Advice on Booking Accommodation

Some top tips when booking accommodation on Great Barrier Island

Our main Tip for travellers is: Book Ahead

Check out ‘Stay Here‘ for accommodation options. These range from backpackers and campgrounds, all the way up to luxury BnB’s and inspiring architectural holiday homes. We encourage people to check several things you might not think to normally. Check if it is 2WD or 4WD access, if you’ve booked a car or transport it pays to check you’ll be able to get to the property you are staying at- or at least close! If you book on Airbnb or another online travel agent, download or screenshot all the details before you arrive. There is good overall coverage but limited reception for some networks in some remote areas of the island so you may not be able to access this information easily when you arrive.

If you’ve got this to hand when you arrive, you’ll be able to relax as soon as you touch down. Remember we are also off grid, which means you’ll need to leave some electrical appliances at home you might normally take on holiday. If in doubt check with the accommodation owner.

Stuck choosing or finding accommodation thats suits you and your group? We are more than happy to assist.

Send us an email at info@dgbi.co.nz

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