Encounters

GUIDED WALKS
A one-hour guided walk along breathtaking coastline and through the native forests to discover what's so special about this emerging wildlife sanctuary, home to many native birds and reptiles. A great introduction to the island.
Suitable for all ages.
Departs from the vistor centre
10:30am most days.
Check our website or facebook page for the full schedule.

Over summer, Auckland Zoo rangers and education staff will be running two family-friendly wildlife encounters on Rotoroa Island. Come and join us this summer for a fun and educational experience.

GUIDED WALKS
A one-hour guided walk along breathtaking coastline and through the native forests to discover what's so special about this emerging wildlife sanctuary, home to many native birds and reptiles. A great introduction to the island.
Suitable for all ages.
Departs from the vistor centre

TRACKS & TRAPS
Our predator-free status has allowed the introduction of unique native species like takaheĢ„ to this safe environment. This fun 50-minute interactive workshop explores the practical and innovative sides of tracking and trapping that are used on the island.
Suitable for all ages.
Departs from the vistor centre.

Encounter Schedule:

2nd March - 10:30am Guided Walk
3rd March - 10:30am Guided Walk
4th March - 10:30am Guided Walk/ 2pm Tracks & Traps
5th March  - 10:30am Guided Walk/ 2pm Tracks & Traps
9th March - 10:30am Guided Walk
10th March - 10:30am Guided Walk
11th March  - 10:30am Guided Walk/ 2pm Tracks & Traps
12th March  - 10:30am Guided Walk/ 2pm Tracks & Traps
16th March - 10:30am Guided Walk
17th March - 10:30am Guided Walk
18th March  - 10:30am No encounters
19th March  - 10:30am Guided Walk/ 2pm Tracks & Traps
23rd March - 10:30am Guided Walk
24th March - 10:30am Guided Walk
25th March  - 10:30am No encounters
26th March  - 10:30am Guided Walk/ 2pm Tracks & Traps
30th March - 10:30am Guided Walk