Great Barrier Island is located in outer Hauraki Gulf, New Zealand, approx 100 km (60 ml) northeast of Auckland.
- The Island has a total area of 285 km2 (110 ml2), ranking it the New Zealand's 6th-largest. Its highest elevation point - Mount Hobson - is 621 m (2037 ft) above sea level. The iisle's local authority is Auckland Council.
- Great Barrier Island was initially exploited for its kauri trees and minerals. It saw limited agriculture and in 2013 was inhabited by around 1,000 people, living mostly from farming and tourism. Most of the diverse environments (nearly 60% of the isle's total area) is administered as nature reserve by the NZ's Department of Conservation. In 2009, the Great Barrier Island atmosphere was described with positive emphasis as "life in New Zealand many decades back".
Great Barrier Island cruise terminal
Cruise ships to Great Barrier Island NZ dock (anchor) at Tryphena - port town on the southwestern coast.
The Great Barrier Island cruise port map is interactive. It shows the port's exact location, along with the real-time cruise ship traffic (if any) in its vicinity - today, and right now. By zooming-out you can see other cruise ship ports located near Great Barrier Island, New Zealand.
If you lose the Great Barrier Island location on the map, simply reload the page (also with F5 button). This feature is integrated with the CruiseMapper's cruise ship tracker tracking the vessels' current positions at sea and in ports.