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Te Mata Peak

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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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Great views of the surrounds

The view from the top of Te Mata is awesome. Not only the view, but I think that they hang glide from there, and if you're crazy enough, there's a mountain bike track back to the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

The view from the top of Te Mata is awesome. Not only the view, but I think that they hang glide from there, and if you're crazy enough, there's a mountain bike track back to the bottom, that is only for the brave...

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Stunning views and breath taking scenery!! What an awesome drive... and to top it off, - It's Free!!! Can't get much better than that!! A photographers paradise!!

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

The view from the top is worth it. You can drive up, or walk. Picnicking is an option but be prepared for wind (on some days) Te Mata offers panoramic views of the Bay and the hinterland, vineyards and farmland.

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Palmerston North
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

One of our favourite things when visiting the bay is a trip to the top of Te Mata Peak. The drive up is always lots of fun but probably not for the feint hearted! Big drops off the side but at least they have upgraded the barriers somewhat. The view from the top is amazing. Lots of walking tracks for... More 

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Auckland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Best view in all of Hawkes Bay! Worth it rain or shine. Easy to get to and gives you a wonderful birds eye view over Hawkes Bay.

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

a windy drive up there and there are lovely trails leading up the mountain. For those energetic people, wear sneakers and wander down to meet the car down the bottom.

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Paihia, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Able to drive right to the top with fantastic 360 degree views. Best visited on a clear windless day.

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Masterton, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Excellent and breathtaking views well worth the visit on a clear calm day take care on the road there and back

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

If in Napier or Hastings drive to this peak a few minutes from the centre of Hastings. A big thanks to the lovely owners of Flowers By Tanya - Hastings for recommending this. The drive up is narrow in places so take your time. The 360 degree views are breathtaking. From the mountains to famland, to the ocean. It can... More 

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Havelock North, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Went up here on a cool clear day in July (when everything is green). The view was spectacular, as you could see right over to Napier, and across to Mahia (top side of Hawkes Bay), which seldom happens. There wasn't a cloud in the sky and from the top, you could see the Eastern water over near Waimarama, and could... More 

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Address: Te Mata Peak Road | This Visitor Attraction Is in Havelock North (Part of Hastings) Not Napier, Napier, New Zealand
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Hawke's Bay Region  >  Napier

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