From $17 for a return pass for the Royal Mail Run Cruise to Mansion House with Kawau Cruises


  • Discover a hidden gem of the Hauraki Gulf with today’s awesome experience!
  • If wallabies, wildlife and natural wonders are your cup of tea, hop along on a cruise to Kawau Island!
  • Check out the various child and passes available:
  • $17 return child pass for the Royal Mail Run Cruise, worth $34
  • $35 return adult pass for the Royal Mail Run Cruise, worth $68
  • $26 return child pass for the Royal Mail Run Cruise (incl BBQ lunch), worth $50
  • $50 return adult pass for the Royal Mail Run Cruise (incl BBQ lunch), worth $95
  • BBQ lunch includes a BBQ steak or salmon with salad and a drink
  • The ferry will drop you off at Kawau Island so you can explore its natural beauty and spots steeped in history
  • Then simply catch the ferry back from the Mansion House Bay jetty
  • Check out more cruise info below

More Information

Instead of bidding bon voyage to your savings for a trip abroad, escape to a breathtaking destination in your own backyard with today’s incredible offer!
On The Royal Mail Run Cruise, you’ll enjoy the beautiful bays and 180 degree view as your experienced skipper guides you around more than 75 wharves, delivering freight and mail to the island’s residents! Keep an eye out for gannets, dolphins, plus you can even choose to enjoy a tasty traditional kiwi BBQ on board!   
You’ll then get dropped off on Kawau Island for some time to explore! Discover the rich history of the island on foot. Opt to check out the mansion house with its Victorian charm, elegant garden, complete with weka, wallabies and peacocks!  
Kawau Island is a haven of beautiful beaches, historic walking tracks, and a huge range of native flora and fauna. With no roads, you and the whole family can enjoy taking a break from the rush of modern life and reconnecting in this spectacular setting. Get in quick to make the most of today’s incredible travel treat!

The Nitty Gritty

Expires 15 March 2015. No bookings 24 December 2014 - 5 January 2015. Bookings must be made by 21 February 2015. Child age is 5-11 years, children under 5 are free. Subject to availability and sea conditions. Cruises depart daily from Sandspit at 10.30am. Return ferry leaves Mansion House Bay Jetty daily at 2pm (Sat/Sun & public holidays additional 4.30pm departure from Mansion House Jetty also available). Return trip must be on same day. Return times may vary, staff will advise on check in. Check-in 30mins prior to departure and present printed voucher on arrival. Subject to Kawau Cruises terms and conditions. 24 hour cancellation policy applies, other voucher subject to void. Kawau Cruises reserves the right to amend timetable, substitute vessel or equipment at any time. Bookings essential (ph: 09 425 8006 and quote voucher ID) and present voucher on arrival.

Extra Info

Kawau Cruises

(09) 425 8006

Sandspit Wharf, End of Sandspit Rd, Sandspit, Warkworth