See & Do

Hawke’s Bay has a wide range of great things to do and wonderful places to see. Be sure to leave yourself enough time to cover everything you want to see and do.

Adventure

Hawke’s Bay has a great range of activities for those seeking a little thrill seeking. Indulge in horse riding, rafting, kayaking and aerial thrills to name a few. Read more...

Architecture

Today Hawke’s Bay is world renowned for its architecture. Most notably its collection of 1930’s Art Deco, Spanish Mission and Stripped Classical. Read more...

Art & Design

Hawke's Bay has a vibrant and flourishing art scene including world-class galleries to artists’ studios, collectives and contemporary design stores. Read more...

Cycling

Do you want to get on a bike when you come to Hawke's Bay - well if so, you have picked the right spot! The Hawke's Bay Trails offer the terrain, our local bike hire operators the wheels, and if you are really into being pampered there are a few operators who carry your bags and pick up your purchased wine while you ride. Now that's good. Read more...

Day Trips & Tours

Take a self guided excursion or book a tour with one of the local experts to discover the delights of Hawke’s Bay. Read more...

Family

Hawke’s Bay has plenty of activities and attractions for the whole family to enjoy. Museums, day trips, activities and natural landscapes are all here to be enjoyed. Read more...

Maori Culture

Hawke’s Bay is proud of its cultural heritage which continues to form a strong link between past and present. The diverse districts each carry their own unique history, Maori legends and mythology. Read more...

Legends

Places

Museums & Theatres

Hawke’s Bay has an eclectic mix of museums and theatres where enthusiasts can soak up their thirst for culture and innovation. Cars, Chocolate, Wine and Farming are just some of the themes that form the base of these fascinating locations. Read more...

Must Dos

Hawke’s Bay is renowned for its wonderful weather, food and wine, stunning natural scenery and architecture. Check out what the absolute must dos are to make your visit complete. Read more...

Nature & Outdoors

Hawke’s Bay has a wealth of natural attractions, beaches and landscapes, many of which are protected within forest, wildlife, marine and historic parks and reserves. Read more...

Scenic points of interest

Heritage Trails

Conservations Sites

Gardens

Lakes

Rivers

Beaches

Shopping

Hawke’s Bay is the retail hub for the eastern North Island with plenty of retail therapy options to suit every budget and taste. Read more...

Sports & Outdoors

There is no shortage of sport in Hawke's Bay whether it be on land or water, at school, club or competitive level. Read more...

Fishing

Golf

Equestrian

Water Activities

Hawke’s Bay’s many rivers and lakes are the perfect place to enjoy your favourite water activities. Mild or wild there is something for everyone. Read more...