All aboard! Hop on the Hawke's Bay Express, a modern road train, for a unique Art Deco city-sighting experience. Head out along Marine Parade and trundle through Napier. Then it's over to Bluff Hill and into Ahuriri. Stop at the former National Tobacco Company building, and continue through the vibrant bar and restaurant district. Your last stop will be at Classic Sheepskins. Enjoy all the art deco along the way.
Art Deco charm plus New Zealand’s quirky vibe and love of color make this Napier train journey an eye-popping treat. From modern Hawke’s Bay Express, see stunning geometrical architecture, proof of Napier’s gutsy survival after a devastating earthquake, including the magnificent National Tobacco Company Building. Gaze at seascape views of Cape Kidnappers, early Bluff Hill settlers’ homes, exciting Ahuriri, a vibrant bar and restaurant area and the port.
• Art Deco extravaganza: World-class comprehensive collection bursts with vibrant color and design during this train tour.
• Napier area highlights: See beautiful, historic landmarks including Marine Parade, Cape Kidnappers, Bluff Hill, Ahuriri and the port.
What to Bring:
• SeaPass card and photo identification
• Sun protection
• Cash/credit cards
What to Wear:
• Hat and sunglasses
• Walking shoes
• Comfortable clothing