Hastings - Heart of Hawke's Bay


Early morning hot air balloon ride

September 26th, 2011

Travelling in a hot air balloon was for me, a tick off my bucket list.  Ready to board the balloon The view Another shot of the view from inside the basket Soaring in the sky watching the... Read more

Quadbiking adventure with On Track Adventures

September 7th, 2011

If you love the outdoors, and looking for a bit of a thrill, you HAVE to try quadbiking at On Track Adventures. Only a 20 minute drive from Hastings CBD, On Track Adventures has 2,000 acres of... Read more

Walks, tracks, hot pools and a bit of kiwi spotting

September 7th, 2011

Recently we were lucky enough to be invited to accompany the Department of Conservation on a trip around some great Hawke’s Bay scenic spots. Our first stop was Balls Clearing – seriously... Read more

See the world’s largest gannet colony with Gannet Beach Adventures

September 6th, 2011

Gannet Beach Adventures takes you to an iconic part of Hawke’s Bay to see the world’s largest, most accessible mainland gannet nesting site at Cape Kidnappers. The adventure begins at the Clifton... Read more

Horse trekking – Boutique Horsetreks

August 23rd, 2011

This is what it’s all about. Easy living in The Bay. If you’re not afraid of horses and love getting outside in the fresh air, contact Boutique Horsetreks for 1.5 hour, 3 hour and 4 hour... Read more