Accommodation In Tryphena

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Is the most populated area on Great Barrier Island. Situated at the south western end of the island and surrounded by hills and mountains, Tryphena residents and visitors enjoy the sheltered and sunny bays and beaches that make up the harbour. As well as restaurants, cafes and even an Irish Pub, Tryphena also has two small shopping complexes complete with bottle stores, laundrettes and fuel outlets.

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Below is a selection of accommodation options in the Tryphena area. Feel free to contact us for further information or to request a quote for a ‘Go Great Barrier Island Package’ with any particular accommodation option.

Pah Beach Bungalow

Sleeps 6 - Tariff from $500 per night
Waterfront location in Tryphena. Beautifully presented 3 bedroom home. Sleeps 6. Walking distance to cafes, shops & restaurants and safe beaches.

The Lazy Fish

Sleeps 4 - Tariff from $500 per night
Wow - what a view!
Super Stylish and so inviting!
Great location in Tryphena with the local Irish Pub, General Store and lovely Pah Beach only 5 minutes walk away.
Clean & tidy, very comfortable stay for a weekend away.

Alice's Seaside Cottages

Sleeps 4 in two separate cottages - Tariff from $350 per  night

Delightfully refurbished historic cottages right on the seashore!
Private, beautiful and absolutely charming harbours edge accommodation.

Cloud Nine

Sleeps 9 - Tariff from $450 per  night

Private and sheltered with beautiful views and located right in the heart of Tryphena, Cloud Nine is a mere 2 minute walk from beautiful Pah Beach, The Famous Currach Irish Pub, Stonewall Store and Pa Beach Cafe.

Bird Rock Retreat

Sleeps 4 - Tariff from $250 per night
Elevated, private and beautifully presented...
Bird Rock Retreat offers a relaxing stay, conveniently located within easy walking distance of the Stonewall Store and Currach Irish Pub.


Sleeps 3 - Tariff from $200 per night
The perfect spot for a romantic getaway for two, this iconic “dune hugger” bach was transported by sea and road from Muriwai to Tryphena then rebuilt and refurbished; hence its name – ‘Muriwai’.

The Beach House

Sleeps 6 - Tariff from $650 per night
This is beach-side living at it's best. This warm, neat and tidy 3 bedroom house is in a prime location overlooking Gooseberry Flat beach...

Jacks Sanctuary

Sleeps 4 - Tariff from $500 per night
Jacks Sanctuary is a luxury boutique accommodation option located in the heart of Tryphena.
This stylish home offers stunning sea views across Tryphena Harbour.
Elevated, private and unique.... More...

Shearwater House

Sleeps 13 - Tariff from $245 per night
Been looking for a stylish and private self contained option for your big family or group?
You can't do better than this if you love the idea of being near a safe swimming beach and within walking distance of shops, pubs cafes etc.

The Stonewall Village Loft

Sleeps 2 - Tariff from $180 per night
Apartment style accommodation situated right in the heart of the Stonewall Village.
Walking distance to cafes, restaurants and great safe beaches.

The X Spot

Sleeps 2 - Tariff from $290 per night
This stylish apartment boasts an absolutely incredible location with panoramic cliff top views and  a swimming pool! Your romantic escape paradise awaits....

Hibiscus Beach House

Sleeps 6 - Tariff from $192 per night
Ideally located a short stroll away from Tryphenas most popular beach at Gooseberry Flat, this great holiday option is perfect for your family getaway or romantic escape.

Frosty's Retreat

Sleeps 7 - Tariff from $445 per night

Welcome to Frosty's Retreat on Great Barrier Island!
Frosty's Retreat is a stunning four-bedroom home in a private and tranquil setting on 12 acres of bush-clad land.
Private sauna included!

Le Cabanon

Sleeps 2 - Tariff from $175 per night
This stylish, purpose built luxury eco-chalet is conveniently located in Tryphena within easy walking distance of the Currach Irish Pub, The Stonewall Village and safe swimming beaches...

The Beachquarters

Sleeps 5 - Tariff from $500 per night

High above Gooseberry Flat Beach and handy to everything!
The Beachquarters is a perfect base for friends and family to relax after exploring the island.

