Discover
Hawkes Bay

Discover

More reasons to enjoy your stay at
Porters Boutique Hotel in Hawke’s Bay.

Hawke’s Bay is home to some of New Zealand’s best wineries, a vibrant dining scene, and an incredible landscape.

Porters Boutique Hotel is located in the heart of it all, only minutes from local wineries and restaurants with close proximity to Napier and Hawke’s Bay Airport.

Soak up the best of the Bay and enjoy the local attractions during your stay in Havelock North.

Local Wineries

Visit Elephant Hill for a wine tasting and delicious fine dining while taking in the breathtaking views of the Pacific Ocean and vineyard.

Craggy Range is famed for its elegant red wines and spectacular views of Te Mata peak.

Te Mata Estate is one of New Zealand’s most esteemed vineyards and the oldest in Hawke’s Bay.

Enjoy wine tasting at the Black Barn vineyard cellar door, or dine al fresco underneath the vines.

Try award-winning Chardonnay amongst the vines at Clearview Estate.

Relax on the lawn at the historic Mission Estate with a platter and a bottle of wine.

Download the Hawke’s Bay Winery Guide

Relax

Indulge in a massage at the Cape Kidnappers spa.

Catch a flick at Cinema Gold in the Havelock North Village.

Soak the day away in the heated pools at Ocean Spa in Napier.

Pack a picnic and spend a day at one of the local beaches.

Activities

  • Cycle through Hawkes Bay’s beautiful countryside to wineries and beaches.
  • Play a round of golf at one of Hawke’s Bay’s many courses – including the esteemed Cape Kidnappers course.
  • Walk up Te Mata Peak and enjoy spectacular views.
  • Surf, swim or walk beautiful Ocean Beach or Waimarama Beach.
  • Explore the gorgeous Tuki Tuki Valley and its many peaks via foot or mountain bike.
  • Visit the popular Cape Kidnappers Gannet Colony with Gannet Safaris adventures.
  • The Amphitheatre at Black Barn is the perfect outdoor concert venue with both international & national acts throughout the summer. It also entertains as an outdoor cinema in the early months of January every year.
  • Take in the famous Art Deco architecture of Napier and wander along scenic Marine Parade.
  • Historic Ahuriri features more Art Deco treasures alongside modern eateries, shops, and a charming boardwalk.
  • Stock up on artisan treats and enjoy locally-roasted coffee at the Saturday Grower’s market at Black Barn from 9.00am to midday through the summer months.
  • The Hawke’s Bay Farmers’ Market boasts a huge range of fresh produce, breakfast fare and coffee every Sunday at the A&P Showgrounds from 8.30am to 12.30pm.
  • The National Aquarium in Napier houses New Zealand’s most diverse range of aquatic animals and sea life.