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Top things to do in Hawke's Bay Region

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Te Mata Peak (Napier)
Ranked #1 of 32 attractions in Hawke's Bay Region
Category: Mountains; Lookouts; Outdoors
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Ranked #2 of 32 attractions in Hawke's Bay Region
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Outdoors
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Art Deco Trust (Napier)
Ranked #3 of 32 attractions in Hawke's Bay Region
Category: Historic Walking Areas; Cultural
Owner description: The Art Deco Centre is your gateway to Napier's heritage and a visit to this city isn't complete without learning about the... more » Owner description: The Art Deco Centre is your gateway to Napier's heritage and a visit to this city isn't complete without learning about the devastating earthquake of 1931 and the remarkable rebuild that was completed in just 22 months.Visit us for information on guided walks, minibus and vintage car tours and to view a fascinating short film on the 1931 earthquake. The store is filled with uniquely Napier gifts and souvenirs, as well as Art Deco style hats, jewellery, retro children's toys and so much more.Make the Art Deco Centre your first port of call on your next visit to Napier. « less
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A1tours4U (Napier)
Ranked #4 of 32 attractions in Hawke's Bay Region
Category: Tours; Other
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Gannet Colony (Hastings)
Ranked #5 of 32 attractions in Hawke's Bay Region
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Cultural

Cape Kidnappers is the sight of the world's largest mainland gannet colony.  There are numerous tours that will take you to see the colony. There are also easy to walk paths with... more »

