Ferries travel to Great Barrier Island at least 3 times a week from Wynyard Wharf in Downtown Auckland. Sailings are dependant on conditions in the Hauraki Gulf. The 90km trip takes around 4.5 hours, look out for dolphins & whales!
Great Barrier Marine Radio can be accessed on VHF Ch. 01. Monitoring Ch. 16 from 7.00am to 10.00pm daily, Ch. 01 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Emergency transmissions only between 10.00pm and 7.00am, Weather Bulletins daily at approx 07.45 and 17.45, Coverage: Aldermans to Tutukaka and a considerable area on the Pacific Ocean side of Great Barrier Island.
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