Lidgard House – Kawau Island

This historic beach house in Smelting House Bay, Kawau Island is owned by the Squadron and is available for members to rent.  It has recently been refurbished.

Lidgard house can sleep up to eight people in three rooms. One room has a Queen Bed, another 2 x single beds and the 3rd room has 4 x single beds. It is furnished, has a fully-equipped modern kitchen, TV, stereo and washing machine & dryer. Cutlery, crockery and linen are provided, although it is recommended visitors take extra towels.

There is a BBQ on the deck which looks out to School House Bay & you don’t even need to own your own boat to get there, an easy forty minute drive north of Auckland is Sandspit Wharf where you can catch a ferry direct to the wharf at Lidgard House. One mooring is supplied with the house during your stay.

To make a booking:

Please enquire via calendar link below.

Smelting House Bay Moorings

Full and Country Members have first option.

After 5pm, KBC and Squadron Members can book them. Other RNZYS membership categories are not able to book the moorings without prior consent from RNZYS management.


Full and Squadron Members: Starting from $450 per night (min 2 night stay)

Other Membership categories: Starting from $600 per night (min 2 night stay)

Non-Members: Starting from $600 per night (min 2 night stay) – can only be booked within 30 days of arrival

*All rates and minimum night stay are subject to change and availability

The lawn can also be hired for corporate functions and weddings.

If you require assistance please contact:
Phone: (09) 360-6800
Email: reception@rnzys.org.nz

Lidgard House Availability

Lidgard House