Yardmaster House

Sleeps 8 -  Tariff from $175 per night
Yardmaster House situated in idyllic Schooner Bay and nestled amongst mature Pohutukawa trees, is slightly off the beaten track…

The Bach

Sleeps 6 - Tariff from $190 per night
Stylish family friendly Kiwi style Bach right one of Tryphena's most popular beaches.
Walking distance to shops, cafes and restaurant options...
Your affordable Great Barrier Island holiday begins here.

The Gallery

Sleeps 2 - Tariff from $95 per night
The Gallery is a cool, basic and rustic accommodation for two, nestled between the Shoal Bay Pottery and the pottery outlet shop.

Hebe Haven

Sleeps 2  - Tariff from $150 per night
Hebe Haven is an iconic Barrier bach in Mulberry Grove, Tryphena.  Situated by a stream and just a few minutes walk from a lovely sandy beach.

Tryphena Motels, Lodges and Bed & Breakfasts:

Pigeons Lodge Garden Units

Sleeps 2 per unit - Tariff from $220 per night
Private and quaint - these garden units offer a convenient and affordable base for the budget conscious traveller.

Stray Possum Lodge

Sleeps 50+ - Tariff from $27 per night
Set in 30 acres of native bush with restaurant & bar facilities. Options include backpacker, self-contained chalets, self-catering rooms and camping.

Aotea Lodge

Sleeps up to 18 - Tariff from $150 per night
Convenient location and competitive rates are just the beginning... How about free wifi and abundant bird life at your doorstep?
Aotea Lodge - the perfect base for your Great Barrier Island Adventure.

Tipi & Bobs Waterfront Lodge

5 Units and 1 Cottage - From $220 per night
Tipi & Bobs Waterfront Lodge is situated in Puriri Bay from which it commands unobstructed views across the entire harbour and out to the northern tip of the Coromandel.

Sunset Waterfront Lodge

 Studios from $195 - Villas from $245
Stylish self-contained beach villas and magical beachfront studios. Just across the lawn from the water’s edge - Mulberry Grove Beach.

The Innkeepers Lodge

Rooms from $180
Offers en-suite Lodge Rooms & Backpacker Accommodation.
Irish Pub and Restaurant on site.

Natures Garden Bed & Breakfast

2 Double rooms - Tariff from $120 per night
We would like to share our unique place with you. Our organic farm and macadamia nut orchard is part of 620 hectares of land under protection…

Trillium Lodge

4 double rooms - from $230 for 2 guests
This Luxury Bed and Breakfast located in Puriri Bay, Tryphena offers extensive views across Tryphena Harbour and beyond.
Welcome to Trillium Lodge....

Shoal Bay Estate

7 rooms - from $100 per guest
Shoal Bay Estate offer awesome Bed and Breakfast accommodation right on the waters edge of Shoal Bay.
Do you have a large family group? Why not not rent out the whole house? There's also a cottage if you need to sleep more than 16 guests.

Mt Tryphena Lodge

Ocean-view suites - From $249 per night
Mt Tryphena Lodge has been created from the ‘essence of nature’ in a unique island paradise where earth sea and sky embrace you.

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Hi, just wanted to let you know we had a truly wonderful time on GBI. The house was perfect, dry comfortable and we loved the quirky decor. We couldn’t have asked for better. What a beautiful place this Island is. We’ve all fallen in love with it. I was so lucky to discover it.
Thank you for everything.
Julianne, Pedro and Charlie
March 2024

We’re at the airport in Claris, very reluctantly preparing to leave.
Just want to say a huge thanks for getting everything so perfectly right. That accommodation was just stunning – views, sunlight, bird life, ripe figs, proximity to store and Gooseberry Flat swimming, really well stocked kitchen. Absolutely gorgeous in good weather and bad.
This place is magic!
February 2024

Kia Ora team,

Just a quick email to say thank you for all your assistance in organising our recent trip to Great Barrier Island.
Our group had a fantastic time – visiting various places around the island, and walking the Aotea track.
We had an amazing few days at Pitokuku House – what a fantastic place – with some of the team looking to come back and visit again with their families in the future.
We are also keen to come again and perhaps do some of the other walks, and do the Dark Sky experience (although we had some nice evenings just lying out looking up at the stars anyway).
Norm and Fleur were great – and it was fun to be able to give them some Róse which they really appreciated. We were able to communicate with them, and drop off and pick up was seamless…

So again, thank you for all your help and for making a very memorable week away.
Ngā mihi,
Louise Morgan
February 2024

