Tour Options

Tour Options

At the point of enquiry, you will be asked to identify any general area/s of interest you have that you would like to be taken into consideration when planning your tour. Use the options below as a starting point. You are encouraged to help us to customize these to reflect your specific interests and requirements. It is possible for several of these options to be modified and combined. This is a guide only and not a definitive list of possibilities.

Plane trees line the long drive of Mission Estate Winery in Greenmeadows, Napier.

Private Sightseeing Tours

We are locals; committed to giving you a high quality, quintessential Hawke’s Bay experience. Join us on a private tour that encompasses a selection of the most popular sights and experiences for visitors to our region.

 

Alternatively, if ‘popular sights & experiences’ is not for you, choose the Hidden Gems’ tour for an insider’s perspective of the Bay. Click on the button below to read about this tour and other private sightseeing tour options.

The outdoor eating area at Craggy Range winery, Havelock North, has a spectacular view of Te Mata Peak.

Private Wine Tours

Hawke’s Bay is the original, and the second largest, wine growing region in New Zealand. It is home to a range of wineries, many of which produce both national and international award-winning wines. Many welcome visitors to sample and purchase their wines; and to soak up the ambience that is unique to each.

 

If wine is not your thing, fear not! Hawke’s Bay also boasts a small number of craft beer breweries and a cidery or two. Click on the button below to see the private wine (beer/cider) tour options available.

The outdoor eating area at Craggy Range winery, Havelock North, has a spectacular view of Te Mata Peak.
Te Mata Peak Panorama by Hawke's Bay artist Maiken Calkoen (for sale)

Private Art Tours

Experience our region and culture through our art. For the art lover, Hawke’s Bay is a treasure trove, waiting to be discovered. Together, let us navigate a range of galleries and studios, to view the work of some of the region’s, and New Zealand’s, most talented artists and craftspeople.

 

While you’re out and about, peruse our impressive collection of public art and hear the story behind each. If you have an interest in viewing quality art, in all its guises, click on the button below to see the private art tour options available.

Origin Earth sign at the renowned Hawke's Bay Farmers' Market, held every Sunday in Hastings.

Private Gastronomic Tours

Locals are spoilt for choice when it comes to being able to source a variety of foods that have been grown or crafted right here in Hawke’s Bay. If you are a foodie and like your fare with maximum flavour and minimal food miles, look no further!

 

Choose a private gastronomic tour and experience some of Hawke’s Bay’s finest artisan produce from a variety of local outlets. At times, there will be opportunities for you to talk to the growers and/or producers themselves. Prepare to sample snippets of some of our finest fare!

The entrance to Rush Munro's ice-cream parlour, Hastings

Ready to experience Hawke’s Bay your Way?