Napier City Drive & Aquarium


Learn why Napier was hailed the ‘Art Deco City’ on an hour long orientation city tour’. Napier was rebuilt in the early 1930s, following a major earthquake. The new buildings reflected the style of the times, Stripped Classical, Spanish Mission, Art Deco, and some incorporated unique Maori motifs. Your drive will discuss the city’s history and stories including the devastating 1931 earthquake as you follow the seashore along Marine Parade. Pass the sunken gardens, National Aquarium, Spirit of Napier, and Art Deco buildings. Continue through Napier’s suburbs for views of the city and Hawkes Bay. Travel through the Marewa District, noted for its many Deco homes and superb gardens. Stop at the National Aquarium and explore New Zealand’s largest display of aquatic life and unique wildlife including sharks, stingrays, living coral, kiwi, tuatara and a huge range of fish species.
  • Location

    Napier

  • Tour Code

    NPE125

  • Duration

    2.5 hours

  • Price

    Adult from $39.99
    Children (12 & under) from $29.99


Photography

Photo opportunities abound!

Refreshments

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 Your coach will drop you off at the National Aquarium for free time before catching a free shuttle back to Napier or to your ship. Please be mindful of the ship boarding time on this day
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