Hawkes Bay Express - Road Train


Connect with Napier’s character on board the Hawkes Bay Express, a modern road train that’s styled like an old-fashioned steam engine, but it travels on road. Get up close and personal with the city and the region, as the bell rings and the whistle blows, you’ll be transported back to a time when first class meant swing music, polished wooden floors and crimson-tasselled curtains. Head out along scenic Marine Parade with views of Cape Kidnappers. See some of the world’s most stunning examples of Art Deco architecture. Informed commentary will outline the history of the 1931 earthquake and the subsequent Art Deco rebuilding. Bluff Hill is an older area that contains early settlers’ homes and into Ahuriri. Learn about life and culture in New Zealand and famous Kiwis who’ve made their mark on the world. Hear some fascinating Maori legends and the changes to the Bay over the last 600 years.
  • Location

    Napier

  • Tour Code

    NPE135

  • Duration

    1.16 hour

  • Price

    Adult from $75.99
    Children (12 & under) from $45.99

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Special Notes

Please wear comfortable flat-soled shoes, clothing suited to the weather conditions, a hat and jacket, plenty of biodegradable sunscreen and bring bottled water The carriages are not air-conditioned but have large opening windows There is no room to store wheelchairs or walkers on the train
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