Chance to make the most of your time on shore in Hawke's Bay
Site of one of New Zealand's largest natural disasters
Countryside filled with splendid orchards & cute alpacas
Art Deco architecture & trendy vibe of Napier's high street
Knowledgeable local guide shares fascinating information
About this activity
What's included, what's not
Guided tour of Napier and Hawke's Bay
Live tour commentary provided in English
Meals and drinks
Cleaning and safety practicesSee all
- Contactless tickets
- Vehicles and venues disinfected
- Social distancing
What you can expect
The tour highlights will include various locations around Hawkes Bay, (Napier and Hastings Cities and beyond) you will hear the very unique story of the region from the early settlement to the 1931 earthquake, through to today’s Art Deco Cities. Using reference photographs of the time, to see the destruction that caused one of New Zealand’s largest natural disasters, the 1931 Napier Earthquake.
You will drive through rural country roads, sighting sheep, deer, cattle, along with orchards, market gardens and vineyards along with some of the most stunning scenery in New Zealand.
Enjoy stunning views and a great photo stop at Te Mata Peak, near the top of the peak, before returning back to Napier via the City of Hastings, another City famous for its Art Deco and Spanish Mission styles from the 1930’s.
Back in Napier you will sight many Art Deco buildings and drive through a very original 1930’s Art Deco housing estate.
To conclude the day you will tour the entire main shopping centre of Napier which contains much more Art Deco architecture and time permitting you will be able to walk the high street which provides some great photo opportunities.
At the completion of this exciting local tour of discovery we will return you back to your shuttle in plenty of time to return to your ship.
Cleaning and safety practices
Enhanced cleanliness measures
- High-touch surfaces cleaned and disinfected
- Vehicles and venues cleaned with disinfectants
- Contactless ticket redemption
- Social distancing measures in place
- Protective shields in place at main contact areas
- Hand sanitiser provided
- Individually wrapped food options available
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