Monday: Flax Weaving Class:
Join local artists Ema Stone and Ani Maguire as they impart their passion and knowledge for traditional Maori flax weaving, an art form passed down from generation to generation. This activity is open to all ages and runs for approximately 2 hours.
Tuesday: Tour of Farm Vegetables Gardens:
Experience our spectacular vegetable garden with an informative tour. Hawke’s Bay is widely known as the Fruit Bowl of New Zealand, and with its abundance of vegetables, berries and herbs, our vegetable garden fits that description perfectly. Fresh seasonal fruit and vegetables are key to our daily changing menus, and this is your chance to learn more about the fresh produce featured by our chefs.
Wednesday: Photography Workshop:
Join photography enthusiast Steve Grooby to discover some of The Farm’s secret beauty spots and learn how best to capture them with your camera. Head off the beaten path to find stunning panoramas of rolling landscape, where Steve will share tips and tricks to harness the light and utilise your camera’s full potential.
The Southern Hemisphere is host to a magnificent array of stars and constellations and Cape Kidnappers’ rural, coastal vantage point makes it perfect for stargazing. Enjoy an evening under the stars as astronomer Gary Sparks guides you through our skies in this fantastic experience.
Friday: Guided Walk of Orienteering Course:
Orienteering is a sport with a long history having been around since 1897. Join our guide and take an invigorating walk along our 2.9 km orienteering course while taking in the open air and beautiful countryside. We recommend comfortable shoes for walking and a light jacket.
Saturday: Wine Tasting:
Hawke’s Bay is New Zealand’s oldest wine region and consistently produces award-winning varietals. Join a Cape Kidnappers wine expert in our Wine Cellar to taste some of the fine wines that Hawke’s Bay and New Zealand has to offer.
Sunday: Golf Clinic:
While staying at Cape Kidnappers, you have an internationally renowned golf course at your disposal. Hone your skills or take your first foray into the world of golf with our Sunday golf clinic. Our resident PGA professionals will examine your short game, full swing and discuss the nuances of our exceptional course.