Discover a special part of NZ – Hawkes Bay and Wairarapa. Food and wine, outstanding architecture, magnificent landscapes. Explore wineries, rural communities, walk, hike, and bike, legends and histories, and wonderful bird and wildlife encounters. Art Deco Napier, wines of Martinborough, gorgeous Greytown, Gannet colony of Cape Kidnapper, the Fur Seal Colony and lighthouse of Palliser Bay.... so much to discover.
Packages can be customised for longer stays.
- Car rental – Napier to Wellington, 5 days, unlimited kilometres, standard insurance
- 2 nights Breckenridge Lodge, Havelock North
- Art Deco tour Napier in a vintage car
- Half Day Gannet Safari tour to Cape Kidnappers
- 2 nights at the Martinborough Hotel
- Full day winery tour Martinborough
- Daily Breakfasts
- Detailed day by day itinerary
- 15% GST government tax
Day 1 Napier
Collect your car and check in to your accommodation at stunning Breckenridge Lodge. Enjoy time at the Lodge, and your included Art Deco Vintage Car guided tour.
Day 2 Napier – Te Awanga/Cape Kidnappers – Napier (B)
Half day guided Gannet Safari tour. Overnight Breckenridge Lodge.
Day 3 Napier – Martinborough (B)
Head south to Martinborough via picturesque Norsewood and Dannevirke and Pukaha Mount Bruce Conservation Centre. Schedule a stop in the colonial village of Greytown.Overnight at the historic Martinborough Hotel, Heritage Room. B
Day 4 Martinborough (B)
Full day guided Martinborough Winery tour and overnight at The Martinborough Hotel.
Day 5 Martinborough – Featherston – Wellington (B)
Explore the area around Martinborough and return to Wellington via Featherston. Cape Palliser is one hour from Martinborough, and Putangirua Pinnacles is on this road, or travel around Lake Wairarapa to see the wetlands. Return rental car to Wellington airport.