Crowned as the jewel of the Hauraki Gulf, Great Barrier Island (Motu Aotea) is one of New Zealand's best kept secrets. Remote, unspoiled and the destination for those who seek to unwind in the natural world and/or explore the wild and raw beauty of Aotea. The Barrier is recognized internationally as a Dark Sky Sanctuary. Marvel at the Starry Sky from bed in our Star Gazer Room. We offer a Dinner under the Stars, and can arrange guided Astro Tours.
How To Get Here
Enjoy the scenic and short flight from Auckland Domestic Airport (30 minutes)
or take the ferry and keep an eye out for the dolphins (4-5 hours).
Pick Up & Drop Off
If you and your party require transfers from either airports or wharves on the Barrier, please contact us (Chris & Teara) and we will take care of it.
Available on request is our modern and reliable Toyota Rav4. This family SUV is ideal for Great Barrier Island.