The views from Te Mata Peak are spectacular and well worth the short drive.
The rivers, beaches and urban centres of Hawkes Bay are connected by an extensive network of well maintained cycle/walking paths.
Syringa House has two bikes for hire, one e-bike and one road bike.
Popular local beaches include Ocean Beach and Waimarama Beach
Napier city (20 minutes drive) is famous for its art deco architecture and annual art deco events
Havelock North has many cafes and restaurants, and there are several award winning wineries in close proximity
Cape Kidnappers Gannet Colony is the world’s largest, most accessible Gannet nesting place. Gannet Safaris will take you right to within a few feet of these remarkable birds.
The gannet colony is accessible for walkers (allow 6 hours for the round trip)