Visiting Quarantine Island
Visit Quarantine Island for a day, or stay overnight.
There is plenty to explore here.
Old hulks of ships, historic quarantine stations, a quaint chapel, stunning scenery and nesting birds.
Bring the family and a picnic.
Contact us to organise a transfer to Quarantine Island.
See here to organise an over night stay.
Quarantine Island/Kamau Taurua is joinly managed by The Quarantine Island/Kamau Taurua Community and the Department of Conservation.
Please be respectful of guests who are using the lodge and do not enter unless you have organised an overnight stay.
There are bathroom facilities available and shelter in the historic married couples quarters and chapel, in the event of rain during your visit.
Donations to the community group can be made on the island and help to cover costs of maintenance and use of the facilities.
Please take all rubbish away with you.
For other information please contact us.
The historic and restored married couples quarantine building
Enjoying the playground
The hulk of Oreti, it it's ships graveyard
A volunteer holding the community's David Cox Memorial Award, for recognition of the restoration of the historic building.