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Hawke's Bay Region

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Hiking across the gentle hills, seeing vineyard after picturesque vineyard, before stopping in for an award-winning glass from New Zealand's self-professed "Wine Country": a holiday in Hawke's Bay Region is perhaps best enjoyed at a leisurely pace. The warm climate makes it a great place for a walking or cycling trip, while the rugged coast yields exciting opportunities to observe of one of the world's largest gannet colonies. Art Deco-decked Napier, and its popular museums and galleries, offers a charming counterpoint to the lush greenery. Use our New Zealand trip itinerary maker app to arrange the details of your trip to Hawke's Bay Region and other destinations.
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Popular things to do in Hawke's Bay Region

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Te Mata Peak ©
Mountain
Te Mata Peak Hastings
4.9
Duration: 2 hours
National Aquarium of New Zealand ©
Aquarium
National Aquarium of New Zealand Napier
3.9
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Wine Tour / Tasting
Wine Tours & Tastings Napier
4.9
Duration: 4 hours
Gannet Beach Adventures ©
Nature / Wildlife Tour
Gannet Beach Adventures Clifton
4.8
Duration: 4 hours

Hidden gems in Hawke's Bay Region

Splash Planet ©
Water Park
Splash Planet Hastings
4.2
Duration: 2 hours
Cape Kidnappers ©
Wildlife Area
Cape Kidnappers
4.7
Duration: 4 hours
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River Rafting / Tubing
River Rafting & Tubing Napier
4.9
Duration: 4 hours
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Beer Tasting / Tour
Beer Tastings & Tours Napier
4.8
Duration: 4h 30 min

Wineries in Hawke's Bay Region

Mission Estate Winery ©
Winery / Vineyard
Mission Estate Winery Napier
4.1
Duration: 1h 30 min
Church Road Winery Cellar Door ©
Winery / Vineyard
Church Road Winery Cellar Door Napier
4.5
Duration: 2 hours
Elephant Hill ©
Winery / Vineyard
Elephant Hill Te Awanga
4.0
Duration: 1h 30 min
Craggy Range ©
Winery / Vineyard
Craggy Range Hastings
3.8
Duration: 2 hours

Wildlife in Hawke's Bay Region

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Gannet Safaris Overland ©
Safari
Gannet Safaris Overland Te Awanga
4.9
Duration: 4 hours
Gannet Colony ©
Wildlife Area
Gannet Colony Clifton
4.9
Duration: 2 hours
Wrybill Birding Tours, NZ - Day Tours
Nature / Wildlife Tour
Wrybill Birding Tours, NZ - Day Tours Napier
5.0
Duration: 4 hours
Pekapeka Wetlands ©
Wildlife Area
Pekapeka Wetlands Hastings
4.2
Duration: 2 hours

Nature in Hawke's Bay Region

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Te Urewera National Park
National Park
Te Urewera National Park
5.0
Duration: 8 hours
Te Mata Park ©
National Park
Te Mata Park Havelock North
4.9
Duration: 8 hours
Shine Falls ©
Waterfall
Shine Falls Napier
4.9
Duration: 2 hours
Morere Hot Springs ©
Hot Spring
Morere Hot Springs Morere
4.4
Duration: 2 hours

Kid-friendly things to do in Hawke's Bay Region

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Keirunga Park Railway ©
Theme Park
Keirunga Park Railway Havelock North
5.0
Duration: 2 hours
Waimarama Beach
Beach
Waimarama Beach Hastings
5.0
Duration: 2 hours
Ocean Beach ©
Beach
Ocean Beach Hastings
4.7
Duration: 2h 30 min
Waipatiki Beach ©
Beach
Waipatiki Beach Napier
4.8
Duration: 4 hours
The Globe Theatrette ©
Movie Theater
The Globe Theatrette Napier
4.7
Duration: 2 hours
Marine Parade ©
Landmark
Marine Parade Napier
4.6
Duration: 30 minutes
Bluff Hill Lookout ©
Lookout
Bluff Hill Lookout Napier
4.4
Duration: 2 hours
Birdwoods Gallery ©
Art Gallery
Birdwoods Gallery Havelock North
4.6
Duration: 1h 30 min

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