Attractions - Hauraki Gulf
Motutara, Motuketekete, and Moturekareka are three islands south of Kawau which can be great anchorages and snorkelling spots in the right weather conditions.
Nearby are the picturesque Beehive Island and Martello Rock...(no, it's not a surfaced submarine!)
Moturekareka has the remains of the steel sailing ship, “Rewa,” which was towed there and sunk for the hermit Charles Hanson to form a breakwater. Unfortunately she settled in the wrong place which resulted in a rather small harbour.