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Accommodation - Self Contained Holiday Homes

Listings are in order of location ~
TryphenaMedlands  l  Claris/Kaitoke  l  Whangaparapara  l  Okupu  l  Awana  l  Okiwi  l  Port Fitzroy

Aotea Lodge 
Spacious, comfortable units, set in 2.5 acres of garden grounds, Aotea Lodge is perfect if you are looking for a quiet retreat. Surround yourself with abundant birdlife, and enjoy the beautiful safe swimming beaches. The Irish Bar, restaurants, shops, cafe and other amenities are also nearby. 
All inclusive packages including flights, ferry, and transfers are available - check website for more info >>
Tariff from $120 per double per night
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Ph (09) 4290628  

The Boat House
Situated just above beautiful Gooseberry Flat Beach. 
Sleeps up to 4 in 2 bedrooms. 
Tariff from $250 per night. (for up to 4 persons)

The Tree House

Modern beachfront holiday home overlooking beautiful white sandy beaches.
Sleeps up to 5 in 2 bedrooms.
Tariff from $160 per double per night + $25 per extra person.

Tipi & Bobs Waterfront Lodge 
Fully self contained cottage on the waterfront overlooking Tryphena Harbour and the Coromandel.
Sleeps up to 8 persons in two bedrooms and the lounge.
Only 5 minutes walk Pa Beach. Safe swimming from boat ramp at bottom of drive.
En suite rooms also available (qualmark rated 3 star plus)
Tariff from $195 to $250 per night

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Allens Place  
Comfortable family home facing North East, fronting directly on to sand dunes and beach.
Available October to Easter only.
Sleeps 8 in 3 bedrooms plus lounge.
Tariff from $180 per night (max 8 people).

Foromor Chalet


The Chalet is a modernised bach, fully self contained with open plan lounge and bedroom area.
Sleeps up to 6.
Tariff from $175 per night for up to 4 people.

Medlands Beach Backapcker Villas  
Self contained villas overlooking Medlands Beach.
Approx 10 minutes walk to beach.
Sleeps up to 6 in each villa.
Tariff from $120 per double.
Cabin with shared facilities also available from $80 per double.

Medlands Beach Holiday Home


This Beach House is an architecturally designed home located in the midst of a sub tropical garden of exotic palms and natives. 
Sleeps up to 6 in 3 bedrooms.
Tariff from $250 per night (flat rate)

Pukeko Cottage   
Only a short walk to the beach, this bach sleeps up to 6 in three bedrooms.
Tariff from $150 per double plus $30 per extra person.

  Ph 09 4456728

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Claris / Kaitoke
Kahurangi Cottage


Only a short walk to the sweeping Kaitoke beach.
Sleeps 5 in 2 bedrooms.
Tariff from $150 per double + $25 per extra person.

Ph 09 8288387 

Sugarloaf Chalet  
Situated on the southern edge of the beautiful Kaitoke Beach and close to the Mermaid Pool.
The open plan chalet sleeps 2.
Tariff on enquiry Ph 09 4290229

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Great Barrier Lodge
Waterfront setting with licensed restaurant and bar overlooking Whangaparapara Harbour.
A range of self contained accommodation including studios, honeymoon suites and cottages.
Conference and wedding facilities available.
Gateway to walking tracks including the hot springs.
Breakfast, lunch & evening meals available.
Tariff studios and cottages from $255 per double. 
Cabins with shared facilities from $50 per person.

Taumata Retreat

Modern holiday home, located on elevated section overlooking harbour, bush and mountains. Large deck and outdoor entertaining area. Peaceful and quiet.
Tariff from $150 per double per night + $15 per extra person Ph (09) 3606411    


Iona Cottage  
Charming 2 bedroom, 2-storied renovated cottage on a ridge with fantastic views overlooking Okupu Bay.
Tariff from $120 per double per night + $20 per extra person.

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Awana Beach House
Architectually designed house overlooking Awana Beach.
Sleeps 4 in 2 spacious bedrooms.
Tariff from $400 per night. Ph 09 4290889


Island Stay
Set amongst 5 acres of lush grassland at Okiwi.  
Transfers should be arranged prior to arriving on the island.  Rental car recommended.
Tariff from $110 per night (based on 4 persons).

Whangapoua Beach Front

Located on the edge of a 2km secluded beach, this is an ideal getaway with fishing, swimming, diving and snorkelling on your doorstep.
Sleeps up to 10 in 5 rooms.
Min 3 nights.
Rental car recommended. 
Tariff $990 per night 


Port Fitzroy
Kotuku Cottage - Port Abercombie Harbourside
Nestled in the bush on the foreshore of this beautiful harbour, this modern three bedroom (sleeps 6+) cottage is the perfect Great Barrier hideaway.  40 metres to the sea, awesome sea views, dingy etc.
Tariff from $99 - $450 per night.

Orama Christian Trust - Karaka Bay

Various accommodation types for over 100 people including seaside cottages, units, dorms and camping.  
Waterfront location at Karaka Bay, 
Rental car recommended.
Tariff from $95 twin.



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General Enquiries






is from around 23rd December to 11th January and most holiday weekends. It is recommended that you book your accommodation before the end of September unless you are camping. 
is generally from end of October (Labour weekend) to Easter.
normally starts after Easter and runs to end of October (not including Labour Weekend).
if you are unable to find accommodation during peak times, please contact the visitor centre - details below. We can take your details and contact you if suitable accommodation becomes available.
prices are normally based on 2 people sharing with an additional small charge for each extra person.
contact the operators direct for bookings and enquiries.

contact the visitor centre on the island (located on the main road outside Claris Airport)

Ph 09 4290767            

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

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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