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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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what a view worth the trip up

what a view, if you don't like heights close your eyes on the way up because it is soooo worth it 360 views, quite spectacular, rug up on cooler days as it was really windy and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

what a view, if you don't like heights close your eyes on the way up because it is soooo worth it 360 views, quite spectacular, rug up on cooler days as it was really windy and cold, NZ views just get better

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Well worth the drive or walk wonderful views. Was surprised how high up we got. Take the time to go well worth it

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Must see in Hawkes Bay. Marvellous views of the whole bay including Craggy Range vineyard. A bit scary driving to the top. Maybe you could walk if you were really, really fit!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

If your planning on walking up it... It's not quiet worth the effort, better to drive... It's a good view but there's a lot better views in nz... Definitely a good thing to do in this area though....

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Hastings, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

I visit the peak regularly there are many different tracks to walk there is also a fantastic mountain bike track give it a try the peak is fabulous at any time of the year a must see if you are on holiday

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Victoria, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Te Mata Peak was recommended to us by the staff at our accommodation. It is a windy drive and is narrow so you need to be aware for other vehicles and pedestrians. We went late afternoon and the view was spectacular especially with lights of the towns coming on, we wandered around and took lots of photos. We came back... More 

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Napier, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

amazing place to see for miles, the road leading up is very windy and can be tricky to negotiate for some just be aware of others on the road as it is narrow

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Gosford, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

You can drive right up to the top and get to within 20 metres of the trig station, and the view is incredible. The day we were there, the wind gusts were just incredible, it was difficult just walking around. I looked over the side, and there was a long-haired sheep just laying down close to the ground and gave... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 via mobile

Mind blowing. It is well worth the walk or drive to the summit. The view is simply to die for. There are several walks available of varying lengths and durations. Although we drove up to the summit we got a full 360 degree view of the entire areas. If you're in the area and want the best free thing to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Fantastic views overlooking the winery. Great area for walking with lovely restaurant nearby with unparallelled views. Hang gliders congregate at weekends and mountain bikers have a thrill ride down to Havelock North.

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