New Zealand


Hawke's Bay

The twin cities of Napier and Hastings are renowned for their architecture, mediterranean climate, variety of delicious fresh produce and vineyards. They are located on the east coast of the North Island, two hours drive from Taupo and five hours from Wellington.

 Following a disastrous earthquake in 1931, Napier was rebuilt in Art Deco style whereas Hastings is a showcase of Spanish Mission-style architecture. Both cities stand within a garden of orchards and vineyards and are surrounded by lush farmland. The regions warm climate has firmly positioned Hawke's Bay as New Zealand's premier food, wine and lifestyle destination with some of the world's best Bordeaux blends produced here.

MUST SEE & DO

  • Enjoy a wine tasting followed by lunch or dinner in one of the many wineries
  • Explore Napier's Art Deco architecture with a local guide
  • See the largest mainland colony of gannets in the world at Cape Kidnappers
  • Visit the National Aquarium of New Zealand
  • Buy fruit from one of the roadside stalls 
The Farm at Cape Kidnappers

Hastings: The Farm at Cape Kidnappers

Price from £1061 per room per night

This property is set atop 6,000 rolling acres of pasture land in New Zealand's Hawke's Bay, with 180-degr [...]

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Craggy Range Vineyard

Hastings: Craggy Range Vineyard

Price from £235 per room per night

Located at Craggy Range’s Giants Winery in Havelock, the Vineyard Cottages offer self-contained boutique [...]

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Mangapapa Hotel

Havelock North: Mangapapa Hotel

Price from £185 per room per night

Perched gracefully on the pillared gateway sit two lion statues guarding with pride this grand, historic [...]

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Mon Logis

Napier: Mon Logis

Price from £131 per room per night

This bed & breakfast is a little piece of France nestled in the heart of beautiful wine growing Hawke [...]

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Scenic Hotel Te Pania

Napier: Scenic Hotel Te Pania

Price from £105 per room per night

The hotel’s slender curved form echoes the shape of the bay, and guest rooms and suites have sweeping vie [...]

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Lighthouse Lodge

Napier: Lighthouse Lodge

Price from £236 per room per night

This sunny, Mediterranean-style boutique bed and breakfast is north-facing, with sparkling sea and natura [...]

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Bella Vista Motel

Napier: Bella Vista Motel

Price from £88 per room per night

Bella Vista Motel Napier invites visitors to experience its friendly service and modern motel units at co [...]

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The Crown Hotel

Napier: The Crown Hotel

Price from £121 per room per night

The hotel has a fantastic combination of Art Deco and modern styles, with luxurious heritage suites locat [...]

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The Nautilus Napier

Napier: The Nautilus Napier

Price from £110 per room per night

This sophisticated, Art Deco-inspired waterfront accommodation is designed for the discerning traveller. [...]

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Breckenridge Lodge

Napier: Breckenridge Lodge

Price from £317 per room per night

This property is nestled in the picturesque valley of Omarunui, 16.8 kilometres from Hawkes Bay Airport ( [...]

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Art Deco Walking Tours - Napier

Art Deco Walking Tours - Napier

Price from £10 per person

Enjoy a guided walk of one of the world's most unique cities – Napier. Levelled by earthquake and fire in [...]

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Estate Afternoon Tour - Napier

Estate Afternoon Tour - Napier

Price from £42 per person

A Bay Tours & Charters vehicle will pick you up from your hotel to commence an afternoon half day tou [...]

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Sightseeing Afternoon - Napier

Sightseeing Afternoon - Napier

Price from £58 per person

A Bay Tours & Charters vehicle will pick you up from your hotel to commence an afternoon half day tou [...]

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Vintage Deco Car Tour - Napier

Vintage Deco Car Tour - Napier

Price from £85 per person

This one hour tour of the Art Deco precinct includes visits to the Hawke's Bay Club, the National Tabacco [...]

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