The Best of Hawkes Bay
All activities in the Bay are within ½ hour drive of the Lodge.
Discover Napier – “The Art Deco City”! There are daily guided tours. Self-guided tour maps by car or on foot are also available at the Lodge
Over 65 of New Zealand’s finest wineries surround the Lodge. We can assist in arranging tours by private car with a truly knowledgeable guide. Group tours are also available as well as self-guided winery visits.
Cape Kidnappers is a wildlife preserve, especially for one of the few remaining gannet colonies in the World! Informative tours are available daily, by foot, tractor, or van.
There are five Championship Golf courses within the immediate area, including the fabulous Cape Kidnappers course which is now the Top Rated Golf Course In New Zealand according to Golf Digest and Golf Magazine.
See all manner of fish, plus kiwis, tuataras & seahorses. And, if you dare, swim with the sharks! Fish feeding is at 2:00 pm daily.
Private trips to local villages provide insight into Maori healing, carving, weaving, hangi kai and culture.