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Great Barrier Island - Easter

  • 2 Apr 2021
  • 8:30 AM
  • 5 Apr 2021
  • 6:30 PM
  • Pier 21, Westhaven Marina
  • 4




Join us for a trip to Great Barrier Island with lots of birds, native bush and marine wildlife!

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/Distance party - Tent required

    • Day 1 - transport Tryphena to Okupu. Walk from Okupu to Whangaparapara (1 - 1.5 hour). Camp at the DOC 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.

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