Guided tours with authentic Hawke's Bay characters

Wine & Food, Art Deco, Maori Culture, Artists, Gardens, Walks Tour


BEST OF THE BAY – private tour, customized to the client’s interests.

Delicious foods, fruit and wine, Maori elder and artists all set in beautiful rural Hawke’s Bay. Meet our wonderful characters, hear their stories and have fun. Walk amongst the diverse collection of art deco buildings in Napier.

Visit creative food  producers on their land where you can taste, touch and smell the myriad of tantalizing products they make from the deep soils.

Visit a rural coastal settlement and talk with a Maori who can provide a spiritual insight into her culture and can clearly demonstrate what it is that makes this indigenous people so special.  She will give you a cultural welcome on to her land.

  • Taste beautifully crafted local wines at our prestigious wineries and meet some of the personalities involved in making the wines
  • Enjoy meeting fascinating artists in their studios and view their paintings, sculptures or pots
  • Walk in the scenic Hawke’s Bay rural countryside, either on a large sheep and cattle station beside a river, or a stunning historic country garden, or remote coastal beach or in native bush or visit an orchard.

This tour is customized for each client and will take the client on a special journey to find the true essence of this beautiful country.

Transport: We can organise transport to and from the Hawke’s Bay airport and lodges throughout the region.  If you are interested in the service, let us know.

Lunch: Winery or epicurean lunch at a beach house overlooking the sea.

Alternatives: gardens, orchards, walks, farms,  fishing, horse riding.