I really want to thank you for all your help with our bookings!
We had a fabulous time, and your advice re. accommodation nights, car rental, and the Aotea track was spot on. Being able to run ideas past you was really much appreciated. Great Barrier Island is so amazing – I didn’t want to leave.
Many thanks,
Michelle Ashbury
July 2023

Just wanted to say thank you for organizing my trip to Great Barrier. I loved everything about the place – the flights, the people, the landscape, the peace and quiet, the fresh air, the amazing scenery, the welcome, the quirky business and the talented artists. What a brilliant trip. I’d like to come again, in winter, and perhaps stay up at Port Fitzroy. Will be in touch. Thanks again, all the best,
Julie Macdonald
May 2023

My daughter and I had a lovely time at Great Barrier over Easter – thanks for organizing everything for us.  Pigeons Lodge was really nice, the Rav 4 was great and we even had dolphins escorting the boat which was lovely.  The cafe’s and restaurant’s we visted provided excellent food and the beaches were gorgeous.  So all in all an awesome weekend.
Thanks again
Kind regards
Averil Naumai
April 2023

Good afternoon Go Great Barrier Island Team,
Sincere thanks for the four night holiday package you arranged for us for last week.  All the bookings you put in place for us were exactly what we needed and flowed seamlessly together.  The location of the accommodation was perfect and the Sundancer cruise (which was awesome!  Thank you Chris) was easily rescheduled when the weather demanded a change.  Everyone we met on Great Barrier Island was so friendly and helpful and we would dearly love to return again sometime soon.
Thank you again.
Kind regards
Hilary McNaughten
December 2022

Just wanted to say thank you so much for your very good service helping us arrange (with some rearrangements) our great visit to the Island last week. Everything went perfectly, flights, car, and we just loved the Beach House. Could you please pass on our very sincere thanks to the owners and property manager – the house was in perfect condition and we would have loved to have stayed with the kaka and the swimming for much longer. We enjoyed the local cafes and pub (including a memorable Thursday night there !), and had a wonderful time exploring all over the island.
Keep up the good work.  We’ll certainly recommend your organisation to others.
Best wishes
Sally Marx
November 2022

Go Great Barrier performs a very valuable service for visitors looking to travel to Great Barrier Island and connect with suppliers of accommodation and travel services.

Initially I was unsure about how to make and coordinate direct bookings but after contacting GGBI they were handled quickly and the outcomes were just what we were looking for, so thank you, Laura and Steve.

We did not expect to alter the bookings made but when we asked to stay another night and fly back to Auckland, Steve arranged these quickly along with transport connections to cover for having no rental car on the final day. Thank you, Steve.

With thanks and kind regards
John Bedkober
October 2022

We just wanted to take a moment to say a massive thank you for the most unforgettable holiday we’ve just had on the Barrier.

It wasn’t the holiday we originally booked, this one was a thousand times better. We saw the whole island spent a lot of time at Medlands, loved the Good Heavens star experience, Sunshine Cottage was off the hook, what amazing views and the attention to detail throughout the cottage was mind blowing and all just added to the holiday. We walked some of the tramway track, saw the art gallery and bought home a very cool painting, walked to the hot pools, and generally enjoyed ourselves the rest of the time. We will be recommending your holidays to everyone we meet.

Again thank you so much for against all odds putting together the perfect holiday for us.

Sarah & Tim
March 2022

Just wanted to say a big thank you for sorting out our weekend.
I can honestly say we had a blast, the island is absolutely stunning, the people were so nice and friendly we really loved everyone we met.
The Irish pub was awesome. We were lucky enough to be there for Thursday night open mike, and we took full advantage of the fun. We met Pete and Terry who so kindly took us out on their fishing boat, we loved it.
We couldn’t believe how amazing the food was. The whole experience is going to be a huge talking point for us all for a long time.
Thank you once again for everything.
Cheers Nicki

Just to let you know that we had an absolutely wonderful stay. Everything went well – like clockwork.
The rental we had was wonderful and Muriwai was just beautiful – we’re so pleased we stayed there.
We ate at Tipi & Bobs and the Irish Pub – both wonderful evening meals. We visited the Social Club at Tryphena and watched the Super Rugby game.
Lunched at My Pat Puku, visited the crafts and gallery places (the little Museum is wonderful – so much history and displays). We went right to the top of the island by road, and the bottom and to the hot pools.
The signposts and the great well maintained walks and information posts were just superb. The people are so friendly – everyone waves!
Thanks again
Well done Great Barrier Island!
Jenny & Ces Horan

