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Great Barrier Island offers a wide variety of accommodation for your holiday or vacation. From luxury lodges, self-contained houses, hideaway cottages, bed and breakfast to hillside cabins and budget backpackers.  Idyllic surroundings with stunning sea or bush views, abundant bird song and a friendly welcome. 

Something for everyone and for every budget.

Sunset over Kaiaraara Bay
Kaiaraara Bay,
Port FitzRoy
Te Ahumata (Whitecliffs)
Gooseberry Flat,
Tryphena
Okupu
Blind Bay,
Okupu
AWANAAwana

White sandy beach for surfing, swimming and fishing.  The name is taken from the large pa on the headland overlooking Awana stream mouth.  This pa was known as 'Te Pa a Wana' or the pa of Wana.  This chief, Te Wana, was a famous ancestor of Ngati Tai who lived in this area until the 17th century.  Rates quoted are generally off-peak    
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Awana Beach Paradise  NEW 2 queen bedrooms and pull out couch.  2 bathrooms From $400 pn 2 day min
Awana House Ph:0211387293 2 bedrooms with ensuites From $1138.50pn
Awana Lookout  Ph:0211387293 2 double bedrooms From $400pn
Awana Red Barn 3 bedrooms From $250pn
Awana Vista Ph:0211387293 Sleeps up to 6 in 3 bedrooms From $500pp pn
Awana Campground (DoC)  400 metres from the surf beach. No shade, Cold showers, toilets. More information
Mickey's Campground  Ph 09 4290 140 or 09 4290 170.  Flat sites, on a farm, under mature trees.  Near the bush and the beach.  On the main road.  Buses daily.  Hot showers, flush toilets, No animals.  $5 per person. 

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HARATAONGA
HarataongaWhite sandy beach for surfing, swimming and fishing.  Literal meaning 'to violate the tapu of a sacred object' and the ancient name was brought from the Pacific homeland of 'Hawaiki'
Rates quoted are generally off-peak    
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Harataonga Campground (DoC) 300m from the beach.  Mature trees for shade.  Isolated, 2.5km off the main road.  Cold showers, toilets. More information

KAITOKE/CLARIS

Kaitoke Beach

Kaitoke is Maori for 'edible earth worms'. 

White sandy beach for swimming, surfing, fishing.  Close to Hot Springs walk and other walks.  Airport and i-site, mountain biking, golf, tennis, Art Gallery, bike hire, post/gift shop, chemist, bottle store, internet access, petrol/diesel, laundromat, medical centre, museum, police station.  Dining OutRates quoted are generally off-peak    
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Barrier Bungalow Sleeps 4 in 1 queen & 2 king singles.  From $165pn
Crossroads Lodge Bunks $30.00, Single $45.00, Double/Twin $70.00pn
Kaitoke Cottage Sleeps up to 6 in 2 bedrooms.  From $200pn
Kopuha House Sleeps 4 in 2 double rooms. From $375pn
Mount St Paul Estate Sleeps up to 4 in 2 bedrooms. From $185pn
Paradise Beach Bach Sleeps 6 in 2 bedrooms + sleepout.  From $150pn
Sea Shanti Sleeps up to 5 in 2 bedrooms From $200pn
Sugarloaf Chalet Sleeps 2. Outside shower & ablutions. From $100pn
Wiltshire Manor 09 4290 773 Sleeps up to 6 in double, twin + From $35pppn
Private Campground 400 acre farm, large trees for shelter, many private areas.  Ph 09 4290 229

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MEDLANDS
The traditional Maori name for the area is Oruawharo.  The name applies to the bay, the small islet and the pa standing on the foreshore in the middle of the beach.  The name dates back to the 14th century and the arrival of the Takitimu canoe on which Ruawharo was the leading chieftain.  The name also applies to the Sugarloaf where Ruawharo lived for a time although the Sugarloaf and the two larger offshore islands near it were also collectively referred to as 'Pitokuku' as their shape is likened to the pointed end of a mussel shell.  White sandy beach for surfing, swimming, snorkeling and fishing. Boat launch area. 

