Accommodation In Awana and Whangaparapara

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The Barriers most popular surfing spot is situated 15 minutes  north of Claris on the east coast of Great Barrier Island. This beautiful white sand beach is renowned for its rips and strong undertow so children need supervision and less experienced swimmers need to be wary!
No shops or services but views, fresh air and freedom in abundance!
Only a handful of locals live at Awana with most of the dwellings being holiday homes.
Click on the map to watch a short video of Awana ->

Please feel free to contact us for further information or to request a quote for a 'Go Great Barrier Island Package' with any of the following accommodation options.

Awana Lookout

Sleeps 4 - Tariff from $250 per night
This 2 bdrm sun drenched house sits majestically above Awana beach. Stroll down for a swim, a surf or a fish from the rocks... if you can drag yourself away from the view!

Awana House

Sleeps 4 - Tariff from $750 per night
Luxurious and stunning cliff top accommodation.
Unique in location and design, Awana House offers a truly special holiday opportunity. The perfect retreat....

The Red Barn House

Sleeps 6 - Tariff from $250 per night
Walk across road to the amazing Awana surf beach and estuary. With great views of Awana Valley, The Red Barn House is a contemporary kitset home, with a distinctive barn-red cladding.


Is situated on the west coast of Great Barrier Island between Okupu to the south and Port FitzRoy to the north. It's a sleepy little harbour that is very popular with the boating fraternity and pods of dolphins regularly visit. A wharf, a fuel outlet, a campground, beautiful Great Barrier Lodge and a population of around twenty...
That's Whangaparapara. Beautiful and timeless.
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The Whalers Cottage

Sleeps 3 - Tariff from $220 per night
Wake to peace and tranquillity on the edge of Whangaparapara Harbour in this beautiful bush hide-away.
This warm and sunny home has everything you'll need for a very special stay in a very special part of Great Barrier Island.
Bush walks, swimming, fishing and exploring at your doorstep!

Deep Blue Haven

Sleeps 10 - Tariff from $190 per night
This 4 bedroom holiday home offers extensive harbour and bush views across Whangaparapara.
Elevated and private with all modern amenities.
Enquire for long stay and large group discounts.

Great Barrier Lodge

Suites, Studios & Cottages from $99 per night
Restaurant and Bar facilities, free kayak use for guests and peace & quiet in abundance...
Welcome to Paradise!

Whare Ana

Sleeps 3 - Tariff from $150 per night
Nicely presented flat situated above Whangaparapara Wharf.
Private and peaceful and within easy walking distance of Great Barrier Lodge Restaurant & Bar

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