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Great Barrier Island

24th April - 27th April 2018
4 Days - 3 Nights
Price 1,545  |  Single Supplement $275
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Highlights

Kauri Sawmill & Whaling Station

Man O’War Passage

Port Fitzroy Harbour

Glenfern Sanctuary & Sunset Rock

Awana Beach

Milk, Honey & Grain Museum

Tryphena, Shoal Bay Pottery

Medlands Beach

‘Great Barrier Island Nikau Palm’ grove

Coastal Cruise on Sundancer

 
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This tour is a wonderful opportunity to explore the remote and idyllic Great Barrier Island.

With unspoilt white sandy beaches, rugged native bush and unique plant and bird life - it will take you a step back in time and will be an experience to remember.

 

Itinerary

Day 1

Tuesday 24th April
Lunch, Dinner

We travel to Auckland Airport for our short but very scenic flight across the Hauraki Gulf to Great Barrier Island. The afternoon is free for you to begin your discovery of this remote island paradise.

Day 2

Wednesday 25th April
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Full day tour. We travel up the east coast to Awana Beach and enjoy a short (optional) beach walk before having our picnic lunch beside the Awana Estuary. We continue up through the central forest area with views of Windy Canyon and Rakitu Island then down through Okiwi to Port Fitzroy Harbour and Glenfern Sanctuary (Fitzroy House). We finish the day with a coastal cruise on board the Sundancer and head back down the western side of the island through the Man O’War Passage and the ‘Broken Islands’ to Whangaparapara Harbour.

Day 3

Thursday 26th April
Breakfast, Dinner

This morning, we enjoy an optional walk along the famous Medlands Beach, visit the Milk, Honey & Grain Museum, the Art Gallery and stop for lunch at the Claris Texas Café. If the weather permits, we have the opportunity to ride the Crazyhorse chopper style trike before heading back to the lodge.

Day 4

Friday 27th April
Breakfast, Lunch

After breakfast, we head off to the Hot Springs Track to see the stunning ‘Great Barrier Island Nikau Palm’ grove. We call into Okupu Beach to check out the ancient Pohutukawa trees and tour around to the ‘Forgotten Wharf’ at Blind Bay. We explore the Tryphena area and visit the Shoal Bay Pottery before checking in for our flight back to Auckland.

Please note, the order of the itinerary may change to suit local arrangements.

 

 

 

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