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Activities on Great Barrier Island

Art & Craft | Diving | Fishing Charters | Golf | Guided Walks | Kakayking | Museums Pubs, Clubs & Restaurants | Surfing | Island Tours | Tramping & Walking 

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Sir Edmund Hillary 
Outdoor Pursuits Centre
Karaka Bay
Port Fitzroy
A variety of adventure activities and rentals ideal for groups including schools, business and management. 09 4290 762

Art & Craft Click here for list of artists
Aotea Community Art Gallery
close to airport
Open daily 10am to 4pm,  09 4290 580
Black Cow Art Gallery
Schooner Bay,
Open 10am to 5pm weekdays
By appointment at weekends
09 4290 414

Car Hire
GBI Rent A Car On main road outside Claris Airport Open 7 days 09 4290062

Dining Out
Various Click here for more info

"Hooked on Barrier"
  -  Dive fills & hire gear
close to airport
Open 7 days
09 4290 740

Port Fitzroy Dive Station
  -  Dive fills, hire and testing

Port Fitzroy

09 4290 591

Fishing Charters
Various Tryphena, Whangaparapara Click here for more info

GBI Golf Club Whangaparapara Road, Claris Club house open Thurs, Sun 09 4290 483
Kaitoke Beach Links  Grays Road, Claris 09 4290686

Guided Walks
Glenfern Sanctuary Port Fitzroy 09 4290 091

Hillary Guides  Karaka Bay, Port Fitzroy       09 4290 762
Hooked on Barrier  Claris      09 4290 740

Medlands Museum Medlands Phone for viewing 09 4290 227
Milk, Honey & Grain Museum Claris Open 7 days 09 4290 773
Grays Museum Awana Phone for viewing 09 4290 123
Youngs Museum Okupu Phone for viewing 09 4290 388

Pubs, Clubs, Bars & Restaurants
Various Various Click here for more info

Sailing / Boat Charters
Hillary Guides 12m powerboat, seats 26 passengers, is owned and operated by the Sid Edmun Hillary OPC out of Karaka Bay, Port Fitzroy. 

Surfing more on surfing>
Hire gear available from Hooked on Barrier Claris 09 4290 417

GBI Tours Claris
on main road outside airport
Full and half day tours on request
Individuals to large groups
09 4290 062

Tramping & Walking
Department of Conservation Port Fitzroy walking track info> 09 4290 044


Great Barrier Island Information Office
(turn left when leaving the carpark)
Ph:       (09) 4290767
Email: info@greatbarrierisland.co.nz

Open  8am - 6pm (Mon - Sat)
           9am - 6pm (Sun)

PLEASE NOTE:   There are NO ATMS and NO BANKS on the island.  There is NO PUBLIC TRANSPORT on the island
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Last modified: October 10, 2016