Mansion House on Kawau Island
Image: Christine Cumiskey | DOC

Introduction

Kawau Island Historic Reserve makes up 10% of the islands area. The reserve includes the historic Mansion House, gardens and tracks open to the public.

Highlights

No dogs allowed on Bay of Islands and Hauraki Gulf island reserves

No dogs.

Dogs are not allowed on island reserves in the Bay of Islands and Hauraki Gulf.

Highlights

Find things to do and places to stay Kawau Island Historic Reserve

Surrounding the house and extending up the valley are exotic gardens established by Sir George Grey. The gardens make a perfect place to relax with a picnic.

Check you are pest-free

Check, clean, and seal your gear to ensure you don't bring pests, soil, and seeds.

See island biosecurity requirements.

Contacts

Tāmaki Makaurau / Auckland Visitor Centre
Phone: +64 9 379 6476
Email: aucklandvc@doc.govt.nz
The visitor centre is closed but you can still contact staff by email and phone.
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