Kawau Boating Club

Recharge on great coffee and food – serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. Enjoy a quiet drink in our fully licensed bar (watch the stunning sunsets). Takeaways available – off licence alcohol sales, coffee and cabinet food.

Kawau Boating Club also has small general store with basic items and water, petrol, diesel and 2 stroke oil.

How to get here

  • In your own boat – nearest launching ramp is Sandspit (the club approximately 10 nautical miles from Sandspit)
  • Catch the regular Kawau Cruises mail run ferry departing 10.30am daily and arriving at the club around midday 

  • Charter a water taxi from Sandspit, Matakana or Omaha
  • Charter a private ferry from any of the private operators


In the heart of Bon Accord Harbour, opposite Schoolhouse Bay


Open from Oct to Jun

12 Dec 2017 – Easter 2018   
7 days, 9am to evening

Easter 2018 – Jun 2018    
Thu to Mon, 10am to evening


09 422 8845 (Club)
021 084 20890  (David)


Mansion House Cafe & Restaurant


Come and enjoy the Mansion House Café & Restaurant nestled amongst the trees in the grounds of historic Mansion House reserve where you can sit and over look the former home of Sir Governor Grey – which is now a museum.

Sample some of the delectable items on the menu which cater for everyone – from all day breakfasts to a delicious home cooked lunch, a Devonshire tea, delectable deserts or a picnic. Fully licensed.

Visit Mansion House Cafe & Restaurant today, for an unforgettable escape and culinary excellence.

Mansion House Café Restaurant can also cater for large groups up to 100, such as weddings or Christmas functions. For weddings, we can organise your cake, flowers, celebrant, decorations, photographer, wedding boat, helicopter, DJ, live music or even baby sitters and games for the children. For more information on how we can help arrange your special day, inquire on the Kawau Cruises site here.


Mansion House Park

How to get here

Regular ferries run from Sandspit. The most popular is the Royal Mail Run Cruise; which departs from Sandspit at 10.30am everyday.



09-422 8903


The Beach House

Our fully licensed restaurant is the heart of The Beach House. We take great pride in providing the best of New Zealand food. Each dish is prepared by our qualified chef with a passion for detail and innovation.

We are enthusiastic about quality free range and fresh local ingredients, cooked and presented to a high standard.

We source a wide variety of fine New Zealand wine and craft beer including the local drop. Our beverage list changes often as we are always on the search for something unique.

We cater from individuals to large groups. As we source the freshest seasonal ingredients the menu changes regularly.

We specialise in boutique weddings of up to 60 guests and emphasise on personalisation through all aspects of the day. Learn more


Vivian Bay


Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner but bookings are essential.


Please call us on (09) 422 8850 to avoid disappointment.


Cafe Sandspit

While not on Kawau Island itself, Cafe Sandspit is the main ferry port and you're bound to be passing by this great cafe. 

Delicious food and stunning views over the sparkling, Hauraki Gulf. We aim to make your visit as enjoyable as possible, offering delicious drinks and meals. Our food is freshly cooked to order and we offer a selection of seafood, vegetarian and meaty numbers.

We have selected wines from our most local producers and a selection of organically produced wines from other regions of New Zealand.

Pre-packed lunches can be ordered for day trips to Kawau Island – for groups, please be sure to pre-order. For individuals we can offer take-aways.

We cater for functions and private hire and are happy to discuss menus and requirements on an individual basis.


1440 Sandspit Road, Sandspit, Warkworth


Open 7 Days over Summer
9:00am - 5:30pm


09 425 9475

Bookings can also be made via the website here.