Local Activities

Stay in the heart of Havelock North and enjoy the beautiful and diverse Hawke's Bay. Hawke's Bay offers a diverse and exciting natural landscape with plenty of things to see and do.

Havelock North

Named after a hero of the Indian Mutiny, Sir Henry Havelock, the Village has grown enormously since the first sections were auctioned in 1860 and is now a highly desirable residential area. The vibrant center combines the charm of a village with cosmopolitan flair and there are plenty of attractive places to sit and soak up the atmosphere and the sunny Mediterranean climate.

Te Mata Peak

Visit Te Mata Peak, which towers 399m above sea level and gives magnificent views across Hawke's Bay. You can also view paragliders leaving from the top of the peak and gliding down to the Tuki Tuki River which is a popular river for trout fishing.

Napier

With Napier, known as the Art Deco city, approximately a 15min drive away, you can explore the many beautiful art deco buildings or walk along the new coastal walkway and enjoy a dip in the Ocean Spa Open Air Hot Pools.

Cape Kidnappers

Cape Kidnappers is famous for the rare gannet colony - the largest and most accessible mainland gannet colony in the world - and also for the new international golf course.

Hastings City

Hastings City is also only 5min drive away where you can visit Splash Planet Water Park with more than 15 rides and attractions for a whole day's fun or visit the Farmer's Market held every Sunday morning for great fresh local produce, and you can talk to the people who have grown or made their wares.

Coastline

Hawke's Bay coastline caters for many water activities from fishing and diving to surfing and swimming. Havelock North has Ocean Beach and Waimarama approximately a 15-20min drive away for you to enjoy many of these activities, or simply lie on the sun-drenched sand and relax.