Experience Hawke's Bay
HAWKE'S BAY EVENTS - Throughout the year Hawke's Bay hosts exciting events - The Royal A&P Show, Art Deco weekends, Mission Estate, Horse of the Year, Food & WIne, Cycling and Racing events. Think of Mangawhare when attending one of these exciting happenings!
Driving Adventures - The Napier to Taihape Road and the "Gentle Annie" are know as some of the best motor cycling or driving roads in New Zealand. Use our home as a perfect place for day trips or to rest on a Hawke's Bay adventure. Rent a great roadster from the fabulous "Hooters" in Napier. A great vehicle, a spectacular road and Mangawhare as your destination - what could be a better adventure?
Premium Wine Tours - Have a phenomenal experience with Vines & Views. Ross Lepper will give you the insider's view of phenomenal wineries (The Mission, Linden, Esk Valley, Church Road). View beautiful Napier and enjoy wine and nibbles from a private viewing platform. Enjoy a host like no other. vinesandviewswinetours.co.nz
Fly Fishing- Mangawhare homestead is bordered by 2 rivers, the Tutaekuri and the Ngaruroro. Both have an abundance of trout. Whether alone, or guided, try those secret streams that only locals know.
Cycling - The Hawkes Bay has over 200 km's of bike trails. Whether it's bird watching in the marshlands, or exercising, or having a wee vino as you go, we can arrange a cycling itinerary for you -including a drop off and pick up service if needed. We have mountain bikes or "cruisers" that are available for your use and helmets to ensure your safety!
Walking- Wander the Hawke's Bay hillsides. There are great Deparment of Conservation tracks nearby, and all the Kaweka Ranges to explore too. Blowhard Bush only 15 km from Mangawhare is one of the most beautiful bird watching sanctuaries. The 63-hectare reserve contains many caves, fascinating rock formations and water-cut passages.