Area - Great Barrier Island
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
Kauri dieback has been found on Great Barrier Island.
Please see www.kauridieback.co.nz to find out how you can help stop its spread
- DOC - Area information
ATC Apr 2007 - Coastal walkway to Okiwi, Mt Hobson, Kaiarara Hut, Whangaparapara.