INSIDE: The ULTIMATE List of Napier Attractions for Families and Kids. Visiting Napier on holiday, and looking for the Ultimate List of Napier Attractions for Kids and Families? We have the goods. This is our awesome collection of fun things to do in Napier AND Hastings, and surrounds. We started with a list of our […]
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Featured Destination - Napier with Kids
Napier is one of the most beautiful spots on the North Island of New Zealand. Part of the greater Hawkes' Bay area, there is tonnes of stuff for families to do in Napier too.
There's wildlife to meet, Art Deco architecture to gape at, fabulous playgrounds, an oceanside walking and cycle path, hands-on museums for kids and more.
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Things to Do in Napier with Kids
- The ULTIMATE List of Napier Attractions for Kids and Families
- Head uphill for an outstanding view of the Napier Port
Culture and Museums in Napier
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INSIDE: Head up to this Napier Lookout for a great view! The Bluff Hill Domain Lookout is at the top of a windy maze of suburban streets. There’s little signage, so be prepared to go round and round a few times, like we did! But persevere. The view of Port of Napier on a sunny […]
INSIDE: Napier Playground. 2018. Even on a grey, wet and rainy day, we end up at a playground. The kids are immune to wet weather – a sprinkle of rain, and a deluge are equally as fun. So stopping the car for an adventure at the Napier Playground on Marine Parade was a no-brainer. The […]
INSIDE: The Story of Pania of the Reef. The Pania of the Reef statue on Marine Parade in Napier has a story to tell! The Pania of the Reef statue in Napier is a tribute to the old Maori legend of Pania, a beautiful girl/sea-creature who once lived in the ocean. Read all about Pania, […]