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Address: Te Mata Peak Road | This Visitor Attraction Is in Havelock North (Part of Hastings) Not Napier, Napier, New Zealand
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Stunning views of Hawke's Bay region especially overlooking Craggy Range vinery. A great selection of walking tracks to suit all levels but you can drive or cycle all the way to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 30, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 NEW via mobile

Stunning views of Hawke's Bay region especially overlooking Craggy Range vinery. A great selection of walking tracks to suit all levels but you can drive or cycle all the way to the summit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 NEW

It may seem out of the way, but make the effort to drive to the top of this peak offering magnificent views. Take in a winery or two or three on the way. It's a must do when in Napier/Hawkes Bay.

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Bankstown, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

My husband and I drove through Havelock North North and up the winding, steep road to Te Mata Peak. When we arrived at the top, it was amazing. We could see 360 degrees, to the sea, over the rolling hills and all the way to Hastings and beyond. Worth a trip.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW via mobile

The 360 degree scenic views are quite stunning and not to be missed under any circumstances-it is a bit of a way out of town but well worth it

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

You can drive all the way to the top, from where the view is absolutely amazing. The whole of Hawkes Bay is spread before you. Well worth a trip.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

You need a car but try and get to the Te Mata Peak when travelling in the Napier area of NZ. Simply amazing views plus a few great walks.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Well sign posted and totally worth it when you get to the top for an amazing view. Great way to spend a few hours. Take your camera!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

This view literally took my breath away! The drive to the peak is not for the faint-hearted (my husband who has vertigo had to shield his eyes, and me as the driver could NOT look over the edge until the car was parked) but the view was amazing and totally worth it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

We drove up to Te Mata Peak but it can also be accessed by foot. There is a Visitor Centre at the main gate. The view of the area from the peak is amazing.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Wow, speechless when we reached the peak. Worth the winding trip up the mount, breathtaking views in every direction and lots of photo ops. Wow.

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