Napier: Our Top 5 Tourist Attractions

Monday, February 21st, 2011

Napier is a popular holiday spot because of its pleasant climate and wonderful beaches. Located in Hawkes Bay on the east coast of the North Island, Napier is well known for its Art Deco architecture and water sports. Here’s our pick of the 5 top things to do in Napier, all easily accessible by rental car.

Sailing Hawkes Bay Yacht Charters

Whether you prefer a hands-on approach or relaxing and enjoying the scenery, Hawkes Bay Yacht Charters offers something for everyone. Half day and full day sails available.

National Aquarium Of New Zealand

The National Aquarium is a fun and educational day out for the whole family. With New Zealand’s largest display of aquatic life and national wildlife, the Aquarium is a great place to learn and have fun.

Early Morning Balloons

Go hot air ballooning over the Hawkes Bay with Early Morning Balloons and experience the stunning Hawkes Bay scenery from above. Flights take place within the first few hours of sunrise. Bookings essential.

The Silky Oak Chocolate Company

A must for any chocolate lover. Watch chocolates being made through the shop windows, wander through the Chocolate Thru The Ages Museum and indulge in delicious, handmade chocolates. Open 7 days.

Splash Planet

Splash Planet is a fun and exciting day out for the whole family. Whether you want a relaxing or adrenaline pumped day, Splash Planet has loads of water rides and on-land games and activities that are sure to entertain everyone.

View more Napier attractions and activities.

New Zealand Rent A Car has a variety of reliable Napier rental cars to get you around, wherever your visit to Napier takes you.

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