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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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View's to die for.

A long and winding road to the summit. If you get dizzy walking or driving up steep roads possibly not for you, however, once at the top you will delight at the views. Choose a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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Napier, New Zealand
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Napier, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

A long and winding road to the summit. If you get dizzy walking or driving up steep roads possibly not for you, however, once at the top you will delight at the views. Choose a nice day, it can be windy and cold and of course the views are restricted on the duller days.

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Napier, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Take in the breathtaking views of Hawke's Bay from this amazing spot. High on Te Mata Peak you can look across the land and the sea. It's also a great place to take a picnic and just chill out. Despite its popularity, you will always find a secluded spot and shut out the world 9if you want to!)

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Amazing views from the top and a great way to fill in an afternoon if you want to take one of the many trails to the top. Or, if you just want to kill an hour, take the windy drive to the top and have a walk around looking down at wineries, the ocean or if you're lucky watch a... More 

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Napier, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Gives you an overall view of Hawke's Bay, especially when going to the summit dawn hours of the morning and gaze on the changes down below being street lights and snow on the ranges, and the ocean and views of Maia if a clear day.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

This is a must if you are near Hastings. Excellent views, but be careful near the top as the road is narrow and winding. Not for the faint hearted. Perseverance will be rewarded!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Fantastic views in every direction and well worth the winding road needed to get to the top. If you're travelling up on a weekend look out for the hoards of joggers and walkers trekking up on foot....

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

The legend goes: "A Maori chief called Heretaunga once ruled this land. His rival, a fearsome giant of a man named Te Mata O Rongokaka waged war on Heretaunga for many years until one day he caught sight of Heretaunga’s daughter, Hinerakau. He was so struck by the young maiden’s beauty, he fell instantly in love with her. He knew... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015 via mobile

I went here with black rose limousines tour. You can see for miles up the top. New zealand is a truly beautiful place. Another great highlight of my new zealand cruise

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Get you cameras, hats, rubber shoes ready! Some areas could be dangerous for smaller children though. Please be cautious.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

I am so glad we had the car, passing cyclist on the way up the long winding hill I had the upmost respect for them braving the heat, however, when we got to the top WOW. The view was outstanding

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Address: 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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