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Local Guided Biking Tour of Napier
"Discover Napier City and its surroundings on a fascinating 2-hour bike tour.Starting at the base shop on Napier's Marine Parade you will be fitted your bike. Comfortable cruiser bikes with helmets are provided. A choice of shapes and sizes are available. After you have your bike and all the equipment set out for your biking adventure. You visit the Art Deco building downtown and enjoy the wonderful Seawalls street art. The tour heads back around the coast on the Hawke's Bay Trail to the small seaside settlement of Ahuriri with its cafes and boutique shops. Cycle on around the inner harbour and the Ahuriri estuary. Our guide will outline the history the culture and the wildlife.The tour will be guided by a knowledgeable local. You can expect to ride approximately 12kms on an easy flat trail with no hills ensuring that this tour will suit most riders."""
From NZD59.00
 
Guided Electric Bike Tour of Napier
"Discover Napier City and its surroundings on a fascinating 2-hour tour by electric bike.Starting at the base shop on Napier's Marine Parade you will first get your pedelec electric bike. Comfortable with modern design your electric bike is easy to ride with different speed modes.Visit the Napier's foreshore and Art Deco building plus the Seawalls street art. The tour heads back around the coast on the Hawke's Bay Trails to the small seaside settlement of Ahuri with its local cafes and boutique shops. Cycle on around the inner harbour and the Ahuriri estuary. Our guide will outline the history the culture and the wildlife.The guided local electric bike tour runs for 2-hours. You can expect to ride approximately 12kms on easy trails with no hills.""""Enjoy a 2-hour guided electric bike tour of Napier City and its surroundings
From NZD89.00
 
2-Hour Napier Bike Hire Including Admission to Napier Prison
"Hire a bike for 2 hours and ride on the Hawke's Bay trails! You will be provided with a comfortable bike a helmet a lock a front pannier and the Hawke's Bay cycling trails map for you to explore the extensive cycling network.Included is an entrance fee to visit the Napier Prison New Zealand's oldest penitentiary with a self-guided audio tour available in 16 languages. Napier Prison is a must-visit it is the oldest penal complex in New Zealand
From NZD35.00

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Te Whare Tangaroa o Aotearoa

The National Aquarium of New Zealand is also known as Te Whare Tangaroa o Aotearoa - the house of the God of the ocean of New Zealand. The new facility opened to the public in June 2002. Allow 1-2...
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Art Deco

Napier City is the site of the finest examples of authentic Art Deco in the world. When the city was rebuilt after the devastating 1931 Earthquake, the main business area and its key buildings were...
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Hastings: Explore the main streets on foot....

Hastings, though a Spanish Mission style city as well as Art Deco, is much less faithful than Napier to any one style and there are several buildings we noticed in just the 3 streets we explored which...
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WALK AND SEE THE ART DECO SHAPES

ART DECO, originated in Europe from 1920 - 1940, a form that expressed all the vigor and optimism of the roaring twenties, and the idealism and escapism of the grim thirties.When walking around we...
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TE REINGA FALLS

Te Reinga Falls were raging because of recent rain! A few minutes walk from the carpark and picnic area takes you to the lookout to view the spectacular 35 metre falls.Just above the bridge the...
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MOHAKA VIADUCT - RAUPUNGA

Continuing on our scenic drive, a big surprise was seeing the extremely high Mohaka River Viaduct.This is the highest railway viaduct in Australasia, standing 95m above the Mohaka river.Construction...
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Visit the National Aquarium.

The National Aquarium is situated on Marine Parade, about a kilometre from the city centre. The building is quite a unique piece of modern architecture, resembling a giant areoplane wing, but probably...
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Spanish Mission Architecture

Not quite as noticeable as that at Hastings, Napier has quite a few examples of Spanish Mission architecture mixed in between all the Art Deco buildings, and I must say, I soon developed a very good...
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More Art Deco

The Art Deco style, for those not familiar with it, is said to have originated in the early 1900’s and burst opon the world at the International Exposition of Modern Decorative and Industrial Arts, in...
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Mini Golf on the esplanade

So many things in Napier are located right on the waterfront - on the grassy green area in front of the 'beach' (which is gravelly and doesn't look at all like a beach) and this mini golf range is...
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Visit Hastings!

When visiting Napier, you also shouldn't miss visiting nearby Hastings (about 20 kms away, inland). For me, it wasn't quite as glamourous, missing those spectacular ocean views and good high vantage...
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Information Centre

Hastings Information Centre, also a Spanish Mission building, in Russell Street is a good place to start your exploration of Hastings. (Russell Street is also the street where the Spanish Mission...
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ART DECO PRAIRIE STYLE BUILDINGS

This is another Art Deco style of which we saw on our walk around Napier.The photo, showing the style, is of the original Napier Central Fire Station. It was built of brick in 1921, but after damage...
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CLIVE SQUARE

The lovely Clive Square we came across by accident. It was hard to believe, that years ago, cricket and football matches were played here. In 1886, the square was enclosed with white picket fencing...
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45 Marine Parade, Napier, North Island, 4140, New Zealand
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56 Meeanee Quay, Westshore, Napier, 4110, New Zealand
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308 Kennedy Road, Napier, North Island, New Zealand
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10 West Quay, Ahurri, Napier, North Island, New Zealand
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377 Marine Parade, Hawke's Bay, Napier, North Island, New Zealand
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2 Clive Square East, (formerly Tennyson Motor Inn), PO Box 648, Napier, North Island, New Zealand
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