Group Activities in Hastings

Top Large Group Activities & Things to Do in Hastings, New Zealand

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  • hannah
    Christchurch, New Zealand207 contributions
    In my opinion, it offers the best and the easiest reach urban hilltop view in New Zealand. It is so great to be able to drive up to the top, and you can choose to bike and walk up. Even though you don’t want to go up, you can still enjoy the view from the bottom of the hill (specifically from Craggy Range)

    It has amazing view and great spot for sunrise and sunset.

    If you would like to have light on the peak and ridge, you’d better go there in the morning or at latest early afternoon.
    Written 14 May 2022
    This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
  • heidijeju
    Jeju, South Korea34 contributions
    Our stay in the Merlot cottage was superb. Rows of vines, beautiful sculptures, a bevy of quails, acorns and olive trees and tasty wines.
    Written 16 February 2022
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  • DGM788
    Hastings, New Zealand11 contributions
    Awesome place for families. Plenty of room to spread out. Clean place and really helpful staff. Kids loved the lazy river and slides.
    Written 18 February 2021
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  • wendy lyons-beck
    Tauranga, New Zealand189 contributions
    We had a stunning afternoon at this sandy beach with the locals. The water was clear and warm. Parking is a challenge. No food or drink options here.No rubbish collection so be a tidy Kiwi.
    Written 9 January 2022
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  • Irish_Kiwi77
    Wellington, New Zealand1,220 contributions
    If you are in the area and like locally produced products, this is well worth visiting. I was very impressed with the amount of stalls there and the selection of products available. If you do like coffee there are three options available but be prepared to queue. A number of stalls had ephos machines, which was great as I don’t carry cash. There is a lot of parking available and it didn’t take me long to find a space. Will definitely be back when in the area again
    Written 28 April 2021
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  • Neil
    12 contributions
    Very knowledgeable host, excellent wines, magnificent setting. We were already a fan of the wines but have some new favorites to add to our buying list.
    Written 18 May 2021
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  • Neil
    12 contributions
    Excellent tasting, very knowledgeable host and some of the best reds in Hawke Bay, a must do if in the area.
    Written 18 May 2021
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  • Jane A
    Wellington, New Zealand155 contributions
    Lovely playground for children to have wet play and dry play. First time here. Noticed they had park staff supervising and watching children.
    Written 2 February 2020
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  • Candhansen
    Hastings, New Zealand19 contributions
    Wonderful white sand and warm sea, in summer. A great place for my grandchildren to visit, the ones who like flat beaches with no rocks to explore.
    Written 2 August 2020
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  • Anna-Maria F
    Wellington, New Zealand14 contributions
    Such a neat spot to take younger children.

    We saw so many babies due to the time of year. The ducklings were only born the night before so it was pretty special to see them.

    Special shout our to the lady that works there. She was absolutely fantastic speaking to us about the different animals

    Pop in if you find yourself in the area.
    Written 9 February 2022
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  • Kate
    Wellington, New Zealand582 contributions
    Delicious cider, a lovely day in the sun and great service!

    The food here is a little unconventional, you buy various items like cheese, crackers, potato chips and diy your own platter - but that adds to the charm.

    We had a tasting and tried all of the ciders. It was incredibly busy and there was only one staff member on but she did a wonderful job!
    Written 6 June 2021
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  • Rachael B
    1,892 contributions
    Good beer tasting and a lovely setup. We unfortunately went on a rainy day so the outdoor seating was not as pleasant as if it had been sunnier but service and experience was still good despite weather. We both preferred the Garden of Eden Farmhouse ale best. We also split the Brezel (soft pretzel with olive oil and mustard) and Brew grain crackers and baked Camembert. The crackers and cheese was the BEST! They really use every bit of the grain used in brewing that they can and it is so tasty! Grounds are also kid friendly and we saw plenty of people bring theirs.
    Written 20 October 2020
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  • shanes_on_the_go
    Virginia Beach, VA42 contributions
    Lorna was an absolute delight from the moment she picked us up throughput the entire afternoon. Her witty banter, knowledge of the area, and relaxed attitude and candor made for the perfect day of wine tasting. Highly recommend to anyone looking for a day filled with positive vibes and laughter …..with some outstanding wine tasting to boot! Already planning a return trip and bringing all my friends.
    Written 8 April 2022
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  • Nina Y
    1 contribution
    We couldn't have asked for more. Gareth was the perfect guide.....knowledgeable, interesting, friendly and accommodating. We would highly recommend and book with him again next time.
    Written 24 April 2021
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  • Vanessa
    Hastings, New Zealand3 contributions
    Wow! What a fun experience, amazing driver and tour guide ( Tim). Our trip around the wineries, was fantastic, amazingly organised and Tim our driver provided AMAZING SERVICE. We will definitely be booking the black rose limousine service again and will ask for Tim, he was generous, helpful, understanding, patient and very fun. The bus was the perfect size for our 15 friends. The bus even provided wine glasses, it was just perfect!!

    We were able to drink on the bus, which made it a whole lot of fun! Our friends who were not from Hawkes bay, said they will definitely be returning.

    If you have a large group of friends and your wanting to go adventuring to wineries or anything place to adventure the bay, using black rose limousine service is the way to go! No one has to be your sober drive as black rose has you covered.

    Can’t wait to do this again!!! If you use this service ask for Tim to be your driver and guide, he made our trip SO MUCH FUN!

    Thanks again! We will be back!!
    Written 28 April 2022
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