Destination guide

The beautiful area of Great Barrier Island awaits your stay

The hot springs, island views and parks display a scene truly unique to Great Barrier Island. This scenic city has many special qualities. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.

Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Great Barrier Island

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Great Barrier Island. These are a few of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Mount Hobson (1.5 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Kaitoki Beach (4.3 mi / 7 km)
  • Medlands Beach (6.1 mi / 9.9 km)
  • Fletcher Bay Beach (18.6 mi / 29.9 km)
  • Port Jackson Beach (19.6 mi / 31.5 km)
  • Stony Bay Beach (21 mi / 33.8 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Great Barrier Island

Fly into Great Barrier Island (GBZ), the closest airport, located 3.8 mi (6.1 km) from the city center.

Can I find a vacation rental around Great Barrier Island?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 42 vacation rentals near Great Barrier Island. From 24 Houses to 5 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Great Barrier Island are on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Great Barrier Island?

There are many lovely places to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Great Barrier Island. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular destinations to visit are:

  • North Island: 7,988 vacation rentals
  • Coromandel: 1,160 vacation rentals
  • Oceania: 65,879 vacation rentals
  • Thames-Coromandel District: 926 vacation rentals
  • Pacific Islands: 33,735 vacation rentals

And HomeAway offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in Great Barrier Island! Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Great Barrier Island?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the cities with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Great Barrier Island:

  • Port Charles: 36 rentals
  • Colville: 140 rentals
  • Tuateawa: 204 rentals
  • Port Jackson: 33 rentals
  • Kennedy Bay: 316 rentals

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Great Barrier Island?

HomeAway offers a large selection of rentals near lovely places in Great Barrier Island. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Sandy Bay Beach: 226 rentals
  • Fletcher Bay Beach: 80 rentals
  • Stony Bay Beach: 154 rentals
  • Medlands Beach: 56 rentals
  • Port Jackson Beach: 72 rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Great Barrier Island listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection.