The Hawke’s Bay Express is a modern road train that’s styled like an old-fashioned steam engine, but which travels on road, not rail.
As the bell rings and the whistle blows, you’ll be transported back to a time when first class meant swing music, polished wooden floors and crimson tasselled curtains. In this setting, you’ll never feel more connected to Napier’s special 1930s character.
And with our informative and quirky commentary, you’ll appreciate this famous city and its surrounding region in a way you’d never expect.
Full commentary 1.5 hour tours are 10.00 am and 2.00 pm daily.
Mini children's tours are 4.00 pm daily.