ITINERARY

The below itinerary is a basic outline of the 4-day luxury escape to Hawke’s Bay.
A detailed itinerary will be sent to attendees closer to the event.

Please note the itinerary is subject to change

 
 

DAY 1 - Thursday 2 April
Travel day - Wellington - Hawke’s Bay via chartered train

We meet in Wellington where you will register with our friendly crew to begin your escape. Whilst we prepare for our departure, enjoy some complimentary tea and coffee and get to know the other travellers.

Our journey to Napier travels via the west coast of the North Island with a lunch stop in Palmerston North.

We arrive in Napier in the early evening where chartered buses will meet us to take you dinner in Napier.

Overnight stay at the Masonic Art Deco and Te Pania hotels


DAY 2 - Friday 3 April
Hawke’s Bay

Breakfast will be enjoyed at your respective hotels.

Our first morning in Hawke’s Bay begins with a private House Tour exploring some of the region’s most beautiful homes and gardens. Generous homeowners open their doors exclusively for you to marvel over the gorgeous interiors and gardens. Walk away with inspiration and ideas for your own home.

A beach-side lunch is followed by an afternoon sampling world-class wines at local wineries, ending the day at a local winery restaurant for a sunset dinner.

Overnight stay at the Masonic Art Deco and Te Pania hotels


DAY 3 - Saturday 4 April
Hawke’s Bay

Breakfast will be enjoyed at your respective hotels.

The morning kicks off with a choice of health and wellness workshops followed by a visit to a local artisan producer. We will also be enjoying lunch of part of this experience.

Post-lunch we welcome you to enjoy a few hours activity-free exploring the Art Deco town of Napier or further afield. We will also have suggestions of activities for those who wish to be inspired.

To end the day, we’ll head to an iconic local winery for a drink followed by a beautiful dinner.

Overnight stay at the Masonic Art Deco and Te Pania hotels


DAY 4 - Sunday 5 April
Hawke’s Bay + return journey

Breakfast will be enjoyed at your respective hotels.

We’ll head to the popular Hastings Farmers Market where you can taste and purchase some of New Zealand’s best produce. What’s more - lunch will be catered by a number of the artisans that you’ll see at the market. The perfect way to end the escape!

Departures from Napier will be via a flight of your choice to either Auckland, Wellington or Napier.