Activities in the Hawkes Bay

Breckenridge Lodge is situated 3 kilometres from the Napier Golf Course, twenty minutes drive from the Pacific Ocean and equal distant from the major centres of Napier and Hastings, making it the perfect place from which to venture out and explore the surrounding area.

Hawke's Bay Activities

The vibrant Hawke's Bay district boasts many unique wineries, activities and festivals for you to enjoy.

Wineries

Wineries

Hawkes Bay has over 70 vineyards and is New Zealand's oldest wine region. Most of the vineyards have a cellar door for you to sample their different varieties.

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Farmers Market

Farmers Market

The Farmers Market in Hastings is on every Sunday rain or shine! A traditional market where you can meet the grower or producer and buy direct from the source.

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Waimarama Maori Tourism - Cultural Tours

Cultural Experiences

Waimarama Maori Tours at Hakikino offer cultural tours located on a reserve in the coastal village of waimarama. You will learn from your Maori guides and experience the people and culture first hand.

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Golf at Cape Kidnappers

Golf

Cape Kidnappers has been hailed as one of the great modern marvels in golf and is currently ranked the 41st best golf course in the world by Golf Magazine.

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Trout Fishing with Grant Pethrick

Fishing

With over 35 years experience in fishing Hawkes Bay's rivers and over 25 years experience in the wine industry Grant Petherick can offer fly fishing & wine tours, taylor made to your individual needs.

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Hunting

Hunting

Guided Hunting trips can be organised in advance boasting world class Red Stags, Sika, Fallow, White Stags, Sambar, Elk and Rusa deer within a breathtaking setting.

Whats On in 2014...

November

  • 31st Oct – 9th - FAWC, Hawke's Bay's Summer Food And Wine Classic
  • 2nd - Haumoana Market Day
  • 5th – 9th - Wildflower Sculpture Exhibition
  • 16th – 23rd - Show Me Shorts, New Zealand's annual film festival
  • 16th - Peak Trail Blazer – Run, walk, go solo
  • Hastings City Night Market – Thursday Nights
  • Hawke's Bay Farmers Market

December

  • 6th - Fruit Bowl Craft Jam - Hawke's Bays biggest handmade craft market
  • 21st - Triathalon Series
  • Black Barn Growers' Market – every Saturday
  • Hawke's Bay Farmers Market – every Sunday

Whats On in 2015...

January

  • Black Barn Growers' Market – every Saturday
  • Hawke's Bay Farmers Market – every Sunday
  • Black Barn Open Air Cinema

February

  • 18th – 22nd Tremains Art Deco Weekend
  • Black Barn Growers' Market – every Saturday
  • Hawke's Bay Farmers Market – every Sunday

March

  • Hawke's Bay will host three ICC Cricket World Cup matches at McLean Park, Napier
  • Black Barn Growers' Market – every Saturday
  • Hawke's Bay Farmers Market – every Sunday

April

  • Hawke's Bay Farmers Market – every Sunday