Roberton (Motuarohia) Island

Roberton Island is located in the Bay of Islands, an area in the Northland Region of the North Island of New Zealand. Located 60 km north-west of Whangarei, it is close to the northern tip of the country.

Roberton Island is steeped in Maori history, boasting a number of archaeological sites. There are steep coastal cliffs, extensive stands of maritime pines and two glorious lagoons.

Things to see and do

* Bird watching
* Marine life
* Coastal scenery
* Hiking

Cruise Season – Jan - Dec
Currency – NZ Dollar (NZ$)
Language – English & Maori
Land Area – 2.2 km²
Population – 0
Electricity – 2 angled pins and 1 flat pin centred below Australian style
Time – GMT plus twelve hours
International Country Telephone Code – + 64

Port Location – There is no landing on the Roberton island. Access is via wet landing.

Transport Links – The Bay of Islands is accessible by plane from Auckland to Kerikeri Airport (40 mins from Paihia. Roberton Island is then accessible by boat from Opua.

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