Famous National Tabacco Company

Make your cruise ship excursion in Napier a memorable one with Napier Tours NZ Classic Car Tour.

We will take you on a journey through the years. This museum has no walls. Hear stories of an event that destroyed a vibrant city.

the rebirth of Napier City the “Art deco capital”

Commence with the Marine Parade and the Art Deco city, Travel over the Napier hill to the Historic Ahuriri Fishing Village, cruise by the marina, coffee shops, eateries, murals and take a look at Napier’s past and present.
We share the story of the famous National Tobacco Company, stopping here for photos.
The tour visits Napier’s ‘Original Port’, also seeing the pre-earthquake suburb in Napier South and the Art Deco suburb of Marewa.

Visit the park where the worker’s camps were set up during the construction of the Art Deco City.

At the conclusion of the tour, we link back to the Marine Parade drop off point for cruise ship passengers.

Cost of tour: $85 Per person, a mixed group with a maximum of 5 people

Duration of the tour: 1hour & 30min.

Pickup from Napier City.

                                                                                                                              Hi Warren, This is a quick email to thank you so very much for today’s tour. It was by far our best day of the cruise. We will be in touch again, but for now, thank you for your generosity, for a wonderful tour and comprehensive commentary.
Best wishes,
Jim Helen and Margaret.


OPTION 2: Wazza’s Ultimate Napier Experience.

Wine Tasting and Platter, Ride in an Old School Classic, Art Deco, 1931 Earthquake & History, Lookout with Views, You will be seeing the city and country… we’ve got it covered.

Commencing in a modern air-conditioned Ford Ranger; Wazza will take you on a fun-filled and informative experience. You will journey through the years to present day Napier. This museum has no walls; hear the story of a vibrant city destroyed by an earthquake in 1931. Tales of personal tragedy and the rebuild resulting in Napier being the Art Deco capital.

Wazza’s Ultimate Napier Experience Includes.

– Marine Parade with commentary on points of interest.
– Napier hill for a 10-minute walk through a bush-clad gully to breathtaking views over the ocean and a working port. [If someone in the group is unable to walk or the weather is not suitable Wazza will drive to the view point]
– Historic Ahuriri Fishing Village
– Westshore Beach suburb on the coastal drive to the Esk hills
– Pass nearby the historic Heipipi reserve and Maori Pa site.
– A 15-minute movie on Napiers Earthquake and Art Deco Heritage
– Tea and coffee stop in the Esk hills overlooking the Pacific ocean and orchards; relax with your coffee on the lawn soaking up the views.

Feeding a pet sheep named Jazz during our coffee stop

Here you can change transport; From our modern air-conditioned vehicle to “Albert” Wazza’s rare classic 1966 Pontiac sedan, there is no aircon in this baby just old school cruising with the windows down. Brings back memories for many, “Albert” is fully certified for passenger transport with seat belts for all passengers.

Now it’s cellar door time as you cruise in “Albert” to the Hawkes Bay Wineries. Enjoy wine tastings and a seasonal platter.

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At the conclusion, we will drop our guests off in Napier City.

We will provide transport, tea, coffee, water, wine tasting and a seasonal platter.

PLEASE BRING. Sun hat, extra cash for any items of a personal nature, e.g., souvenirs, snacks, and additional refreshments.

Pick up from local accommodation in Napier city.
The duration of the experience is approximately 5 hours.
Wazza’s experience is a mixed group with a maximum number of 4 guests.                                                                   Cost $250 Per person.

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OPTION 3: private Hire tours:

You can hire Wazza for a couple of hours or a full day to be your chauffeur and guide.

Cost is per vehicle.
Modern vehicle seats up to 4 people.
1 hour $120
2 hours $210
4 hours 1/2 day $345

Also available in Albert our Classic Pontiac which seats up to 5 people.
2 hours $295
4 hours $500

Any incidental expense for Cafe stops, lunch, wine tasting, etc. is the customer’s expense.
Don’t forget your sun hat, sunglasses, comfortable shoes and a camera