Explore your own beautiful backyard bay
Make for the mild climate, lush vineyards, long stretches of beautiful beach, picturesque peaks and coastal plains of Hawke’s Bay with this five-day Intrepid local adventure on the North Island. Begin among the Art Deco pastels of Napier and get an inside insight into the story and buildings that make the town unique. Taste local flavours among the vineyards that make this one of the oldest and best wine regions in the country, all guided by the knowledge of a local expert. Get active along the coast, learn the tribal history and traditions of Hawke’s Bay with a local Maori guide, and get back to nature with two nights on an eco-lodge set on a regenerative farm. This trip has everything you need from a local adventure.
Enjoy an exclusive insight into the unrivalled Art Deco architecture of Napier, hearing the stories and heading behind the scenes with a special private tour to some of the town’s best looking buildings.
Get a taste for the Bay on a food and wine exploration of the region. Meet a third generation winemaker and make the most of their abundant food and wine knowledge as you sample local vintages and produce.
Jump in the saddle for a ride through the best sights of Napier, through the vibrant suburb of Ahuriri and the peaceful countryside, past landmarks that tell the story of the area’s culture and history, and Pacific Ocean views.
Uncover the stories, traditions and kaitiakitanga work of the Maori people of Hawke’s Bay as you take a journey through the lives of a local tribe.
Stay at a beautiful eco-lodge on a regenerative farm – experience the farm life while lending a helping hand and choose from a number of optional activities to explore the scenic property.
This trip includes a cycling excursion – while the ride is relatively easy, there a pre-bookable e-bikes available for those who prefer an easier battery powered option.
Trip departures are unavailable.
There are currently no scheduled departures on our Hawke's Bay Adventure trip. If you are interested in other trips in the region visit one of the links below.
1. A single Supplement is available on this trip for days 1 & 2 only.
2. This trip starts at 10am in Napier on day 1.
3. This trip finishes with a drop off at 11am in Napier.
4. Bicycle hire is included on day 2 so we require all passengers height at the time of booking.
5. Bike helmets are supplied on the bike ride.
6. We recommend you wear closed-toe shoes and suitable clothing for the walks and cycling.
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