What to do when you are here?
Great Barrier Island is the perfect ‘get away from it all’ destination. Tips from locals.
Isolated, pristine and open for adventure. Tramp, swim, surf, sail: enjoy the beauty of nature. Meet the locals at the movies, at the local clubs, community events or in restaurants. There’s always something happening.
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Top attractions on the island.
Activities on Great Barrier Island include exploring the regenerating native forest on the numerous walking tracks. Enjoy the native flora and fauna, including many endangered species such as the black petrel, chevron skink and pateke (brown teal duck). Many of our beaches are well known for great surfing as well as fishing, diving, snorkelling and kayaking. There’s also golf, mountain biking, a pottery, museums and local art galleries to visit.
The New Zealand tourism site.
Backpack through one of Auckland’s most stunning islands!
Reviews of a few restaurants and attractions.
A guide for backpackers.
Lonely Planet guide.
Heritage museum and self-catering accommodation.
Where to eat and drink on Great Barrier Island?
All the places to eat and dine on Great Barrier Island.
An up-to-date directory.
Displaying all upcoming Great Barrier Island events.
Great Barrier Island family activities and family entertainment directory.
Where to get food on Great Barrier Island.
Food, drink, liquor, fuel, groceries, gifts, sundries and more.
How to get there and how to get around?
A local Great Barrier Island family tourism business.
The Destination Great Barrier Island cooperative.
Airport and ferry transfers | Car and van hire.
Great Barrier Island Ferry Timetables & Fares.
Car rentals and shuttle service.
Scheduled & charter flights to, from Great Barrier Island, Auckland and North Shore.
Scheduled flights from Auckland and Whangarei.
Where to learn more about Great Barrier Island?
A comprehensive and up to date Great Barrier Island tourism and visitor guide.
Essential information for visitors to Great Barrier Island.
The Auckland Tourism site.
The Official local government site.Scroll To Top
Activities: What to do when you are here
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