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Te Mata Peak

Te Mata Peak Road | This visitor attraction is in Havelock North not Napier, Napier, New Zealand
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Ranked #2 of 15 attractions in Napier
Type: Mountains, Lookouts
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Sydney, Australia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014 NEW

After nearly two weeks in NZ with our hands constantly in our pockets to pay for everything, it's refreshing to find something to do that costs nothing. So long as you have your own transport to get to the area, you can go up Te Mata Peak. We drove all the way to the top but you can drive to... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014 NEW

Well worth a visit when in Hawkes Bay. There were a choice of 5 walks or you can drive to the summit. Glorious rolling hills and great walking tracks.

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Sydney Aust
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37 reviews 37 reviews
9 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014 NEW

After an overnight stay in Napier it was well worth changing our travel plans to head south for the 20 minute approx drive to visit the Te Mata Peak. The weather was kind and being Easter Sunday there were probably more visitors than usual. Well worth the visit, the road is quite steep and at times very narrow but with... More

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Napier, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014 NEW

The lookout at the top of the TeMata Peak has superb views over a huge area of Hawkes Bay. If has many walking, running and mountain biking tracks of varying degrees of difficulty. A visit to the giant redwood trees is well worth the effort and it is a great place for a picnic. It is a facility that is... More

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Napier
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014 NEW

Best to go up there early in the day for the best photos, especially for photos out to the west and the ranges

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

For the best overview of Hawkes Bay wine country, this is the place to be. Fabulous 360' views from here over land and sea. A steep and narrow drive up to this peak is well worth the effort. My niece visiting from the UK closed her eyes for most of the drive up and down, but was full of praise... More

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Napier, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

I live in Napier and have many visitors. First on my list is ALWAYS taking them up to see the view from Te Mata Peak on a fine day. I like to mix up the time of the day and think the late afternoon is lovely as the shadows on the hills make them stand out more and are stunning.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

Panoramic views including Napier,Hastings and Havelock North.Visit the Redwoods Track on-route if your feeling energetic.Take care on the road up to the Peak.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

A great spot to view Hastings, Havelock North and northern view to Napier. Narrow road access towards the top. Ample parking. Take Insect Repellant as at times the area is infested with "sand flies". For athletic types a great walk/run from the entry point to the peak. A must for any visitor to Hawkes bay.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

Went up Te Mata Peak on a beautiful April morning and had an impressive view of the Hawkes Bay region. Sandflies aside, it would have been perfect!

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