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Pacific Coast Highway - Napier - Blue Spring

Napier and Hastings are the largest twin cities in Hawke’s Bay. They both enjoy higher amount of sunshine and warmer climates as compared to other places in New Zealand. Consequently a lot of fruit is produced in the region. The vineyards are also very abundant in the region because of the very reason.
Although we had visited a lot of places in the past 2 days, it was a no-brainer to visit the twin cities and their major attractions. The weather forecast was not very favourable for the day and we thought we would make the most of our time there. After checking out of the accommodation we drove towards Cape Kidnappers. Cape Kidnappers, named due to an incident which took place in 1769 with Captain Cook and the Maori, is a scenic place offering quite a few things to do. There are gannet colonies, walks and a golf course. Tours are operated by a private operator to view the gannet colonies. We learned it when we reached there and had to miss it since it needed advance bookings. We visited C…