4 Day/3 Night Gastronomic Hawkes Bay Luxury Self-Guided Tour
A great short break to enjoy all that is delicious about beautiful Hawke's Bay!
Day 1 you will be met at Hawke’s Bay airport be transferred to The Crown Hotel, Ahuriri, Napier for your overnight stay.
Day 2 you cycle the Ahuriri Estuary with its protected birdlife and low-lying wetlands before arriving in the suburb of Taradale for your ‘Behind the Scenes’ tour at the acclaimed Church Rd Winery. You also have the opportunity to visit the Mission Estate, New Zealand’s oldest winery, which sets you up perfectly for an easy afternoon cycling the the stop-banks of the Tutaekuri River. Navigating your way around the Puketapu Loop, a favourite trail with locals and visitors alike, you then arrive at your overnight accommodation at Breckenridge Lodge. Tonight your cycling efforts will be rewarded with a 5 course degustation dinner!
Day 3 all the cycling is taken care of in the morning with a beautiful ride through orchard and farmland country, following the rivers of the Tutaekuri and Ngaruroro to the world acclaimed Ngatarawa Gimblett Gravels appellation. The afternoon is then all about the wine! Enjoy the ambience of the many Cellar Doors offering tastings before your late afternoon transfer to Greenhill Lodge or The Manse. A 4 course table d’hote dinner will be served tonight.
Day 4 your start your cycle in the stylish village of Havelock North before cycling through stunning orchard and vineyard country to the coast. The easy, scenic, route then continues through the East Clive Wetlands, a perfect place to quietly observe the many native birds that inhabit the area. On reaching the outskirts of Napier you follow the Norfolk Palm lined Marine Parade to the city centre, the ‘Art Deco Capital of the World’. Spend some time viewing the distinctive architectural style of the buildings before the final 5km cycle back to Ahuriri.
|Twin (4 Nights)
|28 Feb - 31 Mar 21
|NOTE: Departs Daily except Christmas Day and Good Friday
Includes: 3 Night’s accommodation , bag moving, private car transfers as specified in itinerary, 3 breakfasts, 2 gourmet dinners including pre-dinner drinks, back up as / when required, Airport transfers & bike hire including panniers, helmets & water bottles