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  4. Rangitoto Island

Auckland: Guided E-Bike Tour of Rangitoto Island

Product ID: 336891
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Explore Rangitoto, the youngest and most iconic volcano in the Auckland region. Zip around on state-of-the-art e-bikes. Enjoy a tour of Motutapu, the largest working farm in the region.
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Duration: 8 hours
Starting time 8:30 AM
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  • Learn about the Maori history integral to New Zealand's culture
  • Marvel at 360-degree views across the Hauraki Gulf and the Auckland skyline
  • Get up close and personal with some of New Zealand's rarest birds, including the Saddleback and Takahē
Full description
The day gets underway at the local partner’s base in Auckland city, where you’ll receive all your gear and a safety briefing. A pleasant ride through the Wynyard Quarter provides an opportunity to test out the e-bike before you board the ferry for the short, scenic ride to Rangitoto Island.

From here, the tour begins in earnest, exploring Rangitoto, the youngest, most iconic volcano in the Auckland region. Marvel at the long, sloped walls of the volcano, tapering up to its massive cone. As you bike across the gravel paths, aided by the electric motors of your e-bikes, hear the stories of the island’s earliest settlers, Ngāi Tai ki Tāmaki, who gave these islands the name of their ancestor, Peretū.

After exploring the island with your guide, enjoy a tour of the neighboring island, Motutapu-a-Taikehu, one of the oldest islands in the region, and currently Auckland’s largest working farm. After exploring the placid and stunning side of Auckland’s nearby wilderness, you’ll hop back aboard the ferry, and head back into the city center.
  • Guides
  • E-mountain bike
  • Helmet
  • Return ferry tickets
  • Picnic lunch
  • Bottled water
What’s Not Included
  • Hotel pickup or drop-off
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women

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Meeting point

The meeting point is located at the local partner's office, on the one-way stretch of Wyndham Street than runs from Nelson Street to Hobson Street. Walk to the back of the courtyard beside Jett's Fitness and you'll find the clearly marked entranceway.

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Important information
Know before you go
• Participants must be able to ride a bike confidently and unassisted. Biking route includes significant hill climbs and descents made easier with the e-mountain bikes included as standard on this tour. Participants must be comfortable riding on gravel and dirt trails.
• A moderate level of fitness is required to make the most of this experience.
• You will be visiting a remote conservation island with no shops, electricity, or running water.