Kawau Island is a stunning island in the Hauraki Gulf a mere 1.4 kilometres from the main land and about 40 kilometres from Auckland. One of the main attractions on the island is the Mansion House in the Kawau Island Historic Reserve. The island has a small resident population of around 70 people of whom most have direct access to the sea with private wharves from their front door steps. more
Kawau Island has a large wallaby population of several species including tammar, Parma, swamp and brush-tailed rock-wallabies. With only two short roads servicing the small settlements of Schoolhouse Bay and South Cove, the island is ideal for walking and exploring on foot or by boat.
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Mobile-friendly - Bounty Hunter captain - Aaron Covacich brings more than 22 years of hands-on-experience in the charter fishing industry. 'World famous in New Zealand', Aaron has extensive knowledge of the best fishing locations in the wider Hauraki Gulf region including The Mokohinau Islands, Great Barrier and Little Barrier and Kawau Islands. Aaron is dedicated to providing you an exceptional adventure.
We are a family owned and operated start-up business who all share the same love for the sea and in particular the Hauraki Gulf, our home. We are from the Kawau Bay area and have a vision to introduce everyone to the wonders of the Hauraki Gulf. So jump on board, we’ll take you there!
Mobile-friendly - Enjoy a romantic weekend away, corporate retreat, wedding destination, holiday with the family or a short break with friends. It doesn't matter what excuse you use to spend more time on the truly unique, scenic and historic wonderland of Kawau Island, or destinations in the greater Hauraki Gulf, Kawau Water Taxis & Kawau Cruises can ensure a hassle-free occasion.
Mobile-friendly - The Beach House offers a unique slice of New Zealand paradise with laidback luxury. Experience the serene waters under the spreading branches of an ancient Pohutukawa. Available for your exclusive use we have accommodation in eleven well-appointed rooms in relaxed opulence. We can cater for weddings or small conferences, fishing charters or as a corporate retreat. A grand experience.
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