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Art Deco Guided Tours Cruise Excursion

Join the thousands of people who take a guided Art Deco walk each year.

Savour the style of one of the world's unique cities - Napier, levelled by earthquake and fire in 1931 and rebuilt in the depths of the great Depression with optimism and vitality in the styles of the thirties - Spanish Mission, Stripped Classical and above all Art Deco.

Your informative and entertaining guide will bring Napier's fascinating architectural history to life for you as you take an easy stroll through the compact Art Deco Quarter in the vibrant city centre.

All Art Deco Walks leave from the Art Deco Centre
Morning Walk leaves daily at 10 am
Morning Walk leaves daily at 11 am from 1st October to 31st March
Afternoon Walk leaves daily at 2 pm from the Art Deco Centre
Evening walk leaves at 4.30 pm from the 20th October to 31st March
Vintage Car Tours are by appointment only

Adult $24.00, Youth (12 – 16 years) $5, Child (under 12) Free

This fascinating walk takes in the heart of Napier’s Art Deco quarter, revealing to you the story of the 1931 earthquake and introducing you to the Art Deco style that the city is recognized for world wide.

You will be met by your guide at the Art Deco Centre and your tour will end at 11.30 am  where you will be invited to view a free short movie ‘The Day that Changed the Bay’.

Duration 1.5 Hours
Departs 10.00 am from the Art Deco Centre

Adult $24.00, Youth (12 – 16 years) $5, Child (under 12) Free

This fascinating walk takes in the heart of Napier’s Art Deco Quarter, revealing to you the story of the 1931 earthquake and introducing you to the Art Deco style that the city is recognized for world wide.

You will be met by your guide at the Art Deco Centre and your tour will end at 12 pm where you will be invited to view a free short movie ‘The Day that Changed the Bay’.

Duration 1.5 Hours
Departs 11.00 am from the Art Deco Centre

Available from 1st October - 31 March only

Adult $26.00, Youth (12 - 16 years) $5.00, Child: Free

The most complete Art Deco tour of Napier, this extended guided walk begins at the Art Deco Centre with an audio visual introduction from your local guide.

You’ll hear the dramatic story of the 1931 earthquake and discover Art Deco; the style of the times in the 1930's. Your small group will then depart on a two and a half hour guided walk through Napier’s Art Deco quarter, including visits to the interiors of some of the most stunning examples of this architectural style in the city.

On your return to the Art Deco Centre, you will be invited into the boutique theatre for a complimentary tea or coffee and to view a short film about our world famous Art Deco Weekend celebrations.

Note that access to some buildings is not possible at weekends or on public holidays.

Duration 2.5 Hours
Departs 2 pm from the Art Deco Centre

Adult $25.00, Youth (12-18 years) $5.00, Child: Free

A peaceful guided walk in the quiet of the evening after the daytime crowds have departed the city.

Ideal for those arriving late into Napier for the night and a perfect pre-dinner tour. Meet your local volunteer guide at the Art Deco Centre ready for this easy early evening stroll that finishes at the same location at 6.30 pm.

Duration 2 Hours
Departs 4.30 pm from the Art Deco Centre
Only available from 20 October to 31 March 

$210.00 per car, up to 4 passengers

Discover Napier's Art Deco heritage in style in a luxurious 1930's vintage car.

Your journey will take in Napier's famous Art Deco Quarter, historic Port Ahuriri and a delightfully quaint Art Deco residential suburb.

You will visit the Napier Municipal Theatre, named in 2013 as one of the Top 10 Art Deco buildings in the world, and the National Tobacco Company building, one of the most photographed buildings in New Zealand.

Your tour will last 75 minutes and includes plenty of opportunities to stop for photographs at a selection of Napier's most well known Art Deco landmarks.

Tours depart from the Art Deco Centre, although central Napier picks ups can be arranged at no additional charge - perfect for a surprise treat for that special someone!

 

Art Deco Highlights Vintage Car Tour
$125.00 per car, up to 4 passengers

Enjoy a mini tour of Art Deco Napier’s world famous landmarks including NZ’s most photographed building, the Louis Hay designed National Tobacco Building.

You will be chauffeured in style in a luxurious 1930s Packard vintage car.

Your tour will 45 minutes and includes plenty of opportunities for photographs!

Tours depart from the Art Deco Centre, although central Napier picks ups can be arranged at no additional charge - perfect for a surprise treat for that special someone!

Make a booking

Make a booking enquiry and a Napier i-SITE consultant will contact you shortly with booking options.

All bookings are subject to availability and will be confirmed after booking has been received.

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