Rotoroa Island isn’t all breathtaking views and precious wildlife – it’s also home to a host of fun and educational talks and events.

In partnership with our friends at Auckland Zoo, this unique and complimentary programme includes guided walks, specialist talks and more.

Check out what's coming up below (or on our full summer calendar), and remember to follow us on Facebook to make sure you're always the first to know.

27 DECEMBER - 30 APRIL - Guided Walk Encounters

SATURDAY 17 FEBRUARY - Kiwi release, followed by Kiwi Operation Nest Egg: the circle of life
SUNDAY 18 FEBRUARY - Rotoroa's seabirds: the wanderers return
SUNDAY 4 MARCH - A special family day experience with a chance to contribute to Rotoroa Island's restoration programme
SATURDAY 17 MARCH - Around the island coastal walk
SATURDAY 7 APRIL - Rotoroa Island Snorkel Day

The dates for 2017 are:
Sunday 16th July
Saturday 22nd July
Saturday 12th August
Sunday 27th August


Kiwi chick releases are during breeding season which usually runs from August to April - and we'd love for you to be a part of these special events. Make sure you stay up to date with all our upcoming releases by following us on Facebook.


Rotoroa Island offers a small number of public and corporate volunteer days each year. Whether you're looking to organise a productive and unique team bonding event for your colleagues, or you want to spend some quality time providing some much needed assistance at an emerging wildlife sanctuary, there are a number of ways to help out on Rotoroa Island.

For more information visit Volunteering on Rotoroa Island, follow us on Facebook or send us an email at info@rotoroa.org.nz.