Napier City and Rural

Small group 1 to 4 people

Napier city and rural tour will take you on a journey through the years. This museum has no walls,  A vibrant city destroyed. Hear tales of personal tragedy and the birth of the art deco capital of the world.

You will gain an understanding of what happens when the forces of nature collide. The result of a massive 7.8 magnitude earthquake. An event that raised 4000 hectares of land and changed the face of Napier city.

Napier Past & Present. Full commentary. complimentary tea and coffee break in the rural Bayview hills overlooking the Pacific ocean and orchards

Tour highlights. Marine Parade, art deco city and surrounds, Napier hill and the historic Ahuriri fishing village, Travel past the coffee shops and eateries of today and through the narrow streets of yesterday.

Bayview hills

We travel to Bayview visiting an area near the Heipipi historic reserve. We view the historic site from a distance going over some history and stories from those early days. We stop for a complimentary tea and coffee break in the Bayview Hills. Enjoying views over orchards and the Pacific ocean.

Marewa art deco suburb & Westshore beach

The tour visits the Westshore beach &  Napier’s original port. See the pre-earthquake suburb in Napier south and the art deco suburb of Marewa. Visit the area where the camps were set up during construction of the art deco city.

Transport in a modern vehicle.