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Feel the wind in your hair as you ride the East by West Ferry to predator-free Matiu/Somes Island. The scientific reserve is home to tuatara and little blue penguins among other species of both flora and fauna native to New Zealand. Explore the island’s history as a quarantine station and war-time prison.
Matiu/Somes Island is located in the centre of the Wellington Harbour. The East by West Ferry can take you there.
Telephone: +64 4 384 7770
Website: DOC - Matiu/Somes Island