Highlights

  • Napier Time-warping back to the 1930s, surrounded by art deco, in this mighty charming town.
  • Hawke’s Bay Wine Region Sniffing and sipping your way around the local wineries.
  • Gisborne Wineries Finding more fab NZ wine around Gisborne.
  • Te Urewera Losing yourself in this area's mighty forests, rich in Māori culture.
  • Pacific Coast Hwy Counting off landmarks as you cruise around the East Cape: Cape Kidnappers, Tolaga Bay, Tokomaru Bay and the East Cape Lighthouse.
  • Surfing in Gisborne Sliding a surfboard into the East Coast waves.
  • Eastwoodhill Arboretum Searching for wood nymphs among the magical forest paths a short drive from Gisborne.