About Hawke’s Bay

Award-winning food and wine, outstanding architecture, and warm balmy days surrounded by magnificent landscapes waiting to be explored – Hawke’s Bay is pure paradise.

The weather in Hawke’s Bay is exceptional. The sun loves this little corner of the world and smiles down on us nearly every day.

Hawke’s Bay retains a strong Art Deco vibe thanks largely to the area’s architecture which emerged following a devastating earthquake in 1931 which destroyed much of central Napier.

Things to do in Hawke’s Bay

There’s much more to Hawke’s Bay than wine and sunshine!

From the stunning craggy slopes of Te Mata Peak and Cape Kidnappers, to the National Aquarium and the wet and wild fun of Splash Planet, there’s something for everyone to enjoy in Hawke’s Bay.

Where to stay in Hawke’s Bay

Need a comfy bed to rest your head? Well you’re in luck!

Hawke’s Bay people are known for their hospitality, and there is plenty of choice to suit your needs.

With everything from luxury retreats and romantic cottages amongst the vines, to family-friendly holiday parks and glamping spots, you’re guaranteed to find the perfect night’s sleep.

Click here for a list of accommodation sites in Hawke’s Bay.

Places to eat in Hawke’s Bay

With some of the New Zealand’s best restaurants, iconic food events, and an abundance of fresh produce, it’s fair to say food is in our DNA.

From casual to fine dining, degustation dinners or just a cheeky sweet treat, you are guaranteed to find something that your tastebuds will thank you for.