Great Barrier Island Visitor Information Tourism Guide - vacation/holiday information
Great Barrier Island Tourism Directory
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Great Barrier Island, a unique island holiday destination.

Great Barrier Island, 90km north east of Auckland in New Zealand, is a world away from the hustle and bustle of a city.

GBI Accommodation in beachfront, seaside, secluded cottages, luxury lodges, backpackers all enable visitors to enjoy Great Barrier Island's peace and tranquillity. A bird watcher's paradise.

GBI Activities include a network of walking tracks and Mountain Bike trails offering varied opportunities to experience the island's mature and regenerating native bush. Kayaking, diving, fishing, golf, harbour tours, surfing are just some of the activities available.

Rent a Car at Port FitzRoy, Claris, Whangaparapara, Tryphena and take a day to explore the 'top spots' on the island.

Kaikoura Island, located off the western coast of Great Barrier Island forms the natural harbours of Port FitzRoy and Port Abercrombie.

Tales / Stories - Articles / History

New Zealand's firefighter magazine August 2017 Issue
Four-hat double act
Great Barrier Island's two person police force, firefighters, volunteer ambulance drivers and skippers for the local coastguard. And the 2013 big scrubbie that took out about 115 hectares

The Listener May 2017
'We have to live a little apart '

On Great Barrier Island the nurses are the 'keepers of secrets', the witnesses to life, love and death in a small community. "Island Nurses" 2016 is a memoir of over 30 years of caring for generations of residents in a remote, rural island community.

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