Hauraki Gulf Islands
Look to Jasons if you plan to stay in backpackers and hostel in the Hauraki Gulf Islands. The Stray Possum in the Great barrier and Kina in Waiheke are some of the islands that can be booked through Jasons.
Motuihe Island is known for its golden sandy beaches and for a bird sanctuary which houses the kiwi, kakarihi and saddleback. The Great Barrier Island is known as a haven for native birds such as the Black Petrel and kaka and has a number of walking and mountain biking tracks.