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29 Jul 2015
“Art Deco tour in the luxury of a 1930's Packard.”
5 Jun 2015
“Best thing to do on arrival into Napier”
Napier, New Zealand
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Reviewed 29 July 2015

For visitors to Napier and local residents who want to learn more about their local heritage a very worthwhile thing to do is an Art Deco tour with Packard Promenades. There are a number of cars in the fleet. We had a wonderful chauffeur –...More

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank Doug F
Reviewed 5 June 2015

Tony was my driver in full Art Deco costumer. Superb guide, drove me around in a 1939 Packard which was great fun, and explained the history of why Napier is the Art Deco capital in the world. Best thing to do to get your bearings...More

Date of experience: May 2015
1  Thank Sarah C
Reviewed 31 May 2015

Beautiful Packards and well trained and friendly drivers. Great commentary supplemented by photographs before/after the earthquake and visits to iconic art deco buildings. Loved our Mexican driver, Teri. Highly recommend to visitors and locals with guests.

Date of experience: May 2015
2  Thank OliveLady2014
Reviewed 15 February 2015

We were two couples who decided to visit Napier for a mid summer experience. Being Seniors with an interest in history and art deco what should we do? A visit to the Art Deco Trust office/store was first port of call and a 90 minute...More

Date of experience: February 2015
1  Thank bronteP
Reviewed 7 June 2014

For $550 for 5 hours,we expected a special afternoon, but we were sorely disappointed. Maybe if Graham had taken us it would have been different, but he was too busy sitting in the sun with his lady friends that day. The guide he pawned us...More

Date of experience: October 2013
3  Thank Relax803356
Reviewed 23 April 2014

We booked with these people when we toured New Zealand in dec 2013. Our guides name was tony he was rude and we could not wait to get out and back to the boat. Do not use this service you will regret it.

Date of experience: December 2013
2  Thank kaptin
Reviewed 3 April 2014

This tour was the highlight of our trip to New Zealand. We travelled around town in a vintage car, learning about the amazing history of Napier. It was insightful, intimate, engaging and best of all we got a private tour of Napier Municipal Theatre. Graham,...More

Date of experience: March 2014
Thank KorenaSydney
Reviewed 29 January 2014

I contacted Graham and booked Packard Promenades some months prior to our cruise on the Sea Princess. We were met at Port by Tere in a glistening Packard for a journey through time on The Art Deco Tour. We enjoyed a grand ride through Napier...More

Date of experience: January 2014
2  Thank Kate M
Reviewed 27 December 2013

We booked with Packard Promenades tour online before our cruise. This was a very easy process, with professional, but friendly responses to our queries. Tony was waiting for us on the wharf, at the arranged time, when we stepped off our cruise ship, Oosterdam, on...More

Date of experience: December 2013
1  Thank SKIClubmember
Reviewed 3 November 2013

We booked this directly through Packard Promenades. Graham got back to us immediately and was happy to accommodate our preferred timing. Our fabulous guide Tere gave us great value for money and provided comprehensive information about Napier’s early history, the earthquake and subsequent reconstruction. Among...More

Date of experience: October 2013
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