Getting here


Driving to Hawke's Bay is a breeze from anywhere - and the scenery is not too shabby either!

  • From the North/West: We're just a short hop (about 90 mins) from Taupo on the Thermal Explorer Highway (SH5). 
  • From the East: Take the Pacific Coast Highway from Gisborne (SH2)  into Northern Hawke's Bay and Wairoa. 
  • From the South: From Wellington, head up the Classic New Zealand Wine Trail (SH2) through the Wairarapa - you'll be in Central Hawke's Bay in just over 3hrs.


Hawke's Bay Airport is 10 minutes' drive from Napier's city centre and 25 minutes from Hastings.

Air New Zealand operates daily flights from Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch.

Air Napier operates direct flights from Gisborne. 

By Sea

Each year, Hawke's Bay welcomes more than 80 cruise ships from all over the world.

Ask anyone who's taken a cruise to Hawke's Bay and they'll not only tell you that cruises are a great way to travel and meet people, they'll also confirm that Hawke's Bay is the best place they've ever cruised to!*

Book your ticket today, and we'll see you in the Bay.