Havelock North Attractions and Activities

Havelock North has become the most sought after location for families seeking an idyllic lifestyle home in Hawke's bay. Within easy reach are the sandy seaside havens of Waimarama and Ocean Beach.


Things to do in Havelock North and Hawke's Bay

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The Village

The Village boasts an upmarket shopping district offering visitors all the retail options of a small town. Havelock North has a relaxed cafe culture thanks to a fine selection of local bistros, bars, coffee shops and restaurants. There are two excellent coffee roasteries - Hawthorne Coffee on Napier Road and Bay Expresso which have cafes in the Village and Hastings.

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Wine Tours

Havelock North borders some of the most famous wine growing areas in New Zealand. Minutes from the town center the vineyards line the hills and flat land to the north and south of the village. The wineries have some of the worlds most famous red and white wines from New Zealand.

Te Mata Peak

Te Mata Peak

Drive, bike or walk to the top of Te Mata Peak which stands 400 metres above sea level and offers stuning 360 degree views of Hawke's Bay. The majestic "Sleeping Giant" silhouette by the crags on the skyline, provides a dramatic backdrop. Havelock North is a vibrant village in the middle of one of the most charming locations in the world, Hawke's Bay Wine Country.


Gannet Colony

Visit the world's largest mainland Gannet colony. Options for getting there include travelling overland by 4WD or along the beach on a family fun tractor ride.

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Fishing / Trout Fishing

Havelock North and Hawke's Bay offer a huge range of different types of fishing. The Tukituki River is the most frequently fished and accessible river in the Hawke's Bay Region providing over 300km of highly productive water. Fishing at sea out from Napier and off the Wharf can be truly exciting for any fisherman young or old.

Black Barn Growers' Market

Farmers Market

A market day every Saturday during the summer months November to March at the Black Barn Vinyards venue. The producers of quality foods sell their wares to the public. From beautiful syrups, meats, vegetables, fruit, cheeses, and breads the shopper is treated cuisine at its best. There is also a Sunday Farmers Market at the showgrounds.



Hawke's bay is an ideal location for corporate events, offering smart indoor venues. Delegates can also enjoy a wealth of opportunities to combine work and play with activities available for groups of all sizes and abilities.

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Visit Napier

Known as the Art Deco City, Napier has the most comprehensive collection of inner-city art deco buildings in the world. Every February, thousands of people flock to Napier to celebrate the Art Deco Weekend Summer Festival, sending the township back to a time of new hope.


Golf Clubs

There are six golf clubs to choose from, all within 25 minutes from Cherry Grove Motel including the beautiful Cape Kidnappers Course. Also in the area are two nine hole courses plus a driving range.

Children under 2 stay free. Children 2 and over pay the same rate as adults.
Please ensure children are supervised in and around the pool and driveway areas.

Cherry Grove Motel

87 Napier Rd
Havelock North
Hawke's Bay

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