Auckland Region

Categories: History Museums, Wildlife Areas, Museums, Tourist Spots, Nature & Parks, Outdoor Activities
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5/5 based on 50+ reviews on the web
For over 100 years, Rotoroa Island has been an island apart, off-limits to all but a few souls isolated there for alcohol and drug rehabilitation in the care of the Salvation Army. Today, Rotoroa is accessible to everyone as the Hauraki Gulf's newest conservation estate. And a new partnership with Auckland Zoo means that Rotoroa is now set to continue its legacy of recovery and renewal, by establishing a wildlife sanctuary on the island.
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  • The island used to be run by the Salvation Army many years ago and alcoholics were sent here as pert of their "drying out" period. Today it remains a treasure, reminding us of our past endevours and a...  read more »
  • It was a great trip.Our coach guide Ben from Great sights was wonderful.He had a great knowledge of things around.Must have a tour of Rotoroa and Waitamo caves. 
  • Myself and 3 12 yr old boys stayed in the SuperIntendents quarters for the long weekend. Fantastic weekend. Being picked up off the ferry by the local host and having our bags transported to the lodge...  read more »
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