I just wanted to say thank you for the package you put together for us to visit Great Barrier Island.
We had a fabulous time and really enjoyed exploring your stunning island.
You made it so easy, taking care of all the bookings and putting together the things that we wanted to do.
We were met off the plane and handed the keys to our rental car. Norm at the information desk at the airport gave me great maps and recommended some good day walks for us to do (we did most of the day trips he recommended too).
Angeline was at the Great Barrier Lodge when we called in to drop off our bags.
Amongst other things we enjoyed the kauri bridge at Glenfern and the view of Port Fitzroy from Sunset Rock.
We walked to Windy Canyon and beyond into the Pinnacles area for a few hours before walking back out the same way – this was so visually stunning and a real highlight for me.
Hilde was fabulous when we did the Good Heavens Experience.
We thoroughly enjoyed our day on the Sundancer with Chris. We felt very privileged as he still took us out even though we were the only ones.
Our accommodation was just right for us and it was so lovely to spend each evening out on the deck admiring the Whangaparapara Harbour. We ate dinner at the Great Barrier Lodge restaurant each night because it was so good (and we could have a drink and not worry about driving).|
The info sheet you sent through beforehand was useful and the list of places to eat was also helpful – especially for breakfast and lunches.
Thank you again for putting this all together for us – flights, accommodation, rental car & activities.
We had a fabulous trip and really enjoyed exploring the island.
Deborah Malcolm

We would like to thank you for the wonderful holiday we had on the Barrier.
We absolutely loved The Bach, and felt we were in paradise being so close to such a beautiful beach!
We made the most of having some lovely meals out, and all within walking distance.
The swims in the bay were so lovely.
It created a wonderful memory for my husband and I for out 30th Wedding Anniversary. Just perfect!
It was great flying over from Dairy Flat, and we were impressed with the service we received.
Thanks again, we would love to return sometime.
Kerry and Janice Sinclair

We’re back home now and I wanted to say we all had the most fabulous time on Great Barrier Island. Thanks for organising the trip for us, everything was perfect (even the weather!). We went star gazing, did an early morning Astro photography workshop, fishing charter and walked up and over Mt Hobson via the hot pools. We packed all we could into and 5 days and we all hope to return for more exploring.
Helen McMahon

My partner and I just wanted to thank you for booking such an easy holiday for us. The flights were hassle free, along with the accommodation and at the airport the car rental was an easy process. (I loved the sign with my name on it). Also, a special mention to Steve and his trike ride. Steve was such a great host, he picked us up on time, gave us a lovely island tour and even welcomed us back to his house to use his kayak’s anytime. The entire trip was such an easy experience and I highly recommend your service. Thanks again for such an amazing weekend away.

We will definitely be back!

We are here and enjoying this beautiful island of yours. It is truly spectacular!
I only have one gripe.. You must add a suggestion in all your bookings that a 2 night stay is not enough – a minimum stay of at least a week should be recommended as once you are here, you never want to leave.
Thank you so much for your help, I’m already dreading tomorrow when we leave 🙁

Just wanted to say thank you very much for your help and advice when organising our recent visit to the Barrier. While the weather wasn’t always perfect, it didn’t stop my sister and I doing anything or from having the best time, including doing some of your fabulous walks. We needed more time to fit more of them in!
The accommodation was really comfortable and perfect for our needs; we were met by a charming young woman from the car rental company and the X-Trail was just the ticket for us to explore the length and breadth of the island (which we did), and we simply loved chatting with locals and restaurant owners while dining out. Your advice and wonderful service were just the icing on the cake, so thank you very much.
You live in a magical place and we’ll be back!

We all just wanted to say thank you so much for organising a great Christmas holiday for us on Great Barrier Island! We had a very special time and made wonderful family memories after being apart in different countries for years. Thank you for all your help and advice, we have recommended you highly to everyone we know.
Thanks again,

I just wanted to thank you for organising everything for us for our weekend. We had a fabulous time! Everything was great – we loved staying at Tipi and Bobs and Marjorie made us very welcome, the units were great, lovely views and the food was fantastic! The cakes were wonderful, Phaedra had done a great job. It’s amazing how much we managed to pack into such a short time, the first time I’ve been there but will certainly come back for a longer stay next time. Once again, thanks for a wonderful job.