Wine, dine and step back in time when you visit sunshine central, Hawkes Bay with 12 Face.
World famous for some of New Zealand’s oldest and most established wineries, most with tasting rooms and restaurants, the Hawkes Bay also boasts thriving orchards, a glorious coastline and the wonderful city of Napier renowned for its art deco architecture and numerous events that pay homage to it.
Wine and dine
This region revels in a Mediterranean style climate with endless sunshine. Wine and dine to your heart’s content – we’ll give you a wine and gourmet food adventure like no other.
Take time to revel in an interactive wine tasting adventure at the New Zealand Wine Centre.
Accompany 12 Face on a walking tour of Napier’s art deco gems and revisit the Napier earthquake of 1931 or explore the latest in decorative and contemporary art at the Hawke’s Bay Museum and Gallery.
12 Face will provide you with the best accommodation – overnight vineyard ambience or indulge your sense of luxury at a opulent, faithfully restored Edwardian Hotel decorated in keeping with the era.
On shore colony
Be enthralled with a visit to Cape Kidnappers’ gannet colony. Overland safaris take visitors to cliff top locations for close up view of feathered friends and the imposing Hawkes Bay.
Quaint boutique shops, long lunches, music, white beaches, blue seas, luscious honey, gourmet treats, coveted vintages all wrapped in blend of nostalgia and chic indulgence and we can throw in a touch of adventure too! Rafting, biking, off-roading, fishing and for those with a mind for the macabre we’ll even give you villains, victims and heroes on a prison tour like no other.
The Hawkes Bay, you and 12 Face – an unforgettable experience.