Kawai Purapura Retreat Centre
Join us at New Zealand’s yoga hub, hosting events in natural health, environmental awareness, spiritual development and social responsibility.

Kawai Purapura’s Vision:
To create a sacred place where we transform the way we relate with the land, each other and the planet, so that future generations will live in a healthier, harmonious, socially responsible, spiritually aware, regenerative world.

How to get there

Shuttle from Auckland Airport

Direct shuttles from Auckland airport to the centre are approx NZ$57.00 (per person one way).Time is approx. 1 to 1 ½ hours, depending on the number of stops and traffic.

For further information and pre-bookings please contact Supershuttle.

Bus from Auckland Airport

North Harbour Express from Auckland Airport to Albany Westfield departs every 30 minutes (4am to 10pm)
The journey is around 50 minutes and costs NZ$24 one way, $44 return.
Albany Westfield is a 10 minutes walk away from the Festival.

Bus from Auckland City

Northern Express from Auckland City (Britomart) to Albany departs every 10 minutes.
The journey is around 25 minutes and costs $6.50 per adult ($4.80 – AT HOP Card).
Albany Bus Station is a 10 minutes walk away from the Festival.

Albany Bus Station is a 10 minute walk away from Kawai Purapura.

Please visit Auckland Transport for further information regarding public transport.


During the festival it is not possible to park on-site. You can park your vehicle in the Council Carpark at the bottom of our drive. From there it is an enjoyable 3 minute walk up the drive.

Get in touch:

Address: 14 Mills Lane, Albany, North Shore, Auckland


Telephone number: 09 415 9468