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Great Barrier Island - Easter

  • 30 Mar 2018
  • 8:30 AM
  • 2 Apr 2018
  • 6:30 PM
  • Pier 21, Westhaven Marina
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This trip is now fully booked

Join us for a trip to Great Barrier Island with lots of birds, native bush and marine wildlife! Details to follow once we know how many people are interested in each option.

The home party

    • Stay in accommodation in shared bunk rooms (4 bunks) on Medlands Beach. This party will have two rental vans to get around the island, and to pick up/drop off the out party.

Out party "the campers"

    • Day 1 - transport Tryphena to Okupu. Walk from Okupu to Whangaparapara (1 - 1.5 hour). Camp at the Green campsite. There is an option to walk up the road to the hot pools.

    • Day 2: Whangaparapara to Port Fitzroy/Kaiaraara Hut (4–4.5 hours).

    • Day 3: Port Fitzroy/Kaiaraara Hut to Mt Heale hut (4 hours). Lots of side tracks if anyone gets bored.

    • Day 4: Back out to Whangaparapara (3–3.5 hours). Pick up to Tryphena.


Pier 21, Westhaven Marina. Meet at 8.30am, Hauraki Express boat departs at 9.00am, arrives Tryphena approx. 11.30 am.


Monday 4.00 pm from Tryphena, arrives in Auckland approx. 6.30 pm.


  • Home Party - $365

  • Out Party - $295

Costs includes ferry, accommodation and rental vans. A deposit of $180 is required to confirm your booking, and final payment is due by Tuesday, 20 February 2018.


We also recommend carrying food and drink as this is rather expensive on the island.


Annika Werner - or ph 027 374 7469. Please don’t hesitate to contact Annika with any questions!


Register through the website, or contact Karen Baeyertz at or ph 027 410 6001

Non-members - as space is limited on this trip, priority for bookings will be given to club members.

If you are not a member, you need to be known to the club before your booking can be accepted, and will need to pay an extra 25%  surcharge on the trip fee.  If you have completed two qualifying trips, you can apply for membership here to get the member price and priority booking.


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