Activity Category: Te Awanga

Gannet Safaris Overland, Te Awanga

A trip to the gannet colony on Cape Kidnappers is a great experience for people of all ages. While the tractor trailer journey is great fun for kids, for some people, the bumpy tractor ride and/or the walk up from the beach to the gannets means that this isn’t an…

Clearview Winery, Te Awanga

Not all wineries in New Zealand cater well for kids, so it’s lovely to go somewhere where the adults can sit back and sample the wine and/or eat while the kids are happily occupied in a playground. Aimed at younger kids, the playground is fully gated and has a couple…

Hawke’s Bay Farmyard Zoo, Haumoana

This farmyard zoo is home to pigs, sheep and calves as well as the more exotic ostriches, alpacas, turtles and peacocks. Kids can interact with the animals and feed them (animal food $1). Springtime is especially popular with baby animals being fed by volunteers. Train rides and pony rides (additional charges,…

Gannet Beach Adventures, Hawke’s Bay

**Closed until further notice due to landslip. To visit the Gannet Colony, see Gannet Safaris which is still able to operate** This company takes groups of people along the coast in tractor trailers to see the Gannets that nest at Cape Kidnappers from the end of September (around the September school holidays) to April…