Rates quoted are generally off-peak     Categories: Self-Contained  Lodges  Luxury Lodges  Backpackers  Homestay/B&B
 

31 Sandhills Road Sleeps up to 6 in 3 bedrooms From $200pn for up to 6
Aotea Bach Sleeps 2 From $150pn
Bay View Ph:0211387293 Sleeps 6 in 3 bedrooms From $150pn
Cosson-Park Retreat Massage Therapist / Bush Sauna / Women's Weekend Retreats
Hapuka Cottage Sleeps up to 5 in 2 bedrooms From $150pn
Harvey House Sleeps up to 6 in dble/twin/loft From $150pn
Jacks House Ph:0211387293 Sleeps up to 8 in queens, singles & bunk From $200pn
Joan's House Ph:0211387293 Sleeps up to 5 in 2 bedrooms From $240pn for 4
 The Lane Cottage Sleeps 4 in Queen & Twin Rooms    From $175pn
Koru Cottage Sleeps up to 4 in 2 bedrooms     From $180pn
Medlands Beach Bach Sleeps 7 in 2 bedrooms +  From $150pn
Medlands Beach Backpackers & Villas  Villas from $120pn for 2, Chalet from $$70pn, Backpacker from $25pp pn
Medlands Beach Holiday Home Sleeps 6 in 3 bedrooms From $250pn
Medlands Beach Lodge Sleeps 4 in dble or king single with ensuite From $230pn

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Medlands Beach Villas

Sleeps up to 12 in 2 villas

From $150pn

Medlands Beachfront

Sleeps up to 6 in 2 bedrooms +

From $250pn

Medlands Cottage Ph:0211387293   

2 bedroom kiwi bach

From $170pn/4

Medland Haven Ph:021 355 084   

Sleeps up to 12 in 4 bedrooms.

From $295pn

Medlands on the Beach

Sleeps up to 6 in 3 bedrooms

From $250pn

Medlands Retreat  

Sleeps up to 6 in 2 bedrooms +

From $295pn double

Medlands Sands Ph:0211387293  

Sleeps up to 6 in 3 bedrooms

From $300pn double

Medlands Tiki Cottage Ph:0211387293  

Sleeps 5 in 2 bedrooms

From $200pn

Medlands Twin Pines  

Sleeps 5 in 2 bedrooms +

From $350pn

Medlands Twin Pine Cabins

Sleeps 2

From $120pn

Medlands View Beachhouse

Sleeps up to 6 in 2 bedrooms + bunkroom 

From $300pn.

Mels Bach Ph:0211387293

Sleeps up to 5 in 2 bedrooms +

From $150pn

Oruawharo Beach House

1 king & 3 queen bedrooms, sleeps up to 8.  

From $1,500pn

Oruawharo Cottage  

2 super king bedrooms.  

From $450pn

Oruawharo Cabin 

1 double & 1 bunkroom, sleeps 5.

From $150pn

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Pukeko Cottage    *

Sleeps 5 in 3 bedrooms

From $170pn

Sandhills Beach Hut

Sleeps up to 4 in 1 bedroom

From $100pn

Soleil Retreat

Villas & chalets (Rates negotiable for larger groups) From $250pn. 
Specials available for local events.

Tiki Cottage Ph:0211387293

Sleeps up to 5 in 2 bedrooms +

From $200pn

Tui Cottage

Sleeps 6 in 3 bedrooms +

From $125pn

WaiOra Beach Retreat  

Sleeps 6 in 2 bedrooms and sleepouts

From $275pn

Watson's House Ph:0211387293   Sleeps up to 9 in 2 bedrooms and sleepout

From $120pn

Medlands Beach Campground (DoC) Situated by Saltwater Creek at the southern end of Medlands Beach.  Some shade, cold showers, toilets. More information

Medlands Beach Camp Enjoy being in the heart of Medlands, relaxing at your own sunny and private camp site, amongst an abundance of bird life. Sheltered by mature trees a large grassy area provides ample room for tents.A simple structure contains a basic kitchen including all cooking needs.

OKIWI
OkiwiA traditional Maori place name that means 'the place of the kiwi' although kiwi are not known to have inhabited this area.  Airport. White sandy beach for surfing, swimming, kayaking, fishing. Historic site (Wairarapa Graves) nearby..

Rates quoted are generally off-peak    

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IslandStay Sleeps up to 8 in 3 bedrooms From $90pn
Shearers Quarters   Sleeps up to 4 From $100pn
Whangapoua Campground (DoC)  Set in farmland at the edge of the Whangapoua estuary More information

OKUPU
OkupuTraditionally known as Okupe or the place of Kupe, a famous chief who stayed there while improvising his canoe for ocean voyages.  Sandy beach for swimming, fishing - boat ramp.

