Location

Latitude:    36°23'54.6"S

Longitude  174°50'18.5"E

Sandspit is a 45 minute drive north from Auckland's CBD.  Kawau Cruises offer Water Taxis and Ferry Shuttles that leave from Sandspit.

(Public parking onsite at $12.00 per 24 hour period) Choice of a scheduled ferry cruise, or a water taxi which departs 24/7.  

 

The Beach House is situated right on the beachfront just a few metres from the jetty in Vivian Bay. Private boats can tie up to one of our moorings(subject to availability) or anchor in the bay and enjoy the sandy beaches and natural surroundings. 

 

We recommend the following travel options:

 

 

Kawau Cruises 

Their fleet of safe, high speed and comfortable Water Taxis are driven by professional skippers who have years of local experience. They operate a water taxi service and regular shuttle service to many stops around Kawau Island including The Beach House.

We recommend a 2:30 PM departure from Sandspit, and a 9:45 AM departure from The Beach House, as it coincides with check in/check out times. Other options may be available by request.

Phone: 0800 111 616      www.kawaucruises.co.nz

We can book these for you when you book your accommodation ($55 per Adult Return), with an optional add on ($11 per Adult) for an Island Hop Transfer to view Mansion House on your departure.  This is also a slightly later departure time of 11:00am, returning to Sandspit approximately 2:30pm after viewing Mansion House in Bob Accord Harbour.

For accommodation Book Now or for all other enquiries phone us on 09 422 8850.

 


Auckland Seaplanes

Take off and land in the harbour with this incredible experience. A truly memorable transport option that kicks off your experience at The Beach House.

All flights depart from Wynyard Wharf, Auckland Central. Operates daily.

Phone 09 888 1176       www.aucklandseaplanes.com

 


Hauraki Express

Take the hassle out of getting around the Hauraki Gulf with Hauraki Express, an affordable, convenient and fast transport alternative that can be tailored just for you! Departs from Westhaven Marina in Auckland. Experienced and friendly skippers can transport up to 12 people in our state-of-the-art boats. Your adventure starts here! 

We can organise this for you. Notice is advised to avoid disappointment. 

 Phone 027 664 6644       www.haurakiexpress.co.nz​

 


Heletranz Helicopters

Take a scenic helicopter flight with Heletranz from their helipad in Albany or Mechanics Bay, Auckland for an extraordinary experience from the sky.

Land in style on the jetty in Vivian Bay, The Beach House.

Phone 09 415 3550        www.heletranz.co.nz

 


Island Hop

This service operates through Kawau Cruises and offers our guests a chance to quickly hop on to one of their fleet, explore different island locations or simply enjoy the ride around Kawau.

We can organise this for you, Notice is advised to avoid disappointment. 

Phone 0800 111 616       www.kawaucruises.co.nz