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Great Barrier Island Day Tour



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Endangered Brown TealFly from Auckland to the mysterious Great Barrier Island for a day tour of natural delights. See spectacular panoramas, giant Nikau palms, hand feed huge eels and visit the Kaitoke natural thermal springs.

Tour includes return flights, breakfast when you arrive on Great Barrier Island and lunch. You will also have a local guide show you around the island and give you valuable information on the islands unique flora and fauna. This is an exceptional day tour to an exceptional island.

Great Barrier Island lies off the coast from Auckland and is about 30 minutes by air or a 2 hour ferry ride from the mainland.

Named Aotea (white cloud) by the Maori, Great Barrier Island is a natural wonderland with pristine sandy beaches and lush Kauri Forests.

This day tour from Auckland will start with a flight to the Island and breakfast at a local cafe.

You will then take a nature walk which begins a journey that will fascinate the most travelled of people and culminate with a hike to the top of Windy Canyon for the most fabulous views of Great Barrier Island.

Huge eels can be hand fed.See the seriously threatened Brown Teal, call the huge eels and hand feed them in the crystal clear creek, take a walk through majestic Kauri Forests, this is a day tour in an almost perfect paradise.

Great Barrier Island has a population of about 500 to 700 residents and is a particularly unspoiled island that has missed the population boom and remained almost in it's natural state.

There is no electricity on the island, few roads and the island is like a land that time has left behind.

Enjoy this day tour from Auckland to the remote Great Barrier Island. There is nothing that can compare to the beauty and sense of wonderment at the things you will see and do while on the island.