To hike on this track around Motuarohia (Roberton) Island on the East Coast of the North Island of New Zealand you must start at the main beach and climb to the top which ends up in the middle of the island. From the top you get a spectacular view of the lagoons and you can see for miles across the turquoise colored waters. The waves crash against the rocky shoreline below the lush green hillsides.The track itself is about 350 meters in length which is approximately the same as 467 steps. As you hike the track, there are various viewpoints around Motuarohia Island that give you a different perspective of the surrounding area.The bays around the coastline of Motuarohia Island are ideal for anchoring a boat as you are sheltered from any breezes that come in from the North. Snorkeling is a popular outdoor activity around the island due to the shallow waters along the shoreline where many interesting creatures of the sea live.The history of Motuarohia Island in the Bay of Islands in New Zealand dates back to the days of Captain Cook. A story says a bottle is still buried somewhere on the Island from those years.Motuarohia Island in New Zealand is an amazing place to visit and enjoy the scenic views from the track that you can hike.View over Motuarohia (Roberton) Island from the 350m long track in the Bay of Islands, Northland, East Coast, North Island, New Zealand.
I photographed this photo with the digital SLR camera model Canon EOS-1Ds Mark II, aperture of f/6.3, exposure time of 1/160 sec. on ISO 100, as always I used a original Canon Lens, the focus lenght for this picture was 28mm.
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