"Summit climb" Rangitoto Island Things to Do Tip by 4streegrrl

Rangitoto Island Things to Do: 13 reviews and 17 photos

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  • Auckland from the summit - Rangitoto Island
      Auckland from the summit
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If you have a half day on Rangitoto, you must do the summit climb. It takes anywhere from 35 minutes (me) to an hour or more (most people) to get from the ferry terminal to the top. Once there, you will find benches on which to rest and eat your snack or lunch, and from where to admire the 360 degree views all around.

Fullers Ferries also operate a tractor 'train' ride to the summit, if you're unable to walk to summit or just too damn lazy. Ask at the Fullers Ferries office at the ferry quay for details.

Directions: A number of private ferry operators run trips to Rangitoto Wharf. Check with the Auckland Visitor Centre for information.

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  • Updated Apr 4, 2011
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