Hunter Gatherer Tours

79 Black Barn Rd, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay


Forget about passports and flights, call your friends or family, jump in the car and come and explore the real Hawke’s Bay. Let our action-packed maps of detours and destinations help you get under the skin of Hawke’s Bay; discover places even the locals don’t know and meet quirky, talented, unique people who make NZ the place we are so proud of. The Road Less Travelled self-drive [or on bikes!] tours are for the adventurer and the curious. For those who love surprises and unexpected detours. Who want more than just warm sunny days, amazing wines, walks along empty beaches and bustling bistros. And want someone who knows the best places to go, to see and to eat and to devise a unique, under the radar, tour just for you!

CLASSIC (driven & hosted by Juliet)

The best way to explore a destination is through your palate. Award-winning food writer Juliet Harbutt takes you on a tour of her favourite places, makers and galleries as you travel through this region of outstanding natural beauty. The tour culminates in an unforgettable kiwi lunch at Juliet’s stunning home featuring all the things you have gathered. Whatever your age [over 18], shape or style, tours are designed to entertain, inspire and give you a unique insight into Hawke’s Bay and New Zealand’s culinary and cultural heritage.

All tours are all tailor-made, not scheduled. So to book, just decide a date and who’s coming, then call or email Juliet [minimum 24 hours prior notice required].

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Tour Information...


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Tour Duration

4 - 6 Hours

Est. Age Range

All ages

Please Bring

A healthy appetite, a fascination for food and comfortable shoes!

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