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Ahuriri to Taradale Wineries Loop (Half or Full Day options)
Spend a thoroughly relaxing yet enjoyably engaging day touring the delights of Hawke's Bay. Begin on the outskirts of Napier and benefit from a wealth of local knowledge to steer you on an interesting and leisurely path through estuary trails and coastal paths as you wind your way through this lovely region, making well-timed pitstops at the fantastic wineries along the route. The tour is self-guided with half or full day options. You will be well-armed with ample instructions and insider tips as you set off on your voyage of discovery. Explore at your own pace and rest in the knowledge that backup support is only a phone call away should you need it.
- CategoryEasy-going & Leisurely
- Duration4 hours
- Culture LevelFamiliar
- Skill Level1 - Beginner
- Activity Level1 - Easy
- Elevation1 - Easy
- Distance9.3 miles
Depart from the village of Ahuriri where you cycle around the port to Napier, a world-renowned Art Deco treasure. Spend some time enjoying the unique designs of the art deco buildings before following the coastal pathway to Cape Kidnappers. Along the way be mesmerized by spectacular views of the Pacific. Turn inland and follow the Tutaekuri River trail which overlooks the gorgeous orchards of the Taradale suburb. Taradale is also home to two of the region’s finest wineries, Church Road and Mission Estate. Visit here before cycling on to the Ahuriri Estuary trail with its many fascinating native birds.
A detour to Bayview can be included where you will find the Crab Farm Winery – a real jewel. Cap of the tour in Ahuriri with a visit to Urban Winery or one of the many restaurants and bars in this relaxed coastal village.
This is a very flexible and family-friendly tour with the option of doing it half day for around 4 hours and cycling 15km (9.3mi) or full day for around 6 hours and cycling 50km (31m). Tour departure time will also vary whether you're taking the half or full day tour.
The default price of this tour is for half-day but an Add-On is available for guests who would like the full-day version.