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Hawke's Bay Wines, Beer and Napier Art Deco

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On this tour you will visit Mission Estate, the oldest winery in New Zealand, and hear the story that commenced in Lyon, France. You will also visit an Ale House to sample beers and ciders, and enjoy views of the Art Deco city.

While at the Mission Estate winery, you will have time to explore the grounds and admire the majestic building - and then you will have the opportunity to taste the wine!

Your tour continues to the third oldest winery in New Zealand for another wine tasting opportunity inside a fantastic cellar setting. You will learn about the world famous "Gimblett Gravels" and see first-hand why the Gravels are considered and treated as an appellation.

Next, you will return to the historic Port area of Napier, Ahuriri to visit an Ale House. Here you will be able to relax and soak up the port atmosphere while enjoying your choice of 3 drinks from their range of beers and cider (tea or coffee are also available).

Finally, discover the beauty of this Art Deco city by enjoying a drive through a 1930's Art Deco Housing Estate. You will see and learn how the city was destroyed and why it was rebuilt in the Art Deco style of the 1920's and 1930's. You will also visit the National Tobacco Building, the best example of Art Deco in the country. Experience all the period highlights on this Art Deco tour.

At the conclusion of the tour, you will have the option to do some shopping or just walk the main streets in the central city with your camera before returning to your shuttle. You will also receive a small souvenir to remember your time spent in Napier.

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Shore Excursion Size
Small
Shore Excursion Type
Scenic
Shore Excursion Duration
4 Hours 30 Minutes
Activity Level
Easy
Shore Excursion Leaves From
The National Aquarium of New Zealand (the Napier Aquarium). Full details will be provided in your electronic ticket.
Food/Beverage Provided
Samples of wine, beer, tea, or coffee are included.
Dress
We recommend guests wear comfortable clothing, a light jacket, and sunglasses.
Restrictions
Tour is not wheelchair accessible, as small vehicles used for the tour do not have storage compartments for walking aids. Guests must be able to walk unaided over paved, gravel and packed dirt surfaces, some with inclines. In order to taste the sample drinks, guests must be at least 18 years old and have a valid photo ID.
5 Stars5Based On 9 Reviews Review This Tour
5 StarsExcellent TourApril 13, 2017

Reviewer: Anne Baunach
We really enjoyed this tour and our guide. It was a wonderful combination of wine, beer, and seeing the town of Napier. Our guide was extremely knowledgeable. Highly recommend.

5 StarsWine and Beer in an Art Deco settinMarch 08, 2017

Reviewer: Jill and Brian Manton
A fascinating tour of Art Deco history following the disastrous earthquake in 1931 which changed the geography of Napier. Contrasted by tasting of local wines and beers. Very good value for money.

5 StarsWonderful Tour CompanyFebruary 13, 2017

Reviewer: Jennie
What a wonderful Company and wonderful Care was shown to make the day Extra Special

5 StarsNapier Tour and Wineries February 04, 2017

Reviewer: Richard Captor
Overall Excellent! Small group with timely pickup and friendly guide. Husband/Wife team. Very knowledgeable long time resident with extension travel and tour experience. Saw everything mention on tour description and more. Included all expenses for wine and beer. All wineries very nice. Had extra time to see Napier. Was not rushed and no problem returning to ship in timely manner.

5 StarsWonderful day with Hawkes Bay Scenic tours!!January 18, 2017

Reviewer: Donna Koek
We had a wonderful time on this tour. The mix of sightseeing, visiting wineries and a brewery was perfect to give us a great day out as well as an excellent overview of Napier. The tour bus was very comfortable and our tour guide Maggie was so knowledgeable and interesting - she should have been a history teacher! Would highly recommend this tour and Hawkes Bay Scenic Tours.

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