Experience the nature and wildlife of Hawke's Bay

Hawke’s Bay offers visitors a variety of landscapes, from forests to spectacular cliffs, wildlife and historic reserves.

Hawke's Bay has wonderful attractions for visitors interested in nature and history.

There are plenty of walking tracks, making it easy to get out and enjoy the natural environment and landscapes.

Cape Kidnappers Gannet Reserve is home to two gannet colonies managed by the Department of Conservation (DOC).

The Ahuriri Estuary supports an extremely diverse range of birds, fish, invertebrates, and plant life. The Pekapeka wetlands are a short distance from Hastings.

Otatara Pa Historic Reserve encompasses one of the most outstanding defensive and settlement complexes in New Zealand.

For more information, visit the DOC Hawke's Bay Visitor Centre.

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