Journey through a kaleidoscope of experiences, from outdoor pursuits that showcase the awe-inspiring natural beauty of New Zealand to immersive cultural explorations that delve into the region's rich heritage, with each experience designed to enrich your stay.
Enjoy a panoramic sunrise perched atop the spectacular cliffs of Cape Kidnappers’ Black Reef. Savour a delectable breakfast amidst the bustle of the resident Gannet colony, before embarking on a Can-Am tour of the property, showcasing the iconic lighthouse, Shark’s Tooth Island and Flat Rock.
Discover untouched New Zealand with astounding beauty and unspoiled wilderness, all while chasing wily backcountry fish. A true wilderness fly fishing experience using a helicopter to fly you to remote backcountry rivers and streams which are otherwise inaccessible.
Immerse yourself in the powerful heritage of the Māori, an extraordinary people, as they share their rich history and vibrant culture. Experience the sacred Marae (Meeting Place), the traditional Powhiri (Māori Welcome), and riveting tribal tales, wrapped in the wisdom of elders.
Explore the rugged beauty of Cape Kidnappers aboard a Can-Am, your gateway to this vast coastal wonder. Immerse yourself in panoramic views from Ocean Beach to Napier, and traverse through an old creek bed, expansive farmland, and historic Rangaika Beach, guided by an experienced local.
In the southern hemisphere's magnificent theatre of stars, Cape Kidnappers, with its secluded location, offers an unrivalled view of the skies. Join us post-dinner under the celestial canopy, guided by astronomer Gary Sparks, to marvel at constellations, planets, and galaxies, uncovering the universe's secrets amidst the tranquil serenity of our resort lawn.
With its diverse natural landscape and rich local culture, Hawke’s Bay provides an infinite source of discovery.
Cape Kidnappers is home to the largest, most accessible mainland colony of gannets in the world. Marvel at their intriguing migration patterns and witness their seasonal nesting routines from September to May, or join an exclusive Gannet Tour for an immersive experience into the lives of these magnificent birds.
Experience the freedom of mountain biking amidst the luxury oasis of Rosewood Cape Kidnappers. Traverse our 6,000-acre playground, navigating through rugged terrain and stunning vistas on our diverse tracks which allow access for all ages. After the adventure, indulge in world-class amenities, from a heated outdoor pool to gourmet picnic arrangements.
Taste your way through the stunning landscape of Hawke’s Bay sampling exceptional wines and local gourmet delights. Savour an exquisite lunch featuring local artisanal cheese, charcuterie, seasonal fruits and the classic Anzac biscuits. This immersive tour offers unique insights into Hawke’s Bay and New Zealand’s culinary world.