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Art Deco City Vintage Car Tour provided by Napier Classic Car Tours

Art Deco City Vintage Car Tour

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per group (up to 1)
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What you can expect during this experience
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
Updated 17/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
A note from Art Deco City Vintage Car Tour
If you or anyone in your group is experiencing Covid-19 symptoms, we will work directly with you to cancel or reschedule your tour.
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Updated 17/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Exclusive private 90 minute tour of Napier's world-famous Art Deco City in an authentic, genuine classic/vintage car driven by a friendly and knowledgeable Driver/Guide. See and hear about the events of 1931 when the city of Napier was destroyed by a huge earthquake - then learn about the rebuild in the Art Deco style. We not only show you all the key locations but our guides will bring the historic events to life with human dramas and stories from the times. This is a private tour for up to 3 travelers per car - please select 1 traveler when booking but also let us know how many people are in your group (max 3 per vehicle).
  • You'll start at
    56 Marine Parade
    Or, you can also get picked up
    See Important Information for details
  • 1
    Clive Square
    Stop: 30 minutes
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  • 2
    Bluff Hill Lookout
    Stop: 20 minutes
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  • 3
    National Tobacco Company Building
    Stop: 15 minutes
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  • You'll end at
    56 Marine Parade
    56 Marine Parade, Bluff Hill, Napier 4110, New Zealand
    Meet at the Pink Flag inside the Soundshell area adjacent to the Napier i-SITE Visitor Information Centre. If in doubt, ask anyone in a hi-vis jacket for directions.
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Important Information
Departure Point
56 Marine Parade, Bluff Hill, Napier 4110, New Zealand
1h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Driver/guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Pickup and drop-off from designated meeting points
  • Private tour
  • Private transportation
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Wine tasting fees (if requested)
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Additional Info
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • At time of booking, Cruise ship passengers must provide the following information at time of booking: ship name, docking time, disembarkation time and re-boarding time
  • Large bags cannot be stored in vintage cars - please travel light
  • Maximum of 3 people per car
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Stephanie wrote a review Jul. 2020
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We went on the 90 minute Art Deco tour today with our 15 & 17 year old sons, and all absolutely loved it!! We could have driven & walked around on our own but there’s no way we would have learnt all the interesting history & stories about Napier before, during & after the
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Date of experience: July 2020
Response from paulsO9994TF, Owner at Art Deco City Vintage Car Tour
Responded 17 Jul. 2020
Many thanks for that smashing review - we are so pleased you enjoyed the tour! We love showing people around beautiful historic Napier and thank you for supporting our local Kiwi business.
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John L wrote a review Dec. 2019
Brisbane, Australia13 contributions1 helpful vote
Excellent transportation. Knowledgeable and generous driver/guide. Saw all the places of interest we had been promised with a lot of background history.
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Date of experience: December 2019
Response from paulsO9994TF, Owner at Art Deco City Vintage Car Tour
Responded 17 Dec. 2019
Thanks JohnL - very pleased you enjoyed the experience
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By: Napier Classic Car Tours
Excellent Napier experience!
As a group of 9 ladies, we got to enjoy 3 beautiful cars and drivers! Paul, Leslie & John, thank you so much for sh
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Napier tour
What an enjoyable tour. Lesley was an entertaining, personable host. The commentary as we were carried around town
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Art Deco tour with Napier Classic Cars
We decided to surprise Dad for his 90th birthday with a special Art Deco tour by Napier Classic cars in A1931 VINT
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Excellent Way to see Napier
My son and I loved the tour of Napier and surrounds in Buttercup. Would highly recommend this tour to other car lov
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A classy car ride in a wonderful Art Deco city. Not to be missed.
We had a great trip around the city in a classic 1931 4-door Chevrolet accompanied by a great driver, John, who was
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Kim T
Fabulous trip with Leslie and Buttercup, they were both fabulous ! Very nice to have a more personal trip with a n
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History Ride
Completed a 75minute tour in “Queenie” with Paul our driver. As soon as we were met at our motel, Paul made us feel
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Marie F
Paul was great
Paul was great - very knowledgeable about Napier - thoroughly enjoyed our time with Napier Classic Cars
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Napier Classic Car Tour
Fantastic mornings tour of Napier with Paul our driver for the day. Fun and informative in a Gorgeous Daimler, what
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Explore Napier in Style
On behalf of my family & myself I would like to thank Lesley for a fantastic tour around Napier in Millie
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Just what I was looking for in a tour!
I’m a “new” local, having moved to Havelock North a year ago, and wanted to find a tour of Napier to surprise my el
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Family Friendly and Fun
Super friendly and accommodating. Great local knowledge too. And what a car! Queenie was just stunning. The time l
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Donna B
Buttercup was a legend!
This was a beautiful car and Lesley was a terrific tour guide, informative and funny! She offered such a plethora o
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Besties tour
This was the highlight of the North Island. Our tour guide Lesley was a brilliant and extremely funny lady and also
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Cherry B
Fun friendly and informative tour
Fabulous morning spent touring Napier in a 1925 Ford Model A named Buttercup with our host Lesley sharing history/g
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Key Details
  • Duration: 1h 30m
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Pickup offered
  • Languages Offered: English
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