Getting to the Barrier

  • Airlines

    Flights take around 30 minutes and regularly depart from Auckland, the North Shore with less frequent scheduled services from Whitianga and Whangarei. The two airfields on the island are at Claris and Okiwi. For flight schedules, prices and booking information please see below:

  • Ferries

    Ferry services between Great Barrier and Auckland run six days a week over summer, less frequently over winter. The journey takes between 2 ½ - 4 ½ hours, depending on which ferry you choose. It is possible to bring your car on the ferry, but bookings are essential. For more information and to book please see the information below:

Online Booking

Check our charter availability online


Current Specials

Off peak package deals quoted on request

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Photo of the Month

  • Refit finished, leaving Whitianga marina
  • In marina after refit
  • Eagle ray near Mangati GBI