Bespoke Hawke’s Bay Travel
Bespoke Travel is based in Havelock North, Hawke’s Bay. We are proud to provide a personalised travel experience, servicing Hawke’s Bay and beyond. Being a travel broker, Carly Evans from Bespoke Travel offers you flexibility – you may wish to meet in central Havelock North, Hastings, Napier or surrounding suburbs in a cafe, at your home or office, or otherwise you can make an appointment to come to our office. Alternatively we can be reached by email, phone or skype. Bespoke Travel is your locally based bespoke Hawke’s Bay travel specialist.
Bespoke Travel is at the heart of Havelock North and Havelock North is at the heart of Hawke’s Bay. Hawke’s Bay is located on the east coast of New Zealand’s north Island and is easily accessible by driving, flying or cruise ship into the port of Napier. Air New Zealand and Jetstar both service the local airport and we can assist you with these travel arrangements.
Havelock North has a lot to offer and at its core is a bustling village with many boutiques, cafes, restaurant-bars, book stores and providores. We are one of just over 10,000 kiwis to call Havelock North village our home.
Havelock North is nestled into the foothills of Te Mata Peak – the Sleeping Giant. Te Mata Peak provides great walking and mountain biking tracks.
There has been a focus on the development of cycle trails in Hawke’s Bay and not only are they a great option for families to enjoy a day out in the sunshine but also to explore the local wineries, many of which are connected by the trails.
Hawke’s Bay Wineries and Produce –
Hawke’s Bay is abound with wineries and Havelock North is the gateway to these. From the well-known and internationally acclaimed to the boutique producers, you will be impressed by the range of world-class wines produced within the region. Hawke’s Bay is not only wine country but it also home to many orchards producing apples, figs, feijoas, strawberries and more. Year-round on Saturdays you can sample the local produce at the Urban Food Market and on Sundays you can visit the Farmers Market in Hastings.
Hawke’s Bay Beaches –
From Havelock North village, you can easily access Ocean Beach and Waimarama Beach where you will still have ample personal space even on the hottest summer day. Or, take a walk along the Tuki Tuki River or Karamu Stream. There are designated off-leash dog areas too so be sure to bring your furry family members if you’re coming to stay in town.
Hawke’s Bay Accommodation –
As for accommodation, there are homely B&Bs, cottages, luxury lodges, motels, hotels and resorts to suit all budgets. We have featured some of our favourites (which we have personally experienced and highly recommend) in our bespoke Hawke’s Bay travel itinerary suggestions.
Explore Hawke’s Bay –
You can’t plan a trip to Hawke’s Bay and intend to just stay overnight – there is plenty to see and do – so we beckon you to experience at least a three night stay and ideally five or even seven nights if possible. There really is much to explore! From river rafting to visiting the gannet colonies at Cape Kidnappers, sampling the local wines and produce, paintball, kiwi discoveries, cycling, hiking, paddleboarding and more, you’ll easily be able to fill every spare minute of your day.
Hawke’s Bay Events –
This is the perfect destination for a wedding or special event and we are only too willing to assist you by putting you in touch with local function venues and stylists, whilst we assist with coordination of travel arrangements for your guests from out of town, as well as any pre or post touring arrangements. Contact us to discuss your ideas for your next event in Hawke’s Bay so we can personalise your travel experience.
Neighbouring Napier is famed as the Art Deco Capital of the World and twice yearly celebrates with the Art Deco Weekend. In addition, there are many other events and festivals in Hawke’s Bay, including:
* F.A.W.C – Food And Wine Classic: June and November
* Spring Fling – Central Hawke’s Bay: September and October
* Hawke’s Bay Marathon
* Trail Runs (eg: HB Trail Run and Peak Trail Blazer) – Bespoke Travel is a Silver Sponsor of the Peak Trail Blazer
* Cycling races (eg: The Big Easy)
* Art Exhibitions
* Spring Racing Carnival
Beyond the Hastings District of Havelock North, Hastings, Napier and surrounds, Central Hawke’s Bay has its own treasures as does the Wairoa and Mahia district. Contact us to find out more.
Being locally based in Havelock North, Bespoke Travel is ideally positioned as your local bespoke Hawke’s Bay travel specialist when planning your next trip to the Hawke’s Bay region. Bespoke Travel is a member of the Hawke’s Bay Tourism Partner Programme as we are committed to boosting tourism to this fabulous region which has so much to offer. We look forward to sharing our love of Havelock North and the greater Hawke’s Bay region with you.
We have a number of suggested itineraries, however please contact Bespoke Travel directly so we can design your bespoke Hawke’s Bay travel experience.
Bespoke Hawke’s Bay tour and travel itinerary suggestions:
bespoke Hawke’s Bay Getaway: 5 days / 4 nights
bespoke Hawke’s Bay Adventure: 6 days / 5 nights
bespoke Hawke’s Bay Retreat: 4 days / 3 nights