View from Craggy RangeIn the Country-sideWatch the Sunset from Te Mata Peak

Wander through Keirunga GardensEnjoy our ViewsWander through our Garden

Things to Do

Follow the links below for an overview of some of the various activities that will keep you busy and enthralled while staying with us here in Havelock North. We are very happy to make bookings for you.

While you are here at The Loft art studio and Bed and Breakfast in Havelock North, here are some of the outstanding attractions available.

The dramatic organised trip, overland or around the beach to Cape Kidnappers; you will be taken to the largest and most accessible mainland gannet colony in the world.

Or play an amazing game of golf on the Cape Kidnappers Golf Course

The Art Trail: with an abundance of very talented artists is this region, you are bound to find a treasure to take home with you. 

The Food Trail: visiting the many talented and imaginative food artisans in the area. 

The Wine Trail: self-drive or take a tour to access the numerous world class vineyards to taste/buy and explore.

Fresh water fly fishing; Wild Trout Adventures will provide with a special fishing experience. 

Sightseeing: you will be enthralled at our striking landscapes, earthquake thrusts of many years ago, the shells on top of Te Mata Peak are proof that previously this land had been under the sea. 

The Honey House: Arataki is the largest bee keeping enterprise in the southern hemisphere; they have a wonderful facility for tasting, learning about the bees and the many products that are available using honey.

birdwoodsgallery.co.nz: Sit out under the trees or canopies in a relaxed garden setting for a light lunch or afternoon tea. Walk among the Zimbabwe artists' sculptures for sale on display in the grounds, purchase from a range of crystal jewellery or objet d'art or house deçor, have an ice-cream or packet of sweets.

Another sweet delight is Silky Oaks Chocolate Factory  

Hiking/Biking: the challenging trails on the famed Te Mata Peak landscape will enthral you with the breath-taking view from the top - Hanglide or Parapont off the top for a thrill of a lifetime - Watch the sunset or sunrise for a memory that will last forever. 

Architecture: be captivated by the Art Deco and Spanish Mission buildings that replaced the devastation of the 1931 earthquake in both Hastings and Napier, a 5-minute and 20-minutes drive away. 

Beaches: a 20-minute scenic drive to one of the many natural unspoilt beaches in the area.

Shopping: our Village shops include exquisite boutique shopping - gifts, clothes, artisan foods, books, restaurants, cinema etc. all within a 10-minute walk or 2-minute drive. Come and be pampered.