Local Attractions at Havelock North Motor Lodge

Havelock North is a destination for all seasons with a wide range of things to do in a climate that is arguably the best in New Zealand.

Apart from the great shopping and culinary opportunities available in and around the Village, there are an abundance of exciting activities available to suit everyone. These include:

Hawkes Bay Farmers' Market

There's nothing fresher or finer than a barrow load of food from The Hawke's Bay Farmers' Markets!

Shop at one of two markets for a wide range of fresh vegetables, fruit, meat, bread, eggs, pickles and preserves and more. Purchasing straight from the producer.

A visit to Hawke's Bay is completed by a shopping spree at the Farmers' Markets.

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Hawkes Bay Farmyard Zoo

The Hawkes Bay Farmyard Zoo was established in February 2004, since then it has become recognised as one of the leading attractions for both tourists and groups in Hawkes Bay. Known for its unique atmosphere and educational opportunities the Zoo also provides a safe, clean environment with informative signage, limestone walkways, and a picnic area to accommodate large groups such as birthdays, work functions, and Christmas parties alike.

Splash planet

Splash Planet is New Zealand’s only water theme park and is a beloved Hawke’s Bay destination where generations of families have made lifetime memories. Offering an unrivalled selection of theme park rides and water attractions, Splash Planet is the perfect destination for the whole family!


Arataki Honey Visitor Centre

Discover more about honey, meet the bees that make it, taste test and find your favourite, purchase gifts and souvenirs, all at the interactive, modern Arataki Honey Visitor Centre.

Te Mata Peak & Park

Nau mai, haere mai – Welcome to one of the most loved and visited places in Te Matau-a-Māui (Hawke’s Bay); we invite you to experience all the beauty that our park has to offer. Admire the incredible 360° views of Hawke’s Bay and the Heretaunga Plains from the summit, walk through the majestic hundred-year-old giant redwoods, and discover the deep cultural relevance and compelling history of this special place.

Discover exciting activities in Havelock North, including farmers' markets, a farmyard zoo, water theme park, honey center, Te Mata Peak, and Gannet Reserve.

Cape Kidnappers Gannet Reserve

Cape Kidnappers/Te Kauwae-a-Māui is an extraordinary sandstone headland to the east of Hastings in Hawke's Bay. It was named by Captain Cook after an attempt by local Māori to abduct one of his crew.

The cape is home to the largest and most accessible gannet colony in the world. The 13-hectare privately owned reserve includes the Saddle and Black Reef gannet colonies.

Havelock North Motor Lodge

Phone: +64 6 877 8627
Freephone (NZ Only): 0508 405 405
Email: office@havelocknorthmotorlodge.co.nz
Address: 7 Havelock Road, Havelock North, 4130

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