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Marine Parade (Napier)
Ranked #6 of 32 attractions in Hawke's Bay Region
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Ranked #7 of 32 attractions in Hawke's Bay Region
Category: Tourist/ Visitor Centers; Other
Owner description: You will be amazed at what you will discover, when you visit Arataki Honey Visitor Centre. Here you will be able to explore... more » Owner description: You will be amazed at what you will discover, when you visit Arataki Honey Visitor Centre. Here you will be able to explore the fascinating world of the humble honeybee in a modern & interactive environment. With many activities on offer including an extensive retail section, everybody young & old will truly have “A Sweet Experience”. Free Entry Free Honey Tasting Group bookings Open 7 days 9.00am – 5.00pmClosed Christmas DayClosed Good FridayClosed Easter Sunday « less
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Ranked #8 of 32 attractions in Hawke's Bay Region
Category: Lookouts; Landmarks
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Ranked #9 of 32 attractions in Hawke's Bay Region
Owner description: The Hawke's Bay Trails are fast becoming known as the best place to "coast" when it comes to cycling. Every age and stage can... more » Owner description: The Hawke's Bay Trails are fast becoming known as the best place to "coast" when it comes to cycling. Every age and stage can enjoy over 200 kilometres of on-road and off-road trails where you will see everything from mountainous lookouts and beautiful lowland rivers to endangered wetland wildlife and the sweeping Hawke's Bay coastline. « less
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Ranked #10 of 32 attractions in Hawke's Bay Region
Category: Hiking Trails; Outdoors
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Splash Planet (Hastings)
Ranked #11 of 32 attractions in Hawke's Bay Region
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Amusement/ Theme Parks; Water Parks; Other
Owner description: Home to thrilling slides and rides Splash Planet offers something for all. Stay dry with favourites such as Formula Fun Go... more » Owner description: Home to thrilling slides and rides Splash Planet offers something for all. Stay dry with favourites such as Formula Fun Go Karts, Mini Golf and the nostalgic Fantasyland Express or get wet and wild in the awesome water theme park with the Master Blaster and the most extreme ride of all the Sky Castle Screamer. « less
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Ranked #12 of 32 attractions in Hawke's Bay Region
Category: Theaters; Other
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Faraday Centre (Napier)
Ranked #13 of 32 attractions in Hawke's Bay Region
Category: Museums
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Ranked #14 of 32 attractions in Hawke's Bay Region
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Zoos/Aquariums
Owner description: Welcome to the national Aquarium, Marine Parade, Napier.Te Whare Tangaroa O Aotearoa New Zealand's largest display of aquatic... more » Owner description: Welcome to the national Aquarium, Marine Parade, Napier.Te Whare Tangaroa O Aotearoa New Zealand's largest display of aquatic life and unique New Zealand wildlife, including sharks, stingrays, living coral, kiwi, tuatara and a huge range of fish species. A fun and educational place to visit for all the family. Located in Napier, the National Aquarium is one of the premier Hawke's Bay Tourist Attractions. Opening Hours: Daily from 9.00am - 5.00pm, last entry 4:30pm, closed Christmas Day « less
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Ranked #15 of 32 attractions in Hawke's Bay Region
Category: Zoos/Aquariums
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Ranked #16 of 32 attractions in Hawke's Bay Region
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Ranked #17 of 32 attractions in Hawke's Bay Region
Category: Museums
Owner description: Welcome to the Central Hawkes Bay Settlers Museum. Take a step into the everyday life of early settlers in Central Hawkes... more » Owner description: Welcome to the Central Hawkes Bay Settlers Museum. Take a step into the everyday life of early settlers in Central Hawkes Bay. This area is rich in history, Waipawa being one of the oldest towns in New Zealand. The varied collections are displayed in an authentic way so visitors can imagine what life used to be like in colonial time of New Zealand. « less
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Ranked #18 of 32 attractions in Hawke's Bay Region
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British Car Museum (Te Awanga)
Ranked #19 of 32 attractions in Hawke's Bay Region
Category: Specialty Museums; Museums
Owner description: A unique personal collection of over 400 Classic British cars, commercials and motoring memorabilia. Please note there may be... more » Owner description: A unique personal collection of over 400 Classic British cars, commercials and motoring memorabilia. Please note there may be some dust and oil among the cars as the owner is not as young as he was and cannot get around them as often as he would like. Volunteer cleaners very welcome! In addition to 38 Morris Minors, there are Vauxhalls, Hillmans Minxes, Triumph Heralds and 2000s, Oxfords and Princesses, Rovers and even a 1923 Dennis Fire Engine used by Hastings Fire Service at the time of the Hawkes Bay Earthquake Disaster in 1931. The hand-cranked siren is still attached and Ian encourages children to turn the handle for fun! « less
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Pekapeka Wetlands (Hastings)
Ranked #20 of 32 attractions in Hawke's Bay Region
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Outdoors
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Ranked #21 of 32 attractions in Hawke's Bay Region
Category: Reservations; Forests; National Parks; Outdoors
Immense and rugged national park features the largest forested wilderness in New Zealand's North Island.
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Ranked #22 of 32 attractions in Hawke's Bay Region
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Ranked #23 of 32 attractions in Hawke's Bay Region
Category: Gardens; Outdoors
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Ranked #24 of 32 attractions in Hawke's Bay Region
Category: ; Natural History Museums; Museums
Owner description: MTG Hawke's Bay is at home in the heart of Napier forming the cultural centre of this stylish city for over 150 years. MTG... more » Owner description: MTG Hawke's Bay is at home in the heart of Napier forming the cultural centre of this stylish city for over 150 years. MTG Hawke's Bay is a place where people, objects and ideas meet. MTG inhabits three buildings of distinct character - an art deco masterpiece, a modernist gem and a light-filled gallery that looks out across the magnificent Hawke Bay. MTG Hawke's Bay is home to a nationally significant collection of art and objects that form the foundation of distinctive exhibitions and a world-class research facility. The MTG Theatre hosts a lively programme of film and performing arts. MTG Hawke's Bay uses its collection to tell the stories of New Zealand with assurance and style. This is the place to get a fresh perspective on the stories you know including the 1931 Hawke's Bay earthquake. Here too the art that adorns our walls and the objects that fill our homes come together alongside precious photographs and documents to creatively illustrate the life stories of successive generations of New Zealanders. Visit our fabulous little shop selling a range of MTG publications and merchandise inspired by the magic of the Museum collections. MTG Hawke's Bay welcomes visitors from all over the world to share in the complex and fascinating history of New Zealand through the lens of a distinct and characterful region. « less
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Ranked #25 of 32 attractions in Hawke's Bay Region
Category: Amusement/ Theme Parks; Other
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Mangaone Caves (Wairoa)
Ranked #27 of 32 attractions in Hawke's Bay Region
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Tiffen Park (Napier)
Ranked #28 of 32 attractions in Hawke's Bay Region
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Ranked #29 of 32 attractions in Hawke's Bay Region
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Sunken Garden (Napier)
Ranked #30 of 32 attractions in Hawke's Bay Region
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