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This 3 to 3.5 hour tour is geared to Cruise Ship arrivals and departures, tours depart approximately 30 minutes after disembarking begins.

I give my personal guarantee that I will get you back to the shuttle depo with time to spare.

The excursion travels passed orchards and vineyards to Te Mata Peak to stop and appreciate the spectacular panoramic views across the Heretunga Plains and on a clear day to the volcanic cone of Mount Ruapahu.

The next stop is the boutique Askerne Estate for a comprehensive tasting of their estate grown wines.

Generally chardonnay, sauvignon , pinot gris, merlot, syrah, bordeaux blends and a dessert wine are offered for tasting.

Your tour guide will provide a selection of local cheeses and biscuits ( crackers ) to complement the wines.

Its back on the minibus and travel back to Napier to observe the Art Deco Villas of Sander Avenue.

We then travel up Seapoint Road and stop at your guide's property to exclusively observe his colour gardens and views across the Bay to the Kaweka ranges.

The next stop is Bluff Hill Lookout that is located directly above Port Napier. This provides the perfect location to take a full frame image of your ship tied up directly below.

From Bluff Hill it's a short drive passing some of Napier's original homesteads and then travel through the Art Deco centre of Napier with a comprehensive commentary.

Tour conclusion is at the Napier i SITE your shuttle depo. From here you can transfer immediately back to your ship or take time a walk about the Art Deco centre of Napier.

NZ $ 129.00 pp. ( payment via Bookeo live payment App )

  • Meeting Instructions. Please take the free 10 minute shuttle ride into Napier and get off at the i SITE. Turn left and walk about 150 meters to the PINK FLAG meeting zone. Your guide will be waiting there holding a greetings board with your names on.
  • Your tour will depart approximately 30 minutes after disembarking begins.
  • Tour vehicles are modern airconditioned, easy access mini bus with only 13 seats.
  • There is no wheelchair access but mobility frames can be accommodated by prior arrangement.
  • There will be 3 toilet ( bathroom ) stop options.
  • This tour is suitable for most levels of mobility.
  • I guarantee to get you back on time.
  • Complimentary bottled water is available.
  • The tour will go ahead regardless of the weather.
  • A full refund is provided if your ship is unable to dock.

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