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Allom Bay Cabin  09 3729422 Sleeps a couple.  09 372 9422 From $180
The Bach Sleeps 4 in 2 bedrooms. From $165pn
Bay Lodge Cottage 1 bedroom cottage for 2 with b/fast.  From $225pn
Blind Bay Retreat Sleeps up to 4 in 2 queen bedrooms From $225pn
Blind Bay Waterfront Homestead Sleeps 6 in 3 bedrooms From $500pn

 The Blue Bayou

Sleeps up to 5 in 2 bedrooms

From $170pn

Crystal Bay House Sleeps 10 in 5 bedrooms From $350pn
Dome Cabin & Garden Cabin Sleeps 8.  Shared facilities From $75pn
Iona Studio Sleeps up to 2 in 1 bedroom From $110pn
Lazy Dayz Sleeps up to 9 in 3 bedrooms + From $300pn
Out Barrier Cottage Sleeps 2 in 1 bedroom. From $100pn
Rose Cottage Sleeps up to 8 in 3 bedrooms.  From $150pn
Sunset Point Sleeps 5 in 2 bedrooms From $120pn
Whare Ana Sleeps 2/3 is a cosy self-contained flat. From $150pn
Writers Cottage Sleeps up to 4 in 2 double bedrooms   From $180pn

PORT FITZROY

Named after the first Governor, Robert FitzRoy, and spelt by the Captain of the HMS Beagle on Darwin's voyage, with a capital 'R' apparently to emphasize his royal (if unofficial) descent from Charles FitzRoy, first Duke of Southampton.

Sheltered harbours, general store, fuel, water, boat ramp, dive fills, Burger Bar (seasonal), Boat Club Bar & Restaurant, information centre. Kayaking, fishing, DoC walking tracks.

Rates quoted are generally off-peak    
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Abercrombie Kotuku Cottage Sleeps up to 6 in 2 bedrooms. From $99pn
FitzRoy House Cottage sleeps 6 in 3 bedrooms.  House sleeps 8 in 5 bedrooms From $175pn for 2
From $600pn for up to 8
Fountain's Bach Sleeps 2 in 2 bedrooms From $110pn
Glenfern Cottage Sleeps 2 in 2 bedrooms From $125pn
The Jetty Lodge Sleeps 9 in cottage & 2 dble units From $160pn
Kaiaraara Bay Chalet Sleeps up to 4 in a self-contained unit with sea views.  Phone 09 4290 804 From $150pn
Orama Oasis, Karaka Bay Bunkrooms, Cabins, Self-Contained  
Seaview Cottages 2 cottages, Sleep up to 6 in 3 bedrooms. From $110pn

Akapoua Campground (DoC) Situated right at the harbour edge, a 10min walk to the Port FitzRoy wharf and shop.  Access to many short walks and day hikes.  Trees for shade.  Cold showers, toilets. More information

Kaiaraara Bay Hut  (DoC) 
Located at the beginning of the Hirakimata (Mt Hobson) track, Port FitzRoy.  More information
TRYPHENA

Tryphena - Traditional Maori name for the harbour and area was 'Rangitawhiri' or 'the day of welcome' and refers to the powhiri received by the explorer 'Kupe' when he visited in the early 14th century.

Sandy beaches for swimming, kayaking, fishing, snorkelling.  Petrol/diesel available at Stonewall Store but not at the wharf. Kayak hire, charter boats, general store, bottle store, dive fills, laundromat, pottery.

Rates quoted are generally off-peak    
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Self-Contained  Lodges  Luxury Lodges 
Backpackers  Homestay/B&B

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Aotea Lodge Double Units, Family Units.  From $99pn
Bach (The) Sleeps up to 6 in 1 Queen 1 Dble + 2 mattresses   From $150pn
Barrier Bach Sleeps up to 8 in 3 bedrooms From $100pn
The Beach House   Ph:0211387293   Sleeps up to 6 in 3 bedrooms. From $300pn
The Beach Quarters Ph:0211387293   Sleeps up to 8 in 3 rooms + loft. From $150pn
Drift Inn B&B 1 King & 1 Queen bedrooms.  Shared facilities. From $125pn double.
Earthsong Lodge B&B from $664pn single, $762pn double.   Dinner+B&B from $785pn single, $995pn double.

Flying Fish Cabin Ph:0272106896

Sleeps 5 in open plan room.

From $150pn

The Gallery Ph:0211387293.

