What to do in Hawke’s Bay

What to do in Hawke’s Bay

Written by Kimberly

A good place to start when planning a visit to New Zealand is campervan hire. It saves you time and planning because you do not have to find hotels. Find the perfect campervan that meets your needs. Be sure to stop at the picturesque Hawke’s Bay during your trip. Here are just a few of the things to do there.

National Aquarium of New Zealand

This amazing aquarium is just off of Hawke’s Bay on Napier’s Marine Parade. There are so many creatures to see as it is home to sharks, little penguins, fish, sting rays, stakes and so much more! Unlike any other place in New Zealand, the National Aquarium of New Zealand allows their guests to have a close encounter with Little Penguins. Standing only 12 to 14 inches tall as adults, these little ones are fun to watch. They are furry, fun and sometimes full of mischief.

Art Deco Trust Tours

If you came to New Zealand to learn more about its history or even if you did not, the Art Deco Tour is definitely something you should do. Tour guides start things off with a video about the earth-shattering earthquake of 1931. After this film, the guide will take you around Napier and tell you want it was like to live there in the 1930s through the city’s history and architecture. This company has been preserving and sharing history for over 30 years, so they can answer many of your questions. To increase convenience for you, the Art Deco Trust allows for mobile tickets. There is no need to find a printer in town, just visit their website to book your ticket today.

Wine Tasting Tours

A trip to New Zealand’s Hawke’s Bay is not complete unless you relax with a glass of wine for a couple of hours. Have the ultimate experience of wine tasting with Vines and Views. They have everything you need, all the way down to an air conditioning tour bus! This 10 seater bus will take you to 4 different wineries. These wineries are the Mission Estate, Church Road Winery, Urban winery and Linden Estate. The Mission Estate is the oldest winery in New Zealand, established in 1851 and you can try gourmet cheeses at the Linden Estate.

This article has just skimmed the surface of the amazing things to do in Hawke’s Bay. Book your motor home today. Your next adventure awaits!