at Tryphena House.

The Place to be on 



We'll be recharged and ready for next season with a few tweaks to our product for our fellow kiwis.

Add Great Barrier Island to your bucket list. You won't be disappointed. 

Please send enquires for 2020/21 bookings to:



All you need for your Great Barrier Island Adventure.

What we do

Offgrid Accommodation in a Unique Location

Watersports & Fishing Equipment Rental

Scooter & Electric Bike Hire

(Please note we are currently servicing our eBikes & reviewing this service)

Stay with us or hire from us to start your adventure on Great Barrier Island today.

We are a beautiful 20 minute, 2km walk from Tryphena.

  • From Tryphena, head along Puriri Bay Road.

  • You'll pass Tipi & Bobs and a boat on the side of the road (Lady Isla)

  • Near the end of the road you'll see a white bridge on the left with our big paddleboard sign behind it. 

  • Turn left over the bridge.

  • We are the house with the red roof. Parking available onsite.


Tryphena House

207 Puriri Bay Road

Great Barrier Island



+64 (0) 27 616 4756


"We hired the electric mountain bikes and had a blast, definitely the way to see the island and what great service from the team, highly recommend you go see them if your planning a trip to the Barrier"


-George Mansell, NZ

"A MUST DO! Took the paddleboards and kayaks out one day and the e-bikes out to see the island the next day. Was so much fun. Can't think of a better way to enjoy the island. Lucy, Pete & Panzer were the friendliest locals we met on the Island by far. Will definitely be going here EVERY time we go to Great Barrier Island. Highly recommend it, can't wait to return!"


-Rachel Lowe, NZ