Hotels in Motutapu Island, New Zealand

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Motutapu Island overview

Motutapu Island is a romantic getaway distinct for its beaches and sports. You'll enjoy the ample dining choices. Families will find plenty of fun at Kelly Tarlton's Underwater World and Auckland Zoo. Make plans to visit the popular University of Auckland and Sky Tower. If you're looking for a family- and business-friendly getaway, Motutapu Island is for you.

Where to stay in Motutapu Island

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around Motutapu Island has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in Motutapu Island with Hotels.com by checking our online map. Our maps display the areas and neighborhoods around all Motutapu Island hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best Motutapu Island hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

How to get to Motutapu Island

Fly in to Auckland (AKL-Auckland Intl.), 18.4 mi (29.6 km) from downtown Motutapu Island.

What to see around Motutapu Island

Fun activities include attractions such as:
  • • North Shore Events Center
  • • Vector Arena
  • • ASB Tennis Centre
  • • Ellerslie Racecourse
  • • Alexandra Park
Known for its family-friendly sights such as:
  • • Kelly Tarlton's Underwater World
  • • Parnell Baths
  • • Eco Zip Adventures
  • • Penny Whiting Sailing School
  • • Gulfwind Sailing Academy
It's well known for its beaches and these favorite places for nature lovers:
  • • Oneroa Beach
  • • Little Oneroa Beach
  • • Palm Beach
  • • Narrow Neck Beach
  • • Kohimarama Beach
Below are some favorite shopping areas to find that perfect souvenir:
  • • Howick Village Saturday Market
  • • Westfield Downtown Shopping Centre
  • • Queen Street Shopping District
  • • DFS Galleria Auckland
  • • Auckland Fish Market
Some top places to visit in the area include:
  • • University of Auckland
  • • Sky Tower
  • • Mt. Eden
  • • Onetangi Beach
  • • Auckland War Memorial Museum

When to visit Motutapu Island

Wondering when's the best time to visit? Here are seasonal norms to help you plan your trip:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • January-March: 73°F day, 57°F night
  • April-June: 68°F day, 47°F night
  • July-September: 61°F day, 46°F night
  • October-December: 71°F day, 50°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • January-March: 10.28 inches
  • April-June: 14.25 inches
  • July-September: 14.13 inches
  • October-December: 10.71 inches
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  • Family
  • Business-friendly
  • Dining
  • Romantic
  • Beaches