In the middle of Lake Rotorua in New Zealand is the beautiful island of Mokoia which stays uninhabited but has now turned into a popular tourist spot of the country. It is a sacred land of the Te Arawa tribe and presents the tourists with stunning views of the island, including bird watch and guided tours. This island is also a sanctuary for New Zealand’s endangered species ranging from birds to wildlife and is dipped in stories of the locals and the history of the place to be uncovered.
Wrapped in the heart of Lake Rotorua and amidst beautiful flora and fauna of the country of New Zealand is the Island of Mokoia. This island is sacred to the Maori tribe and is known as the green jewel of Te Takiwa Wajariki. Along with wildlife, this land is also known for its legend and history and remains an uninhabited island at present. Mokoia Island is a sanctuary for the wild and is home to many endangered species of wildlife and birds of New Zealand. It is laced with geothermal springs near the shores, one of which is the famous Hinemoa’s Pool where the visitor can enjoy a hot dip. This island is at present owned by the local tribes and the Department of Conservation who has taken charge of the island’s preservation for the generations to arrive.