- The award winning National Aquarium of New Zealand is a must visit. Involved in on-going conservation and education programmes; it also offers swimming with the sharks - the only place in the country that does! If you're not keen on that, take a behind the scenes tour. It's fascinating and a great way to get up close to some of the aquariums more friendly individuals.
- Like to get out on the water? There's good fishing off Napier - why not go out on a charter and bring home your dinner? It could be gurnard, snapper, kahawai , tarakihi or kingfish.
- A lot of the Gannet Colony Tours leave from Napier. Usually a half day trip, you'll be taken within meters of the birds - all 25,000 of them! You'll also get to experience the remoteness of the area, named after the kidnapping attempt of one of Captain Cook's crew back in 1769.
- If you would like to know more about the Art Deco architecture in Napier, take a guided walk - the Visitor Centre has all the info.
If you want to get back to nature in stunning Napier, then choose from Jasons' list of Napier camping grounds and holiday parks. Options include camp tent sites, caravan/campervan sites, cabins, self-contained units and motel-style accommodation. Napier holiday parks are famous for being a fun and friendly way to get away from it all and you can check availability and book right here on this site!