Great Barrier Island is located about 90 kilometers northeast of Auckland in the Hauraki Gulf. The land mass is about 40 kilometers long and 15 kilometers wide. Great Barrier Island can be accessed by a quick flight from Downtown Auckland or a boat trip to be enjoyed by many other visitors to the small island.
Great Barrier Island has native bush leading to enjoyable leisurely walking tracks, unspoiled beaches, and is home to many bird species as well as several unique plants. Along the walking tracks of Great Barrier Island, you will come upon secluded natural hot springs and wonderful historic Kauri dams. One of the islands best known historic landmarks is the Kaiarara main dam on the Kaiarara Stream situated below Mt Hobson. The wonders of this small island can be enjoyed by the tranquillity of the moment and the sights that are abundantly on offer.