Great Barrier Island is the largest island off the North Island coast. More than 60 percent of the island is public land administered by the Department of Conservation. There are a range of short walking tracks and longer routes, several campsites, a hut, mountain bike routes, and many natural and historic features to explore.

About 850 people live on the island, and there are a number of small settlements with shops and accommodation.

Source: Department of Conservation - Crown Copyright

Alert/Important notice

Kauri dieback has been found on Great Barrier Island.

Please see to find out how you can help stop its spread