Art Deco Vintage Car Tour from Napier Art Deco Trust Shore Excursion
A luxurious way to see Napier while in port - your driver can meet you ship side and take you on a tour through Napier in a 1930's vintage car - Join this 75-minute tour for the chance to step back into the 1930’s. Immerse yourself in Napier’s Art Deco heritage as you visit some of the key attractions while in a luxurious 1930s vintage car. See famous buildings such as the Napier Municipal Theatre and National Tobacco Company building.
per adult from
1 hour 15 minutes
What's included :
- Live commentary on board
- Local guide
- Professional guide
- Port pickup
- Port pickup and drop-off
- Pickup and drop-off from designated meeting points
- Private tour
What's excluded :
- The original town of Napier was levelled by a dramatic and devastating earthquake in 1931 but was completely rebuilt within a remarkable 2 year period in the contemporary style of the times; Art Deco.
Relive the glamour and style of the jazz era with a luxurious vintage car tour.
You’ll be met your driver, in Art Deco costume, who will provide a fascinating commentary as you are driven in style, through Napier and surrounding areas. You’ll learn about the earthquake that destroyed the city, hear stories of the people that led the rebuild, and discover the Art Deco style.
En route you will stop in Ahuriri and visit one of the most photographed buildings in New Zealand, the National Tobacco Company building. You’ll then step back in time as you drive through the residential suburb of Marewa, meaning ‘gift from the sea’ in Maori. This suburb was built entirely on land that rose from the sea in the 1931 earthquake and is filled with 1930s style homes.
You’ll return to the Art Deco Centre or your central Napier hotel filled with a new appreciation for the city and the people who survived New Zealand’s worst natural disaster in modern times.
Departure Point :You can be picked up at the Port or meeting place is - Art Deco Trust, 7 Tennyson Street, Napier
Departure Time :Departure time is available by choice where applicable (between 9am and 5pm)
Return Detail :-
Hotel Pickup :
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 5 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
- Wheelchair accessible
- At time of booking, Cruise ship passengers must provide the following information at time of booking: ship name, docking time, disembarkation time and re-boarding time
- Collapsible wheelchairs with removable wheels can be accommodated providing the passenger is accompanied by someone who can assist them board and disembark
- This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
- You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.