Open plan studio sleeps 3

From $95pn

  Hebe Haven

Dble bedroom, full kitchen (fridge/freezer) Pet friendly   $150pn

  Green Retreat Ph:0211387293

Sleeps 3 in 1 bedroom.

From $130pn

  Gullwing House Ph:0211387293

Sleeps max 4 adults or 2 adults/3childs. 

From $150pn

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  Hibiscus Beach House  

Sleeps up to 6 in 2 queen & 1 twin

$200pn in peak season

Innkeepers Lodge

Sleeps 14. Lodge Rooms from $140pn for 2+ Backpacker from $25pppn

Jude's Scallop House Ph:0211387293   Sleeps 6 in 3 bedrooms

From $400pn

Kaka Cottage - Nikau Heights

Sleeps 1 couple

From $145pn

Kereru Cottage - Nikau Heights

Sleeps 6 in 3 bedrooms

From $175pn

The Lookout Ph:0211387293

Sleeps 6 in 3 bedrooms

From $300pn

Le Cabanon

Sleeps 2

From $165pn

Manuka Lodge

2 double studio units

From $140pn. 2 night min

McManaway House

Sleeps up to 6 in 3 queen bedrooms.  From $250pn double. Also homestay for 4 guests - dinner, bed & breakfast.

Mischief Moose Manor

2 separate units.  Top sleeps 6, Bottom sleeps 4. From $200pn

Molesworth Bach

Sleeps up to 4 in 2 bedrooms

From $160pn

Mulberry Grove Cottage Ph:0211387293    Sleeps up to 6 in 3 bedrooms

From $150pn

Natures Garden B&B

Sleeps 4 in 2 queen rooms, 1 family room, shared bathroom.  Breakfast included.

From $90pn

Oasis Units

Seaview Unit & Garden Unit Sleep 2 ea.

From $150pn

Pah Beach Bungalow

Sleeps up to 6 in queen, double, 2 singles. 

From $300pn

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Pigeons Lodge

2 separate units, double room. Self-contained.

$125 pn - per unit

Puriri Bay Retreat

2 separate guest rooms with queen beds

Price on asking

Rustic Tranquillity

Sleeps up to 4 in 1 bedroom +

From $95pn

Shoal Bay Chalet  Ph:0211387293.

Sleeps up to 4 in 3 bedrooms

From $160pn

Shoal Bay Cottage  Ph:0211387293

Sleeps up to 5 in 2 bedrooms

From $250pn

  Shoal Bay Estate

Sleeps 16.  B&B and Self Contained Cottage.  From $100

  Shoal Bay Lodge

Sleeps up to 4.

From $160pn

  Soleil Retreat

Sleeps up to 8 in 2 Units

From $250

  Stonewall Village Loft

Sleeps 2 in one bedroom

From $150pn

Stray Possum Lodge

Chalets, Bunkrooms and Camping.

Sunset Waterfront Lodge

5 villas sleep 5 each.  2 Studios sleep 2.  2 Studios sleep 3.  From $155pn

Taraire Cottage

Sleeps 5 in 3 bedrooms + loft.  .

From $225pn

Tipi & Bob's Waterfront Lodge 

Units from $195pn for 2 + Cottage sleeps 8.

From $250pn

 The Tree House

Sleeps up to 5 in 2 bedrooms +

From $190pn for up to 4.

 Trillium Lodge, Schooner Bay

Sleeps 12 in 6 rooms with ensuites

From $190pn single

X-Spot (The)

Sleeps up to 2 in 1 bedroom

From $180pn

Yardmasters House  

Sleeps up to 8 in 3 bedrooms

From $175pn

WHANGAPARAPARA

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Whangaparapara - Name means muddy harbour.
Sheltered harbour, fair anchorage except N, NE and E. Mooring may be available through Great Barrier Lodge. Fuel, water, shop, boat ramp, dive fills, charter boat, kayak hire, hot springs walk, fishing.

Rates quoted are generally off-peak    
Categories:
Self-Contained  Lodges  Luxury Lodges  Backpackers  Homestay/B&B
 

Great Barrier Lodge - opening 1st Dec 3 double harbour view studios, 3 suites for up to 5 guests, 2 cottages for up to 5 guests. From $110 pn for two.
Whare Ana Sleeps 2/3 is a cosy self-contained flat. $150pn
The Green Campground (DoC) Located on the edge of the harbour.  No vehicle access, toilets, shop nearby (1km).  More information

 

 

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