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Napier and Hawkes Bay Sightseeing Tour

Product ID: 169321
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Explore Napier and Hastings in Hawkes Bay with this informative and fascinating guided tour. Travel through stunning countryside, admire beautiful views from Te Mata Peak and learn about the unique history of this region from your expert local guide.
About this activity
Duration 5.5 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Wheelchair accessible
Cancellation policy
Cancel up to 7 days in advance for a full refund

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  • Explore Napier and Hastings in Hawkes Bay
  • Discover more about the region with an informative guided tour
  • Enjoy strunning views from Te Mata Peak
  • Benefit from complimentary pick-up and drop off from your cruise ship
Full description
After meeting your driver/ guide, take a scenic drive through the rural country roads surrounding Napier. Admire the stunning beauty of this region, with its orchards, market gardens and vineyards, as you learn more about Napier's history with an informative commentary. 

As you travel, hear about the early settlers of Napier and the devastation of the 1931 earthquake, with the help of reference photographs to take you back in time. After journeying through the countryside, you will reach Te Mata Peak, the highest driveable vantage point in the region. Take in the breathtaking views, including the snow-capped Mount Ruapehu, and make the most of fantastic photo opportunities before exploring the nearby city of Hastings, famous for its art deco and Spanish mission-style architecture. 

On returning to Napier, you will see some of the many original art deco style buildings and drive through a magnificent art deco housing estate. To conclude the day, you will tour the main shopping center of Napier and, time permitting, have the chance to walk the main street with its great photo opportunities. 
  • Fully guided tour with interesting, entertaining and informative commentary
  • Complimentary pick-up and drop off
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drinks

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Meeting point

Meet outside Napier Aquarium, Napier, New Zealand

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Important information
Know before you go
• New Zealand weather can be very changeable throughout the year - please bring warm clothing that you can leave in the tour vehicle if not required
• All tours are designed to meet the cruise ship's arrival and departure times, but if you are not returned to your ship prior to its departure, the local operator guarantees to get you to the next port of call
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Product ID: 169321