With pride of place high above the art deco city, The
Master's Lodge commands breathtaking views of Hawke's Bay and the blue
You are invited to enjoy this historic residence to its
- daydream in the elaborate Solarium
- savour a luscious Chardonnay in the Deco Lounge
- experience a nostalgic hour in the fascinating
Both superbly appointed and spacious suites are
individually designed for your comfort and relaxation. Book the
"exclusive use" and experience the ultimate in privacy!
At the end of an exciting day you can relax on the shady
verandah with the enchanting lights of the city below before relishing
one of Doris' superb Swiss gourmet affairs or a private dinner with the
Allow at least two nights to experience a wine tour
decanted especially for you, to savour the colourful Art Deco style of
Napier, to play the trout in gin clear water or to challenge yourself on
one of four Championship golf courses.
There are many reasons to visit Hawke's Bay and many
places to stay but there is one place where dreams come true - The
Allow at least two nights to experience the many
attractions Hawk's Bay has to offer: the Cape Kidnappers gannet colony,
over 30 of New Zealand's finest wineries, golf, fishing, gardens, hot
air ballooning, flying and bush walking. One of the best collection of
Art Deco architecture is a 10 minute walk away. You can enjoy all these
activities by yourself or on a standard guided tour. Additionally and
true to our concept of exclusivity and privacy, we do offer tailor-made
private tours with the most knowledgeable guides of the region.
Discover Art Deco! In winter tours start on Saturday,
Sunday and Wednesday at 10 am or 2 pm. Daily walks from 01. October
until Queens Birthday (early June). Or explore our fascinating townscape
at your own pace with the help of a self guided tour map or in the
company of your own private guide.
Beauty Therapy / In - House Massage:
Let us help you spoil yourself and nourish your soul!
Select the beauty treatment that suits your individual style and leaves
you refreshed. Or relax your body and mind with a professional
in-house massage of your choice.
Cape Kidnappers Gannet Colony (Oct - Apr):
Unimog, tractor/ trailer and 4WD bikes drive along the
beach (dependent on the tide). The overland trip via Summerlee sheep
& cattle station by air-conditioned coach has fixed departure times
(1.30pm). All trips last between three and four hours.
Dinner with the Winemaker:
This is the highlight for every wine-buff staying at The
Master's Lodge! Enjoy a private dinner with a local winemaker and hear
the masters of viticulture talk about their secrets. Sample the fruits
of their award-winning labour. (German and/or English spoken).
Take a break and join one of the best local fishing
guides in pursuit of the trout in gin clear water. You name the means of
transport: car, jetboat, helicopter. All equipment provided. Prices on
Garden and Parks:
Garden lovers take note. Hawke's Bay is a floral feast -
parks and gardens abound! The specially created Hawke's Bay Garden
Directory offers you a showcase of the beautiful gardens of our
You have the pick of four Championship Golf courses
within half an hour: Napier/Maraenui, Napier/Waiohiki, Flaxmere,
Hastings/Bridge Pa. All golf gear (incl. motorised carts) can be hired.
Hot Air Ballooning:
High flyers, you will have the 'time of your life' by
enjoying Hawke's Bay from 400m above sea level. Weather and wind
Let your private host take you on a 'voyage of
discovery' into the Hawke's Bay wine region and do not worry about
driving! You will have the chance to meet the winemaker/owner of the
estate personally and see behind the "scenes". Combine your
wine tasting with a relaxing al fresco lunch at one of the top wineries.