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Kawau Lodge & Kawau Island Experience

4.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   North Cove, Kawau Island 1030, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
MrSteve108 Morrinsville, New Zealand
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Morrinsville, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had a fantastic weekend getaway at the Kawau Lodge! The island was beautiful and very peaceful. Helen and Dave were wonderful hosts and looked after us with amazing meals! They were very accommodating and went the extra mile for us. We were very happy with our room, it was nice, cozy and super clean. The rate was very reasonable... More

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Thames, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

We had wonderful time in Kawau Lodge. Helen and Dave gave us excellent hospitality. Beautiful morning and breakfast on the deck with stories about the island. Thank you again Helen and Dave, we really enjoy our short stay with you.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

We loved our holiday to Kawau Island. Dave collected us in his boat from Sandspit, making it so easy to get to. Both Dave and Helen are wonderful hosts and Helen is a very good cook. We were able to say foods we loved and didn't like beforehand, and the menu was created with that in mind. We enjoyed kayaking... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

We had a wonderful weekend at Kawau lodge the view was stunning, the food delicious and Helen & Dave's hospitality was exemplary the weather at that time was absolutely divine and we are going to make it again next year. Thanks again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

Having never been to the island I loved it the minute Dave boated into the cove. Helen and Dave were brilliant hosts. We arrived Friday afternoon. Dave showed us the kayaks and away we went exploring the area. Friday night had dinner on the deck overlooking the cove, where we met the other guests who were all very delightful and... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

My husband & I stayed with Helen and Dave during New Year for our honeymoon, and loved every minute of it. Helen and Dave are so incredibly warm and loving that you feel you're just at home. Helen is an incredible cook and Dave deftly took care of our other needs e.g. whenever our glass was dry. ;) We enjoyed... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

This was the perfect getaway, a delightful experience from the time we left the quay at Sandspit. Superb setting, hosts helpful, considerate and fun, good cooking, comfortable rooms. We loved the kayaking and walking

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Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

What a special experience. The wildlife was abundant, scenery amazing and the hospitality fabulous. All tucked away in a little part of heaven. I'm not sure if it is generic kiwi warmth or just Helen and Dave's unique style but it works. Thank you

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

The trip on the boat to North Cove on Kawau felt like we were getting far away from our home in Auckland. A tranquil and remote setting, with water and bush, no roads or cars or city sounds. Peaceful and panoramic local walks of different lengths and difficulties. Great welcoming hospitality by Dave and Helen, our hosts. Rooms look out... More

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Warkworth, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

It was SO good the first time...we had to go again! The first time we stayed at Kawau Lodge was our honeymoon. As we tried to think of somewhere to go for our second wedding anniversary... it hit us "Why not go back to Kawau Lodge?" ...especially because we have often reminisced about our first stay there :) Second time... More

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Address: North Cove, Kawau Island 1030, New Zealand
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Location: New Zealand > North Island > Auckland Region > Kawau Island
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Hotel Class:4 star — Kawau Lodge & Kawau Island Experience 4*
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Experience peace and tranquility only 1 hours drive from Auckland city. We will personally pick you up from Sandspit and take you to our oasis in North Cove. No roads, no cars on our property, 2 tastefully appointed queen rooms with en-suites with magical sea views. 1 super king room with en-suite and own private deck over looking bush and sea. Can be configured to 2 twin beds. Enjoy a delicious gourmet breakfast on your deck, tasty lunches or maybe a picnic hamper to take to the beach a short walk away. Dinners are prepared to your tastes and are prepared from local produce. Go kayaking, sailing, bush walking, swimming, fishing, listen to bird song or just sit and relax. Cruises onboard our 28' "Dolphin Endeavour" boat available. Trips around to visit the famous Mansion House estate are also available. ... more   less 
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