Gourmet Food and Art
While staying in our New Zealand hunting lodge, tantalize your taste buds with a journey along our regional food and wine trail! Visit local food producers, tour a winery, olivery, delicatessen, cheese factory your chocoholic guide will make sure you don’t forget the chocolate factory! On selected dates with prior arrangement, guests can even attend gourmet culinary school and peruse the weekly farmers market to meet the local artisan community it’s hard to find a more authentic ‘kiwi’ experience!
The stunning Hawke’s Bay region is a magnet to the talented and gives inspiration to local artists for sculpture, painting, weaving, drawing, crafts and gardening. Visit antique stores, galleries, workshops and home studios on the Art Trail to find a brilliantly original souvenir to take home. Enjoy a walking tour of Napier City and appreciate the Art Deco architecture or explore a heritage trail and Spanish Mission influence in Hastings. Lose yourself in the serenity of award winning gardens and parks embrace the calm at your leisure!
Explore this fantastic region of contrasts on your terms, tell us what you want to do! Whatever adventure of experience you are hankering for we’ll wrap it all into a fabulous day to experience the best of The Bay! Sample pieces of all our packages, mix them up with a trip to the gannet colony and marine reserve, soak up a cultural Maori experience or head up to towering Te Mata peak for spectacular views of the region – there are spaces and places to suit everyone!