Great Barrier Island Events Guide

There's always something happening on the Barrier. From market days and golf tournaments to fishing comp's and polar plunges...
We've put together a list of some of the action that's planned for 2018 and 2019...
Take a look at what's coming up.

Great Barrier Island Wharf 2 Wharf Marathon - 5th October 2019

This fantastic annual event is a fundraiser for Kaitoke School. With humble beginnings the Wharf to Wharf Marathon has become a major Great Barrier Island event and sees serious competitors from around the world joining local kids, families, and sporting individuals & teams in this Kiwi Style Classic.
Run it – Walk it or Bike it.. Are you up to the challenge?
Everything you need to know is right here -

The Great Barrier Island 'Spectacular by Nature' Garden Tour
30th November 2019

Here is a unique opportunity to view a huge variety of residential gardens and landscapes on Great Barrier Island. You’ll visit charming cottage gardens and lush island hideaways, see spectacular coastal panoramas and experience Great Barriers native flora and birdlife at it’s best.
Includes tour transportation, a scrumptious morning tea and a charming Devonshire afternoon tea.
For bookings and information – click here -
For all inclusive garden tour, accommodation and transport packages –
Give us a call… freephone 0800 997 222

The Great Barrier Island Christmas Parade and Market Day
7th December 2019

It's coming round faster than you think folks !!
The biggest fun packed family day of the year. Lots of kid-friendly activities & entertainment, yummy food, lollies galore...
And the star of the show of course... Mr Santa Claus himself.
See you at The Claris Sports & Social Club, Whangaparara Road. Starts around 10am.

For an up to date selection of all current events, take a look here...

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