Discovering Hawkes Bay
Napier Art Deco Tours
Napier Wine and Brewery Tours
Awarded Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence 2013, 2014 and 2015
Hawkes Bay Scenic Tours is a local family run business, established in 2005. Our previous experience in the Tourism Industry dates back to 1988 with John setting up and operating a very successful Stretch Limousine Business. Those standards are reflected in our current business.
Specializing in daily Napier Sightseeing tours, Napier Wine and Brewery Tours and Napier Cruise Ship Shore Excursion Tours for those of you visiting on Cruise Ships. Our Tours have 'un-locked' New Zealand's biggest secret.... Napier and Hastings Cities and the surrounding areas.... come explore them with us. We are passionate about the area we represent, and enjoy showing the region to our visitors.
On a daily basis, we operate high spec mini coaches (sheepskin seat covers air-conditioned etc). We can cater for much larger groups in luxurious touring coaches, so please contact us to enquire further.
We are proud to have been awarded the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2013 and again in 2014. This is as a result of consistantly providing great value tours to our clients, thus creating positive feedback to TripAdvisor.
Overview of the Hawkes Bay
Napier and Hastings Cities, plus the rural region, make up the Hawkes Bay area. The area is the 'Gourmet Food and Wine Region of New Zealand'. - New Zealand's second largest Wine growing region, The largest Red Wine growing region in New Zealand. Home of the world famous 'Gimblett gravels'.
Hastings City famous for it's Spanish Mission architecture, and of course Te Mata Peak.
Napier is known as the 'Art Deco' capital of the World. Napier has a unique history mainly based around a horrific earthquake in 1931, then completely rebuilt to what it is today... "the art deco capital of the world".
Look below or follow the tour links to the left to discover the Napier or the region on one of our very popular Napier tours or a Hawkes Bay Tour..
Overview of Tours available
- Napier Sightseeing Tours: - Also Hawke's Bay Sightseeing
We offer a range of tours to suit the travelling public. Times are offered, but not always set. Please contact us to enquire if the start time does not suit.
Napier Whirlwind tour: 2 1/2 hours - Napier sightseeing including Art Deco and History
Napier Scenic Tour: 4 1/2 hours - Napier sightseeing including Art Deco and a Winery experience.
Hawke's Bay Scenic Tour: Full day tour - A regional tour including the above tours and much more.
- Napier Wine Tours:
We offer a range of exciting and very informative Wine or Wine and Brewery Tours. The advertised tours are 4 - 5 hours; however, they can be altered to suit your time frame on the day. Please contact us to enquire.
Ultimate Wine Experience Tour: 4 1/2 hours - 3 wineries plus wine and food matching.
Wine Experience Tour: 4 1/2 hours - 4 Wineries plus much more. Follow the links to the left.
Wine and Brewery Tours: 4 1/2 to 5 hours - 3 Wineries and a Brewery / Cider house, 'very popular'.
- Cruise Ship Shore Excursion Tour options: - Smaller group tours of the Area.
In the case of visiting Cruise Ships, we can boast very popular sightseeing tours and also City Art Deco Tour including Wine and Brewery tastings. These tours have been the most popular pre-booked tours for the past 8 - 9 years. Please follow the links to the left for more details. TripAdvisor comments
- Other Napier Tours:
We offer tours to suit your requirements on the day. You may have your own group of friends you wish to entertain, or you may require a tour that is not listed or a different in some way, a Craft and Arts Tour etc. Please follow the links to the left to peruse the tours listed.
- A little about Napier, Hastings and Hawkes Bay:
- Napier, Hawke's Bay. New Zealand's not to be missed destination.
- Fruit Bowl of New Zealand.
- Hawke's Bay, internationally renowned as a gourmet food and drink destination.
- Hawke's Bay Wine Country.
- Second largest Wine producing region in New Zealand.
- Largest red wine producing region in New Zealand
- Home of the World famous 'Gimblett Gravels' New Zealand's premier Red Wine growing Region
- Art Deco Capital of the World.
- 2300 hundred plus, sunshine hours per year.
- Plus many more reasons to discover this hidden secret with us.