Napier Art Deco

Price per person:

$1,875.00

(Single costs are available on request)

5 Days-With Tour Leader Pam Tothill


Join us on our exciting tour of Napier as we enjoy the local sights featuring New Zealand's annual 'Not-too-Serious Celebration' of the Art Deco style in Napier, the 'Art Deco' city. A unique event and a great opportunity to get out those coats and furs and party once again!

Tour Departs: 18-Feb-2021
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INCLUDED IN YOUR TOUR COST
  • Home pickup and return within the Auckland Metropolitan area (if applicable).
  • Services of Travelwise Holidays Tour Leader throughout.
  • Coach touring Auckland/Napier return via Taupo.
  • Quality accommodation at Scenic Circle Te Pania Hotel, Napier for 4 nights including all dinners and cooked breakfasts.
  • Special group dinner at Central Fire Station Bistro (Friday night).
  • Napier/Hastings sightseeing tour including the Hawkes Bay Farmers Market at Hastings and Birdwoods Gallery & Sweet Shop Havelock North.
  • Taupo sightseeing including Huka Falls, The Honey Hive and Wairakei Thermal District.
  • Art Deco Activities including:
    - Art Deco guided tour featuring unique historic areas including an introduction to  Napier's Art Deco and Art Deco highlights.
    - ‘Country Homestead’ guided tour including visits to some fine country homes in Hastings and Havelock North.
    - 'Automobilia' Vintage Car Parade, vintage aircraft flying displays, the Gatsby Picnic and more ……
(NB. Tour details are subject to final confirmation)


ITINERARY
THU 18 FEB: AUCKLAND/ NAPIER  (D)

 

Travel south through rich Waikato farmland via Hamilton.   Continue via the forestry town of Tokoroa to Taupo.  Enjoy a brief stop in Taupo township before continuing on to Napier via State Highway 5.  Stay Scenic Hotel Te Pania (4 nights).

FRI 19 FEB:  COUNTRY HOMESTEAD TOUR  (B,L,D)

Enjoy a guided Country Homestead tour visiting some of the regions early homesteads in Hastings and Havelock North (includes lunch).  This evening transfer to the nearby Central Fire Station Bistro for a special dinner. The restaurant is located in one of Napier’s most iconic historic buildings and is aptly named to acknowledge its Art Deco heritage.  Enjoy optional Art Deco events in the evening.

SAT 20 FEB: NAPIER SIGHTSEEING & ART DECO ACTIVITIES (B,D)

This morning depart with local Art Deco guide for an 'Art Deco highlights' tour of unique historic areas including an audio visual presentation. This afternoon is at leisure for optional Art Deco activities including the impressive 'Automobilia' Vintage Car Parade.

 

SUN 21 FEB: NAPIER/ HASTINGS SIGHTSEEING (B,D)

 

Depart Napier travel via the scenic Tukituki River route to Havelock North and Hastings. Enjoy the local sights, including a visit to the Sunday morning Farmers Market at Hawkes Bay showgrounds.  Depart Farmers Market and visit Birdwoods Gallery and Sweet Shop.  Set in the countryside near Havelock North village, this special place features sculpture, decorative arts from both local and African artists and an old fashioned sweet shop ‘just like you remember’.

This afternoon enjoy Napier Art Deco activities, vintage aircraft flying displays, the Gatsby Picnic and more ...

MON 22 FEB: NAPIER/ TAUPO/ AUCKLAND  (B)

This morning depart Napier for the return journey to Auckland via Lake Taupo. Stop in Taupo for local sightseeing including (time permitting) a visit to the Huka Honey Hive and Huka Falls.  See the Wairakei Thermal District en route and travel to Tirau via Tokoroa for a casual lunch stop.  Following lunch continue on to Auckland via Hamilton.

 

 

Key: B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner


     

     

   

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0800 11 60 60

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(09) 414 4488