There are a number of wineries within a short cycling or driving distance with tastings available at different times during the year.
Visit Napier and Hastings and discover the post earthquake architecture in both centres.
Go up Te Mata Peak in Havelock North for magnificent views across Hawkes Bay and the Heretaunga Plains
Visit the New Zealand National Aquarium on Napier's seafront.
Take at trip out to Cape Kidnappers to view the worlds largest, most accessible mainland gannet colony.
Keirunga Park Miniature Railway in Havelock North operates on the first and third sundays of the month, weather permitting.
The Hawkes Bay farmers market operates at the showgrounds in Hastings every Sunday morning.
We have over 190km of bike trails crisscrossing the plains so why not explore them.
Hawkes Bay has some stunning countryside for you to discover during your stay
Visit MTG Hawkes Bay in Napier to explore the history of the region and the the effects of the 1931 earthquake.
The region has some excellent places to dine no matter what your budget or tastes.
Why not just relax around the farm, listen to the birds, chat with a sheep or pat a pony or two.
We have two excellent golf courses less than 1km from the front gate.
Each March Hastings hosts one of the largest sporting events in the southern hemisphere. Saddle up and come along.
Every February take a trip back to 1931 when Hawkes Bay remembers the earthquake. Book early for events or you will miss out.
Join food and wine fans from around the world at FAWC each July and November as Hawkes Bay becomes the place to eat and drink.