Kawai Purapura Retreat Centre – New Zealand’s Yoga Hub

Escape the hustle and bustle of city living on our 19 acres of beautiful bush land.

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, more harmonious, socially responsible, spiritually aware, regenerative world.

How to get here:

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

The Airbus and Northern Express operate regularly between Auckland Airport and Albany Bus Depot. There is one transfer at Auckland Britomart.

Tickets can be purchased at the international terminal bus stop or from the driver. NZ$22 one way, $30 return.

Bus from Auckland City

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

Buses depart every 10 minutes (Northern Express).

The journey from Auckland CBD is approximately 25 minutes and costs $6.50 per adult. Please visit Maxx 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’s an enjoyable 3 minute walk up the drive.

Get in touch:


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


Telephone number: 09 415 9468