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Napier Classic Cars

26 Lowther Place, Napier 4112, New Zealand
+64 6-844 0102
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A wonderful experience

Buttercup the 89 year old car and her knowledgable driver Lesley Davies is a wonderful tour of art... read more

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Reviewed 4 days ago
Deborah C
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St Albans, United Kingdom
Should have done it sooner!!!

Having been to Napier many times and always looked at the vintage car tours but never did one. We... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Snudgie
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Auckland, New Zealand
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Let us help you to make your day out in sunny Hawkes Bay every bit as wonderful as you imagined.
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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26 Lowther Place, Napier 4112, New Zealand
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+64 6-844 0102

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Buttercup the 89 year old car and her knowledgable driver Lesley Davies is a wonderful tour of art deco Napier. Lesley had a friendly manner which was very helpful as we had our children with us on the tour she made it as relevant as...More

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Paul S, Owner at Napier Classic Cars, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you so much for the lovely review, Deborah. We do make an effort to tailor every tour personally and it's really good to hear it worked for you and the boys. Lesley thoroughly enjoyed meeting you and your smashing family - do look us...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Having been to Napier many times and always looked at the vintage car tours but never did one. We finally did and we were not disappointed. Myself, my wife and two nieces booked "Buttercup" a 1928 Model A, for a 90 minute tour. Lesley, Buttercup's...More

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Paul S, Owner at Napier Classic Cars, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Many thanks for that fantastic review. The truth is that we do not believe 'one size fits all', so we do our best to tailor each tour to include what we think you will most enjoy. That's most definitely what Lesley did for you and...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I took the tour during our visit to New Zealand following the British Lions. Just before 10 am we were met by Paul Sweeney, our driver for the morning, and his car “Millie”. “Millie” is a 1931 Chevrolet Independence (built the same...More

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Paul S, Owner at Napier Classic Cars, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for taking the time and trouble to write such a lovely review - and also for telling the world about my 'senior moment'. I thought that was our little secret! (only kidding - and I was right about my business partner...More

Reviewed 3 July 2017

Absolutely fantastic service from start to finish, Paul and Lesley were a wealth of knowledge, the cars both truly amazing Millie and Buttercup! Would DEFINITELY recommend these wonderful people for a wonderful experience 🤗More

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Paul S, Owner at Napier Classic Cars, responded to this reviewResponded 4 July 2017

Thanks for the smashing review, Nicola - Lesley and I thoroughly enjoyed our day with you and the group. Thanks for choosing Napier Classic Cars and all the best for this weekend and the remainder of your holiday. Do look us up if you come...More

Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

A wonderful fun excursion with friends, we were collected from our accommodation by the professional drivers in the most delightful cars taking us up to Te Mata Peak. Non stop laughs and informative about the region. Definitely recommended, thank you Napier Classic Cars !

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Paul S, Owner at Napier Classic Cars, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2017

Thank you so much for the lovely review - we are delighted you enjoyed your time with us!

Reviewed 17 May 2017

Absolutely outstanding fun and service. We hired four cars for our journey and we all swapped cars and drivers at each stop along the way. Drivers were hilarious and vehicles were amazing.

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Paul S, Owner at Napier Classic Cars, responded to this reviewResponded 18 May 2017

Many thanks Libby for taking the time and trouble to write a review - it's very much appreciated. We hope to see you again next time you visit the Bay.

Reviewed 16 May 2017

Organising our tour for 14 people with Paul was incredible from the start of our emails. He supported my plans and gave me suggestions as to itinerary times and places to visit in the time frame we agreed on. It was the most amazing experience...More

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Paul S, Owner at Napier Classic Cars, responded to this reviewResponded 17 May 2017

Thank you so much for taking the trouble to write that wonderful review, Sally - it was an absolute pleasure to be involved with your birthday celebrations. We hope the remainder of your weekend went well and hope to see you all back in the...More

Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

We hired Buttercup the 1928 Ford Model A for a brief tour of Napier in March 2017. The booking process was simple and the customer support was excellent. Leslie the owner/driver was a great source of knowledge about the earthquake history and it's influence on...More

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Paul S, Owner at Napier Classic Cars, responded to this reviewResponded 10 March 2017

Many thanks for that lovely review, Alan - Lesley will be delighted and its great to hear that you enjoyed the tour.

Reviewed 4 March 2017

We thought it would be fun to go around in an old car...and it was. There were 3 of us in the yellow car "Buttercup" We got to pick from a long list of suggestions on what to do in Napier. The driver knew the...More

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Paul S, Owner at Napier Classic Cars, responded to this reviewResponded 5 March 2017

Many thanks for the kind review - its much appreciated. We are delighted you enjoyed your time with Butterup and Lesley - do call on us again next time you come to sunny Hawkes Bay.

Reviewed 2 March 2017

Excellent trip, informative and entertaining. The beautiful car attracted a lot of attention around the city. Lesley, our driver, collected us from our B&B and was particularly sensitive to my husband's mobility needs. She even took us to the iSite to help us sort our...More

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Paul S, Owner at Napier Classic Cars, responded to this reviewResponded 3 March 2017

Many thanks for taking the time and trouble to write that lovely review, Fiona. Lesley very much enjoyed her time with you both. Do come and see us again if you return to Napier some day and enjoy the rest of your holiday.

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