Napier

  • Napier was leveled by a devastating earthquake in 1931.  The city was subsequently built in the architecture of the day, and the city is now considered the Art Deco capital of the world.  
    • On arrival in Napier, take lunch and consider an Art Deco walking tour of the city.  
    • Take a stroll to Marine Parade if you feel like going to New Zealand’s National Aquarium. Nowhere else in New Zealand can you experience such a large and diverse range of aquatic animals and wildlife, both native species and from around the world.
    • Another option (if you arrive in time) is to take a wine tour of the famed Hawke’s bay region.