A Grand Day Out in Hawkes Bay

A Grand Day Out in Hawkes Bay

This extended minibus tour includes the world-famous Art Deco City of Napier, fantastic scenery, wine tasting, a chocolate factory and more...

Highlights

  • Cruise Napier's world-famous Art Deco City and learn about its tragic yet inspiring story

  • Wine tasting at the Mission Estate - New Zealand's oldest working winery

  • Stop for lunch at Birdwoods Gallery offering local wines & beers

  • Drive up Te Mata Peak for exceptional scenic views

  • Explore the visitor centre at the largest beekeeping business in the Southern Hemisphere

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Full Description

This very popular minibus tour includes fantastic scenery, wine tasting, a chocolate factory, Te Mata Peak, Arataki Honey Visitor Centre, beautiful Birdwoods Gallery and of course the world-famous Art Deco City of Napier.

Small group tour by minibus (max 12 passengers) in air conditioned comfort with a friendly, knowledgeable local driver/guide to show you all the highlights of Napier and the surrounding areas. 

Includes: Complimentary wine tasting, chocolate sampling & honey tasting, air conditioned transport, live commentary by driver/guide, ​pickup and drop off from any central Napier location

Not included: incidental purchases, lunch/food and drink other than specified

FULL ITINERARY

  • Cruise Napier's world-famous Art Deco City as we share with you the tragic story of destruction by earthquake in 1931 and subsequent rebuild of the city as the Art Deco Capital of the world
  • Visit Bluff Hill Lookout spectacular views (weather & traffic conditions permitting)
  • Drive through the historic fishing port of Ahuriri and see the famous National Tobacco Co building
  • Cruise by the Art Deco houses in Napier's Marewa suburb
  • Wine tasting at the Mission Estate - New Zealand's oldest working winery
  • Sample the finest chocolate at Silky Oak Chocolate Co
  • Cruise into beautiful open countryside taking in rivers, estuaries and open farmland 
  • Stop for lunch at Birdwoods Gallery offering local wines & beers, art gallery, traditional-style sweet shop plus a beautiful sculpture garden (food is not included in tour price)
  • Drive up Te Mata Peak for exceptional scenic views (subject to weather & traffic conditions)
  • Explore the visitor centre at the largest beekeeping business in the Southern Hemisphere - try NZ's unique Manuka honey and watch live bees at work. Can you find the queen bee on the bee wall?
  • Return to central Napier

 

Includes

Tasting fees

Meeting Point

Free pickup and dropoff at any central Napier location is included. If youare staying further out, a convenient meeting place with parking will be agreed.

Additional Information

Cancellation policy

Full refund if cancelled up to 48 hours before activity starts.

There is a minimum number of travellers for this experience. If the minimum isn't met and we need to cancel, we will offer a different date/experience or a full refund.

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All bookings require a current COVID-19 Vaccine Pass to be shown on the day (for ages 12yrs 3mths and above)

A Grand Day Out in Hawkes Bay

This extended minibus tour includes the world-famous Art Deco City of Napier, fantastic scenery, wine tasting, a chocola...Show More
Adult: $150
(17 - 99 years)
Child: $105
(8 - 16 years)
Not suitable for Infants.
Duration: 6 Hours
Maximum Passengers: 12

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