Driving to Hawke's Bay is a breeze from anywhere - and the scenery is stunning too!

  • From the North/West: We're just a short hop (about 90 mins) from Taupo on the Thermal Explorer Highway (SH5).
  • From the East: Take the Pacific Coast Highway from Gisborne (SH2)  into Northern Hawke's Bay and Wairoa.
  • From the South: From Wellington, head up the Classic New Zealand Wine Trail (SH2) through the Wairarapa - you'll be in Central Hawke's Bay in just over 3hrs.

Flying to Hawke’s Bay is easy. Hawke's Bay Airport is a relaxed 10 minutes' drive from Napier's city centre.

Air New Zealand operates daily flights from Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch.

Sounds Air operates direct flights from Blenheim.

Air Napier operates direct flights from Gisborne. 

If you are thinking of coming by boat, Napier welcomes more than 80 cruise ships from all over the world each year. In addition, the bustling yacht club hosts international regattas and cruising visitors all year round.

Ask anyone who's taken a cruise to Hawke's Bay and they'll tell you that Napier is a very friendly place to sail into.

However you choose to get here, plan your trip today and we'll see you in the Bay.