The National Aquarium of New Zealand

The National Aquarium of New Zealand stretches along Napier’s Marine Parade like a huge stingray. It’s home to a wide range of saltwater, freshwater and land animal exhibits from New Zealand and around the world.

The 1.5 million litre Oceanarium showcases the varied aquatic species that exist in the adjacent Hawke Bay, including shark, stingray and other reef fish. You can journey through the Oceanarium inside our amazing underwater viewing tunnel via a 50m travelator as fish swim and feed, above and around you.

Art Deco Napier

The city of Napier has a great story to tell, and nowhere else in the world can you hear about a city's rebirth and capture a feeling of what it must have been like to live in the 1930s. Find out about the
official Art Deco guided tours.

Nothing will prepare you for what Lonely Planet describes as the ‘charismatic’ New Zealand city that ‘can provoke a Great Gatsby swagger in the least romantic soul’.


Splash Planet

Splash Planet is New Zealand’s only water theme park and is a beloved
Hawke’s Bay destination where generations of families have made lifetime
memories. Offering an unrivalled selection of theme park rides and
water attractions, Splash Planet is the perfect destination for the
whole family!

Hawke's Bay Wine Trails

Experience Hawke's Bay Wine Trails, this is a dream destination for wine lovers, easily accessible via air or road. Wine trails in Hawke's Bay offer a plethora of ways to experience the highly-accoladed wines of the region, from well-developed cycle trails, to architecture and wine tours in classic cars.

Gannet Beach Adventures - Cape Kidnappers

This is a unique, fun eco-experience tour that is suitable for all
ages and fitness levels, with personalized service and guides who point
out the natural and geological wonders of the area. With over 65 years’
experience, Gannet Beach Adventures provides a 4 hour mild adventure,
travelling along the majestically rugged coastline from Clifton to Cape
Kidnappers.

Bike hire (e-bike)

You will certainly enjoy the freedom you will get from riding your
e-bike. Explore the Hawkes Bay trails with ease. The fish-bike e-bikes
are pedal assist (pedelecs), efficient in climbing hills or fighting the
wind, with a range of over 85kms e-bikes: easier by miles PHONE: 0800
131 600 Surf life saving club building Marine Parade Napier

Mohaka Rafting New Zealand

Mohaka Rafting offers guests an unparalleled North Island day trip rafting experience. The stunning Mohaka River gorge has everything from scenic half-day grade 2 raft trips, an awesome grade 3
raft trip, to the best grade 4/5 rafting New Zealand has to offer.
If you’re interested in going for more than just one day, Mohaka Rafting provides multi-days trips as well.

Te Mata Peak

Te Mata Peak is a peak south of Hastings rising up to 399m in the Te Mata Hills in the Hawke's Bay region of New Zealand. A sealed road leads to the popular lookout at the summit, as well as several trails for hikers and mountain bikers. The Hastings suburb of Havelock North is built on
the slopes of the peak.As the highest peak in the area, it offers views over the Heretaunga
Plains, and Hawke's Bay, including Napier.

Napier Urban Farmers' Market

Walk down Emerson Street and end up in a perfect little market. Enjoy a freshly roasted coffee, divine treats and all the produce you need for true locavores' meals - vegetables, fruit, meat, eggs, preserves, baked goods and more.

Shop local and enjoy some of the best produce from around Hawke’s Bay, available right in the centre of Napier City every Saturday morning. Talk to the growers or makers. See, touch smell and taste fresh local product direct from the source.

Events In Hawkes' Bay

For information on all current events  and what's on in Hawke's Bay