ROTOROA ISLAND: AN ARTS, HERITAGE AND CONSERVATION PARK
Come and explore this special island in the Hauraki Gulf.
For over 100 years, Rotoroa Island was 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 an arts, heritage and
Visit the island's award-winning museum and exhibition centre
and its display on Rotoroa's fascinating history. Swim or picnic at
one of four beautiful sandy beaches, explore walking trails among
regenerating bush or stroll to the Chris Booth sculpture on the
island's southern headland. Explore heritage buildings including
the original school house and jail. There are also three fabulous
holiday homes for rent and shared hostel accommodation.
The Rotoroa Island Trust, in partnership with Auckland Zoo, is
a wildlife sanctuary on Rotoroa. This is a world-leading
project that will see the introduction of over 20 species of native
animal to the island over the next decade.
Share the vision of the Rotoroa Island Trust and visit this