Mansion House, Kawau Island

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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 a delicious home cooked lunch to a Devonshire tea or picnic.

Mansion House Café Restaurant can also cater for large groups such as weddings or Christmas functions.

TRANSPORT: Regular ferries run from Sandspit – The most popular is the Royal Mail Run Cruise that departs from Sandspit at 10.30am everyday and is the largest mail run done by water in the Southern Hemisphere – Make sure you keep a watch out for Gannets, Tuis and even Dolphins!
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  • My aim was to visit this house when I came to the island. It has an interesting history, it was first bought by the Govenor of Newzealand in 1862. To view It , costs a mere 4 Dollars for adults and re...  more »
  • This is worth a visit. The mansion with all it's furniture and the feeling of history is a very relaxed visit. there is no rush and you can get lost in time.  more »
  • A trip to Kawau Island and Mansion House bay is a highlight of a visit to the east coastal region just north of Auckland. Simply catch the Royal mail cruise ferry from Sandspit (10 minutes drive from ...  more »

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