The art deco capital of New Zealand, Napier has the most complete collection of Art Deco buildings in the world. It’s also home to many fine wineries & vineyards.
5¼ hour drive or 1 hour flight from Auckland
4¼ hour drive or 1 hour flight from Wellington
Napier is within a 2 hour drive of Taupo
From luxury lodges & art deco hotels to motels and B+B’s, Napier is sure to have a suitable option for you. Some of our favourite places to stay include:
Art Deco Masonic Hotel
Scenic Hotel Te Pania
The Crown Hotel
Bella Vista Napier
Esk Valley Lodge B&B
SEE + DO
Some amazing experiences await in Napier! Below are just a few of the many activities to enjoy while staying in the region.
Jump onboard a vintage car for an Art Deco guided tour
Enjoy a self guided wine tour by bike
Visit “ Birdwoods “ in Havelock North. Great café & food with gallery & large sculptured grounds.
Discover the truth behind walls at NZ’s oldest prison
Check out NZ’s largest honey business, Arataki Honey Centre
Meander through the Urban Farmers Market
Hop onboard NZ’s largest scale model train for a journey through the English country side at Trainworld
Discover the exciting world above & below the water at the National Aquarium of New Zealand
Challenge your golf skills at Cape Kidnappers
Get a comprehensive intro to Hawke’s Bay on a self guided cycling tour starting off from the historic port area of Ahuriri and passing through Napier’s Art Deco buildings, inland riverbanks, pretty countryside, wineries, and a wildlife reserve.