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Combine Napier’s Art Deco architecture with Hawkes Bay wine on a half-day shore excursion that concludes with drinks at a beloved local ale house. Start by exploring Napier city and a frozen-in-time Art Deco suburb, then visit two wineries with completely different takes on producing local wine. At the final stop, this tour includes three drinks from a list of ciders and beers, the perfect ending to a trip through the Hawkes Bay region.
Napier is renowned for its Art Deco architecture and there’s no better way to get around the city than a vintage car. Hop aboard a beautifully restored classic car for a 2-hour tour, cruise around the city sights, and stop by the Hooters Showroom to marvel at the impressive collection of vintage cars.
Tour Napier’s distinctive Art Deco heritage in style on this vintage car tour of the city. You’ll feel like you’ve been transported back to the 1930s as you drive past some of the city’s must-see buildings in a vintage Packard car. Your local guide will tell you all about the earthquake of 1931 and the Art Deco architecture that emerged afterwards, so you can just relax in the back seat.
Discover the dark history of New Zealand's oldest prison with a self-guided audio tour of the notorious Napier Prison. Hear stories of drug barons, escape attempts and hauntings as you follow your 50-minute audio guide around the historic building and learn about life in a 19th and 20th-century prison. See the hanging yard, solitary confinement area, death row cells and mess hall, and spend as long as you like exploring once your tour has ended.
PRIVATE TOUR, 4 HOURS WITH A MAXIMIUM OF 4 PEOPLE.Wazza brings stories alive as he narrates Napier’s past and present. You will journey from town to country. Hear of a vibrant coastal city brought to an earth-shattering standstill by the famous 1931 earthquake. Recount the tales of personal loss and tragedy. This resilient city rebuilt to become known as the self-proclaimed Art Deco Capital of the world.WAZZA'S TOUR INCLUDES Napier History (A museum without walls)The Art Deco rebuildNapier city bluff hill and Esk hills with panoramic viewsHistoric Ahuriri fishing villageIconic National Tobacco CompanyA Picturesque coastal driveLocal hospitality with Tea /coffee & biscuits at a country block in the Esk hillsEnjoy a 15-minute movie on the 1931 Earthquake and Art Deco rebuildFun a Classic car ride in a 1966 Pontiac sedan after our coffee stop.Visit the art deco suburb MarewaFull commentary Wine tasting options are available if requested, (additional charges may apply)