Info for boaties

A satisfying journey brings you to sheltered harbours, interesting adventures on land, and fish for dinner as the sun sets

Aotea/Great Barrier Island has long been a popular destination for boaties. The main harbours are found on the west coast of the island and provide varying levels of services. There are no wharves on the east coast and limited sheltered anchorages unless the weather is calm or winds are from the west.

Port FitzRoy All services on wharf or within walking distance.
Wharf and dinghy pontoon, and boat ramp.
Fuel, Water, Air Fills, Boat Club- licenced with restaurant, General Store, Burger Bar, Car hire.

Whangaparapara Harbour All services on wharf or within walking distance.
Wharf and dinghy pontoon, and boat ramp.
Fuel, Water, Air Fills, Lodge- licenced with restaurant and shop.

Okupu No services on the wharf.
Wharf and boat ramp.


Tryphena No services on the wharf
Wharf and dinghy pontoon.
Stores services and pubs located in Mulberry Grove and Pa Beach, access by dinghy.